Tracie Bennett is a multi-award-winning British actress who has been involved in the film and showbiz industry since the 1980s, as of 2021, she is 60 years old. She was born in Lancashire a beautiful non-metropolitan county in the North West of England. The names of the parents are not publicly available. She started her career as a teen playing in town shows and amazed the audiences with her artistic capabilities. Her Zodiac Sign is a Gemini. She is seen as one of the most popular actresses in the history of Cinema.
Tracie Bennett Education Details
She received her training at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts located in Clapham, London. It is a well-established performing arts school that was built by Italia Conti in late 1911.
Tracie Bennett Career Details
Tracie kicked off her career as an actor starring in theatre productions. She was formally a model but saw acting as her biggest passion. In 1980 she was a feature in various theatre productions in London making herself known to the film industry as a multi-talented actress. She featured in famous plays like Blood Brothers and BreezeBlock Park which she played at Library theatre in Manchester. Merrily We Roll along is another cult classic that she was a part of when it made its UK premiere.
She is famous for starring in Coronation Street, a famous British television program showcasing the ordinary lives of the working class in Manchester. She encompassed the role of Sharon Bentley and made fans all around the world fall in love with her acting skills. Coronation Street first aired in December 1960 but she played her role from 1982 to 1984 and once again in 1999.
As of March 2021, she confirmed that she will be returning to the role of Sharon Bentley in the reboot, this is after a good long 22 years, proving how much the show was highly received.
She also took a role in Steve Moffats Joking Apart in 1991 playing Tracy Glazebrook. She continued playing this role in 1993 and 1995 in the successive two seasons. She also played a role in the romantic comedy Shirley Valentine taking the role of Millandra in 1989.
During her time as an actress, she has been able to become the recipient of various awards, her first publicly recognized award was in 1994 when she played in the musical She Loves Me at Savoy Theatre located in Westminister London, was her first Laurence Olivier Award. She would subsequently get this award again in March 2008 for best performance in a musical in her role as Velma Von Tussle in the London premiere of the play Hairspray at Shaftesbury Theatre. She once again got nominated for the Olivier Award for best actress in 2010, for her role in Peter Quilter’s play End of the Rainbow.
She was also able to bag the TMA award for best-supporting performance in 2005 after her stellar performance in Sex, Chips, and Rock’ n’ Roll which was performed at the Royal Exchange Theater based in Manchester, UK. She received an Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Awards after being nominated for a Tony Award for best leading actress in a play.
Her stellar consistent performance got her a role in the British TV show Scott and Bailey playing as Sharon which aired from 2013 to 2017. She once again got the opportunity to play a role in another musical titled Mrs. Henderson Presents in 2005 as Laura Henderson. The British Medical Drama Series also got to experience her talents when she played the role of a patient named Molly Drover. Though it was short-lived, she was grateful for the experience.
Her multi-talented skills came to light once more in 2017 when she recorded two songs for the album Wit and Whimsy by Alexander S. Bermange which got into the halls of fame of Itunes bagging the number one spot in comedy album charts.
Tracie Bennett Dating History And Marriage Details
Tracie Bennett has never been married, she currently resides in Leigh in Greater Manchester, where she was born.
Tracie Bennett Net Worth
As of 2021 Miss Tracie Bennetts, net worth is approximated to be around $5 million amassed from her brimful career as an actress.