Barbara Knox

Barbara Knox

Birthday1933-09-30
AgeShe is 84 years old
Birth Sign Libra (sept. 23 - oct. 22)
GenderFemale
Her Profession
Barbara Knox's Child
She has 1 Child. Name is Maxine Ashcroft.
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known other names for Barbara Knox
Who is Barbara Knox?
Barbara Knox MBE, is a British actress, best known for playing Rita Tanner in the television soap opera Coronation Street. She appeared for one episode as Rita in 1964, before becoming a regular cast member from 1972 onwards. Knox made her professional stage debut in the early 1950s in Oldham Rep and had a small role as a dancer in the remake of Goodbye Mr. Chips. For her part in perhaps her best remembered storyline in Coronation Street, involving the Alan Bradley character, she won the 1989 TV Times Award for Best Actress. In 2006, she won the British Soap Award for Best On-Screen Partnership with Malcolm Hebden, having previously received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2004 ceremony. She was made an MBE in the 2010 Queen's Birthday Honours.
Receives Awards
  • The British Soap Award for Best Onscreen Partnership - Malcolm Hebden
  • The British Soap Award for Outstanding Achievement - 2004 British Soap Awards