Thelma Barlow is an English television actress and writer, known for her roles as Mavis Wilton in the long-running ITV soap opera Coronation Street and as Dolly Bellfield in the sitcom Dinnerladies.
|Born||Thelma Pigott, June 19, 1929, Middlesbrough, North Riding of Yorkshire, England|
|Known for||Role of Mavis Wilton in Coronation Street|
|Television||Coronation Street (1971–1997), Dinnerladies (1998–2000), Doctor Who (2007)|
|Spouse(s)||Graham Barlow (m. 1956–1983), divorced|
Portrayed Mavis Wilton on British soap opera Coronation Street, a role she played for 24 years.
Prior to becoming an actress, she was a secretary.
After her long-running role on Coronation Street, she played the character of Dolly Bellfield in British sitcom Dinnerladies.
She married Graham Barlow in 1956; they had two children together.
In 2005, she was nominated for Most Promising Newcomer at the British Independent Film Awards for her role in the British comedy film Mrs Henderson Presents, which starred Judi Dench.
Actresses from Yorkshire. English soap opera actresses