Liz Dawn Coronation Street star has died

by | Sep 27, 2017 | Celebrity, Manchester, News, TV |

Liz Dawn the Coronation Street icon has died aged 77, it was confirmed yesterday morning.

The actress, who played Vera Duckworth on the soap for more than three decades, passed away last night according to ITV.

“It is with the greatest sadness that we have learned our beloved Liz Dawn passed away last night,” Corrie producers said.

The cause of her death has not been confirmed, however she had been suffering from lung condition emphysema since 2007.

She had recently been admitted to hospital for two weeks with breathing problems but had returned home where she was said to be recovering. Liz made her last appearance on Coronation Street in January 2008, when Vera Duckworth died in her sleep. It was the end of a 34 year role and goodbye to one of the street’s best-known characters.

Tributes have been flooding in from friends family and co-workers, you can read more here

Source  – Manchester Evening News

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Liz Dawn and Bill Tarmey

Actor Bill Tarmey (Jack Duckworth) is welcomed back to Granada TV’s “Coronation Street” by his ever loving screen wife Liz Dawn (Vera Duckworth). Bill has been absent from the soap for some months having undergone major heart surgery. 6th July 1987.

Bill Tarmey and Liz Dawn in remarry scene Las Vegas 1997

Bill Tarmey and Liz Dawn in remarry scene Las Vegas 1997
Bill and Liz who play Jack Duckworth and Vera Duckworth have their marriage blessed at Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas for the filming of Coronation Street Video.

Liz Dawn and William Bill Tarmey actors Coronation Street

Liz Dawn and William Bill Tarmey actors Coronation Street Jack and Vera Duckworth.