Linda Nolan was born in Dublin in 1959 but grew up in Blackpool as part of a large Irish family. Along with her sisters, she was a member of the hugely popular group The Nolans from 1974 to 1983. On leaving the group she found success in musical theatre, most notably playing Mrs Johnstone in Blood Brothers. She has also appeared in Celebrity Big Brother. She still lives near Blackpool.
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