Sunday 22 September 2019

Carry On actress Dame June Whitfield has died aged 93

Dame June Whitfield Credit: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire
Dame June Whitfield Credit: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Craig Simpson

Veteran comic actress Dame June Whitfield has died aged 93, her agent has confirmed.

The star enjoyed a career stretching back to the 1940s, including roles in the Carry On films and the long-running sitcom Terry And June.

She was made a dame in the 2017 Birthday Honours for her services to drama and entertainment in a career spanning eight decades.

Dame June's agent said she "passed away peacefully last night".

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