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Victoria Wood

Screenwriter, Comedian, Actress, Producer
19 May 1953 to 20 April 2016

A British actress, comedian, screenwriter and producer, Wood was renowned for her acutely observed comedy and warmth and range as a performer in the likes of Victoria Wood: As Seen on TV (1985-1987), Dinnerladies (1998-2000) and Housewife, 49 (2006). She was nominated for 13 BAFTAS, winning four, and also received a Special Award at a 2005 BAFTA Tribute event.

Read Victoria Wood's Guardian obituary here