Susan Cookson

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Susan Cookson
Cookson on the set of Casualty
Born (1965-04-20) 20 April 1965 (age 56)
Manchester, England
OccupationTelevision and radio actress
Spouse(s)Malcolm Scates (m. 1993–2016; his death)

Susan Cookson (born 20 April 1965)[1] is an English actress. She has appeared in various television series, and is known for roles including Maggie Coldwell in the BBC medical drama Casualty and Wendy Posner in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale.


Cookson portrayed the role of Maggie Coldwell on the BBC medical drama Casualty from 2005 to 2009 (this was Cookson's second role on the programme after appearing as recurring character Julie Day.[1] She returned in March 2015 for one episode.[2] She also appeared in the BBC soap opera Doctors as Kath Wylie for three episodes in 2009.[2] Since 2019, Cookson has portrayed the regular role of Wendy Posner in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale.[2]

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Cookson won "Fave Female" of Series 21 of Casualty in the 2007 Holby TV awards.[4] Her character Maggie Coldwell won "Favourites" in four categories for Series 22 (Female, All-Time Female, Character Most Want to Return, and Best Couple) at the 2008 Holby TV Awards.[5]


  1. ^ Jump up to: a b "Susan Cookson". Retrieved 18 February 2021.
  2. ^ Jump up to: a b c "Emmerdale casts former Coronation Street actress Susan Cookson to cause more trouble for Victoria Barton". Entertainment Daily. Retrieved 18 February 2021.
  3. ^ "Susan Cookson Plays Maggie Coldwell". Retrieved 25 May 2009.
  4. ^ " awards 2007". Retrieved 25 May 2009.
  5. ^ " awards 2008". Retrieved 25 May 2009.

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