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Clare Kelly (25th February, 1922 - 18th February, 2001) played Edith Tatlock, mother of Valerie Barlow, on Coronation Street irregularly from 1969 to 1978. She had previously appeared as the wife of Wally Hunt in a second season episode of the Street spin-off Pardon the Expression in 1966.

Following her passing in February 2001, Anne Reid, who played her on-screen daughter Valerie Barlow, attended the funeral.

Her other credits include The Avengers, Open All Hours, Survivors, Boys from the Blackstuff, Keeping Up Appearances and Where the Heart Is.