Lindsey Coulson

Occupation: Actor

Nationality: British

Born: 1960

Having dabbled in children's television early in her career, Lindsey Coulson came to prominence in 1993 after securing the iconic role of Eastenders matriarch Carol Jackson. After becoming central to several major storylines during the '90s, Coulson's desire to pursue other projects saw her quit the programme in 1997. She has since made a reappearance in Albert Square on two separate occasions, returning for a three month stint in 1999 before making a longterm comeback in February 2010. Coulson has also starred in Doctor Who, Judge John Deed and The Bill spin-off MIT.
Ben Mitchell's implied sex scenes at a funeral parlour and Carol Jackson's impassioned swearing are cleared. EastEnders complaints rejected by Ofcom Carol Jackson called her brother Max a "bastard" during Thursday night's episode. Ofcom assessing EastEnders swearing complaints During discussions with brother Max in prison, Carol uttered the word before 9pm. EastEnders swears before the watershed Jane and Ian's problems will increase next week, as Carol becomes determined to free Max. EastEnders: Carol to support Max from prison Carol tries to support Max next week. EastEnders: Carol helps Max move forward We chat to Dean about his shock Walford comeback for Carol's exit story. Dean Gaffney is returning to EastEnders The popular character will bow out on screen later this year. EastEnders exit ahead for Carol Jackson Buster faces a tough time next week. EastEnders: Buster to make new friendships Carol receives a letter about her breast reconstruction surgery next week. EastEnders: Carol struggles after news Watch a video preview of Thursday's EastEnders episode. EastEnders preview: Carol and Max clash Sonia and Tina surprise Carol at the Queen Vic next week. EastEnders couple get matching tattoos Carol receives the sad news next week. EastEnders: Jim's family learn of his death Carol has a vulnerable moment in front of her daughter Sonia tonight. POTD: EastEnders' Carol breaks down The actor chats to us about a possible comeback as Robbie Jackson. Dean Gaffney reveals 'Enders return hopes Sonia soon becomes concerned about her mum's behaviour. EastEnders: Carol Jackson kisses Billy The Cotton family's problems continue following Nick's death. EastEnders: Charlie to be arrested Max's loved ones begin to wonder whether he could have killed Lucy. EastEnders: Max suspected of murder The EastEnders actress will take part in a one-off performance in Crouch End. Lindsey Coulson joins WWI stage show Sonia kisses Kush and falls out with her mum Carol next week. EastEnders: Sonia faces challenging week The BBC wins big at the ceremony, with Happy Valley also winning two awards. Sherlock, EastEnders win at TV awards Charlie tries to prove his honesty to Carol next week. EastEnders: Charlie agrees to DNA test Carol hears whether she has overcome her illness next week. EastEnders: Carol to receive big news Walford's original bad boy is heading back to cause more trouble for Dot. EastEnders confirms Nick Cotton return Carol found out what Charlie has been hiding in Monday's episode. EastEnders: Carol discovers huge secret Carol gets more than she bargained for after asking Charlie for advice. EastEnders revisits Charlie Cotton story The Jackson family worry about finances next week. EastEnders: Carol faces more turmoil Share your reaction to David's departure in Friday's EastEnders episode. EastEnders David exit - have your say Will the Walford couple make it down the aisle next week? EastEnders star on Carol, David wedding The popular character will bow out in an upcoming storyline. EastEnders exit for David Wicks confirmed Lindsey Coulson discusses her recent emotional soap scenes. EastEnders star challenged by Carol plot Patsy Palmer says Carol's cancer storyline has had positive feedback. EastEnders star praises Carol plot Carol's health takes another turn for the worse this fortnight. EastEnders: Carol faces more problems Sonia makes a move on Tina during a heart-to-heart next week. EastEnders: Sonia Fowler to kiss Tina Max Branning aides Kat Moon's drastic plan in tonight's episode. POTD: EastEnders' Max lies to Carol Charlie Brooks reveals what's in store as Janine stands trial for murder. EastEnders star promises Janine shocks Natalie Cassidy talks about EastEnders' breast cancer storyline. EastEnders star praises screen mum We present the latest spoilers and pictures for the UK soaps. 'Enders anger, Corrie Carla, 'Oaks plan Carol has to tell her daughters some devastating news. EastEnders Carol reveals cancer gene Masood accuses Carol of emotional blackmail in tonight's episode. POTD: EastEnders' Masood rows with Carol Carol has to comfort ex-lover Masood in tonight's episode. POTD: EastEnders' Carol comforts Masood