Jean Alexander, Coronation Street's Hilda Ogden, dies aged 90
October 17th, 2016

Former Coronation Street actress Jean Alexander, who starred as Hilda Ogden in the soap for over two decades, has died aged 90. Jean Alexander, who was best known for playing Hilda Ogden in the soap but also starred in Last of the Summer Wine, passed away in hospital on Friday.

Her family had been hoping to celebrate her birthday this week, Alexander’s niece Sonia Hearld said “She was a great person and she will be missed.”

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