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Jean Alexander

  • Feb 24, 1926 - Oct 14, 2016 (age 90)
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2016
Jean Alexander
PersonalOctober 2016

Jean Alexander

Jean Alexander passed away.
2006
To the sea again
MovieAug 26, 2006

To the sea again

When Annie is told she hasn't long to live, her son Maurice and …
When Annie is told she hasn't long to live, her son Maurice and grandson Jack have different views on what would be best for her.Maurice and girlfriend Eleanor want to pay for the best health care, while Jack just wants her to have one last trip to the seaside.With help from his friends Pod and Scruff Jack comes up with a plan to take Annie to the sea again. What happens next is an emotional journey for all involved.
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2004
The Paul O'Grady Show
TV ShowOct 11, 2004

The Paul O'Grady Show

The Paul O'Grady Show is a …
The Paul O'Grady Show is a British comedy chat show presented by comedian Paul O'Grady, first shown on 11 October 2004. The programme is a teatime chat show consisting of a mixture of celebrity guests, comic stunts, musical performances, and occasionally viewer competitions.
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2003
The Afternoon Play
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TV ShowJan 27, 2003

The Afternoon Play

The Afternoon Play is a British television anthology series, …
The Afternoon Play is a British television anthology series, which consists of standalone contemporary dramas first shown during the daytime on BBC One. The first episode, entitled "Turkish Delight", aired on 27 January 2003. Since, a total of twenty-five episodes have been broadcast across five series. The last episode was broadcast on 26 January 2007. The series was nominated for a BAFTA award in 2005 for Best New Director for an episode directed by the actress Sarah Lancashire. As of 2009, the series has been replaced in the schedules by fellow anthology series Moving On, which follows a very similar format.
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2000
Coronation Street: Secrets
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TV ShowDec 2, 2000

Coronation Street: Secrets

This series pays tribute to …
This series pays tribute to some of the most popular storylines and reveals some of the backstage secrets from ITV1's long-running soap, Coronation Street.
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1999
Hooves of Fire (1999)
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Hooves of Fire (1999)

Hooves of Fire is one of …
Hooves of Fire is one of three animated BBC Christmas comedy television specials, filmed using stop motion techniques, and presented in aid of Comic Relief.
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1998
Women of Coronation Street
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MovieOct 26, 1998

Women of Coronation Street

All about the most …
All about the most memorable female characters from Britain's premier soap opera, "Coronation Street".
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1997
Where the Heart Is
TV ShowApr 6, 1997

Where the Heart Is

Where the Heart Is is a British television family drama …
Where the Heart Is is a British television family drama series set in the Yorkshire town of Skelthwaite. First shown in 1997, it was created by Ashley Pharoah and Vicky Featherstone and focuses on the professional and personal lives of the district nurses who work in the town. The original leads were Sarah Lancashire and Pam Ferris, who played sisters-in-law and colleagues at the Skelthwaite Health Centre. Both actresses had left the series by 2000, but the format of at least two female leads continued with various actresses until the show's end. A typical episode would focus on one or two medical storylines interwoven with personal stories featuring one or both nurses.
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Adam's Family Tree
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TV ShowJan 6, 1997

Adam's Family Tree

Adam's Family Tree was a children's television comedy …
Adam's Family Tree was a children's television comedy programme that was first broadcast in January 1997 and ran until February 1999. The show was broadcast on CITV, the children's segment of ITV. The show which was filmed in Yorkshire ran for three series and 20 episodes.
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1995
Barbara
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TV ShowJul 10, 1995

Barbara

Barbara is an English sitcom starring Gwen Taylor in the …
Barbara is an English sitcom starring Gwen Taylor in the title role. A pilot was broadcast in 1995, and three series were then televised on ITV from 1999 to 2003. It was made by Central Television, and filmed at their Lenton Lane studios in Nottingham in front of a live studio audience. The majority of location scenes for the series were filmed in various suburbs of Nottingham, including Mapperley and West Bridgford, with other scenes filmed around Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. The series is regularly repeated on ITV3.
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1992
Heartbeat
TV ShowApr 10, 1992

Heartbeat

Heartbeat is an English police drama series set in 1960s …
Heartbeat is an English police drama series set in 1960s North Riding of Yorkshire based on the "Constable" series of novels written by ex-policeman Peter N Walker, under the pseudonym Nicholas Rhea, and broadcast on ITV in 18 series between 1992 and 2010. It was made by ITV Studios (formerly Yorkshire Television) at the Leeds Studios and on location. Heartbeat first aired on Friday 10 April 1992 (it was later moved to Sunday evenings). The 372nd and final episode aired on Sunday 12 September 2010.
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The Good Guys
TV ShowJan 3, 1992

The Good Guys

The Good Guys was a comedy-drama television series, …
The Good Guys was a comedy-drama television series, starting on 3 January 1992 and ended on 26 February 1993, that ran for two seasons. Produced by Havahall Pictures (season 2 only) in association with LWT for ITV, it starred Nigel Havers as Guy McFadyean and Keith Barron as Guy Lofthouse.
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1990
Cluedo
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TV ShowJul 25, 1990

Cluedo

Cluedo is a British game show based on the board game of …
Cluedo is a British game show based on the board game of the same name. Each week, a reenactment of the murder at the stately home Arlington Grange of a visiting guest was played and, through a combination of interrogating the suspects (of whom only the murderer could lie) and deduction, celebrity guests had to discover who committed the murder, which of six weapons (not usually the original six from the board game) and in which room it was committed, whilst viewers were invited to play along at home.
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1989
Scandal
MovieMar 3, 1989

Scandal

An English bon-vivant osteopath is enchanted with a young …
An English bon-vivant osteopath is enchanted with a young exotic dancer and invites her to live with him. He serves as friend and mentor, and through his contacts and parties she and her friend meet and date members of the Conservative Party. Eventually a scandal occurs when her affair with the Minister of War goes public, threatening their lifestyles and their freedom. Based on the real Profumo scandal of 1963.
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Woof!
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TV ShowFeb 18, 1989

Woof!

