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June Whitfield


Born - 11 November 1925, Streatham, London, England
Died - 28 December 2018

Small, chirpy, dark-haired, multi-talented comedy star. An actress and dancer from 1944, she enjoyed her first great success in the hit radio show Take It from Here from 1953 and, much later, as the eccentric mother in the TV comedy series Absolutely Fabulous, working with many of Britain's biggest comedy stars in between. While usually supplying comic cameos, she had a starring role in the long-running TV series Terry and June in the 1980s. Films include Quiet Weekend (1946), The 20 Questions Murder Mystery (1949), Carry On Nurse (1959), The Spy With a Cold Nose (1966), The Undertakers (1969), Carry On Abroad (1972), Carry On Girls (1973), Not Now, Comrade (1976), Carry On Columbus (1993), Jude (1996), The Last of the Blonde Bombshells (2000), Innocent (2009), Run for Your Wife (2012) and Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie (2016), her last. The actress Suzy Aitchison is her daughter.