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 playing Maria Connor in the long-running ITV soap opera Coronation Street, a role 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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