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Fanny Carby (1925–2002)

Fanny Carby was born on February 2, 1925 in Sutton, Surrey, England. She is known for her work on The Elephant Man (1980), A Day in the Death of Joe Egg (1972) and Mrs Dalloway (1997). She died on September 20, 2002 in London, England. See full bio »
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 1998 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Aunty Ida
- Forbidden Fruit (1998) ... Aunty Ida
 1997 Mrs Dalloway
Singer
 1996 The Legacy of Reginald Perrin (TV Series)
Pensioner
- Episode #1.3 (1996) ... Pensioner
 1995 Goodnight Sweetheart (TV Series)
Old Woman
- Don't Fence Me In (1995) ... Old Woman
 1994 Birds of a Feather (TV Series)
Woman In Café
- Appreciation Society (1994) ... Woman In Café
 1994 Middlemarch (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Kell
- Episode #1.6 (1994) ... Mrs. Kell
- Episode #1.4 (1994) ... Mrs. Kell
- Episode #1.3 (1994) ... Mrs. Kell
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... Mrs. Kell
 1993-1994 The Bill (TV Series)
Mrs. Bennet / Mrs. Naylor
- Double Vision (1994) ... Mrs. Bennet
- Missionary Work (1993) ... Mrs. Naylor
 1992 A Likely Lad (TV Mini-Series)
Sarah Barnes
- Episode #1.5 (1992) ... Sarah Barnes
 1987-1990 In Sickness and in Health (TV Series)
the Barmaid / Barmaid / The Merry Widow
- Episode #5.5 (1990) ... the Barmaid
- Episode #4.4 (1989) ... Barmaid
- Episode #3.5 (1987) ... The Merry Widow
 1989 Bert Rigby, You're a Fool
Aunt Aggie
 1989 William Tell (TV Series)
Grania
- The Touch (1989) ... Grania
 1988 Indiscreet (TV Movie)
Smitty
 1965-1988 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Amy Burton / Mary Hornigold
- Episode #1.2806 (1988) ... Amy Burton
- Episode #1.2805 (1988) ... Amy Burton
- Episode #1.2798 (1988) ... Amy Burton
- Episode #1.2797 (1988) ... Amy Burton
- Episode #1.2796 (1988) ... Amy Burton
 1987 Drummonds (TV Series)
Alice
- Decisions, Decisions (1987) ... Alice
 1986 The Little Match Girl (TV Movie)
Washerwoman
 1986 Room at the Bottom (TV Series)
Mrs. Hughes
- Winter Schedule (1986) ... Mrs. Hughes
 1986 David Copperfield (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Crupp
- Episode #1.8 (1986) ... Mrs. Crupp
- Episode #1.7 (1986) ... Mrs. Crupp
- Episode #1.6 (1986) ... Mrs. Crupp
 1986 Biggles: Adventures in Time
Cleaning Lady
 1986 Dead Man's Folly (TV Movie)
2nd Woman (uncredited)
 1985 Florence Nightingale (TV Movie)
Thin Lady
 1984 Mitch (TV Series)
Neighbour
- Postman's Knock (1984) ... Neighbour
 1984 Bottle Boys (TV Series)
Mrs. Armstrong
- Here Comes the Groom (1984) ... Mrs. Armstrong
 1984 Juliet Bravo (TV Series)
Pansy
 1984 Hammer House of Mystery and Suspense (TV Series)
Mrs. Kimble
- A Distant Scream (1984) ... Mrs. Kimble
 1984 Cockles (TV Series)
Madame Rosa
 1983 Sex, Lies and Renaissance
Old Wench (uncredited)
 1983 The Crystal Cube (TV Movie)
Gareth's Mother, Mrs. 0001
 1982 Nanny (TV Series)
Miss Tredgett
- Fathers (1982) ... Miss Tredgett
 1981 Private Schulz (TV Series)
Publican's Wife
- Episode #1.3 (1981) ... Publican's Wife
 1981 Loophole
Cleaning Lady
 1980 Forgive Our Foolish Ways (TV Series)
Cook
- Episode #1.4 (1980) ... Cook
- Episode #1.3 (1980) ... Cook
- Episode #1.2 (1980) ... Cook
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... Cook
 1980 The Elephant Man
Mrs. Kendal's Dresser
 1980 The History of Mr. Polly (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Larkins
- Episode #1.3 (1980) ... Mrs. Larkins
- Episode #1.2 (1980) ... Mrs. Larkins
 1979 How's Your Father? (TV Series)
Vera Blacker
- Wedding Bells (1979) ... Vera Blacker
- Who Wants to Move? (1979) ... Vera Blacker
