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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 died on December 26, 1983 in Cleveleys, Blackpool, Lancashire, England. See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1964-1969 Coronation Street (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.939 (1969) ... (performer: "Molly Malone")
- Episode #1.398 (1964) ... (performer: "Let The Rest Of The World Go By" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.391 (1964) ... (performer: "Keep the Home Fires Burning ('Till the Boys Come Home)", " (There'll Be Bluebirds Over) The White Cliffs of Dover" - uncredited)
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 1971-1980 This Is Your Life (TV Series documentary)
Herself - Guest / Herself
- Julie Goodyear (1980) ... Herself
- Jack Howarth (1974) ... Herself - Guest
- Pat Phoenix (1972) ... Herself - Guest
- Wilfred Pickles (1971) ... Herself - Guest
 1972 Spectrum (TV Series documentary)
Herself
- Coronation Street Special (1972) ... Herself
 1970-1972 Stars on Sunday (TV Series)
Herself - Guest / Herself
- Episode dated 17 September 1972 (1972) ... Herself
- Episode dated 30 May 1971 (1971) ... Herself - Guest
- Episode dated 23 May 1971 (1971) ... Herself - Guest
- Episode dated 2 May 1971 (1971) ... Herself - Guest
 1972 Spectrum: Coronation Street Special (TV Movie documentary)
Herself
 1968 The 10th Annual TV Week Logie Awards (TV Movie)
Herself
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 2009 Stars on the Street (TV Movie documentary)
Ena Sharples (uncredited)
 2008 How TV Changed Britain (TV Series documentary)
Ena Sharples
- Women (2008) ... Ena Sharples (uncredited)
 2000 40 Years on Coronation Street (TV Special)
Ena Sharples (uncredited)

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Other Works:

(1950's)'Have A Go' radio show See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | See more »

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Trivia:

'Violet Carson' is the name of a hybrid rose introduced in 1963 and named after the actress. It can be seen in V for Vendetta (2005) although in the film its name is changed to a 'Scarlett Carson', which is not a real flower. It is a yellow-blend Floribunda rose, created by crossing the 'Mme Leon Cuny' with the 'Spartan.'. See more »

Trademark:

Played sharp -tongued and formidable old ladies

Nickname:

Auntie Vi

Star Sign:

Virgo

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