Helen Worth Wiki – Biography
Helen Worth (born Cathryn Helen Wigglesworth) is an English actress. She is best known for her role as Gail Platt in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street. She has played the role since 1974.
For her performance as Gail in Coronation Street, she won the “Outstanding Achievement Award” at the Inside Soap Awards in September 2006 and the “Outstanding Achievement Award” at The British Soap Awards 2014 in May 2014.
Worth attended the Corona Theatre School in London. After graduating, she worked in repertory theatre. She has had uncredited bit-parts in the films, Oliver! (1968) and The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969). She appeared on television in the Doctor Who story Colony in Space (1971), The Doctors, Helen: A Woman of Today (1973), Within These Walls (1974), and The Carnforth Practice (1974). She joined Coronation Street in 1974.
Helen Worth Age
Helen Worth was born on 7 January 1951, in Ossett, West Riding of Yorkshire, England as Cathryn Helen Wigglesworth.
Helen has been married to her second husband Trevor Dawson since 2013. Worth and Dawson wed at St James’ Church in Picadilly, London. She was married to her first husband actor Michael Angelis from 1991 until their divorce in 2001.
Michael admitted to an affair in 1995 but Worth forgave him and they remained married until 2001. At the time of the divorce, Helen told the Mirror, “Nothing can ever prepare you for the day your husband sits you down and tells you he is having an affair. My marriage was everything to me. It was the foundation on which everything else was built. I had been with Michael for nearly half of my life. I never imagined that we wouldn’t grow old together.”
Michael, who was best known as the narrator of Thomas The Tank Engine, died on 30 May 2020, at the age of 68.
Helen Worth has no children.
Helen has an older brother, Neville Wigglesworth, who was born in 1946.
Helen was born to Gladys Wigglesworth (née Nicholls) and Alfred Wigglesworth. Her mother, Gladys Wigglesworth, died in 1971 at age 49 after she was involved in a hit-and-run road crush.
Helen Worth stands at a height of 5 feet 1½ inches (1.56 m).
Helen Worth’s net worth is under review.