Coronation Street star Sally Carmen praised him after receiving the award.
The actress, who is currently photographing Abby Franklin. ITV soap., Won the best soap actress at the TV Choice Awards on Monday night.
She was up against Corey’s co-star Shelley King, Yasmin Metcalfe, East End’s Linda Carter, Kelly Bright, and Isobel Steele, best known for her role as Leo Flaherty in Emerald.
But it was Sally’s night after months of playing with grieving mother Abby, who is still fighting for justice for her son Saib.
The 40-year-old said she was “absolutely ready” to collect the award in her winner’s speech and said it was an “honor” to be a part of her current story.
She encouraged fans to take a look at the Sufi Lancaster Foundation, founded by Sylvia Lancaster in memory of her daughter, who was murdered in front of her eyes, and told Corey’s heartbreaking story. Was impressed
Sally ended her message by thanking her parents and grandmother, as well as co-star and fianc Joe Dotin, who plays Tim Metcalfe, adding: “I love you!”
And fans are filling the soap star with messages.
“Very well deserved. We’re connecting for Abby (and ally sallycarman1) to avenge Apple’s death. The strongest story in years.”
Another tweeted: “Congratulations to our Sally, so well deserved omg happy tears. Ally sallycarman1 #bestactress #corrie.”
One-third added, “So well deserved, ally sallycarman1
The fourth commented: “Of course it was going to be Sally. She’s amazing. She’s brought life to the street. She’s done a great job for a very good actress.”
Sally was not the only Cory star to receive the award.
Best Soap went to actor David Nelson for a photo shoot of Roy Cropper, who has been supporting his niece Nina Lucas.
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The famous actor was presented his award at Roy’s Cafe, saying: “This is the Best Actor award, beautifully wrapped.
“It’s so interesting! Look at that, ah!”
He added: “I want to thank everyone who bothered to vote.”
Coronation Street also picked up the best soap at the TV Choice Awards ahead of the National Television Awards on Thursday.
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