Diana Davies (actress)

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Diana Davies
Born (1936-07-20) 20 July 1936 (age 80)
Manchester, Lancashire, England, UK

Diana Davies (born 20 July 1936 in Manchester, Lancashire) is an English actress, best known for playing roles in two long-running ITV soap operas; Norma Ford in Coronation Street and Caroline Bates in Emmerdale Farm between 1984 and 1999.[1]


Amongst her roles prior to becoming a regular in Emmerdale Farm, Davies portrayed three different characters in the retrospective educational drama How We Used To Live between 1969 and 1981; her characters being Mama (1969), Alice Boothroyd (1976) and Mabel Hodgkins (1981). She also appeared in the Liver Birds as Jenny.

Personal life[edit]

Davies divorced her husband, Peter, in 1979,[1] with whom she had a son, Stephen.[1] She moved to Torquay in 2004 to live with her sister, Jill Barton.[1]


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