Julie May Peasgood (born 28 May 1956 in Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire) is an English actress. She attended Grimsby's Wintringham School as a student. She is best known for her role as Fran Pearson in the landmark television soap Brookside' between 1991 and 1993.
She later played Jo Steadman in Emmerdale.
Other numerous TV credits include First Born, September Song, Hollyoaks, Taggart, A Woman's Guide to Adultery, Luv, Doctors, The Bill, Dancers, Holby City, Chains of Love, This Year, Next Year, Cherryripe and the Lugworm Digger and Survivors.
She appeard in the 1983 horror film House of the Long Shadows with Peter Cushing ,Vincent Price & Christopher Lee.
She was with the RSC for five years, starring in the original production of Nicholas Nickleby directed by Trevor Nunn. She was also in the production of Inadmissible Evidence, directed by John Osborne at the Royal Court, and has performed at The Old Vic, The Manchester Royal Exchange, and in the West End.