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Hollyoaks star Sophie Austin marries Graeme Rooney: 'Most amazing day of my life'

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Sophie Austin, who is best known for playing Lindsey Roscoe on Hollyoaks, has married her long-term fiancé Graeme Rooney. The actress and the actor said "I do" in the bride's home village of Takeley, Essex on Saturday.

The couple wed in the quaint Holy Trinity Church, close to where Sophie grew up, and reminiscing on the celebration the new Mrs Rooney called it "the most amazing day" of her life.

Sophie shared her wedding news with her fans online and posted a few of her favourite photos on Twitter.

Sophie Austin and Graeme Rooney married in the bride's home village in Essex

The radiant bride was picture perfect in a strapless white dress that featured a floral lace overlay. Sophie, 30, pulled her hair into a thick bun and fastened her locks in place with a bejewelled hairpiece. She topped off her traditional look with a flowing veil and a bouquet of white roses and flowers.

"The most amazing day of my life, I married my love and my best friend @GraemeMRooney," the bride captioned the photo montage.

The Hollyoaks star posed with her three bridesmaids who wore blush pink gowns

She shared pictures of her three bridesmaids, who looked pretty in blush pink gowns that were all different designs. Sophie also posed with her new husband and his ushers after the ceremony, who were all dressed to the nines in smart jackets and kilts.

"Unbelievable weekend. Saturday was just amazing thanks everyone and I'm just one v lucky chap!" wrote Graeme on Twitter.

Sophie has been playing the role of Lindsey for two years, while her other half, who is also an actor, features on The Ginge, The Geordie and The Geek, the sketch show he helped co-write.

Graeme and his ushers looked dapper in jackets and tartan kilts

A number of famous faces from the soap world attended, including Sophie's Hollyoaks co-stars Gillian Taylforth, Charlie Clapham, Jennifer Metcalfe, Alex Fletcher and Nikki Sanderson.

Paula Lane, who plays Kylie Platt in Coronation Street, was also spotted arriving with her husband Tom Shaw. "Gorgeous wedding yesterday @SophieAustin1 @GraemeMRooney love you guys! And the girl band was reunited xxx," Paula tweeted alongside a few photos of herself and the bride at the alfresco reception.

Stars from the soap world including Coronation Street's Paula Lane (second left) attended

According to multiple reports, Sophie and Graeme have postponed their honeymoon until the actress' role in the Gloved Hand Killer storyline is over.

This time last year, the pretty brunette opened up to the Express about her wedding day look, saying that she wanted a "classic and vintage" dress. She also revealed that her favourite piece of jewellery was her engagement ring.

"Years ago I told my best friend that I wanted an Edwardian daisy ring when I got engaged," said Sophie. "Graeme found out and spent months tracking one down, bless him."

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