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Mark Eden

Last updated 01 January 2021


Mark Eden (1928-2021)
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Mark Eden

Born: Tuesday 14th February 1928
Died: Friday 1st January 2021 (age: 92)

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Mark Eden was a British actor.

Born in London, Eden appeared in repertory theatre in England and Wales and at the Royal Court Theatre. 

His many television and film roles included the Doctor Who serial Marco Polo (1964) in which he played Marco Polo. 

He played Number 100 in The Prisoner in 1967, and Inspector Parker in the TV adaptations of several Lord Peter Wimsey stories in the 1970s. He also had a long running role in Coronation Street (1986-1989) in which he played Alan Bradley. His exit from this role was famously being knocked down by a Blackpool tram. At the location there is now a tram stop which recalls this scene.



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  • BBC News: Coronation Street actor Mark Eden dies aged 92
  • The Guardian: Former Coronation Street actor Mark Eden dies aged 92
  • Daily Mirror: Mark Eden dead: Coronation Street actor dieFs at 92 after Alzheimer’s battle
  • Daily Mail: Mark Eden dead at 92: Coronation Street icon passes away peacefully in hospital after Alzheimer's battle
  • Metro: Coronation Street’s Alan Bradley star Mark Eden dies aged 92
  • Express: Mark Eden dead: Coronation Street star dies aged 92 after battle with Alzheimer's
  • The Sun: CORRIE STAR DEAD Mark Eden dead – Coronation Street actor who played Alan Bradley dies at 92 after Alzheimer’s battle
  • Evening Standard: Coronation Street actor Mark Eden dies at 92 after Alzheimer’s battle