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This is a list of the current characters in the ITV soap opera, Coronation Street, listed in order of appearance.

Present characters

Regular characters

Character Current actor Character duration
Ken Barlow William Roache 1960–
Rita Sullivan Barbara Knox 1964, 1972–
Peter Barlow Chris Gascoyne 1965–1971, 1973–1975, 1977–1978, 1986, 2000–2003, 2007–
Gail McIntyre Helen Worth 1974–
Tracy Barlow Kate Ford 1977–1983, 1985–1997, 1999, 2002–2007, 2010–
Audrey Roberts Sue Nicholls 1979–1982, 1984–
Nick Tilsey Ben Price 1981–1999, 2002–2004, 2009–
Kevin Webster Michael Le Vell 1983–
Debbie Webster Sue Devaney 1984–1985, 2019–
Jenny Bradley Sally Ann Matthews 1986–1991, 1993, 2015–
Sally Webster Sally Dynevor 1986–
Sarah Platt Tina O'Brien 1987–2008, 2015–
Liz McDonald Beverley Callard 1989–1998, 2000–2001, 2003–2011, 2013–2021
Steve McDonald Simon Gregson 1989–
David Platt Jack P. Shepherd 1990–
Norris Cole Malcolm Hebden 1994–1997, 1999–2017, 2019–
Daniel Osbourne Rob Mallard 1995–1997, 2007, 2016–
Roy Cropper David Neilson 1995–
Leanne Battersby Jane Danson 1997–2000, 2004–
Toyah Battersby Georgia Taylor 1997–2003, 2016–
Tyrone Dobbs Alan Halsall 1998–
Dev Alahan Jimmi Harkishin 1999–
Eileen Grimshaw Sue Cleaver 2000–
Maria Connor Samia Longchambon 2000–
Kirk Sutherland Andrew Whyment 2000–
Todd Grimshaw Gareth Pierce 2001–2004, 2007, 2011, 2013–2017, 2020–
Adam Barlow Sam Robertson 2001–2007, 2016–
Fiz Brown Jennie McAlpine 2001–
Simon Barlow Alex Bain 2003, 2008–
Sean Tully Antony Cotton 2003–
Chesney Brown Sam Aston 2003–
Amy Barlow Elle Mulvaney 2004–
Aadi Alahan Adam Hussain 2006, 2009–
Asha Alahan Tanisha Gorey 2006, 2009–
Ryan Connor Ryan Prescott 2006–2010, 2012–2013, 2018–
Carla Connor Alison King 2006–
Natasha Blakeman Rachel Leskovac 2008–2010, 2020–
Gary Windass Mikey North 2008–
Mary Taylor Patti Clare 2008–
Brian Packham Peter Gunn 2010–2013, 2015–
Izzy Armstrong Cherylee Houston 2010–
Faye Windass Ellie Leach 2011–
Beth Tinker Lisa George 2011–
Craig Tinker Colson Smith 2011–
Tim Metcalfe Joe Duttine 2013–
Alya Nazir Sair Khan 2014–
Yasmeen Nazir Shelley King 2014–
Gemma Winter Dolly-Rose Campbell 2014–
Billy Mayhew Daniel Brocklebank 2014–
Cathy Matthews Melanie Hill 2015–
Alex Warner Liam Bairstow 2015–
Johnny Connor Richard Hawley 2015–
Seb Franklin Harry Visinoni 2016–
Shona Ramsey Julia Goulding 2016–
Moira Pollock Louiza Patikas 2017–
Summer Spellman Harriet Bibby 2017–
Abi Franklin Sally Carman 2017–
Imran Habeeb Charlie de Melo 2017–
Emma Brooker Alexandra Mardell 2018–
Paul Foreman Peter Ash 2018–
Evelyn Plummer Maureen Lipman 2018–
Alina Pop Ruxandra Porojnicu 2019–
James Bailey Nathan Graham 2019–
Ed Bailey Trevor Michael Georges 2019–
Michael Bailey Ryan Russell 2019–
Aggie Bailey Lorna Laidlaw 2019–
Kelly Neelan Millie Gibson 2019–
Bernie Winter Jane Hazlegrove 2019–
Ray Crosby Mark Frost 2019–
Nina Lucas Mollie Gallagher 2019–
Elaine Jones Paula Wilcox 2020–
George Shuttleworth Tony Maudsley 2020–
Daisy Midgeley Charlotte Jordan 2020–

Recurring and guest characters

Character Current actor Character duration
Dylan Wilson Liam McCheyne 2008, 2011–2012, 2020–
Liam Connor Jr. Charlie Wrenshall 2009–
Max Turner Harry McDermott 2010–
Jack Webster Kyran Bowes 2010–
Hope Stape Isabella Flanagan 2010–
Joseph Brown William Flanagan 2011–2015, 2017–
Ruby Dobbs Macy Alabi 2012–
Jake Windass Seth and Theo Wild 2013–
Lily Platt Brooke Malonie 2013–
Dr. Susan Gaddas Christine Mackie 2014–
Harry Platt Freddie and Isaac Rhodes 2016–
Bertie Osbourne Rufus Morgan-Smith 2019–
Corey Brent Maximus Evans 2019–
Aled Winter-Brown Charlotte and James Holt,
Arthur, Lily and Lucy Taylor
2019–
Carys Winter-Brown 2019–
Llio Winter-Brown 2019–
Bryn Winter-Brown 2019–
Grace Vickers Kate Spencer 2019–
Arthur Medwin Paul Copley 2020–
Laura Neelan Kel Allen 2020–
Sam Blakeman Jude Riordan 2020–

Cast changes

Departing characters

Character Actor Departure date Ref(s)
Liz McDonald Beverley Callard 2021
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