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Patricia Brake

25 June 1942 to 28 May 2022

A British actress, who was a regular face on British television from the 1960s onwards, having made her debut in the soap Home Tonight (1961). Over the years, Brake appeared in several other soaps, including Emergency Ward 10 (1965), Emmerdale Farm (1975), Eldorado (1992-1993), Doctors (2003-2012), EastEnders (2004) and Coronation Street (2005-2006). She also featured in such comedy shows as The Ugliest Girl in Town (1968-1969), Porridge (1974-1977), Going Straight (1978), The Two Ronnies (1982-1986) and Troubles and Strife (1985-1986). Her final screen appearance was in crime drama Manhunt (2021).

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