Former Coronation Street Star Jean Alexander Dead At 90

Former Coronation Street star Jean Alexander – who played the role of Hilda Ogden in the soap for more than 20 years – has died aged 90.

The actress, who played one of the Manchester drama’s best known and loved characters from 1964 and 1987, died three days after her 90th birthday.

Her niece Sonia Hearld said she had spent some time in hospital in Southport recently and died peacefully there on Friday.

Carol Maye, Readers Bureau, Fellow

Edited by Jesus Chan

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