Michelle Holmes was born on January 1, 1967 in Rochdale as Corinne Michelle Cunliffe. She is an actress. She is best known for her breakout role as Sue in Alan Clarke's 1987 film Rita, Sue and Bob Too. She played Rovers barmaid Tina Fowler in Coronation Street from 1989-1990 and has followed this up with roles in two other major soaps, Emmerdale in 1995 and Hollyoaks from 2017-2018. Her other credits include Common as Muck (1994-1997), Goodnight Sweetheart (1993-1996), Merseybeat (2001-2003) and Above Suspicion (2009-2012). She was previously married to Mark O'Hanlon and performed in the pop group The Dunky Dobbers alongside fellow Lancashire actress Sue Devaney.