Sharon Duce (born 17 January 1950, Sheffield, Yorkshire) is a British actress.
Her biggest role was alongside Ray Brooks in the BBC comedy drama Big Deal (1984). She has also appeared in:
- The Royle Family
- London's Burning
- Big Deal (TV series)
- The Tomorrow People
- Coronation Street
- Doctor Who (Ghost Light).
- Moving On
- The Bill
- The Professionals
In 1992 she was reunited with Brooks to star in the BBC TV drama series Growing Pains, in which they played middle-aged foster parents.
She also guest starred for two episodes in February 1992 in ITV's BAFTA award-winning series for teenagers, Press Gang, playing Spike Thomson's mother.
Duce appeared in Coronation Street as Julie Carp's Mother, Paula Carp, but she left the soap on 22 May 2009, after revealing that Julie's Father was also Eileen Grimshaw's Father.
Famous quotes containing the word duce:
“The duce of any other rule have I to govern myself by in this affairand if I had one ... I would twist it and tear it to pieces, and throw it into the fire when I had doneAm I warm? I am, and the cause demands ita pretty story! is a man to follow rulesor rules to follow him?”
—Laurence Sterne (17131768)