Alexander, Jean

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Alexander, Jean Gender: F
born on 11 October 1926 at 03:00 (= 03:00 AM )
Place Liverpool, England, 53n25, 2w55
Timezone GMT h0w (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Clifford
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 17°03' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 04°48 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 10°07'


British actress noted for her performances on stage though TV was her strongest medium; recipient of the Royal Television Award for Best Performance of 1984-85. After an initial job of librarian for five years, she toured with Adelphi Guild Theatre and worked in repertory for 11 years, with her first stage appearance in "Sheppy," late July 1949. She appeared in "A View from the Bridge," 4/27/1959 and joined the cast of "Coronation Street" in February 1964. Her comedy role of Hilda Ogden made her one of the nation's best loved actresses, leaving the series 12/25/1987. From 9/20/1996 Alexander appeared in commercials.

She has not married as of 1997 and is known for intense privacy.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 27 April 1959 (Appeared in "A View from the Bridge")
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  • Work : Prize 23 May 1985 (Received the Royal Television Award for Best Performance of 1984-85)
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  • Work : End Major Project 25 December 1987 (Left TV series "Coronation Street")
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  • Work : New Job 20 September 1996 (Started appearing in commercials)
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Source Notes

Frank C. Clifford quotes a colleague, from her, British Entertainers 1997. Some reference sources incorrectly site 2/24/1926; her autobiography gives 1926 and refers to her birthday being late in the year, after summer.


  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Royal Television Award)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Comedy
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (Stage and TV)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Live Stage (Legitimate theatre)
  • Family : Relationship : Married late/never
  • Vocation : Education : Librarian (Initially)