Coronation Street actress Anne Kirkbride has died at the age of 60.
Kirkbridge played Deidre Barlow in Coronation Street for 44 years.
William Roache, who played her on-screen husband Ken Barlow, said in a statement on Monday: "I feel Anne's loss so personally having worked closely with her for over 40 years."
Other co-stars and fellow actors also paid their tributes:
Famous for her large glasses and husky voice, Kirkbride's character Deirdre Barlow became a favourite among fans during her four decades on the show, ITV said.
Kirkbride is survived by her husband, David, her brother, John, and his family.
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