Olive Pendleton appeared in Coronation Street in five roles:
- A Lady Customer in the Kabin in April 1976
- Mrs. Beswick in August 1982
- Tea dance participant Mrs Prendergast in March 1987
- Mrs Foster in December 1989
- Golf player Norma Bradbury in August 1993
Her long list of credits includes parts in Crown Court, How We Used to Live, Flambards, Juliet Bravo, Last of the Summer Wine, Brass, First Among Equals, All Creatures Great and Small, A Touch of Frost, Prime Suspect 3, Dalziel and Pascoe, City Central, Cold Feet, At Home with the Braithwaites and Emmerdale.