Shirley Stelfox

Shirley Stelfox

74 (passed away Dec. 7th, 2015)
Apr. 11th, 1941
Born in
Dukinfield, Cheshire, England, UK

Shirley Stelfox's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Inspector Morse (UK) TV Show
Inspector Morse (UK)
Emmerdale (UK) TV Show
Emmerdale (UK)
Lucy Sullivan is Getting Married (UK) TV Show
Lucy Sullivan is Getting Married (UK)
Bloomin' Marvellous (UK) TV Show
Bloomin' Marvellous (UK)
Kinvig (UK) TV Show
Kinvig (UK)
Coogan's Run (UK) TV Show
Coogan's Run (UK)
Knights of God (UK) TV Show
Knights of God (UK)
Bootle Saddles (UK) TV Show
Bootle Saddles (UK)
Get Back (UK) TV Show
Get Back (UK)
Making Out (UK) TV Show
Making Out (UK)
S.W.A.L.K. (UK) TV Show
S.W.A.L.K. (UK)

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

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Shirley Rosemary Stelfox was an English actress, best known for her portrayal of the character Edna Birch, moralising busybody in a Yorkshire village in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale.

She was the first Rose in Keeping Up Appearances and also starred in The Bill, Coronation Street and Crossroads. Her film credits included a role opposite John Hurt in the movie adaptation of George Orwell's novel 1984, and alongside Julie Walters in Personal Services. She also had a successful career in the theatre, with her stage work including Not Now, Darling, Toad Of Toad Hall and Cavalcade at the Chichester Festival Theatre.

Shirley Stelfox died in Nottinghamshire, UK, four weeks after being diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer.


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