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The Emmerdale writer married to Coronation Street acting legend as she shares tribute to husband of 27 years

Emmerdale scriptwriter Tim Dynevor married Coronation Street legend Sally Dynevor in 1995, they share three children together including 26-year-old Bridgerton star, Phoebe.

Tim is best known for his work on the long-running ITV soap, however, he is also recognised for his work on The Drowning and Slap! – Love, Lies and Lipstick.

He was nominated for a BAFTA for his work on Emmerdale in 2008, and his father is former Coronation Street director Gerard Dynevor.

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Actress and Coronation Street legend Sally Dynevor is famed for her iconic role as Sally Webster, which she has played since 1986.

The 58-year-old soap star is currently taking part in the fourteenth series of Dancing on Ice.

In November 2009, Dynevor was diagnosed with breast cancer in the same year that her on screen character was, for which she received chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

The Corrie star is currently taking part in the fourteenth series of Dancing on Ice
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Dynevor returned to the ITV soap in July 2010 following her treatment after a six-month break, both the actor and character went on to make full recoveries.

The Coronation Street star had credited her husband for his support during the difficult period in her life and said he made her feel “very lucky” praising him for making her treatment feel like a “positive time”.

In an interview with The Big Issue magazine the mother-of-three said: “I was very lucky during that time of having cancer, because my husband is really strong.

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“And he would say, we’re going to make this into a positive time.

“After chemo, we’re going to go for walks, or we’re going to watch this box set.

“We’re going to enjoy the time that we have just relaxing and not worrying about anything.”

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Sally added: “I suppose it was the first time that I really took my foot off the pedal and gave myself time to do nothing.

“Which is actually much more important than doing something.

“We do need time to find ourselves and come to terms with things in a slow way.”

And it wasn’t just her husband who Sally credits for pulling her through, she also recalled how her daughter Harriet had called her “beautiful” as she was having her hair shaved amid chemotherapy.

Sally Dynevor and her husband Tim have been married for nearly 30 years
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She explained: “There’s another memory.

“I’d just found out I’d got breast cancer and Harriet was only little, five or six.

“She was looking at me while my hair was being shaved and she was telling me how beautiful I was and how much she loved me.

“And I just remember thinking, my God, this is a very special moment.”

Sally Dynevor, who plays Corrie’s Sally Metcalfe, is married to Emmerdale writer Tim Dynevor

Dynevor has been an ambassador for the charity ActionAid since 1999, she has travelled to India to raise awareness of the organisation and also represented the charity on a celebrity special edition of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?.

The actress was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2021 New Year Honours for her services to drama.

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