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Lynda Bellingham


Born - 31 May 1948, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Died - 19 October 2014

Full-faced, curvaceous, dark-haired British actress. At first in decorative roles, she later revealed a warmer and wider range, especially after her appearances as the 'OXO Mum' in TV commercials. Born Meredith Lee Hughes, she was adopted by an English couple as a young child, and acting on TV from 1970. Films include Confessions of a Driving Instructor (1976), Stand Up Virgin Soldiers (1977), Riding High (1981), The Scarlet Tunic (1997), Don't Go Breaking My Heart (1999), Bodywork (2001), Devil's Gate (2003) and the shorts Rug (2005), Jam (2009) and Too Close for Comfort (2012), her last. Three times married, she died from colorectal cancer.