- Harry Gets Out More (1979) ... Vera Blacker
- The Dress, the Shirt and the Mower (1979) ... Vera Blacker
- Trouble with Shirley (1979) ... Vera Blacker
 1978 The Sweeney (TV Series)
Dot Plummer
- Messenger of the Gods (1978) ... Dot Plummer
 1978 Let's Get Laid
Lady in Phone Booth
 1976-1978 Angels (TV Series)
Rosie Betts / Housemother
- Present Imperfect (1978) ... Rosie Betts
- A Woman of Poverty (1976) ... Housemother
 1978 Sykes (TV Series)
Sister
- Football Match (1978) ... Sister
 1977 The Galton & Simpson Playhouse (TV Series)
Linda
- Naught for Thy Comfort (1977) ... Linda
 1975 Late Call (TV Mini-Series)
Lorna Milton
- Episode #1.4 (1975) ... Lorna Milton
- Episode #1.3 (1975) ... Lorna Milton
- Episode #1.2 (1975) ... Lorna Milton
 1974 The Last Turkey in the Shop Show (TV Short)
Various characters
 1974 Love Thy Neighbour (TV Series)
Mrs. Lloyd
- Episode #4.4 (1974) ... Mrs. Lloyd
 1973 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
 1972 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs Davis
- Just in Time for Christmas (1972) ... Mrs Davis
 1958-1972 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Ivy / Cissy the landlady / The bride / ...
- A Fluid Arrangement (1972) ... Ivy
- The Cruel Kind (1963) ... Cissy the landlady
- Night Stop (1962) ... The bride
- The Web of Lace (1958) ... Julia
 1972 Milligan in... (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Milligan in Winter (1972) ... Various Characters
 1972 Both Ends Meet (TV Series)
Hilda Rogers
- Fancy Meeting You Here (1972) ... Hilda Rogers
- Come Fly with Me (1972) ... Hilda Rogers
- The Spring Collection (1972) ... Hilda Rogers
- Party Piece (1972) ... Hilda Rogers
- The Lamp Still Burns (1972) ... Hilda Rogers
 1972 The Trouble with 2B
Miss Greenleaf
 1971 The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #1.8 (1971) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.4 (1971) ... Various Characters
 1971 The Fenn Street Gang (TV Series)
Mrs. Stringer
- All Mod Cons (1971) ... Mrs. Stringer
 1971 On the Buses (TV Series)
Gladys
- Canteen Trouble (1971) ... Gladys
 1971 The Flaxton Boys (TV Series)
Mrs. Brough-Ridlington
- 1928: A Fete Worse Than... (1971) ... Mrs. Brough-Ridlington
 1971 From a Bird's Eye View (TV Series)
Gloria
- Millie's Moveable Feast (1971) ... Gloria
 1970 Junket 89
Mrs. Trowser-Legge
 1970 I Start Counting
Undetermined role (uncredited)
 1962-1970 Z Cars (TV Series)
Mollie Richards / Mrs. Armitage / Madge Mercer / ...
- Have You Seen Davie Richards?: Part 2 (1970) ... Mollie Richards
- Have You Seen Davie Richards?: Part 1 (1970) ... Mollie Richards
- In Need of Care: Part 1 (1969) ... Madge Mercer
- Who Was That Lady?: Part 2 (1968) ... Mrs. Armitage
- Who Was That Lady?: Part 1 (1968) ... Mrs. Armitage
 1970 Oh in Colour (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #1.6 (1970) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.4 (1970) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.2 (1970) ... Various Characters
 1970 Nearest and Dearest (TV Series)
Marlene Fitton
- A Young Man's Fancy (1970) ... Marlene Fitton
 1965-1970 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Mrs. Bates / Ivy Pickett / Liz Kelly / ...
- The Season of the Witch (1970) ... Mrs. Bates
- The Portsmouth Defence (1966) ... Ivy Pickett
- The Coming Out Party (1965) ... Liz Kelly
- The End of Arthur's Marriage (1965) ... Connie
 1970 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Lilly Dolly
- The Jugg Brothers (1970) ... Lilly Dolly
 1970 One Brief Summer
Mrs. Shaw
 1955-1969 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Mrs. Crombie / Mrs. Childs / Mrs. Tysack / ...
