Diana Davies (actress)

Diana Davies (born 20 July 1936 in Manchester, Lancashire) is an English actress, best known for playing roles in two long-running ITV soap operas; Norma Ford in Coronation Street and Caroline Bates in Emmerdale Farm between 1984 and 1999.[1]

Diana Davies
Born (1936-07-20) 20 July 1936 (age 85)


Amongst her roles prior to becoming a regular in Emmerdale Farm, Davies portrayed three different characters in the retrospective educational drama How We Used To Live between 1969 and 1981; her characters being Mama (1969), Alice Boothroyd (1976) and Mabel Hodgkins (1981). She also appeared in The Liver Birds as Jenny.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

Davies divorced her husband, Peter, in 1979,[1] with whom she had a son.[1] She moved to Torquay in 2004 to live with her sister.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Why Streetwise Diana is back on the boards" ThisIsSouthDevon.co.uk
  2. ^ "The Liver Birds Series 3, Episode 9 - St Valentine's Day - British Comedy Guide".

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