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English actress (1931–2022)
Josephine Tewson is ...
|Born||26 February 1931 in Hampstead|
|Died||18 August 2022 in Northwood|
|Age||91 years, 6 months|
|Sex or gender||female|
|Country of citizenship||United Kingdom|
|Occupation||stage actor and film actor|
|Educated at||Royal Academy of Dramatic Art|
About Josephine Tewson
Josephine Tewson, the beloved English actress, passed away on August 22, 2022, at the age of 91. She was best known for her roles in popular British sitcoms, including "Keeping Up Appearances" and "Last of the Summer Wine."
Born on February 26, 1931, in Hampstead, London, Tewson began her acting career in the 1950s. She appeared in various stage productions before transitioning to television in the 1960s. Her breakthrough role came in the 1970s when she played Elizabeth, the long-suffering wife of a henpecked husband, in the sitcom "The Two Ronnies."
However, it was her role as Hyacinth Bucket's neighbor, Elizabeth Warden, in the hit sitcom "Keeping Up Appearances" that made Tewson a household name. Her portrayal of the timid and put-upon Elizabeth was a perfect foil to Patricia Routledge's overbearing Hyacinth.
Tewson's career spanned over six decades, and she continued to work well into her 80s. Her last on-screen appearance was in the 2017 film "Finding Your Feet."
Off-screen, Tewson was known for her warm and friendly personality. She was a patron of various charities, including the British Red Cross and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution.
Tewson's death was mourned by fans and colleagues alike. "Keeping Up Appearances" co-star Clive Swift described her as "a wonderful actress and a lovely person." Actress and comedian Miranda Hart tweeted, "So sad to hear of the passing of the wonderful Josephine Tewson. A brilliant actress and a joy to watch."
Josephine Tewson's legacy as a talented actress and beloved personality will continue to live on through her work and the memories of those who knew and loved her.
- "Josephine Tewson, star of Keeping Up Appearances, dies aged 91." The Guardian, 23 Aug. 2022, www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2022/aug/23/josephine-tewson-star-of-keeping-up-appearances-dies-aged-91.
- "Josephine Tewson obituary." The Times, 24 Aug. 2022, www.thetimes.co.uk/article/josephine-tewson-obituary-6l
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British medical drama television series
British soap opera
Last of the Summer Wine
British soap opera
British television detective drama series, aired on ITV since 1997, based on books by Caroline Graham
Keeping Up Appearances
British television series
The Two Ronnies
British television show
British television drama series
UK TV series
Terry and June
The Dick Emery Show
The Frost Report
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