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Cheryl Murray (born Cheryl Frayling-Wright[1] 13 July 1952 in Liverpool, Lancashire) is an English actress, best known for her role as Suzie Birchall on the soap opera Coronation Street, which she played from 1977 to 1979 and again in 1983.

Cheryl Murray
Born (1952-07-13) 13 July 1952 (age 67)

She played the eldest daughter of Billie Whitelaw and sister of Smiths fan Lucette Henderson in the video "Everyday Is Like Sunday" by Morrissey - which was filmed in and around Southend-on-Sea and Westcliff.[2] She also appeared in the fourth series of David Croft's Hi-de-Hi! as Joan Wainwright and alongside Ronnie Corbett in an episode of Sorry!.

Murray has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and had her first MS attack while working on Coronation Street.[3]



  1. ^ Room, Adrian (2010). Dictionary of Pseudonyms: 13,000 Assumed Names and Their Origins (5th ed.). McFarland & Company, Inc. p. 341. ISBN 9780786443734.
  2. ^ Bret, David (2004). Morrissey: Scandal & Passion. Robson Books. p. 109. ISBN 1861057873.
  3. ^ a b c Raymond, Clare (29 January 1998). "I Won't Let MS Beat Me... I've Still Got Good Legs; By the Street's Suzie Birchall". The Mirror. Retrieved 8 June 2016 – via The Free Library.
  4. ^ "A Touch of Sauce from Sexy Cheryl". The Mirror. 8 December 1997. Retrieved 8 June 2016.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Cheryl Murray". Retrieved 8 June 2016.
  6. ^ "Zigger Zagger, Part 3". British Universities Film & Video Council. Retrieved 8 June 2016.
  7. ^ "Billy Liar Series". Cinema Paradiso. Retrieved 8 June 2016.

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