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Colette O'Neil

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Colette O'Neil
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Colette O'Neil

Born: 1937 (age: 84)


Colette O'Neil  is a Glasgow-born actress noted for her various roles on British television.

She appeared in the 1983 story Snakedance.

She was a semi-regular cast member of Coronation Street in the mid-1960s as Ruth Winter, and also made frequent guest appearances in series such as Z-Cars, Dixon of Dock Green, Adam Adamant Lives!, No Hiding Place and Softly, Softly.

She was a leading cast member in the drama series The Standard.

More recently, she has appeared in Taggart, Lovejoy, Hamish Macbeth, Heartbeat, Peak Practice, Holby City, Monarch of the Glen and Bad Girls.