Corrie star reveals the real reason she changed her name Coronation Street star Georgia Taylor has revealed why she changed her name.
Because she's not called Georgia at all. The actress, best known for playing Toyah Battersby in the ITV soap, was born in Wigan as Claire Jackson - but that all changed when she joined Corrie back in 1997. READ MORE: Corrie fans saying the same thing as Imran and Abi dalliance is outed "It's not that I planned this to happen,” she told the Mirror. "But when I started with Coronation Street I had to register with Equity, the actors’ union, and at the time there seemed to be a hell of a lot of Claires so I had to think of something else." She added: "I couldn’t tell you where I got Georgia from, otherRead more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk