Corrie star Bill Tarmey dies

Former Coronation Street actor Bill Tarmey has died aged 71 in Tenerife. He played Jack Duckworth on the ITV1 soap for 31 years. The show says the cast and crew are "devastated."

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Bill Tarmey talks about walking away from Jack Duckworth

In this interview from November 2010, Bill Tarmey spoke about filming his last scenes as Jack Duckwork on Coronation Street.

He described it as "very emotional" but said "I'd rather go out with a bang than a whimper."

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