Susie Blake was born 19th April, 1950 in Highgate, London. She is an English actress who played Bev Unwin in Coronation Street. Before the Street she had many regular roles on TV including Pam Redstone in Born and Bred and Jackie in Singles, as well as numerous appearances as part of the comedy troupes of Victoria Wood and Russ Abbot in various TV shows. Her drama credits include The Darling Buds of May, Sunburn and Wild at Heart. Upon leaving Coronation Street, she returned to the theatre, enjoying notable success as Madame Morrible in the smash hit West End production of Wicked.
She is currently Belinda in Cuckoo and also plays Hilary in Mrs Brown's Boys.