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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.
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 Liam finds out about Carol's illness in tonight's EastEnders episode. POTD: EastEnders' Liam comforts Carol The faulty gene will also affect one of Carol's two daughters. EastEnders: Carol to have cancer gene Is there any hope of a happy future for the Walford couple? EastEnders uncertainty for Carol, David Nikki shows an interest in David during a party at the Queen Vic. EastEnders: Nikki makes move on David BBC insists that the Walford drama "does not advocate racism". EastEnders' Shabnam sparks complaints The reality of Carol's cancer diagnosis hits her in tonight's episode. POTD: EastEnders' Carol breaks down Carol's love triangle with Masood and David comes to a head this evening. POTD: EastEnders' Carol in split drama We chat to EastEnders' new recruit Rakhee Thakrar. EastEnders newcomer on Shabnam return Masood gets carried away during a game of poker. EastEnders Masood makes dangerous decision Both characters stumble across secrets at home next week. EastEnders shocks for Carol, Sharon Lindsey Coulson discusses her big new storyline for the first time. EastEnders star talks breast cancer plot Carol tells Sonia about her illness in next week's episodes. EastEnders pictures: Carol visits Sonia We present the latest spoilers and pictures for the UK soaps. Enders Carol, E'dale arrest, Oaks wedding Upcoming scene features Carol and Denise reminiscing over Mandela legacy. EastEnders to reference Mandela death Resident of Albert Square will share the happy news over the festive period. EastEnders pregnancy storyline revealed Carol admits her true feelings for David on December 25. EastEnders: Carol, David share a kiss Carol starts to reciprocate David's advances later this month. EastEnders: Carol, David get close again One character will be diagnosed with the illness in the New Year. 'EastEnders' plans breast cancer story We chat to Kate Magowan about Sadie and Jake's marriage. 'EastEnders' star reacts to Sadie reveal