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Barbara Knox

Barbara Knox was born on September 30, 1933 in Oldham, Lancashire, England as Barbara Brothwood. She is an actress, known for Coronation Street (1960), Coronation Street: The Feature Length Special (1995) and Coronation Street: A Knight's Tale (2010). She was previously married to John Knox and Denis Mullaney. See full bio »
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 1972 Funny You Should Say That (TV Series)
Various characters
- Episode #1.4 (1972) ... Various characters
- Episode #1.3 (1972) ... Various characters
- Episode #1.2 (1972) ... Various characters
- Episode #1.1 (1972) ... Various characters
 1971 A Family at War (TV Series)
The Nursing Sister
- The Lost Ones (1971) ... The Nursing Sister
 1971 Never Mind the Quality, Feel the Width (TV Series)
Mrs. Nicholls
- A Question of Policy (1971) ... Mrs. Nicholls (as Barbara Mullaney)
 1970 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
The ward sister
- Brother and Sister (1970) ... The ward sister
 1970 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
- Don't Ring Us... We'll Ring You (1970) ... Ethel (as Barbara Mullaney)
 1969 Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Dancer (uncredited)
 1969 The Dustbinmen (TV Series)
- The Annual Election (1969) ... Housewife (as Barbara Mullaney)
 1969 Girls About Town (TV Series)
Sylvia Liversedge
- Pilot (1969) ... Sylvia Liversedge
 1968 George and the Dragon (TV Series)
- Gabrielle's Birthday (1968) ... Sandra (as Barbara Mullaney)
 1967 Mrs Thursday (TV Series)
- Spring Time for Hunter (1967) ... Marie (as Barbara Mulleney)
 1967 Mr. Rose (TV Series)
Suzanne Marsh
- The Tin God (1967) ... Suzanne Marsh (as Barbara Mullaney)
 1967 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Nurse Fulton
- There's None So Blind (1967) ... Nurse Fulton (as Barbara Mulleney)
 1965 The Man in Room 17 (TV Series)
Martha Ross
- Up Against a Brick Wall (1965) ... Martha Ross (as Barbara Mullaney)
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Alternate Names:

Barbara Knox MBE | Barbara Mullaney | Barbara Mulleney


5' 3" (1.6 m)

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Personal Quote:

[on being awarded the MBE in June 2010:] It was a wonderful honor.


Made a one-episode appearance as Rita in Coronation Street (1960) in 1964, in which she was seen in a friendship with Philip Lowrie's character Dennis Tanner. In 2012, a year after he had returned to the show, the two characters rekindled this bond and got married. See more »

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