25 June 1942 |
Bath, Somerset, England
||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.