Yvonne Francas is the first daughter of the late English actress, scriptwriter, and director Kay Mellor.
Francas was born in 1967 and her dad is Anthony Mellor.
When Kay Mellor told her mother about being pregnant, her mother made her promise to go back to her education later, should she get the chance.
Kay Mellor honored the promise made to her mother of going to school when her children were at school age, passing her O-levels and A-levels.
Kay Mellor went on to Bretton Hall College and graduated with a BA Hons degree in 1983.
As an actress and producer, Francas is best known for her roles in Strictly Confidential, Scott & Bailey, and The Syndicate.
Francas has produced several shows which were written by her mother and starred her sister, including Fat Friends and The Syndicate (2013 – 2021).
Francas was also the executive producer on BBC’s The Chase, which her mother and sister co-wrote, and In The Club (2014 – 2016).
Francas’ sister is Gaynor Faye.
Francas’ late mom was known for creating television shows such as ITV British drama Fat Friends (2000–05), as well as co creating CITV’s British children’s drama Children’s Ward (1989–2000).
Sadly, Francas’ mom died on 15 May 2022 at the age of 71.