Arts & Entertainment Award 2001
Best known for her role as Judy Mallett in Coronation Street, Leeds-lass Gaynor became a household name as one of the Soap’s most popular characters. She has proved herself a talented performer in a whole host of film, stage and television roles, including the TV series Playing the Field and Fat Friends, written by her mother Kay Mellor.
She wins the award for her outstanding contribution to the cultural life of the County.
Sponsored by Yorkshire Television and presented by Richard Gregory, managing director of YTV