Lex van Delden (21st June 1947 - 6th October 2010) was a Dutch actor who appeared in Coronation Street in January 1981 as Dirk van der Stek, a friend of Ray Langton’s and a short-term love interest of his ex-wife Deirdre.

The actor had a long list of credits to his name by the time of his death in 2010, the vast majority of them in his home country but, fluent in English, German and French, he also appeared on British television in Auf Weidersehen, Pet, Lovejoy, The Ruth Rendell Mysteries and internationally in The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles. He also appeared in the film A Bridge Too Far.

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