Who is Carla Connor actress Alison King, what’s her Coronation Street comeback story and what else has the actress starred in?

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Her character has been involved in a number of major storylines including cheating scandals, alcoholism and gambling addiction

ALISON King is set to make a huge return to the cobbles after her character Carla Connor ran off to Devon following her fling with chef Robert Preston.

So what do we know about actress, what were her big storylines and how and when will she return?

Alison King is returning to Corrie with her popular character Carla Connor

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Alison King is returning to Corrie with her popular character Carla Connor

Who is Alison King?

Alison King is a 44-year-old English actress who is best known for her role as Carla Connor in Coronation Street.

She was raised as a Christadelphian in Leicester and attended the Christadelphian Church at Westleigh.

Alison moved to Newquay when she was 18 before later enrolling at the North Cheshire Theatre School when she was 22.

She managed to bag her first TV role while she was there and played hair salon crimper Helen in Brookside.

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