Barbara Knox

Barbara Knox

British actress
Barbara Knox, MBE is an English actress, best known for her long-running portrayal of Rita Tanner in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street.Wikipedia
BornSeptember 30, 1933
HometownOldham, England
Height5'3" (1.60m)
SpouseJohn Knox, Denis Mullaney
ChildrenMaxine Ashcroft

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Corrie star Barbara Knox banned for drink-driving

Barbara Knox, who plays Rita Tanner in Coronation Street, leaves Crewe Magistrates' Court after being banned from behind the wheel for a year when she admitted drink-driving.