Anne Reid

Born May 28, 1935

Anne Reid, MBE is a BAFTA Award-nominated English film and television actress from Newcastle upon Tyne, best known for her roles as Valerie Tatlock in Coronation Street and Jean in Dinnerladies. Reid was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2010 Birthday Honours.… Read More

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1935 Birth Born on May 28, 1935.


1961 26 Years Old Reid joined the cast, initially for two months, starting in August 1961 and leaving in October.
1962 27 Years Old She returned to the programme to marry Ken on 1 August 1962 in a wedding watched by 15.8 million viewers. … Read More


1968 33 Years Old In 1968, Reid played one of the most difficult parts in Coronation Street, when Val was held hostage by a rapist. … Read More
1970 35 Years Old In November 1970, Reid announced she was leaving Coronation Street as she was then pregnant with her son. … Read More
1971 36 Years Old On 3 February 1971, the character's funeral was shown and 18.92 million people watched. … Read More


1989 54 Years Old She also made an appearance in the Doctor Who serial The Curse of Fenric which was broadcast in October 1989.


2003 - 2007 4 More Events
2008 73 Years Old 1 More Event
In February 2008, Reid appeared as the mother of Monica Gallagher, Joan, who was suffering from Alzheimer's in the Channel 4 drama Shameless.
2009 74 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2009 Reid appeared in the television series Agatha Christie's Marple in the episode Nemesis.
2010 75 Years Old 1 More Event
…  She was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2010 Birthday Honours. … Read More
2011 - 2012 2 More Events
2013 78 Years Old 1 More Event
Reid was nominated for the 2013 British Academy Television Award for Best Actress for this performance.
2014 79 Years Old In 2014, she guest-starred in "Sardines", the first episode of BBC anthology series Inside No. 9. … Read More
2015 80 Years Old 1 More Event
On 26 January 2015, Reid played Madame Armfeldt in a special concert version of A Little Night Music, at the Palace Theatre, London, to celebrate 40 years since the musical premiered in the West End.
2016 81 Years Old In July and August 2016, Reid appeared at the Minerva Theatre, Chichester alongside James Bolam in a new play, Fracked! … Read More
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