Jean Alexander

Jean Alexander (born 24 February 1926) is a BAFTA Nominated English television actress. She is best known to British television viewers as Hilda Ogden on the soap opera Coronation Street, a role she played from 1964–1987 and also as Auntie Wainwright on the longest running sitcom Last of the Summer Wine from 1988 to 2010. She has now retired from acting and resides in Southport, Merseyside.