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A list of all Coronation Street characters who were seen in the show on a regular basis when it began in 1960. Sorted by departure date, with most recent first. As of 2008, William Roache is the only original cast member still in the series.

Although Arthur Lowe left the series in 1965, he continued in the role of Leonard Swindley in spin-off Pardon the Expression.

Of the original cast, only William Roache, Alan Rothwell, Philip Lowrie, Daphne Oxenford, Ernst Walder, Anne Cunningham and Doreen Keogh are still alive, and of those, only Alan Rothwell's character (David Barlow) has been killed off in the show.


Character Actor When they left
Ken Barlow William Roache Still in the show
Albert Tatlock Jack Howarth 1984
Elsie Tanner Patricia Phoenix 1984
Annie Walker Doris Speed 1983
Ena Sharples Violet Carson 1980
Minnie Caldwell Margot Bryant 1976
Lucille Hewitt Jennifer Moss 1974
Jack Walker Arthur Leslie 1970
David Barlow Alan Rothwell 1968
Dennis Tanner Philip Lowrie 1968
Leonard Swindley Arthur Lowe 1965
Florrie Lindley Betty Alberge 1965
Concepta Riley Doreen Keogh 1964 (recurring until 1975)
Harry Hewitt Ivan Beavis 1964 (recurring until 1967)
Frank Barlow Frank Pemberton 1964 (recurring until 1971)
Martha Longhurst Lynne Carol 1964
Christine Hardman Christine Hargreaves 1963
Esther Hayes Daphne Oxenford 1962 (recurring until 1972)
Linda Cheveski Anne Cunningham 1961 (recurring until 1984)
Ivan Cheveski Ernst Walder 1961 (recurring until 1967)
Ida Barlow Noel Dyson 1961

See also

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