Emmerdale actress Shirley Stelfox dies aged 74
8 December 2015
From the section Entertainment & Arts
Stelfox’s also starred in Common As Muck and Making Out
Emmerdale actress Shirley Stelfox has died following a short illness.
The 74-year-old was best known for her role as Edna Birch in the ITV soap, which she played for the last 15 years.
In a statement, her agent said she had been diagnosed with cancer and passed away on Monday.
ITV executive producer, John Whiston paid tribute, saying: “The family here at Emmerdale are deeply saddened by Shirley’s passing, it is hard to imagine Emmerdale without her.”
He added: “We offer our condolences …read more
Source:: BBC Entertainment