Coronation Street Star Duggie Brown Dies At The Age Of 82

Famous English comedian and actor, Duggie Brown, who starred on Coronation Street, passed away at the age of 82. Tommy Cannon, 84, a fellow comedian, who also performed stand-up, announced that his pal had passed.

Duggie made his most recent appearance on the soap opera earlier this year as Ted Spear, who was killed in a hit-and-run. He previously acted in Coronation Street in three other roles that were unrelated to one another.

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Tommy announced the sad incident in a statement on Twitter, “Really sad to hear about the passing of Duggie Brown. Rest in peace pal, what a funny funny man- thinking of all your friends and family.”

Duggie Brown

Duggie had been in the entertainment industry as a comedian back in the 70s before debuting in the soap opera years later.

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Duggie Brown was able to establish for himself a successful acting career that led him to play the role of a milkman in Ken Loach’s 1969 classic Kes.