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Elizabeth Dawn

Elizabeth Dawn was born on November 8, 1939 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England as Sylvia Butterfield. She is an actress, known for Coronation Street (1960), Coronation Street: Viva Las Vegas! (1997) and All Day on the Sands (1979). She has been married to Don Ibbetson since January 1965. They have three children. She was previously married to Walter ... See full bio »
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 1972-2010 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Vera Duckworth / Rovers Customer / Onlooker
 1979 All Day on the Sands (TV Movie)
Derek's mother (as Liz Dawn)
 1978 Selwyn (TV Series)
- I've Gotta Jockey (1978) ... Mavis
 1978 Z Cars (TV Series)
- Fat Freddie B.A. (1978) ... Rose
 1977 Larry Grayson (TV Series)
- Episode #2.1 (1977) ... Dot
 1976 Sez Les (TV Series)
 1976 Open All Hours (TV Series)
Woman Outside Shop
- Well Catered Funeral (1976) ... Woman Outside Shop (uncredited)
 1975 Daft As a Brush (TV Movie)
 1975 Greenhill Pals (TV Movie)
 1972-1975 Crown Court (TV Series)
Warder / Bedelia Conroy / Female Officer / ...
- Never on Saturdays, Never on Sundays: Part 1 (1975) ... Female Officer (uncredited)
- A Case of Murder: Part 3 (1974) ... Warder (uncredited)
- Mrs. Moresby's Scrapbook: Part 3 (1973) ... Warder (uncredited)
 1973-1975 Play for Today (TV Series)
Canteen Lady / Striker / Mrs. Warboys / ...
- Sunset Across the Bay (1975) ... Canteen Lady
- Leeds United (1974) ... Striker
- Speech Day (1973) ... Mrs. Warboys
- Kisses at Fifty (1973) ... Enid
 1974 Sam (TV Series)
Sylvia Brightside
- Half a Loaf (1974) ... Sylvia Brightside
 1974 The Wheeltappers and Shunters Social Club (TV Series)
Waitress (uncredited)
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Liz Dawn | Elizabeth Dawn MBE | Liz Dawn MBE


5' 7½" (1.71 m)

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Liz made her studio debut as Bedelia Conroy in Crown Court and was soon offered a bit part in Coronation Street as machinist Vera Duckworth, in which she was made a regular cast member, she stayed on for 36 years. See more »

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