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Violet Carson (1898–1983)

Violet Carson was born on September 1, 1898 in German Street, Ancoats, Manchester, England as Violet Helen Carson. She was an actress, known for Coronation Street (1960), A Job for the Boy (1957) and Hilda Lessways (1959). She was married to George Peplow. She died on December 26, 1983 in Cleveleys, Blackpool, Lancashire, England. See full bio »

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 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Fanny Brighouse
- Summer Theatre: June Evening (1960) ... Fanny Brighouse
 1958 Champion Road (TV Series)
Mrs. Briggs
- Episode #1.1 (1958) ... Mrs. Briggs
 1958 Television Playwright (TV Series)
Sarah Oldroyd
- Afternoon for Antigone (1958) ... Sarah Oldroyd
 1957 A Job for the Boy (TV Movie)
Maggie Lomax
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She played music for the BBC Radio. See more »

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1 Portrayal | See more »

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Trivia:

Made her name with various BBC Radio programmes from 1935 onwards such as "Children's Hour" and "Have A Go" as a singer, pianist and actress. This said, she would wryly recall an issue of the Radio Times listings magazine where one of her programmes was once credited as "Songs At the Piano - with Violent Carson". See more »

Trademark:

Played sharp-tongued and formidable old ladies

Nickname:

Auntie Vi

Star Sign:

Virgo

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