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Doris Speed (1899–1994)

Doris Speed was one of Britain's best-loved soap actresses, fondly remembered for her portrayal of Annie Walker, the snooty landlady of the Rovers Return pub in ITV's Coronation Street (1960). She played the role for 23 years and was dubbed by the press as 'The Queen Mother of Soap.' Born in Manchester, her father George was a singer and her mother... See full bio »

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 1960 Kipps (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1960)
 1960 Knight Errant Limited (TV Series)
Switchboard operator
- Something in the City (1960) ... Switchboard operator
 1960 Hell Is a City
Older Sister in Hospital (uncredited)
 1957 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Widgett
- Ann Veronica (1957) ... Mrs. Widgett
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She was awarded the M.B.E. (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1977 Queen's Honours List for her services to television.

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