Feb 2012: Arrives in Emmerdale to support half-brother Declan’s latest business project
Apr 2012: Declan tracks down Megan’s son Robbie, who she gave up for adoption as a teenager
Robbie moves to Emmerdale and mother and son eventually bond
Pushes Katie Macey’s face into her wedding cake during an argument
Nov 2013: Starts being physically abused by Declan when he hits her
Dec 2013: Is trapped in a fire at Home Farm, which she later finds out Declan started
Apr 2014: Declan gets engaged to her enemy Charity Sharma
Jun 2014: Accidently knocks Charity to the floor, causing her to miscarry Declan’s baby. However, later find out Charity had already aborted his baby
Starts a relationship with Jai Sharma
Goes into business with Leyla Harding
Sep 2014: Son Robbie is killed in a freak accident while fighting with Charity and Declan, who is also presumed dead
Declan shows up in the village and tells Megan the truth on Charity’s lies
Jan 2015: Marries Jai Sharma
Divorces Jai when she discovers he is having an affair with Leyla
Discovers she is pregnant with Jai’s baby and gives birth to Eliza, who has cerebral palsy
2016: Starts dating Frank Clayton
Gaynor is best known for playing Judy Mallett in Coronation Street from 1995 until 1999 and Megan Macey in Emmerdale since 2012.
She played the roles of Holly Quinn in Playing the Field; Lauren Harris in Fat Friends; Georgia Lovett in Between the Sheets and Julie in Stan the Man. She has also written two episodes of Fat Friends.
In 2006, Gaynor appeared in ITV’s Dancing on Ice with her skating partner was Daniel Whiston. On 4 March 2006, she was crowned the inaugural Dancing on Ice champion.
She also starred as Anna Williams Bedford in The Chase, a television series co-written with her mother Kay Mellor for BBC One.
Gaynor appeared in the stage adaptation of Calendar Girls alongside Lynda Bellingham at London’s Noël Coward Theatre in 2009.
In 2011, Faye played Zarina Wix in children’s programme, Dani’s House.
Gaynor has two children with partner Mark Pickering