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Brooke Vincent
Brooke Levi Vincent

(1992-06-04) 4 June 1992 (age 31)
Audenshaw, Greater Manchester, England
Occupation Actress
Years active 2002–present
Employer ITV (2004–)
Television Coronation Street (2004–2019)
Dancing on Ice (2018)
Partner(s) Kean Bryan
Children 2
Relatives Ellie Leach (cousin)

Brooke Levi Vincent (born 4 June 1992) is an English actress, known for her portrayal of Sophie Webster in the ITV soap-opera Coronation Street, which she played from 2004 to 2019.

Early life

Vincent was born in Audenshaw, Greater Manchester, England to Nicola Anderton, a crime scene officer for Greater Manchester Police and Anthony Vincent, a tour guide in Tenerife; her parents divorced when she was two and she was raised by her mother and stepfather, John McDermott. Vincent has a paternal older half-brother, Zak, and a younger maternal half-sister, Maisie. Vincent attended Fairfield High School for Girls in Droylsden and The Manchester College, where she gained a National Diploma in Acting.


Vincent's first television appearance was as a guest character, Casey Emma Glass, in the TV series, The League of Gentlemen. Shortly after landing the role of Sophie in Coronation Street, she appeared on Children in Need. In 2018, Vincent competed in the tenth series of Dancing on Ice, and finished in second place, alongside professional partner Matej Silecky.

Coronation Street

Vincent joined long-running British soap-opera Coronation Street in April 2004 as the third actress to play Sophie Webster, replacing Emma Woodward who decided to leave the soap at the end of 2003. Vincent's first appearance was shown on 12 May.

..... This storyline on Coronation Street started on 11 April 2010. On 5 November 2010 at the "Stonewall Awards" ceremony, Coronation Street won the new "Broadcast of the Year" award, in recognition of its gay storylines. Vincent was nominated for the award for Best Dramatic Performance from a Young Actor or Actress for her portrayal of Sophie at The British Soap Awards 2008. At the 2008 Inside Soap Awards, Vincent was nominated in the category "Best Young Actor". In October 2019 Vincent took maternity leave from the show but will be returning.

Other ventures

In 2018, Vincent launched her own stationery brand, Oh So B; As of 5th June 2023 she will be stepping in for Gemma Atkinson on hits radio alongside Mike Toolan whilst Atkinson takes maternity leave. her first three planners were named after her half-sister and her cousins.

Personal life

Vincent is the cousin of Ellie Leach, fellow Coronation Street actress who plays Faye Windass; Vincent was said to be "overjoyed" by Leach's casting in the soap. She has been in a relationship with footballer Kean Bryan since 2016, the couple have two sons.

In 2018, Vincent revealed that she had stopped smoking after ten years. In April 2019, Vincent announced that she was pregnant with her first child. On 23 October 2019, Vincent gave birth to a baby boy named Mexx S J Bryan. In November 2020, Vincent announced she was pregnant with her second child. On 4 May 2021, Vincent gave birth to her second son named Monroe S J Bryan.



Year Title Role Notes
2002 The League of Gentlemen Casey Glass 1 episode: "The Medusa Touch"
2004–19 Coronation Street Sophie Webster Series Regular
2005 Coronation Street: Pantomime Sophie Webster TV movie
2006–07 Soapstar Superstar Herself 3 episodes
2014 Tricked Herself 1 episode
2016 I'm a Celebrity: Extra Camp Herself 2 episodes
Tipping Point: Lucky Stars Herself 1 episode
Blankety Blank Herself Christmas special
2018 Dancing on Ice Herself Contestant (Runner Up)
2019 Celebrity Catchphrase Herself 1 episode


Year Title Role Notes
2008 Coronation Street: Out of Africa Sophie Webster Direct-to-video
2018 Chapter 1: Liv Olivia Short film
2019 My Toughest Battle Gemma Short film
Chapter 2: Zach Olivia Short film

See also

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