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Lois Baxter

Last updated 09 January 2020

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Lois Baxter

Born: Saturday 26th April 1947 (age: 73)


Lois Baxter is a British actress, best known for playing Marie Stanton in Coronation Street from 1976 to 1977, and Lady Caroline in the period drama When the Boat Comes In.

Other appearances include: The Black StuffSpyder's WebWithin These WallsHadleighZ-CarsDoctor Who (in the serial The Androids of Tara), Dickens of LondonAll Creatures Great and SmallBergeracDempsey & MakepeaceHolby City and The Bill. She has guest-starred in the audio dramas Sapphire and Steel: Cruel ImmortalityCircular Time and The Adolescence of Time.

Baxter was born in Bridgwater, Somerset, the daughter of Dr John Baxter and Christine D Baxter (née Arkens). The family later moved to Worthen in Shropshire where John was a General Practitioner for many years. Lois attended Shrewsbury High School from 1951-1959 when she left for boarding school.