Rebecca Atkinson is a famous English actress who was born on 31 July 1983 in Great Manchester, England. She was raised in Salford and joined All Souls Primary School located in Kintyre Avenue. Later, she joined the Preston College of Dance and Drama to hone her dancing skills. She also taught dancing for the Glenda Ann School of Dancing in Goostrey, an old farming village and civil parish within the Congleton borough of Cheshire, England.
Rebecca Atkinson began her acting career when she was in her teens. She acted in ITV’s award-winning soap opera Coronation Street created by the British television scriptwriter, Tony Warren and produced by Granada Television. She has also appeared in a few episodes of the British children's television drama series, Children's Ward, which was aired on the ITV. At the age of 19, she was offered a major role in the BAFTA Award-winning British comedy drama television series, Shameless, aired on Channel 4. In Shameless, Rebecca Atkinson played the challenging role Karen Jackson, an attractive teenager who uses sex to get whatever she wants.
In 2006, Rebecca Atkinson also appeared as Tina in the BAFTA and Emmy-winning British science fiction and police drama television series, Life On Mars, which was aired on BBC One. She has also acted in a few episodes of BBC Three’s Ideal, a British sitcom created by Graham Duff. Rebecca Atkinson has also appeared in TV series like Now You See Her, Heartbeat, New Street Law, The Bill, Holby City, Doctors and The Royal. In 2008, she portrayed Amber in the “Faking It” episode of Trexx and Flipside, a multi-platform British sitcom aired on BBC Three.