Chris Canavan (6th June 1928 - 21st February 2013) played five credited roles on Coronation Street:

Aside from these speaking roles, Chris had the longest career of anyone as an extra on the programme with appearances from 1962 onwards in hundreds of episodes.

His other credits included The Wednesday Play, Shabby Tiger, Crown Court, How's Your Father?, Nightingale's Boys, The Nearly Man and Red Letter Day.