William Roache

Occupation: Actor

Nationality: British

Born: April 25, 1932 (83)

The actor was presented with the unique gift by Eamonn Holmes on This Morning. Ian McKellen gets Corrie birthday cobble The actress's husband will collect the Outstanding Achievement award on her behalf. Soap Awards to honour Anne Kirkbride William Roache pays an emotional tribute to late co-star Anne Kirkbride. Anne Kirkbride gets tribute at NTAs Peter Adamson reportedly told a 14-year-old Roache would "lead [her] astray". Corrie star 'warned girl about Roache' William Roache praises the "powerful and legendary" character of Jack Duckworth. Roache hails 'incredible' Bill Tarmey Corporation bosses consider brand extension for the soap and other BBC shows. BBC open to live 'EastEnders' event Piers Morgan's Twitter prediction proves incorrect. 'News For You' beats Piers Morgan Paul O'Grady will host a live Corrie stage show with stars including William Roache and Julie Goodyear. 'Coronation Street' for live musical William Roache talks about his Coronation Street fight scenes with real-life son James. Corrie's William Roache fights with real-life son Coronation Street actor William Roache backs producer Phil Collinson's work on the ITV1 soap. 'Coronation Street' William Roache defends boss Phil Collinson over ratings Simon Gregson speaks of the respect he had for Coronation Street actors Bill Roache and Johnny Briggs. Simon Gregson revered Corrie's Roache, Briggs Corrie's Ken Barlow will reportedly be left for dead after uncovering a family member's deceit. Corrie Ken Barlow 'left for dead in scam plot' A stripper will reportedly perform for Ken Barlow when she mistakenly believes she was booked for him. Corrie stripper 'to perform for Ken Barlow' James Roache admits that he used to run "riot" on the Coronation Street set while growing up. James Roache: 'I ran riot on Corrie set' Coronation Street stars turn up to auction to see their portraits go under the hammer. Corrie portraits go under the hammer The cast of Coronation Street talk about their recent losses at award ceremonies. Corrie stars address recent award losses Corrie actor William Roache reveals more details about his son James's return to the ITV soap. Corrie Roache teases son return plot James Roache is to reprise his role as James Cunningham in Coronation Street next year. James Roache to return to Corrie Former Coronation Street star Liz Dawn says that veteran actor William Roache should be knighted. Liz Dawn: 'William Roache should be Sir' Former Corrie actor Johnny Briggs says that there is not one star of the ITV soap. Johnny Briggs: 'Corrie has no one star' Coronation Street veteran William Roache records a cameo appearance on Harry Hill's upcoming album. William Roache records Harry Hill duet William Roache reveals that he came close to being axed from Coronation Street in 1964. Roache 'almost axed after three years' William Roache admits to causing the breakdown of his first marriage through cheating on his wife. Roache: 'I cheated on my first wife' Coronation Street achieves two Guinness World Records ahead of its 50th anniversary. 'Coronation Street' secures world records William Roache reveals that he was surprised at Jessie Wallace's inclusion in BBC Four's Corrie drama. Roache surprised at Corrie drama casting Deirdre Barlow will apparently cheat on Ken with male escort Lewis on Coronation Street. Deirdre to cheat on Ken in Corrie? Blanche's nearest and dearest turn out for her will reading during this week's final two screenings of Corrie. POTD: Blanche's will is read in 'Coronation Street' Ken finds himself on the other end of Deirdre's temper when he finds a letter in Blanche's belongings. POTD: Deirdre struggles with Blanche's death Peter's drinking spirals out of control at Leanne's hard hat party to celebrate the new restaurant in Corrie. POTD: Peter causes a scene in Corrie Ken Barlow dons a white beard and Santa suit on Coronation Street this Christmas. Christmas comes early at 'Coronation Street' Coronation Street veteran William Roache expresses his surprise at his character Ken's recent affair. Roache: 'I'm surprised Ken strayed this year' Stephanie Beacham hints that she may return to Coronation Street. Stephanie Beacham to return to Corrie? Coronation Street veteran William Roache reaffirms his intention to stay with the show. Corrie's Roache: 'I'll never retire' Weekend pics including Ken's big decision in Corrie, a surprise pregnancy in E'dale and Heather's letter to her baby's father in 'Enders. Ken's decision, E'dale pregnancy and Heather's letter Cast your vote in my weekly poll, which this time asks: 'Are soap returnees a good thing?' Poll: Are soap returnees a good thing? Click to vote in my fifth weekly poll, which asks whether Ken should be with Martha or Deirdre. Poll: Should Ken be with Deirdre or Martha? William Roache returns to Coronation Street filming for the first time since his wife Sara's sudden death. Roache returns to Corrie filming Weatherfield newcomer Stephanie Beacham says that she is extremely lucky to be working alongside William Roache. Stephanie Beacham: 'I am very lucky' Corrie's Ken cops an eyeful when his new 'friend' Martha hangs out her laundry. Ken and Martha spend time together in Corrie Coronation Street actor Chris Gascoyne compares his character's mentality to that of a child. Corrie's Gascoyne: 'Peter's like a child'