Liz Smith (actress)

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Liz Smith
Betty Gleadle

(1921-12-11)11 December 1921
Died24 December 2016(2016-12-24) (aged 95)
Years active1970–2010
Spouse(s)Jack Thomas (1945-1959; divorced); 2 children

Liz Smith MBE (11 December 1921[1] – 24 December 2016) was an English actress. She is best known for her roles as Annie Brandon in I Didn't Know You Cared, Bette and Aunt Belle in 2point4 children, as Norma Speakman in the BBC comedy The Royle Family, and as her role as Letitia Cropley in The Vicar of Dibley (1994–96).

Smith was born Betty Gleadle in the Crosby area of Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire on 11 December 1921.[1] She was married to Jack Thomas from 1945 until they divorced in 1959. They had two children. She died on Christmas Eve 2016 in Worthing, West Sussex, aged 95.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Liz Smith gets MBE Archived 2013-05-05 at, This Is Scunthorpe, 14 July 2009.

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