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Jill Summers (I) (1910–1997)

Jill Summers was best known to British TV viewers for her role as the gravel-voiced battleaxe Phyllis Pearce in ITV's Coronation Street but before winning fame in the soap she had a long career as a singer in revue and variety. Born in Eccles, Lancashire, the daughter of actress Marie Santoni, her father worked in a circus as a tightrope walker. ... See full bio »

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Known For

Coronation Street
Coronation Street Phyllis Pearce / Bessie Procter
(1972-1997)
Agatha
Agatha Nancy's Aunt
(1979)
What Do We Do Now?
What Do We Do Now? Birdie Maudlin
(1945)
This Year Next Year
This Year Next Year Tessa Shaw
(1977)

Filmography

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 1982 Wood and Walters (TV Series)
Station Porter (in photo) / Station Porter
- One More Time (1982) ... Station Porter (in photo) (uncredited)
- Episode #1.2 (1982) ... Station Porter
 1981 Stay with Me Till Morning (TV Series)
Waitress
- The Pleasures of Love (1981) ... Waitress
 1980 Screenplay (TV Series)
Attendant
- Nearly a Happy Ending (1980) ... Attendant
 1979 Thundercloud (TV Series)
Ma Hutton
- There's No Business (1979) ... Ma Hutton
- Fair Shares All Round (1979) ... Ma Hutton
 1979 Agatha
Nancy's Aunt
 1975-1979 How We Used to Live (TV Series)
Grandma Bond / Naomi Broughton
- On the Parish (1979) ... Naomi Broughton
- Going for a Soldier (1975) ... Grandma Bond
- Vote for Mum (1975) ... Grandma Bond
- Jane's First Job (1975) ... Grandma Bond
- Evening Out (1975) ... Grandma Bond
 1976 Red Letter Day (TV Series)
Mrs. Lomax
- Ready When You Are, Mr. McGill (1976) ... Mrs. Lomax
 1975 Play for Today (TV Series)
Boring Woman
- Sunset Across the Bay (1975) ... Boring Woman
 1973 Follyfoot (TV Series)
Mrs. Ginwood
- The Letter (1973) ... Mrs. Ginwood
 1973 ITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Aunt / Mrs. Green
- Free as a Bird (1973) ... Aunt
- Lorna and Ted (1973) ... Mrs. Green
 1973 The Flaxton Boys (TV Series)
Porter
- 1945: Welcome Home Tommy Atkins (1973) ... Porter
- 1945: This Little Piggy (1973) ... Porter
 1972 Dear Mother... ...Love Albert (TV Series)
Auntie Edna
- Ghost Story (1972) ... Auntie Edna
 1970 Queenie's Castle (TV Series)
Old neighbour
- We Humbly Beseech (1970) ... Old neighbour
 1969 The Dustbinmen (TV Series)
Mrs. Whittle
- Fog (1969) ... Mrs. Whittle
 1969 Castle Haven (TV Series)
Delilah Hilldrup
- Episode dated 1 July 1969 (1969) ... Delilah Hilldrup
 1968 Gazette (TV Series)
First Neighbour
- Missing (1968) ... First Neighbour
 1945 What Do We Do Now?
Birdie Maudlin
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Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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