Samia Maxine Ghadie
13 July 1982
Eccles, Greater Manchester, England
(m. 2005; div. 2011)
Sylvain Longchambon (m. 2016)
Samia Maxine Longchambon (née Ghadie, previously Smith; born 13 July 1982) is an English actress. She is best known for her role as Maria Connor in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street, which she has played since 2000.
Early life[change | change source]
Samia Ghadie was born in Eccles, Greater Manchester to Joseph, a French-Lebanese shop owner and Patsy, an English actress whom he met whilst working in Abu Dhabi. Samia lived there for a period as a child. She has a brother named Tariq.
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