Emmerdale's Tracy Metcalfe is a fan favourite on the show, having been at the centre of some big storylines since her arrival in 2014.

Around six years on, Amy Walsh's character is currently part of another big plot after learning she was pregnant this week.

From her marriage to David Metcalfe and the tragic loss of her father Frank in the factory fire, Amy's character has been part of some memorable moments.

But it appears soap stardom runs in the family, amid the recent confession that her sister Kimberley Walsh almost played Maria Connor on Coronation Street.

The Girls Aloud star wasn't the first trying for a soap role though, and Emmerdale welcomed another Walsh sibling much earlier on.

Emmerdale's Tracy Metcalfe actress Amy Walsh has a sister who was also on the ITV soap

Amy's older sister Sally was first to grace the Dales as a teenager back in 1997.

She played schoolgirl Lyn Hutchinson, who became an enemy of classmate Kelly Windsor.

Lyn started off as a bully, but later mellowed in the village and began dating none other than Marlon Dingle.

Amy Walsh's sister Sally Walsh appeared in Emmerdale from 1997

She remained on the soap for three years until 2000, before leaving shortly after discovering Kelly's affair with her half-brother Scott Windsor.

Sally went on to appear in both EastEnders and Coronation Street over the years, while her most recent Corrie role in 2019 saw her play a midwife as Sinead Tinker welcomed her baby boy.

Other roles include appearances in The Bill, Doctors and Heartbeat.

Sally Walsh played Lyn Hutchinson on Emmerdale for three years

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Sally looks remarkable like her sister Amy, and Kimberley too, asides the darker hair.

She looked the spit of her younger sibling during her Emmerdale days too.

Amy's character Tracy recently learned the shocking news she was pregnant, leading to a tough conversation with boyfriend Nate Robinson.

Amy and Sally together with sister Kimberley in 2009

But she was left devastated when he hit out at her over the pregnancy, accusing her of trying to trap him.

With Tracy keen to keep her baby, will the pair manage to sort things out?

Emmerdale airs Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 7pm on ITV.