Laine Management) has landed the part of Faye, a troubled child fostered by the Windass family, in long-running soap Coronation Street.
According to the Mirror, Ellie-Louise is the cousin of 18 year old Brooke Vincent, who plays Sophie Webster.
The nine year old bowled over Coronation Street producers when she auditioned for a part.
Brooke said: “I am chuffed to bits for her. She has made me so happy. We are all thrilled about it and I can’t wait to be with her on set to show her around.”
A Corrie source added: “Brooke was behind her all the way and was praying she would get the part...Ellie-Louise is made of the same stuff as Brooke, which means she’ll fit in and get on well with everyone.”