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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), Comic Relief: Red Nose Night Live 05 (2005) and ITV Sunday Night Theatre (1969). She was married to David Beckett. She died on January 19, 2015 in Manchester, England. See full bio »

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[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 »


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