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William Roache
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Born in Ilkeston, Derbyshire
Born on 25th of April 1932

Born 1932 - English actor.

Well known for the role of Ken Barlow in the long-running soap opera Coronation Street. He appeared in the first episode in 1960 and is the only remaining member of the original cast.

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