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Claire Sweeney (born April 17, 1972 in Liverpool) is a British actress who is best known for her role as Lindsey Corkhill in the Channel 4 soap opera Brookside. She was also a holder of The Forces Sweetheart title.
Sweeney is also a singer, and has appeared as Roxie Hart in the musical Chicago in London.
She trained at the Elliott-Clarke Stage School in Liverpool, and went on to the Italia Conti Stage School in London. After leaving the stage school, Sweeney had many singing engagements before landing the part of Lindsey in Brookside for a brief spell in 1991.
Sweeney entertained cruise ships for P&O as a singer for four years before returning to England. Upon her return, Sweeney reprised her role of Lindsey and remained on the show as a leading character until its demise in 2003.
Sweeney appeared on Celebrity Big Brother in 2001 in aid of Comic Relief, which prompted her to greater fame amongst the British public.
In 2002 she released an al ...more