Anna Cropper

About Anna Cropper

Who is it?: Actress
Birth Day: May 13, 1938
Birth Place:  Brierfield, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
Died On: 22 January 2007 (2007-01-23) (aged 68)\nTangmere, West Sussex, England
Birth Sign: Gemini
Other names: Anna Roache
Occupation: Actress
Years active: 1960–99
Spouse(s): William Roache (m. 1961–1974) (divorced)
Children: Linus Roache Vanya Roache

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Anna Cropper was born on May 13, 1938 in  Brierfield, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, is Actress. Anna Cropper was born on May 13, 1938 in Brierfield, Lancashire, England. She was an actress, known for Cromwell (1970), Silas Marner (1964) and The Moonstone (1972). She was married to William Roache. She died on January 22, 2007 in Tangmere, West Sussex, England.
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Cropper studied acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London. She made her television debut as Chrysalis in The Insect Play (1960), based on the 1921 play by Czech brothers Josef and Karel Čapek. She appeared in Emergency Ward 10 three times and on Coronation Street three times in 1962. She came to prominence playing a young schizophrenic in the television play In Two Minds (The Wednesday Play, BBC, 1967) by David Mercer. which won the Writers' Guild Award for the Best Television Play of 1967.


Her film roles included appearances in All Neat in Black Stockings (1968), Cromwell (1970) and Nanou (1986). In 1972 she starred in the television production of The Exorcism and in 1975 took over the lead role in the West End stage version when Actress Mary Ure died of an overdose following the play's opening night. She played Mary Hodgson, the nurse of the boys who inspired the creation of Peter Pan in the BBC docudrama The Lost Boys (1978). Other television roles included two episodes of the BBC's Play for Today, as Norah Palmer in the James MacTaggart-directed Robin Redbreast (1970), a Christmas supernatural thriller by John Bowen and Dennis Potter's play Schmoedipus (1974).


She appeared in The Jewel in the Crown (1984) and featured in Anna of the Five Towns (1985) a 4-part BBC period drama. Her last television credit is for an episode of Midsomer Murders entitled Death's Shadow (1999).


Anna died suddenly in January 2007, aged 68, at her home in Tangmere, West Sussex.


Cropper was born in Brierfield, Lancashire, the daughter of Margaret, a stage Actress and Director and Jack Cropper, a dentist. The family lived on Todmorden Road in Burnley during her early life. She was married to the Coronation Street actor william Roache in 1961. The marriage ended in divorce in 1974. They had two children, son Linus Roache and daughter Vanya. Vanya died on 2nd March, 2018 aged 50.