Woof! is a British children's television series produced by …
Woof! is a British children's television series produced by Central Independent Television about the adventures of a boy who shapeshifts into a dog. It was based on the book by Allan Ahlberg. It was directed by David Cobham with the screenplay by Richard Fegen and Andrew Norriss who novelized the second, third and fourth series as Woof! The Tale Wags On, Woof! The Tale Gets Longer and Woof! A Twist in the Tale respectively.
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1988
This Morning
TV ShowOct 3, 1988

This Morning

This Morning is a British daytime television programme that is …
This Morning is a British daytime television programme that is broadcast on ITV. The show airs live on weekdays from 10:30 am until 12:30 pm featuring news, topical items, showbiz, style and beauty, home and garden, food, health, real life and more similar features.
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Best Actress
Nomination1988

Best Actress

Nominated for "Coronation Street".
British Academy Television Award
1986
Boon
TV ShowJan 14, 1986

Boon

Boon is a British television crime drama starring Michael …
Boon is a British television crime drama starring Michael Elphick, David Daker, and later Neil Morrissey. It was created by Jim Hill and Bill Stair and filmed by Central Television for ITV. It revolved around the life of an ex-fireman called Ken Boon. Since 16 January 2017 it has been rerun on UKTV channel Drama.
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1982
Wogan
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TV ShowMay 4, 1982

Wogan

Wogan is a British television talk show which was broadcast …
Wogan is a British television talk show which was broadcast on BBC1 from 1982 until 1992, presented by Terry Wogan. The show was generally broadcast live from BBC Television Theatre in Shepherd's Bush, London until 1991. It was then broadcast from the BBC Television Centre. Some shows were pre-recorded, but broadcast unedited, 'as live'. Wogan ended its run in July 1992 (it was replaced by the soap opera Eldorado).
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1979
Blankety Blank
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TV ShowJan 18, 1979

Blankety Blank

Blankety Blank was a British comedy game show which …
Blankety Blank was a British comedy game show which ran from 18 January 1979 to 12 March 1990 on BBC One, hosted first by Terry Wogan from 1979 until 1983, then by Les Dawson from 1984 until 1990. Regular members of the celebrity panel included Kenny Everett, Lorraine Chase, Gareth Hunt, Gary Davies, Paul Daniels and Cheryl Baker.
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1978
The South Bank Show
TV ShowJan 14, 1978

The South Bank Show

The South Bank Show is a British television arts magazine …
The South Bank Show is a British television arts magazine show. It was originally produced by London Weekend Television and broadcast on ITV between 1978 and 2010. A new version of the series began on Sky Arts from 27 May 2012. Conceived, written and presented by former BBC arts broadcaster Melvyn Bragg, the show aims to bring both high art and popular culture to a mass audience.
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1972
The Intruder
TV ShowJan 2, 1972

The Intruder

The Intruder was a British drama series made by Granada …
The Intruder was a British drama series made by Granada Television for the ITV network and was broadcast on Sundays from 2 January to 20 February 1972. There were eight episodes made, all of them running 25 minutes.
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1969
All Star Comedy Carnival
MovieDec 25, 1969

All Star Comedy Carnival

All Star Comedy Carnival released.
1962
Z-Cars
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TV ShowJan 2, 1962

Z-Cars

Z-Cars or Z Cars /ˈzɛd ˌkɑːrz/ is a British television drama …
Z-Cars or Z Cars /ˈzɛd ˌkɑːrz/ is a British television drama series centred on the work of mobile uniformed police in the fictional town of Newtown, based on Kirkby, Lancashire. Produced by the BBC, it debuted in January 1962 and ran until September 1978.
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1961
Jacks and Knaves
TV ShowNov 16, 1961

Jacks and Knaves

Crime drama based on the true exploits of retired Liverpool …
Crime drama based on the true exploits of retired Liverpool CID Detective Sergeant William Prendergast who spent 28 years with the Liverpool CID. He was as tough as they come and ...
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Top Secret
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TV ShowAug 11, 1961

Top Secret

Top Secret was a British TV spy series broadcast in two …
Top Secret was a British TV spy series broadcast in two seasons on ITV in 1961-1962 which was produced by Associated-Rediffusion. It starred William Franklyn as suave secret agent Peter Dallas, over a total of 26 black-and-white episodes, each filling a 60 minutes slot. All episodes also featured Patrick Cargill as wealthy businessman Miguel Garetta, and Alan Rothwell as Dallas's nephew Mike.
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1960
Coronation Street
TV ShowDec 9, 1960

Coronation Street

Coronation Street (also known as Corrie) is a British soap …
Coronation Street (also known as Corrie) is a British soap opera created by Granada Television and shown on ITV since 9 December 1960. The programme centres on Coronation Street in Weatherfield, a fictional town based on inner-city Salford. In the show's fictional history, the street was built in 1902 and named in honour of the coronation of King Edward VII.
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1957
Emergency – Ward 10
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TV ShowFeb 19, 1957

Emergency – Ward 10

Emergency – Ward 10 is a British medical soap opera series …
Emergency – Ward 10 is a British medical soap opera series shown on ITV between 1957 and 1967. Like The Grove Family, a series shown by the BBC between 1954 and 1957, Emergency – Ward 10 is considered to be one of British television's first major soap operas.
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1926
Jean Alexander
BirthFebruary 1926

Jean Alexander

Jean Alexander was born.
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