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Richard Fleeshman mum: Who is Sue Jenkins? All you need to know about former Coronation Street star’s famous mother - from her Brookside days to other career roles

Coronation Street fans welcomed the return of Richard Fleeshaman to their screens in October as the actor appeared on an episode of Loose Women.

The former Corrie star appeared alongside The Great British Bake Off host Mel Giedroyc, with the pair set to act alongside one another in play Company.

Soap fans will be familiar with Richard's acting work, but may also be equally familiar with his mum Sue Jenkins' roles on screen.

Heres all you need to know about Richard Fleeshman’s famous mum Sue Jenkins:

Who is Sue Jenkins?

Richard’s mum Sue, 60, is a seriously successful actress.

As well as Richard, she also has two other children, Rosie and Emily.

Both of Sue’s daughters are also actors.

Sue Jenkins ’TV roles

Die hard soap fanatics will almost certainly recognize Sue for her roles in some of the country’s biggest shows.

Sue played the role of Jackie Corkhill in Brookside for nine years between 1992 and 2001, the character of Gloria Todd on Coronation Street from 1985 to 1988, and also starred in five episodes of Emmerdale in 2008 as Bonnie Drinkwater.

Other notables programs include: Holby City, Casualty, and Doctors.

Is Sue Jenkins married?

Sue has been married to Richard’s father David Fleeshman since May 28, 1978.

David is also a famous actor, having appeared in soaps Emmerdale, Coronation Street and EastEnders.

David is 66 years of age, meaning the pair share a six year age gap.