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Jean Mavis Hodgkinson[1] , known by the stage name Jean Alexander (11 October 1926-14 October 2016), was a English television actress. She was known for her roles as Hilda Ogden in the soap opera Coronation Street from 1964 to 1987 and as Auntie Wainwright in Last of the Summer Wine from 1988 to 2010, she died on 14 October 2016, aged 90.[2][3][4]

Jean Alexander
Born
Jean Mavis Hodgkinson

(1926-10-11)11 October 1926
Toxteth, Liverpool, England
Died14 October 2016(2016-10-14) (aged 90)
OccupationActress
Years active1949–2010
TelevisionCoronation Street
Last of the Summer Wine

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  1. "findmypast.co.uk". findmypast.co.uk. Retrieved 16 October 2016.
  2. Brown, Andrew (15 October 2016). "Jean Alexander - local people reveal why she was so loved in Southport". southportvisiter.co.uk. Retrieved 16 October 2016.
  3. Byrne, Paul. "Jean Alexander dead aged 90: Coronation Street's Hilda Ogden dies in hospital three days after birthday". Mirror.co.uk. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
  4. "Coronation Street star Jean Alexander dies". BBC News. 14 October 2016. Retrieved 14 October 2016.

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