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Wendy Richard (I) (1943–2009)


Wendy Richard was born on July 20, 1943 in Middlesbrough, Cleveland, England as Wendy Emerton. She was an actress, known for Are You Being Served? (1972), Are You Being Served? (1977) and Gumshoe (1971). She was married to John Burns, Paul Glorney, Will Thorpe and Len Black. She died on February 26, 2009 in Marylebone, London, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Are You Being Served? Miss Brahms
(1972-1985)
Are You Being Served? Miss Brahms
(1977)
Gumshoe Anne Scott
(1971)
Carry on Girls Ida Downs
(1973)

Filmography

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 2008 Here Comes the Queen (TV Series)
Lillian Wills
- Episode #1.0 (2008) ... Lillian Wills
 2008 Agatha Christie's Marple (TV Series)
Mrs Crump
- A Pocket Full of Rye (2008) ... Mrs Crump
 2008 Benidorm (TV Series)
Sylvia
- Episode #2.5 (2008) ... Sylvia (as Wendy Richard MBE)
 2007 Arena (TV Series documentary)
Listeners' Comments
- The Archers (2007) ... Listeners' Comments (voice)
 1985-2006 EastEnders (TV Series)
Pauline / Pauline Fowler
- Episode dated 27 December 2006 (2006) ... Pauline (voice, uncredited)
- Christmas Day 2006: Part 2 (2006) ... Pauline
- Christmas Day 2006: Part 1 (2006) ... Pauline
- Episode dated 24 December 2006 (2006) ... Pauline
- Episode dated 22 December 2006 (2006) ... Pauline
 1993 Doctor Who: Dimensions in Time (TV Short)
Pauline Fowler
 1992-1993 Are You Being Served? Again! (TV Series)
Miss Brahms
- The Darts Match (1993) ... Miss Brahms
- The Mongolians (1993) ... Miss Brahms
- A Mummified Cat (1993) ... Miss Brahms
- Mr. Slocombe (1993) ... Miss Brahms
- The Cricket Match (1993) ... Miss Brahms
 1985 Function Room (TV Mini-Series)
- Nurses Do (1985)
 1972-1985 Are You Being Served? (TV Series)
Miss Brahms
- The Pop Star (1985) ... Miss Brahms
- Friends and Neighbours (1985) ... Miss Brahms
- The Night Club (1985) ... Miss Brahms
- Gambling Fever (1985) ... Miss Brahms
- The Hold Up (1985) ... Miss Brahms
 1983 West Country Tales (TV Series)
Mother
- With Love, Belinda (1983) ... Mother
 1982 Legal, Decent, Honest and Truthful (TV Series)
June
- Episode 1 (1982) ... June
 1979 Spooner's Patch (TV Series)
Girl
- The Morning After (1979) ... Girl
 1979 The Little and Large Show (TV Series)
 1978 Whodunnit? (TV Series)
Phyllis Collier
- A Safe Way to Die (1978) ... Phyllis Collier
 1977 Are You Being Served?
Miss Brahms
 1976 Seaside Special (TV Series)
Miss Brahms
- The Ken Dodd Blackpool Centenary Show (1976) ... Miss Brahms
 1975 Naughty Girls
Girls' voices (voice, uncredited)
 1975 Hogg's Back (TV Series)
Pearl
- Episode #1.13 (1975) ... Pearl
- Episode #1.12 (1975) ... Pearl
- Episode #1.11 (1975) ... Pearl
- Episode #1.10 (1975) ... Pearl
- Episode #1.9 (1975) ... Pearl
 1975 The Dick Emery Show (TV Series)
Flirtatious Lady
- Episode #14.6 (1975) ... Flirtatious Lady
 1975 Not on Your Nellie (TV Series)
Doris
- Feeling the Draught (1975) ... Doris
- The Lady with the Lamp (1975) ... Doris
- Do Unto Others (1975) ... Doris
- Requiem for a Heavyweight (1975) ... Doris
- High Society (1975) ... Doris
 1973 Carry on Girls
Ida Downs
 1970-1973 Dad's Army (TV Series)
Shirley / Edith Parish
- My British Buddy (1973) ... Shirley
- The King Was in His Counting House (1972) ... Shirley
- Mum's Army (1970) ... Edith Parish
- The Two and a Half Feathers (1970) ... Edith Parish
 1973 Bowler (TV Series)
Greta
- Members Only (1973) ... Greta
 1973 Z Cars (TV Series)
Maureen Parker
- Big Jake (1973) ... Maureen Parker
 1973 The Fenn Street Gang (TV Series)
Myrna
- Is That a Proposal, Eric? (1973) ... Myrna
 1972 Bless This House
Carol
 1972 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Miss Brahms
- Are You Being Served? (1972) ... Miss Brahms
 1972 Carry On Matron
Miss Willing
 1972 Both Ends Meet (TV Series)
Maudie
- Fancy Meeting You Here (1972) ... Maudie
- Come Fly with Me (1972) ... Maudie
- The Spring Collection (1972) ... Maudie
- Party Piece (1972) ... Maudie
- The Lamp Still Burns (1972) ... Maudie
 1971 Gumshoe
Anne Scott
 1971 On the Buses (TV Series)
Elsie
- The Busmen's Ball (1971) ... Elsie
 1971 Please Sir! (TV Series)
Rita
- The Pruning of the Hedges (1971) ... Rita
