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Anne Kirkbride (1954–2015)


Anne Kirkbride was born on June 21, 1954 in Oldham, Lancashire, England. She was an actress, known for Coronation Street (1960), ITV Saturday Night Theatre (1969) and Deirdre & Me: 40 Years on Coronation Street (2012). She was married to David Beckett. She died on January 19, 2015 in Manchester, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Coronation Street
Coronation Street Deirdre Barlow / Deirdre Rachid / Deirdre Langton / Deirdre Hunt
(1972-2015)
ITV Saturday Night Theatre
ITV Saturday Night Theatre Player's Girlfriend
(1972)
Wetty Hainthropp Investigates
(1999)

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 1999 Wetty Hainthropp Investigates (TV Short)
Deirdre Rachid (uncredited)
 1972 ITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Player's Girlfriend
- Another Sunday and Sweet F.A (1972) ... Player's Girlfriend
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Ann Kirkbride

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

[Kirkbride on not having children]: "I had vaguely thought about it over the years ad thought it might happen, but it just never did. It's never been a huge problem. I don't think I've missed anything vital in my life. You see documentaries about women who are absolutely desperate to have a baby but I've never felt like that. I never had that overwhelming need that some women seem to have. I love... See more »

Trivia:

Her first job upon leaving school in 1970 was as an assistant stage manager with the Oldham Repertory theatre. See more »

Trademark:

Large glasses See more »

Nickname:

Annie

Star Sign:

Cancer

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