Coronation Street actor Roy Barraclough passes away aged 81



Richard Spillett for live24news

10: 48 BST, 1 June 2017

10: 57 BST, 1 June 2017

Former Coronation Street professional Roy Barraclough died today older 81 after a short disease, his agent said.

Roy was seen within the soap for 22 many years, playing Alex Gilroy, the homeowner from the Rovers Return.

He still left the show in 1998 plus was awarded an MBE for solutions to drama and to charitable organisation in the 2006 New Yrs Honours list.

Actor Roy Barraclough, pictured after receiving an MBE in 2006, has died aged 81

Actor Roy Barraclough, pictured after getting an MBE in 2006, offers died

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