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Coronation Street legend Julie Goodyear has opened up about her friendship with the late Bill Tarmey. The 70-year-old actress, who played Bet Lynch in the ITV soap, said her relationship with the Jack Duckworth legend was "very deep". "We never lost touch. Never. He was very much the family man. His wife Ali was his absolute soulmate," she told the Radio Times.

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