Violet Carson Net Worth

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Violet Carson Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Violet Helen Carson, OBE (1 September 1898 – 26 December 1983) was an English actress of radio and television, and a singer and pianist, who had a long and celebrated career as an actress and performer during the early days of BBC radio, and during the latter decades of her life as the matronly gossip Ena Sharples in the British television soap opera Coronation Street.

Date Of BirthSeptember 1, 1898, Ancoats, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
DiedDecember 26, 1983, Bispham, Blackpool, United Kingdom
Place Of BirthGerman Street, Ancoats, Manchester, England, UK
Height5' 6" (1.68 m)
ProfessionActress, Soundtrack, Music Department
SpouseGeorge Peploe (m. 1926)
AlbumsStars on Sunday, Until the Lights Turn Off, The 6th Extinction, Sings and Plays for You
Star SignVirgo
1Played sharp-tongued and formidable old ladies
1She has been honored by wax statues of Ena Sharples in Madame Tussauds Wax Museum in both London, England and Blackpool, England.
2She was awarded an honorary degree of Master of Arts from Manchester University in 1973 in Manchester, England.
3She was buried at Bispham Parish Church in Blackpool, England.
4After her husband's death in 1928, she lived in a bungalow in Cleveleys, Blackpool, England with her sister Nellie.
5Made her name with various BBC Radio programmes from 1935 onwards such as "Children's Hour" and "Have A Go" as a singer, pianist and actress. This said, she would wryly recall an issue of the Radio Times listings magazine where one of her programmes was once credited as "Songs At the Piano - with Violent Carson".
6'Violet Carson' is the name of a hybrid rose introduced in 1963 and named after the actress. It can be seen in V for Vendetta (2005) although in the film its name is changed to a 'Scarlett Carson', which is not a real flower. It is a yellow-blend Floribunda rose, created by crossing the 'Mme Leon Cuny' with the 'Spartan.'.
7Former pianist for silent movies
8She was awarded OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1965 Queen's Birthday Honours List for her services to drama. She was the first cast member of Coronation Street to be honored by the Queen.


Coronation Street1960-1980TV SeriesEna Sharples
An Age of Kings1960TV SeriesDuchess of York
BBC Sunday-Night Play1960TV Mini-SeriesFanny Brighouse
Saturday Playhouse1959TV SeriesEmily Baxter
Hilda Lessways1959TV SeriesAuntie Hamps
Make Yourself at Home1958TV Mini-SeriesVarious Roles
Champion Road1958TV SeriesMrs. Briggs
Television Playwright1958TV SeriesSarah Oldroyd
One Man Absent1958TV MovieMrs. Trubble
When We Are Married1957TV MovieMaria Helliwell
A Job for the Boy1957TV MovieMaggie Lomax


Coronation Street1964-1969TV Series performer - 3 episodes

Music Department

Variety on View1947TV Series music illustrator - 1 episode


This Is Your Life1971-1980TV Series documentaryHerself - Guest / Herself
Stars on Sunday1970-1972TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself
Spectrum1972TV Series documentaryHerself
The 10th Annual TV Week Logie Awards1968TV SpecialHerself

Archive Footage

The Stars of the Street: 50 Years, 50 Classic Characters2010VideoEna Sharples
The Road to Coronation Street2010TV MovieHerself (uncredited)
Stars on the Street2009TV Movie documentaryEna Sharples (uncredited)
How TV Changed Britain2008TV Series documentaryEna Sharples
40 Years on Coronation Street2000TV SpecialEna Sharples (uncredited)
The Unforgettable Richard Beckinsale2000TV Special shortEna Sharples (uncredited)
Coronation Street: Through the Keyhole1999VideoEna Sharples
Women of Coronation Street1998VideoEna Sharples

Known for movies

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