ITV Emmerdale's April Windsor star flooded with supportive messages after special update

Amelia Flanagan and her mum, Rachel
-Credit: (Image: Instagram/@ameliaflanagan08)

Amelia Flanagan has been flooded with messages after her parents shared a special update.

The soap star is renowned for her role as April Windsor and has played the character since 2014. She is part of a talented family as her sister, Isabella, and brother, William, are both part of the Coronation Street cast.

Rachel and Will are the proud parents and share updates from their lives as they forge exciting careers in showbiz on Instagram. They have taken to Instagram today to reveal the family is celebrating Amelia's 16th birthday today.

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They said: "Happy 16th birthday to the one that made us a family. What can I say Amelia Grace you continue to make us smile every day and the world really is your oyster now. Enjoy your day sweetheart, All our Love Mum and Dad."

Isabella, who plays Hope in Corrie, said: "Happy 16th my favourite person in the world, love you the most mealie have an amazing day xxx"

Michelle Hardwick, who plays Vanessa Woodfield, in Emmerdale added: "Happy 16th birthday beautiful girl! Can’t wait to see you soon"

Gabrielle Dowling, who plays Cathy Hope, said: "Happy 16th birthday Amelia."

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