Helen is 5'5" tall.
Helen's grandmother ran a boarding house which would house the stars of music hall.
She has been married to Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends narrator Michael Angelis since 1991
In addition to her role in Coronation Street, she has also had bit roles in movies such as Oliver!, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie and the Doctor Who story Colony in Space (1971).
Helen's real surname is Wigglesworth