Wing (third from left) in April 2007
|Born||Anna Eva Lydia Catherine Wing
October 30, 1914
Hackney, East London,
|Died||July 7, 2013
Hackney, East London, United Kingdom
|Cause of death||Natural Causes|
|Years active||1938–2009, 2012|
(m. 1944–1947, divorced)
(?-1998, his death)
Early life[change | change source]
Career[change | change source]
Wing is best known for playing the Lou Beale on EastEnders from the show's beginning in February 1985, until the character was killed off in July 1988.
In May 2005 Wing attended the British Soap Awards, where she presented June Brown with a lifetime achievement award for Brown's portrayal of Dot Branning in EastEnders. In 2005, Wing was part of the cast of the short movie Ex Memoria. She played Grandma in the 2007 movie Son of Rambow.
Later career[change | change source]
In 2009, when Wing was 94, she worked on a short movie called Numbers Up. The same year Wing was named Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2009 Birthday Honours for her services to drama and charity.
Personal life[change | change source]
Death[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- "Queen's birthday Honours list: Order of the British Empire, Member (MBE)". Guardian.co.uk. 12 June 2009. http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2009/jun/13/queens-birthday-honours-list. Retrieved 2 January 2013.
- "Anna Wing Bio Biography". TV Rage. http://www.tvrage.com/person/id-45866/Anna+Wing. Retrieved 2 January 2013.
- Anna Wing dies
- London Gazette: , 13 June 2009.
- "Anna Wing, EastEnders' Lou Beale, dies aged 98". BBC News. 11 July 2013. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-23268512. Retrieved 11 July 2013.