Elizabeth Dawn

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Elizabeth Dawn

MBE
Vera Duckworth 2.jpg
Elizabeth Dawn, also known as Vera Duckworth in Coronation Street
Born
Sylvia Butterfield

(1939-11-08)8 November 1939
Died25 September 2017 (aged 77)
Cause of deathEmphysema
NationalityBritish
OccupationActress
Years active1972–2015
Known forVera Duckworth on Coronation Street (1974, 1976–2008, 2010)
Spouse(s)Walter Bradley (1957–1959)
Donald Ibbertson (1965–2017)
ChildrenGraham (b. 1958)
Elizabeth (b. 1965)
Ann-Marie (b. 1966)
Julie (b. 1968)
AwardsBritish Soap Award for Best Onscreen Partnership
2001 Coronation Street (with William Tarmey)
British Soap Award for Lifetime Achievement
2008 Coronation Street

Elizabeth "Liz" Dawn MBE (8 November 1939 – 25 September 2017) was an English actress. She was best known for her role as Vera Duckworth in the long-running British soap opera Coronation Street.[1]

Dawn was awarded an MBE in October 2000 for her services to charity and for having helped raise hundreds of thousands of pounds for hospitals in the Manchester and Leeds areas.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. BBC Profile URL accessed:2007-11-12
  2. BBC News - Street star receives MBE. URL accessed 2007-05-25.

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