Josephine Tewson: “Keeping Up Appearances Actress” Dead aged 91.

Star of British sitcom television Josephine Tewson has passed away peacefully, aged 91 years.

Ms Tewson, English stage and television character actress, best-known for her roles as ‘Hyacinth Bucket’s‘ nervy neighbour, in Roy Clarke’s “Keeping Up Appearances”Miss Lucinda Davenport in “Last of the Summer Wine”, and Samantha Johnstone in “Midsomer Murders”, sadly passed away on Thursday night last at Denville Hall, latter a retirement home for actors, situated at Northwood, London, UK.

Born in Hampstead, London on February 26th 1931; her father, William, was a professional musician and played the double bass in the BBC Symphony Orchestra. Her mother, Kate (née Morley, born 1908), was a nurse, the daughter of Haydn Morley who captained Sheffield Wednesday in the 1890 FA Cup Final. Following grammar school, Ms Tewson studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, from which she graduated in 1952.

Ms Tewson was married to actor Leonard Rossiter from 1958 until their divorce in 1961. She later married Henry Newman in 1972, latter who sadly died in 1980.

In ár gcroíthe go deo.


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