Jean Fergusson dead aged 74 – Coronation Street and Last of the Summer Wine actress dies


ACTRESS Jean Fergusson, best known for her role as Marina in the Last of the Summer Wine, has died aged 74.

The Brit television and theatre star also became famed for her role as Dorothy Hoyle in Coronation Street.

Jean Fergusson, centre, died aged 74
Jean Fergusson, centre, died aged 74

Allo Allo actress Vicki Michelle paid tribute to Fergusson, writing: “Shocked & saddened to hear Jean Fergusson has passed Lovely lady, fabulous actress.

“Saw her Sunday at #SuPollard’s birthday, said she wasn’t feeling well. @benstockbiz and I planned to take her out next week.

“Can’t believe she’s gone.”

It is unclear how Fergusson died.

It comes after fellow Last of the Summer Wine actress Juliette Kaplan died just last month.

Kaplan played Pearl, the wife of Howard – a character who had a secret romance with Fergusson’s role.


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