FANDOM


Corrie steve 2010

Steve McDonald.

Steven James McDonald is a character in Coronation Street who first appeared in Ep 3001 - 6 Dec 1989 with his parents Jim McDonald and Liz McDonald and twin brother Andy McDonald. Former tearaway Steve has had many relaionships and some dodgy dealings since he arrived in Coronation Street. Steve is played by Simon Gregson.

BiographyEdit

BackstoryEdit

1989-Edit

Steve and Andy moved into Number 11 Coronation Street in late 1989 with their parents Jim and Liz. Steve and Andy started to cause trouble, such as accidentally driving a digger into Alf Roberts shop. Steve dated Joanne Khan and they ran off to The Lake District together. Steve liked to do dodgy deals as a way of making money.

Steve got into gambling and often ended up in debt and being chased by loan sharks. Steve was romantically involved with Fiona Middleton.

In 1995 Steve married Vicky Arden much to the chagrin of her maternal grandfather Alec Gilroy. Vicky was orphaned at 14 and Alec was protective of his granddaughter. Steve once tried to frame Vicky over some fake whiskey. Steve later was convicted and spent several months in prison in 1996. He was beaten up in prison. In 1997, Steve was released from prison and tried to make amends. However in April 1998 his dad Jim started drinking heavily and they had a row on some scaffolding. Jim fell off into a skip full of rubble. He was rushed to hospital and was confined to a wheelchair for several months. Jim accepted that it was an accident. At the same time, Alec Gilroy blamed Steve for installing a dud radiator in Rita Sullivan's flat which poisoned her with carbon monoxide. Rita wanted the matter to be dropped.

Memorable infoEdit

Appearances: 6 December 1989–4 November 2015, 22 April 2016–

Father Jim McDonald

Mother Liz McDonald

Siblings Andy McDonald

Children Amy Barlow (2004), Ruairi McDonald (2017; stillborn), Oliver Tilsley (2017) (With Leanne Tilsley)

Spouses Vicky Arden (1995–97), Karen Phillips (2001–03, 2004–06), Becky Granger (2009–11), Tracy Barlow (2012–13), Michelle Connor (2015–)

TriviaEdit

  • Steve was originally portrayed as a bit of a villain. He was originally involved in some dodgy dealings and was a bit of a womaniser and also involved in gritty plots, such as his run in with Jez Quigley. However throughout the 2000s Steve was developed into more of a comedy figure, which he still remains as in 2017. Occasionally his villainous side has resurfaced such as when he slept with Leanne after a row with Michelle.
  • Both Steve and Gail Rodwell are the most married characters in the history of the show, having been married a total six times (including Steve marrying Karen twice and Gail Brian Tilsley twice). This surpasses long-running original character Ken Barlow, who has only had four marriages.

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.