Jean Alexander

Jean Hodgkinson, known by the stage name Jean Alexander (born 24 February 1926), is a retired English television actress. She was best known to British television viewers asHilda Ogden in the soap opera Coronation Street, a role she played from 1964 until 1987, and also as Auntie Wainwright in the long-running sitcom Last of the Summer Wine from 1988 to 2010. For her role in Coronation Street she received a 1987 BAFTA TV Awardnomination for Best Actress. She retired from acting in 2012. She has lived for many years in Southport, Merseyside.

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Where the Heart Is (1997)
Starring as Kathleen Beresford (3 episodes)
Noel's House Party (1991)
Guest starring as Jean Alexander
Big Break (1991)
Guest starring as Jean Alexander
Cluedo (1990)
Guest starring as Marjory Hunt
Blankety Blank (1979)
Guest starring as Jean Alexander
  • Episode 12x08: Show 8 (Dec 7, 1989)
Last of the Summer Wine (1973)
Starring as Auntie
Coronation Street (1960)
Starring as Hilda Ogden (4 episodes)