Paula Tilbrook (born 16th January 1930) is an English actress who has played Betty Eagleton in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale from 1994 to 2015, making her the longest running female actress.

In 1977, she made an appearance as Stella Rigby in Coronation Street, and followed this by appearances as Olive Taylor-Brown in the same show in 1978 and 1980. From 1991 to 1993, she played Vivian Barford in the ITV soap opera. In 1988, she played Flo Capp in the sitcom Andy Capp.

She also appeared as dog-lover Mrs Tattersall in Open All Hours and played three roles in Last of the Summer Wine. Her other credits include Crown Court and two episodes of the BBC's Play For Today.

Her film credits include Yanks and Alan Bennett's A Private Function.

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