Debbie has enjoyed a successful career as an actress in television, film and theatre. She has the dubious honour of being the only actress in the UK who has appeared in every major TV soap in the last 30 years as a regular character! And recently returned to ‘Coronation Street’ as yet another character – Carole Evans, landlady of the Weatherfield Arms – so the circle could all start again!
She has worked with everyone from The Two Ronnies to Omar Sharif with whom she starred opposite in the award winning production of ‘The Sleeping Prince’ at Chichester Festival theatre the and Haymarket Theatre London. Ronnie Barker wrote Volumptia Goodbody for her in the Ronnies film ‘Village of the Smiths’. She has appeared in over 400 Tv shows most recently ‘Holby’, ‘Doctors’ and of course ‘Coronation Street’.She has spearheaded many campaigns as a top voiceover artiste for the last 25 years and at one point had her own voice agency!
She has also been the face of Etam and Goldwell and has written her own beauty column for many top magazines and national newspapers.Debbie was founder and face of the online beauty site Looking Gorgeous and was the face of the newly launched Fabyouless card. Debbie is passionate beauty and getting the best value for consumers.
She has written a book on self-development called the ‘Power of Reinenvention’ and has been commissioned to write ‘The Greatest Beauty tips in the World’. She has written beauty articles for many magazines including ‘Hello’ and ‘Ok ‘and had a regular column in Lancashire MagazineShe is also a director of Debbie Arnold Productions, and is currently in development with major tv and theatre projects – currently ‘Truth, Lies Diana’ at the Charring Cross Theatre and ‘A Night at the Prom’ shortly toopen in the West End.
Debbie has 2 daughters who are both following in the family tradition…Ciara Janson an established actress and voice artiste and Talia Janson who is a singer and voice artiste. She also is glammie to Archie,Her beautiful grandson.