Jean Alexander, best known as Hilda Ogden from Coronation Street has died
The British actress passed away at the age of 90.
Jean Alexander has died today in Southport in the UK.
The actress, known to many for playing the iconic role of Hilda Ogden for 23 years on long-running soap, Coronation Street, has died, 3 days after her 90th birthday.
According to The Mirror, the octogenarian was taken to hospital on Tuesday after feeling unwell before passing today, the 14th October.
People took to Twitter to remember the hilarious actress who was one of the cornerstones of Coronation Street.
— Gemma Webb (@gemmaw700) October 14, 2016
Sad news about Jean Alexander, such a great actress & brilliant as Hilda Ogden
— Angela Perrett (@AngelaPerrett) October 14, 2016
— Dan Wootton (@danwootton) October 14, 2016
— Cosy (@CosyFT) October 14, 2016
The magnificent Jean Alexander. My favourite episode of Coronation Street ever, was Hilda singing "Wish Me Luck..." #womanstanleywoman
— Antony Cotton (@antonycotton) October 14, 2016
RIP Jean Alexander AKA Hilda Ogden, best curlers to live on Coronation Street. She and Stan were working class gold https://t.co/whSa26QpM4
— Kevin Maguire (@Kevin_Maguire) October 14, 2016