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Barbara Knox


Barbara Knox was born on September 30, 1933 in Oldham, Lancashire, England as Barbara Brothwood. She is an actress, known for Coronation Street (1960), Coronation Street: A Knight's Tale (2010) and Funny You Should Say That (1972). She was previously married to John Knox and Denis Mullaney. See full bio »

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Known For

Coronation Street Rita Sullivan / Rita Fairclough / Rita Tanner / Rita Littlewood / Rita Bates
(1964-2019)
Funny You Should Say That Various characters
(1972)

Filmography

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 1964-2019 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Rita Sullivan / Rita Fairclough / Rita Tanner / ...
- Episode #1.9896 (2019) ... Rita Tanner
- Episode #1.9895 (2019) ... Rita Tanner
- Episode #1.9884 (2019) ... Rita Tanner
- Episode #1.9848 (2019) ... Rita Tanner
- Episode #1.9842 (2019) ... Rita Tanner
 2010 Coronation Street: A Knight's Tale (Video)
Rita Sullivan
 2010 Coronation Street: Tram Crash (TV Mini-Series)
Rita Sullivan
 1995 The Coronation Street Character Collection (TV Series)
Rita Sullivan
- Alec Gilroy (1995) ... Rita Sullivan
 1995 Coronation Street: The Feature Length Special (Video)
Rita Sullivan
 1972 Funny You Should Say That (TV Series)
Various characters
- Episode #1.4 (1972) ... Various characters
- Episode #1.3 (1972) ... Various characters
- Episode #1.2 (1972) ... Various characters
- Episode #1.1 (1972) ... Various characters
 1971 A Family at War (TV Series)
Nursing Sister
- The Lost Ones (1971) ... Nursing Sister (as Barbara Mullaney)
 1971 Never Mind the Quality, Feel the Width (TV Series)
Mrs. Nicholls
- A Question of Policy (1971) ... Mrs. Nicholls (as Barbara Mullaney)
 1970 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
The ward sister
- Brother and Sister (1970) ... The ward sister
 1970 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Ethel
- Don't Ring Us... We'll Ring You (1970) ... Ethel (as Barbara Mullaney)
 1969 Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Dancer (uncredited)
 1969 The Dustbinmen (TV Series)
Housewife
- The Annual Election (1969) ... Housewife (as Barbara Mullaney)
 1969 Girls About Town (TV Series)
Sylvia Liversedge
- Pilot (1969) ... Sylvia Liversedge
 1968 George and the Dragon (TV Series)
Sandra
- Gabrielle's Birthday (1968) ... Sandra (as Barbara Mullaney)
 1967 Mrs Thursday (TV Series)
Marie
- Spring Time for Hunter (1967) ... Marie (as Barbara Mulleney)
 1967 Mr. Rose (TV Series)
Suzanne Marsh
- The Tin God (1967) ... Suzanne Marsh (as Barbara Mullaney)
 1966-1967 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Nurse Fulton / Night Nurse
- There's None So Blind (1967) ... Nurse Fulton (as Barbara Mullaney)
- Beneath the Skin (1966) ... Night Nurse (as Barbara Mullaney)
 1965 The Man in Room 17 (TV Series)
Martha Ross
- Up Against a Brick Wall (1965) ... Martha Ross (as Barbara Mullaney)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Barbara Knox MBE | Barbara Mullaney | Barbara Mulleney

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on being awarded the MBE in June 2010:] It was a wonderful honor.

Trivia:

Made a one-episode appearance as Rita in Coronation Street (1960) in 1964, in which she was seen in a friendship with Philip Lowrie's character Dennis Tanner. In 2012, a year after he had returned to the show, the two characters rekindled this bond and got married. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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