From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Elizabeth Bradley (20 May 1922 - 29 October 2000) was an English actress, perhaps most famous for playing battle-axe Maud Grimes in the fictional soap Coronation Street.
Bradley was born Joan Abraham in Hampstead, London, and took her mother's maiden name as her stage surname. She started acting professionally at the age of 23. She married actor Garth Adams in 1950, and was so until his death in 1977 - they had three children.
Bradley's most famous role was as Maud Grimes in Coronation Street in old age, from 1993-1999. She filmed 476 episodes during this time. She has also made appearances in The Bill, Casualty, Bad Girls and The Sweeney.
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