CORONATION Street’s Samia Longchambon looked stunning while posing in a little black dress as she was hailed as soap’s most stunning star.
The 40-year-old, who plays the role of Maria Connor in the hit ITV soap, shared a beautiful snap over the weekend ahead of an evening out.
She looked sensational with her locks in a loose curls while sporting a glam makeup look.
The actress kept it simple with a black dress that boasted a fluffy top and straight black bottom.
She accessorised with a silver pendant and watch, and captioned the snap: “Fluffy LBD for the win 🖤💫.”
Fans were quick to jump to the comments to tell Samia how beautiful she looked, as one person wrote: “Wow you look absolutely stunning as always ❤.”
Another said: “Wow you look amazing, you are really beautiful 😍” and a third told Samia: “GORGEOUS LADY GREAT ACTRESS X”
“Stunner the only reason I watch Coronation Street,” admitted one fan,” a fourth fan shared.
The star was also praised as soap’s “most stunning star” by fans in the comments.
The mum-of-two’s stunning snap comes after she shared a heartbreaking confession.
The Maria Windass actress lost her father Joe in 2009 when he died from cancer.
Devastated Samia has since spoken candidly about his passing, and told how she honours him on both his birthday in June and on Christmas.
The former Dancing On Ice star admitted she pours whisky on his grave twice a year – as that is his favourite drink.
Yet with her grief continuing to take different forms, Samia today told how it’s been hitting her hard.
Alongside an image of her with her dad in a white photo frame, she wrote: “A funny thing just happened. I just thought I’m going to give my dad a call.
“He passed away over 13 years ago but every now and then for a split second I forget.
“And then it’s like a punch in the gut all over again to know that I’ll never be able to speak to him. I still have his number in my phone.”
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Samia, whose husband Sylvain never met her dad, added: “Grief is weird isn’t it. Just thought I’d share it in case it happens to any of you who have lost loved ones … sending love to you.
“I’m gonna listen to some classics from The Drifters now (his favourite band) and remember some fun times.”
Her Coronation Street co-stars were quick to sympathise and offer their kind words of support.
Jane Danson, who plays Leanne Battersby, shared: “Aw love, I did exactly the same thing last week, then burst into tears. Always there.”
Jane’s on-screen sister Georgia Taylor, who plays Toyah Habeeb, wrote: “Huge love to you, darling woman.”
And Sally Carman who plays Abi Webster put: “Oh Sam, sending you so much love.”