Barbara Young (born 9th February 1936 in Brighouse) has played four roles in Coronation Street;

She also had a recurring role in the first season of the Street spin-off Pardon the Expression, as Pam Plummer in 1965.

With an acting CV dating back to the early 1960s, credits include roles in Bootsy and Snudge, Emergency-Ward 10, Armchair Thriller, Dr. Kildare, Nearest and Dearest, Crown Court, Hazell, Dempsey and Makepiece, Lovejoy, Casualty, Cracker, The Bill, Family Affairs, Midsomer Murders, Doctors, Last of the Summer Wine, Holby City and Hollyoaks.