Born: October 1931 ~ Eileen Derbyshire, MBE is an English actress, best known for her role as Emily Bishop in the soap opera Coronation Street. She has played the character since making her the longest-serving female cast member in a British soap opera.
Coronation Street Maxine and Ashley and became a widower when Maxine was murdered by Richard Hillman. In April Maxine gave birth to Joshua. He went on to marry Joshua's nanny Claire Casey in Claire gave birth to Freddie in
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