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Joanna Dickens

Actress

Born - 16 May 1938, Romford, Essex, UK
Died - 12 March 2011

Big, dark-haired character actress, mostly in comedy roles and fantastic at expressing outrage and indignation. Six feet tall and, in her latter days, tipping the scales at 20 stone, she began acting on stage and TV from the mid 1960s. Her film debut came in Bleak Moments (1972, as a formidable teacher), subsequent appearances including The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976), Victor/Victoria (1982), Never Say Never Again (1983), Morons from Outer Space (1985), Personal Services (1987), Willow (1988), The Rainbow Thief (1990), Just Ask for Diamond (1991), The Cold Light of Day (1996), Ladies in Lavender (2004), The Honeymooners (2005) and Exitz (2007), her last