Paul Lally (died 6th October 2017) appeared in two roles in Coronation Street: in May 1975 he played the part of Stuart Bellshaw, an oil rig driller out on the town at the Gatsby Club with his colleague Maurice Gordon. He then played the role of Dr Crawford who appeared in July and December 1980, with a return in October 1989.
He also appeared in other Granada series such as Crown Court, Send in the Girls, Strangers and Children's Ward.
Married to wife Sheila for fifty years, the couple had three sons; Duncan, Tom and James. They lived in Menston for many years and he also worked as a tour guide.