 1971 On the Buses
Housewife (as Wendy Richards)
 1962-1971 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Barbara Walker / Jean Davis
- Nightmare Hours (1971) ... Barbara Walker
- The Outlaws (1962) ... Jean Davis
 1970 Carry on Again Christmas (TV Movie)
Kate
 1970 No Blade of Grass
Clara
 1970 Up Pompeii! (TV Series)
Soppia
- The Ides of March (1970) ... Soppia
 1967-1969 The Newcomers (TV Series)
Joyce Harker
- Episode #1.430 (1969) ... Joyce Harker
- Episode #1.429 (1969) ... Joyce Harker
- Episode #1.428 (1969) ... Joyce Harker
- Episode #1.427 (1969) ... Joyce Harker
- Episode #1.426 (1969) ... Joyce Harker
 1967 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Delphine
- The Voices in the Park (1967) ... Delphine
 1967 Turn Out the Lights (TV Series)
Veronica Woods
- A Big Hand for a Little Lady (1967) ... Veronica Woods
 1966 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Sandra
- The Making of Jericho (1966) ... Sandra
 1963-1966 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Betty / Girl in Night Club / Miss Bufton
- Plays of Married Life #1: A Catching Complaint (1966) ... Girl in Night Club (uncredited)
- London Wall (1963) ... Miss Bufton
 1966 Weavers Green (TV Series)
Jean
- Episode #1.31 (1966) ... Jean
 1966 Pardon the Expression (TV Series)
Girl with Dog
- Rustle of Spring (1966) ... Girl with Dog
 1966 Hugh and I (TV Series)
Norma Crispin
- Tooting Footlights (1966) ... Norma Crispin
- Huntin', Shootin' and Fishin' (1966) ... Norma Crispin
- Costume Piece (1966) ... Norma Crispin
- The Gas Man Cometh (1966) ... Norma Crispin
 1966 Carnaby, M.D.
Nurse with False Eyelashes (uncredited)
 1964-1965 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Janet / Linda Hooper / Smiler
- Hi-Jack (1965) ... Janet
- The Hunted and the Hunters (1965) ... Linda Hooper
- An Eye for an Eye (1964) ... Smiler
 1965 Help!
Unknown (scene cut) (uncredited)
 1965 The Likely Lads (TV Series)
Lynn
- Last of the Big Spenders (1965) ... Lynn
 1965 Londoners (TV Series)
Patsy
- Joe Nobody (1965) ... Patsy
 1965 The Sullavan Brothers (TV Series)
Renee
- Put Them Away for Keeps (1965) ... Renee
 1965 The Hollywood Palace (TV Series)
Dancing Extra, Captain Spaulding Scene
- Episode #2.28 (1965) ... Dancing Extra, Captain Spaulding Scene (uncredited)
 1964-1965 Six (TV Series)
The Girl
- Don't I Look Like a Lord's Son? (1964) ... The Girl
 1964 Don't I Look Like a Lord's Son? (TV Movie)
The Girl
 1964 Secret Agent (TV Series)
Sue
- Don't Nail Him Yet (1964) ... Sue
 1964 HMS Paradise (TV Series)
Genevieve
 1963 The Contact
Joyce
 1963 First Night (TV Series)
Carol
- The One Night of the Year (1963) ... Carol
 1963 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Ida Green
- The Holly Road Rig (1963) ... Ida Green
 1963 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Brunette factory girl
- The Wedding Dress (1963) ... Brunette factory girl
 1962 Harpers West One (TV Series)
Susan Sullivan
- Episode #2.14 (1962) ... Susan Sullivan
- Episode #2.13 (1962) ... Susan Sullivan
- Episode #2.7 (1962) ... Susan Sullivan
- Episode #2.6 (1962) ... Susan Sullivan
 1962 The Arthur Haynes Show (TV Series)
Ida
- Episode #11.3 (1962) ... Ida
 1961 Saturday Spectacular (TV Series)
Girl
- Sammy Meets the Girls (1961) ... Girl
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage comedy has included: "No Sex Please, We're British" and "Let's Go Camping". She has also toured with the Noël Coward's "Blithe Spirit". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 9 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Wendy Richard M.B.E. | Wendy Richard MBE | Wendy Richards

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

On receiving her M.B.E., Wendy said "This means a lot to me because I'm a royalist and one for tradition - I would hate to see our traditions disappear...I can't very well wear an MBE medal on Pauline's Overall." See more »

Trivia:

Her EastEnders (1985) character Pauline Fowler became the 1st woman on the soap opera to give birth. Pauline had a son Martin (played by James Alexandrou), born on 30 July 1985. See more »

Trademark:

Her Cockney accent

Star Sign:

Cancer

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