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: "Everyone was a little shocked because he's so much younger, but there was electric chemistry between them.
She began her training as an actress at Oldham Theatre Workshop. Her performance led to a series of appearances on various British television shows, including Emmerdale.
At age 13, she was hired for her first professional acting job in the Channel 4 drama serial G. In 1992, she was added to the cast on the Channel 4 soap opera Brookside, where she increased her exposure in the role of Beth Jordache. Friel's on-air lesbian kiss with Nicola Stephenson was the first in British soap history, In 1996, Friel gained even greater exposure when she appeared in the television film The Tribe by Stephen Poliakoff, which included nudity and a much discussed ménage à trois sex scene between characters played by Friel, Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Jeremy Northam.
She is the recipient of a number of awards, including National Television Award (1995), Drama Desk Award (1999), and the Royal Television Society Award (2009).
She has also appeared in music videos and television and print media advertising campaigns and is the recipient of an honorary degree from the University of Bolton. Her mother Julie (née Bamford) is a special needs teacher, and her father Desmond "Des" Friel was a French teacher who now owns a web design company.
When it comes to her relationship and affair, she is known for her long affair with David Thewlis and Rhys Ifans.