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Rentaghost actress dies

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Molly Weir, the Scottish actress best known for playing Hazel McWitch in the children’s television series Rentaghost and the title role in Supergran, has died at the age of 94. Born in Glasgow, she entered the entertainment profession through amateur dramatics, subsequently appearing on television, radio and film, as well writing several books. In the latter part of her career, she also became a popular public speaker and newspaper columnist.

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