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Eileen Derbyshire Poster

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Overview (2)

Born in Urmston, Manchester, England, UK
Height 5' 1" (1.55 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Eileen Derbyshire was born on October 6, 1930 in Urmston, Manchester, England. She is an actress, known for Coronation Street (1960), All Star Comedy Carnival (1969) and Coronation Street: Minnie Caldwell Remembered (1988). She has been married to Thomas Holt since April 1, 1965. They have one child.

Spouse (1)

Thomas Holt (1 April 1965 - present) (1 child)

Trivia (6)

She was awarded the MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2010 Queen's Birthday Honours List for her services to Drama.
She is the second longest serving cast member on "Coronation Street" after William Roache. Her first appearance was in the episode broadcast on Friday 27 January 1961, seven weeks after the series' debut.
Still starring on Coronation Street [March 2006]
Adlington, Cheshire, England [June 2010]
Gave birth to her only child at age 35, a son Oliver Charles Thomas Holt on 22 May 1966. Child's father is her husband, Thomas Holt. Now known as Ollie Holt, he is a sports journalist.
Has 3 grandchildren via son Oliver.

Personal Quotes (1)

[on being awarded the MBE in June 2010] I'm astounded.

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