Gabrielle Blunt

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Gabrielle Blunt
Born(1919-01-08)8 January 1919
Died10 June 2014(2014-06-10) (aged 95)
OccupationActress
Years active1940s–2001
Spouse(s)Julian Bond (1955–1972; div) Tony Thawnton (1941–1950; div)

Gabrielle Hilda Blunt (8 January 1919 – 10 June 2014)[2] was a British actress.

Blunt's first significant role was as Catriona Macroon in the film Whisky Galore![3] and she played the same role in the 1958 follow-up Rockets Galore. Blunt also appeared as Mrs. Bulstrode in the Wilt (film), a 1989 adaptation of Tom Sharpe's novel.[2] She became best known for her roles in British sitcoms, appearing over the years in Happy Ever After, Shine on Harvey Moon, Roll Over Beethoven (TV series), One Foot in the Grave, Drop the Dead Donkey The Fast Show, Harry Enfield's Television Programme and Paul Merton: The Series and The Thin Blue Line.[4]

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  1. "Index entry". FreeBMD. ONS. Retrieved 27 June 2015.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Lentz III, Harris M. (2015). Obituaries in the Performing Arts, 2014. McFarland & Co. p. 40. ISBN 978-0786476664.
  3. "Whisky Galore! (1949)". Retrieved 2017-10-15.
  4. Quinn, Michael (5 September 2014)."Obituary: Gabrielle Blunt". The Stage. Retrieved 27 June 2015.

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