Fenella Fielding

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Fielding in November 2017

Fenella Fielding, OBE (17 November 1927 – 11 September 2018) was an English stage, movie and television actress. She was very popular in the 1950s and 1960s. She was known as "England's first lady of the double entendre".[1]

She was known for her husky voice. Fielding appeared in two Carry On movies, Carry On Regardless (1961) and Carry On Screaming! (1966).[2]

Fielding was born in London. Her brother is Basil Feldman, Baron Feldman, a former member of the House of Lords. Fielding also starred in the children's television series Uncle Jack from 1990-1993 as The Vixen. In 1999, Fielding starred in Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson's movie Guest House Paradiso.

In August 2018, Fielding suffered a severe stroke in London. She died a month later on 11 September 2018 at the age of 90.[3]

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  1. Chalmers, Robert (24 February 2008). "Whatever Happened to Fenella Fielding?". The Independent. London, UK. Retrieved 2 May 2010.
  2. "Fenella Fielding - Movies and Filmography - AllMovie". AllMovie. Retrieved 17 November 2017.
  3. "Obituary: Fenella Fielding". BBC News. 11 September 2018.

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