Here's where Emmerdale's Sian Reese-Williams is now after Gennie Walker role

4 August 2023, 16:32

Sian Reese-Williams on the red carpet smiling
Sian Reese-Williams used to star in Emmerdale for four years. Picture: Instagram/Alamy

Who played Gennie Walker in Emmerdale and where is she now? Here's everything you need to know about actress Sian Reese-Williams.

Emmerdale fans might remember actress Sian Reese-Williams who played character Gennie Walker for four years up until 2013.

The character was part of some huge storylines during her time in the Yorkshire Dales until she sadly died in a car crash that gripped viewers.

But what happened Gennie Walker and who is the actress who played her? A decade since she filmed her last scenes, here's everything you need to know about the star and how her career went following her departure.

Gennie Walker was played by Sian Reese-Williams
Gennie Walker was played by Sian Reese-Williams. Picture: Alamy

What happened to Gennie Walker in Emmerdale?

Gennie Walker made her debut in the village when she was on her way back to meet biological dad Shadrach Dingle for the first time.

She was married to Nikhil Sharma (Rik Makarem) and the couple shared a daughter, Molly Sharma (Maia Rose Smith).

After being adopted, she came to the village to find out more about her birth family.

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Unfortunately, Gennie was killed off on July 25 2013 when she was suffocated by Cameron Murray (Dominic Power) after a car crash.

Sian Reese-Williams has starred in plenty of TV shows
Sian Reese-Williams has starred in plenty of TV shows since Emmerdale. Picture: Alamy

The character went on to appear on Emmerdale one last time when she featured in a pre-recorded video on an episode broadcast in August.

Who played Gennie Walker in Emmerdale?

Sian Reese-Williams played the role of Gennie Walker for four years.

The 41-year-old was born in Glanamman, South Wales and lived in Swansea until the age of four, when her family moved to Brecon, Mid Wales.

She graduated in Drama from the University of Hull and trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama.

Where is Sian Reese-Williams now?

Following her time in Emmerdale, Sian landed a role in rival BBC soap Holby City as Jodie Rodgers.

Her TV credits include playing Sara in 35 Diwrnod and Trudy Franken in Requiem.

In 2019 she appeared in season five of Line of Duty as Sergeant Jane Cafferty and she also played Sara Morris in Pili Pala and Tina Harcourt in Silent Witness.

The actress also does a lot of work with Chichester Festival Theatre.

Sian has also landed her most unusual role yet as D.I. Maia Lincoln in BBC series, Wolf.