Christine Hargreaves

Actor, TV Actor

1939 – 1984

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Who was Christine Hargreaves?

Christine Hargreaves was an English actress who was best known for appearing as the character Christine Hardman in the soap opera Coronation Street between 1960-1963.

Hargreaves was one of the original cast members of Coronation Street. She first appeared in episode 2 and appeared in many episodes until she left in March 1963. Her character lived at number 13 with her mother May Hardman. When May died, Hargreaves' character got depressed. Her biggest storyline in the show was in 1962 when her character had a mental breakdown and climbed on top of the factory. Ken Barlow finally persuaded her to come down. She was also known for her argument with Ena Sharples in the corner shop. She was also in Pink Floyd—The Wall, playing as Pink's mother.

Hargreaves died in August 1984 from a brain tumour at the age of 45.

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Born
Mar 22, 1939
Salford, Greater Manchester
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Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Died
Aug 12, 1984
London

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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