Carry On actress Fenella Fielding dies, aged 90

CARRY On actress Fenella Fielding has died at the age of 90.

Carry On star Fenella Fielding reportedly suffered a stroke two weeks ago and died on Tuesday.

The news has been confirmed by a spokesperson for the actress.

They said: “We are very sad to announce that Fenella Fielding OBE passed away this afternoon on Tuesday September 11.

“This follows a severe stroke two weeks ago. During that time, she has been very comfortable and always looked tranquil and divine. And always wearing her eyelashes!

“Miss Fielding was an incredible talent, she will be missed tremendously”

Fenella Fielding spokesperson

“Miss Fielding was an incredible talent. That voice! A unique woman, much loved by family, friends and fans. She will be missed tremendously.”

Fielding’s career, which began in 1952, spanned seven decades.

She first starred on-stage in The Constant Lover and then went on to appear in two Carry On films.

These were Carry On Regardless (1961) and Carry On Screaming! (1966).

She was awarded an OBE in the 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Fielding was born in London, but has a Lithuanian father and a Romanian mother.

She is the younger sister of Basil Feldman, Baron Feldman – a former Conservative member of the House of Lords.

As well her a film roles, Fielding also starred on TV in The Avengers, The Prisoner and The Morecambe & Wise Show, according to her website.

Meanwhile, her stage credits include plays by Shakespeare and Henry James.

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