Charley was born on February 26th 1988 in Bury, Manchester. From a young age she has always been interested in acting, from starring in a production of Bugsy Malone when she was eight, attending theatre school, to her current role as Debbie Dingle in ITV soap Emmerdale.
Charley has been in Emmerdale since 2002. Originally a small part as foster child Debbie Jones, a character that was later developed and revealed as the daughter of Charity and Cain Dingle. Past storylines have included teenage pregnancy, a bit of crime, through to the present day of running her own business and owning her own house. For more information on Debbie have a look at the About Debbie page.
Charley is not the only member of her family who has an acting career, her brother Jamie Lomas played the part or Warren Fox in Channel 4 Soap Hollyoaks. She also has a sister; Cassie who is a makeup artist.
In September 2009 Charley announced she was expecting her first baby with boyfriend Matthew Wolfenden. She gave birth to a boy in April 2010, and they have named him Buster Lawrence Wolfenden.
Charley took a break from Emmerdale for her maternity leave for about 6 months in 2010 and returned in November.
2003: Inside Soap Awards - Best Newcomer
2004: Inside Soap Awards - Best Young Actor
2014: British Soap Awards - Spectacular Scene of the Year
2015: Inside Soap Awards - Best Affair
First TV Appearance:
Debbie Jones (later Dingle), Emmerdale (YTV, 2002 - Present)