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Jean Alexander

Jean Mavis Hodgkinson, known by the stage name Jean Alexander, was a British television actress. She was best known to television viewers for her long running role of Hilda Ogden in the soap opera Coronation Street, a role she played from 1964 until 1987, and also as Auntie Wainwright in the long-running sitcom Last of the Summer Wine from 1988 to 2010. For her role in Coronation Street, she won the 1985 Royal Television Society Award for Best Performance, and received a 1988 BAFTA TV Award nomination for Best Actress.

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Oct 11, 1926 In Toxteth, Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Tales of Tomorrow 1951-08-03
Latest Project:
Series The Paul O'Grady Show 2004-10-11
Known For
Poster of The Paul O'Grady Show
Poster of Heartbeat
Poster of Last of the Summer Wine
Poster of The Mob
Series The Paul O'Grady Show Unknown 2004-10-11
Movie Robbie the Reindeer: Hooves of Fire Mrs. Santa (voice) 2000-09-01
Series Barbara Queenie Liversidge 1999-06-27
Series Where the Heart Is Unknown 1997-04-06
Movie Willie's War Nanny 1994-01-01
Series Heartbeat Unknown 1992-04-10
Series Rich Tea And Sympathy Unknown 1991-07-05
Movie Scandal Mrs. Keeler 1989-03-03
Series An Audience with... Herself 1978-01-08
Series Last of the Summer Wine Herself 1973-01-04
Movie Heart to Heart Waitress 1962-12-06
Series Coronation Street Hilda Ogden 1960-12-09
Series Decoy Unknown 1957-10-14
Movie Death Tide Jean 1955-01-25
Series Tales of Tomorrow Unknown 1951-08-03
Movie The Mob Doris Clancy 1951-09-07