Penelope Davis (born 1920 in Headington, Oxfordshire, died 20th January 2013 in Radcliffe, Greater Manchester) appeared on Coronation Street in two roles: firstly as the unnamed Policewoman that appeared in the second episode in December 1960 (she had played the same role in the dry run of Episode 1 that was recorded the month before); and she returned to the programme as Weatherfield Town Hall committee member Miss Prowse in May 1971.

A regular actress for Granada Television, she also appeared in Shadow Squad, Knight Errant Limited, The Man in Room 17, Family at War and Crown Court.