Maia Rose Smith (born 7th August 2012) portrayed Molly Sharma between 2012 and 2013. She began filming for at only ten days old. In 2015 Molly was reintroduced and an unknown child actress took over the role. Maia's father Nigel Smith has previously appeared as an extra in Emmerdale. In July 2013 Maia's mother, Katie Smith, sadly lost her battle to cancer.