Coronation Street actor Peter Armitage actor dies aged 78

Last Updated: Dec 06 2018 15:24

TV- Actor Peter Armitage who played Bill Webster on television show Coronation Street has died at the age of 78. The cause of death has not been revealed.

Armitage’s Coronation Street co-star Charlie Lawson announced his death on Twitter.

"It's with great sadness, that I've to tell you my great old friend Pete Armitage has died. RIP mate," he wrote.

Actors Simon Gregson and Jane Danson also paid tributes to Peter.

Mr Armitage also starred in 1988 TV series Jack the Ripper and the 1995 series Hearts and Minds.

He is survived by his two children.