The popular English actress and a film producer Helen Baxendale, is popular for her portrayal of Rachel Bradley in the British comedy-drama Cold Feet. She has also appeared as Emily Waltham in the American sitcom Friends. Currently, the 48-year-old actress is playing Loma Thompson in the British-Irish series, Cuckoo. From her acting career, she has earned thousands of dollars and has maintained an impressive net worth.
Helen Baxendale was born on June 7, 1970, in Pontefract, England under the birth sign of Gemini.
She is the daughter of William Baxendale (father) June Baxendale (mother) and holds British nationality belonging to the white ethnic group. She grew up with her sister Katie Baxendale.
Regarding her education, Baxendale attended King Edward VI School, Lichfield and she trained at the Elmhurst School for Dance but dropped out at 17 in favor of an acting career.
Later, she moved to the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. Also, from 1992–1995, she worked at the Glasgow Citizens’ Theatre.
One of the famous stars, Baxendale has been in a relationship with director David L. Williams, since 1993. The couple met each other at the Citizens Theatre, Glasgow.
Well, the pair share three children together named, Nell Williams, Vincent Elliot Williams, and Eric Williams.
Baxendale’s first pregnancy was written into the series ‘An Unsuitable Job for a Woman’ and her second was written into the fourth series of ‘Cold Feet’.
During her pregnancy, she lost many in many roles including her role in ‘Friends’.
The British actress, Helen Baxendale has a net worth of $3 million. She earns a good sum of money from her career, as the average salary of an actress is $50,249.
In 1992, Baxendale started her career at the Citizens Theatre, Glasgow. The following year, she appeared in ‘Soldiers‘, which earned her a ‘Best Classical Actor Under 30’ nomination at the ‘Ian Charleson Awards’.
In addition, she was cast in the medical drama series ‘Cardiac Arrest’ (1994-96) as Dr. Claire Maitland.
In 1995, she gained her first ‘Scottish BAFTA’ nomination and earned her second ‘Scottish BAFTA’ nomination in 1997 for her role in the television movie ‘Truth or Dare’ (1996).
Similarly, she played in television series, such as ‘Inspector George Gently’, ‘Agatha Christie’s Poirot’, and ‘Midsomer Murders’.
Also, she has been working as Lorna Thompson, the mother-in-law of the main character, in the British-Irish sitcom ‘Cuckoo’ since 2012.