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Sylvia Kay

16 May 1936 to 18 January 2019

A British actress best known for her role as Daphne Warrender on John Sullivan’s sitcom Just Good Friends (1983-1986), Kay played the snobbish mother of Jan Francis’s Penny. She made her acting debut in The Adventures of Robin Hood (1957) and on the big screen she notably starred in the Australian thriller Wake In Fright (1971).

Read Sylvia Kay's Guardian obituary here.