Paula Wilcox

English actress

Paula Wilcox (born 13 December 1949) is an English actress.[1] An established actress with a career spanning over 50 years, she is best known for her role as Chrissy in the popular ITV sitcom Man About The House, which she played from 1973 to 1976. She has also had roles in TV shows such as The Lovers (1970–1971), Miss Jones and Son (1977–1978), The Queen’s Nose (1995–1996, 1999–2001), The Smoking Room (2004–2005), Emmerdale (2007–2008), Mount Pleasant (2011–2017), Boomers (2014–2016), Upstart Crow (2016–2018) and Girlfriends (2018). Since 2020, Wilcox has appeared as Elaine Jones in the long-running ITV soap opera Coronation Street.

Paula Wilcox
Born (1949-12-13) 13 December 1949 (age 74)
Years active1968–present
Derek Seaton
(m. 1970; died 1979)

Nelson "Skip" Riddle
(m. 1991)


  1. Bryony Gordon, Bryony Gordon (11 August 2014). "Paula Wilcox: 'These days it's the old ones who are naughty'". The Daily Telegraph. The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 21 October 2014.

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