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Dame June Whitfield DBE

11 November 1925 to 28 December 2018

A British actress who became a household name starring in the radio sitcom Take It From Here (1953-1960), Whitfield quickly became a fixture of British comedy. She was best known for starring opposite Terry Scott in Happy Ever After (1974-1978) and Terry and June (1979-1987), and for playing brilliantly against type in Absolutely Fabulous (1992-2012).

Read Dame June Whitfield's Guardian obituary here.