22. MARY TAYLOR (150 VOTES)
Duration: 2008-2009, 2010-
Played by: Patti Clare
2012 character poll position (women): Not included
A friendship developed and Mary was clearly smitten with Norris. Sadly, Norris didn’t reciprocate.
After a brief hiatus travelling the world, Mary returned to the street and set up home in her motorhome on the cobbles. Mary was desperate for Norris to love her that she went to extreme lengths. She held him hostage while on a Brontë holiday in Yorkshire but Norris escaped. Mary finally came to the realisation that she would always be second to Rita in Norris’ eyes and she agreed on friendship.
Over the years, Mary has offered her services to many street businesses. She helps out at the Kabin and Roy’s Rolls and since 2013 she has become a full-time nanny to Aadi and Asha Alahan.
Having been rebuffed by Norris, she then tried to woo Dev Alahan but had a rival in Julie Carp. But in 2015 she met Brendan Finch and they began a relationship. But sadly he was revealed to be married. Mary went on to have a brief fling with him but when they were confronted by his wife, Mary came to the realisation that Brendan would never leave his wife for her.
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