Anne Kirkbride

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Anne Kirkbride
Deirdre Barlow 2.jpg
Born(1954-06-21)21 June 1954
Died19 January 2015 (age 60)
Manchester, England
Cause of deathBreast cancer
Years active1971–2014
Spouse(s)David Beckett
(m. 1992–2015, her death)
Parent(s)Jack Kirkbride

Anne Kirkbride (21 June 1954 – 19 January 2015) was an English actress. She was best known for playing Deirdre Barlow in the long-running ITV soap opera Coronation Street, which she played from 1972 to 2014.

On 19 January 2015, Kirkbride died of breast cancer in a Manchester hospital. She was 60 years old.[1] Before she died, Kirkbride was planning to go back to Coronation Street, but never had the chance to do so.

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  1. "'Anne Kirkbride'". 19 January 2014. Retrieved 19 January 2014.

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