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 to 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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