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Lisa Riley's Biography

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Who is Lisa Riley?

Lisa Riley is most famous for playing Mandy Dingle on Emmerdale from 1995 to 2001.

She was born on 13 June 1976 and after studying at the Oldham Theatre Workshop, became an actress.

In 1996, Lisa Riley won the Best Soap Newcomer award at the National Television Awards for her role as Mandy Dingle.

Her other notable TV credits include presenting You've Been Framed for over 100 episodes.

Her TV acting credits, as well as Emmerdale, include Fat Friends and Waterloo Road.

Her stage credits include The Naked Truth, alongside Abi Titmuss, and Calendar Girls.

In 2012, she was paired with Robin Windsor on Strictly Come Dancing series 10.

They came fifth out of the 14 pairs competing.

Later, she hit the news when she lost 10 stone in weight.

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