Anne Kirkbride



Anne Kirkbride (21 June 1954 – 19 January 2015 - (aged 60)) was an English actress, known for her long-running role as Deirdre Barlow in the ITV soap Coronation Street, which she played for 42 years from 1972 to 2014. For this role, she posthumously received the Outstanding Achievement Award at the 2015 British Soap Awards.