Dame June Whitfield dies, The London-conceived actress was a regular normal fixture on TV and also was on radio for 6 decades, featuring in Carry On movies.
She showed up in EastEnders as Sister Ruth at the age of 89, a nun with a mysterious secret about Kat Moon.
She was made a dame at the age of 92.
Dame June Whitfield dies at the age of 93.
On Friday night, She died with peace (peacefully) – her agent said.
Tributes to her long and successful career in comedy are being made on Twitter.
Tribute to her long , effective and successful vocation in parody, comedy are being made on Twitter.
Julia Sawalha, who played her strait-bound granddaughter, said that Dame June Whitfield has been an ” extraordinary wellspring of motivation”.
Thank you #damejunewhitfield,for teaching me my craft with such grace and dignity.I always wanted you to know how in awe of you I was, however, you were always far too humble to accept my https://t.co/2wc2G3bQ0G were a great source of inspiration to me. Bye-bye Gran.🙏🏻💕— Julia Sawalha (@JuliaSawalha1) December 29, 2018
Fellow Ab Fab performer Joanna Lumley revealed(told) to ITV news she was “crushed to lose such a dear companion” – who might “dependably have a most unique place in my heart”.
She said, she will always remember “her sensational ability, generosity
Impressionist Rory Bremner called Whitfield the “go-to comedy actress for three generations”.
Rory Bremner also participated and said that Dame June Whitfield the ” go-to comedy performer for 3 generations”
RIP June Whitfield- go-to comedy actress for 3 generations, from 60s radio to 70s, 80s, even 90s TV. Always graceful & elegant with a real comic glint in her eye & (absolutely) fabulous timing.— Rory Bremner (@rorybremner) December 29, 2018
Jon Plowman ( TV producer ) tweeted :
Very sad at the news of the death of the wonderful June Whitfield . There was no-one with more warmth or a better ability to just “place” a line ,always an act of utter precision. Hit after hit! Take it from Here Terry and June Absolutely Fabulous over seven decade. A great loss— JON PLOWMAN (@bimpsonbun1) December 29, 2018
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