1 Biographical Movie |
1 Print Biography |
2 Portrayals |
2 Interviews |
3 Articles |
5' 5" (1.65 m)
Did You Know?
[In reference to the Dinner Party scene in Carry On... Up the Khyber
(1968)] "It was three horrendous days, there were people dropping sacks of muck from the ceiling. It was a nightmare but it was still terrific fun." (1998)
She entered hospital in November 2000. However complications of a routine operation caused her to slip into a coma. Her lifelong friend Norah Holland
has spoken of the doctors' amazement at her strength and courage throughout her final illness. Ten minutes before Joan died, Norah spoke to her gently about Kenny (Kenneth Williams
, Hattie (Hattie Jacques
), and their time on the 'Carry On...' films....
The First Lady of Carry On