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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has tweeted a tribute to Liz Dawn on social media.
The Coronation Street actress, who played Vera Duckworth in the soap for more than three decades, died last night aged 77.
Leeds-born Coronation Street actress Liz Dawn, who played Vera Duckworth in the soap, has died, her family has said.
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Stars of Coronation Street are due to join the family of Liz Dawn at her funeral in Salford Cathedral today.
Coronation Street actor Michael Le Vell has paid tribute to Liz Dawn, describing her as the "matriarch" of the soap for youngsters.