Patricia Brake

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Patricia Brake
Born (1942-06-25) 25 June 1942 (age 72)[1]
Bath, Somerset, England
Years active 1960 – present

Patricia Ann Brake (born 25 June 1942 in Bath, Somerset) is an English actress.

Her first television role was in Emergency Ward 10. After that she appeared in various TV roles including as Julie Pinfield in The Ugliest Girl in Town (1968–69), a short-lived sitcom made for the American ABC network. Later she played Ingrid Fletcher, the daughter of Norman Stanley Fletcher, in the BBC sitcom Porridge, and its sequel Going Straight. Her few film appearances include My Lover My Son (1970), and The Optimists of Nine Elms (1973) starring Peter Sellers.

She subsequently appeared in many TV sitcoms and dramas (including 2point4 children and Eldorado). Since 2005, she has appeared occasionally in Coronation Street playing Danny Baldwin's mother, Viv.

Television roles[edit]

Year Title Role
1960 Emergency Ward 10 Nell Ritchie
1961 Home Tonight Dot Sutton
1963 No Hiding Place Cathy Kennedy
1963 Lorna Doone Gwenny Carfax
1965 Love Story Yvonne
1966 This Man Craig Joyce Marino
1967 Inheritance Susie Morcer
1968 to 1969 The Ugliest Girl in Town Julie Renfield
1974 to 1975 Second Time Around Vicki
1974 to 1977 Porridge Ingrid Fletcher
1978 Going Straight Ingrid Fletcher
1978 to 1979 The Glums Eth
1980 Keep It in the Family Ann
1985 to 1986 Troubles and Strife Cherry
1988 Singles Di
1992 to 1993 Eldorado Gwen Lockhead
1998 Midsomer Murders: Beyond the Grave Anne Quarritch
2003 Life Beyond the Box: Norman Stanley Fletcher Ingrid Godber
2005 to 2006 Coronation Street Viv Baldwin
2012 Doctors Patti Sylvester
2014 Midsomer Murders - Let Us Prey Stella Spencer


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