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People we lost in 2016

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Jean Alexander (Oct. 11, 1926 - Oct. 14, 2016)

Former Coronation Street actress Jean Alexander has died aged 90. Alexander, who played the much-loved character Hilda Ogden between 1964 and 1987, died in hospital three days after her 90th birthday. She had been admitted to Southport hospital for tests but was discharged after a couple of days and allowed to return to her nursing home, her niece Sonia Hearld, 64, said.

(Source: Press Association)

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