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Christine Hargreaves
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Hargreaves in An American Werewolf in London (1981)
Born (1939-03-22)22 March 1939
Salford, Lancashire, England
Died 12 August 1984(1984-08-12) (aged 45)
London, England
Occupation Actress

Christine Hargreaves (22 March 1939 – 12 August 1984), born in Salford, Lancashire, was an English actress who was best known for appearing as the character Christine Hardman in the soap opera Coronation Street between 1960-63. She first appeared in episode 2 and appeared in many episodes until she left in March 1963.

Hargreaves was one of the original cast members of Coronation Street. She also appeared in Pink Floyd—The Wall as Pink's mother. She was notable for her role as a single mother in The Spongers (1978), from BBC's Play For Today series, and she appeared in the police drama Juliet Bravo several times playing different characters.

Christine had a daughter, Rosie Weeks Hargreaves, born in Hampstead, London in December 1974. Her father is bass guitarist Willie Weeks.

Death

Hargreaves died in August 1984 from a brain haemmorhage at the age of 45, in London, England.

Filmography

  • Strictly for the Birds (1963)
  • The Reckoning (1969)
  • The Hireling (1973)
  • It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet (1975)
  • An American Werewolf in London (1981)
  • Pink Floyd—The Wall (1982)

Juliet Bravo, episode "Breaching the Peace" (1982)

  • Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)
  • Nineteen Nineteen (1985)
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