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25-03-06, 17:31
Former Coronation Street actress Lynne Perrie, who played Ivy Tilsley, has died at the age of 75. Perrie, who played the factory worker in the top-rated ITV1 soap from 1979 until 1994, died on Friday night after suffering a stroke.

Street co-star Liz Dawn, who plays Vera Duckworth, said Perrie was "always full of life and great fun to work with". A Granada Television spokeswoman said Perrie's character would be "remembered for years to come".

A statement released on behalf of Perrie's brother, actor Duggie Brown, said she died with her husband and son at her bedside. The statement said: "Derek and Stephen were with her and she died peacefully."



25-03-06, 17:47
omg that is so sad! :( At least she has gone to a better place. Rest in peace sweetheart :hug:

25-03-06, 17:48
Rest in peace my love! :hug:

BTW: The picture is ultimately sad to look at for me. :(