- Reluctant Witness (1969) ... Mrs. Childs
- Fire, Sleet and Candlelight (1966) ... Mrs. Tysack
- The Old Couple (1963) ... Rita
- The Cruel Streak (1962) ... Mrs. Crombie
- A Special Kind of Jones (1962) ... Mrs. Crombie
 1969 The World of Beachcomber (TV Series)
- Episode #2.6 (1969)
 1969 Q9 (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #1.4 (1969) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.3 (1969) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.2 (1969) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.1 (1969) ... Various Characters
 1969 Oh! What a Lovely War
Mill Girl
 1969 Her Majesty's Pleasure (TV Series)
Matron
- This Can't Be Love (1969) ... Matron
 1968 The Root of All Evil? (TV Series)
Iris Butters
- Of Course We Trust You Arnold (1968) ... Iris Butters
 1968 Journey to the Unknown (TV Series)
Housekeeper
- The Indian Spirit Guide (1968) ... Housekeeper (uncredited)
 1967 Mrs Thursday (TV Series)
Agnes Blakey
- We Bid You All Goodbye (1967) ... Agnes Blakey
- Everything in Concert (1967) ... Agnes Blakey
- When in Malaga (1967) ... Agnes Blakey
 1967 Red, White and Zero
Supporter
 1967 How I Won the War
Mrs. Clapper
 1967 Adam Adamant Lives! (TV Series)
Dolly
- Conspiracy of Death (1967) ... Dolly
 1966 The Family Way
Mrs. Stone
 1966 Out of the Unknown (TV Series)
Miss. Mitkin
- Tunnel Under the World (1966) ... Miss. Mitkin
 1965-1966 Pardon the Expression (TV Series)
Fiona McBride / Mrs. Field
- Rustle of Spring (1966) ... Fiona McBride
- The Little Boy Lost (1965) ... Mrs. Field
 1966 The Idol
Barmaid
 1964 Crossroads (TV Series)
Rene Haines
 1963 What a Crazy World
Dolly
 1963 Sparrows Can't Sing
Lil
 1962 Maigret (TV Series)
 1962 It's a Living (TV Series)
Bertha
- Sorry Partner (1962) ... Bertha
- Stock That Clock (1962) ... Bertha
- Plain Brain (1962) ... Bertha
- Mugs Away (1962) ... Bertha
- It's a Living (1962) ... Bertha
 1962 Some People
Johnnie's Mother
 1962 The Traitors
 1962 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Wall
- The Share Out (1962) ... Mrs. Wall
 1962 The Share Out
Mrs. Wall
 1961 The Kitchen
Winnie
 1961 The Never Never Murder (Short)
Mrs. Phipps
 1959 Love and Mr Lewisham (TV Series)
Girl student
- Part 5 (1959) ... Girl student
- Part 3 (1959) ... Girl student
- Part 2 (1959) ... Girl student
 1952-1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Prostitute / Woman of Troy / Party guest / ...
- A Sleeping Clergyman (1959) ... Prostitute
- Television World Theatre: Women of Troy (1958) ... Woman of Troy
- The Makepeace Story #3: Family Business (1955) ... Party guest
- The Cathedral (1952) ... Agnes
- Black Limelight (1952) ... Gwen
 1957 Nathaniel Titlark (TV Series)
Sally, barmaid
- O Woodman, Spare That Tree (1957) ... Sally, barmaid
 1957 The Secret Place
Woman with Pram (uncredited)
 1956 The Crime of the Century (TV Series)
Waitress
- Major Trump (1956) ... Waitress
 1956 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
- Homecoming (1956)
 1956 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Nurse
- One (1956) ... Nurse
 1956 Blonde Bait
Brooker (uncredited)
 1956 Women Without Men
Brooker (uncredited)
 1956 Theatre Royal (TV Series)
Woman Neighbour
- Just Off Piccadilly (1956) ... Woman Neighbour
 1956 Tears for Simon
Nanny in the Park (uncredited)
 1955 Othello (TV Movie)
 1954 The Detective
French Prostitute in Police Van (uncredited)
 1954 Man with a Million
Nursemaid at Belgrave Square (uncredited)
 1953 Meet Mr. Lucifer
Lady in Street (uncredited)
 1952 The Pickwick Papers (TV Series)
Mary
- The Fourth Paper (1952) ... Mary
 1952 Operation Diplomat (TV Series)
Mrs. Dobson
- Under Suspicion (1952) ... Mrs. Dobson
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Orignal cast member of Orignal UK Production of Oh What A Lovely War!

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Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Trivia:

One of the founder members of Joan Littlewood's Theatre Workshop Group. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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