Alison King life and biography

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Alison King biography

Date of birth : 1973-03-03
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Leicester, England
Nationality : English
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2011-02-12
Credited as : Tv personality and actress, Dream Team , Coronation Street

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Alison King is an English actress. She has had major television roles as Lynda Block in the Sky One television series Dream Team, and as Carla Connor in Coronation Street since 2006.

She has also made appearances in a series of well known recurring television adverts for Daz. During her break from working on Dream Team, she worked on several projects abroad including a role as an extra in the US hit film Shanghai Knights working alongside stars such as Jackie Chan and Owen Wilson, supporting major roles such as BBC comedy-drama Help, video film Submerged and theatrical film Final Contract: Death on Delivery.

She made a guest appearance in the final episode of Mile High playing Nigel Croker's wife, and was featured in Coupling in the Series 2 episode The Man with Two Legs, as Chrissy, an attractive woman with whom Jeff Murdock becomes infatuated on his morning train ride.

She also appeared in Emmerdale briefly in 1993, 1994 and 1997 where her character was also called Carla. This Carla was one of Frank Tate's nannies who worked at home farm and also appeared at Frank's funeral.

She played one of the prominent roles for two independent films, Save Angel Hope and Back in Business which are due to release in cinemas late 2006. She was cast as Carla Connor on the popular serial UK drama Coronation Street and made her first appearance in this role on 1 December 2006. She has also appeared in another role in Coronation Street in 2004 when she apparently bedded her builder Jason Grimshaw,actor Ryan Thomas.

In 2006 King got engaged to fellow actor Jim Alexander who co-starred in several series of Dream Team with her, as well as TV adverts for Daz detergent; however the pair split up in early 2007. She is now dating a Coronation Street sound technician called Adam Huckett .

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