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Sandi Toksvig

Sandi Toksvig was born on May 3, 1958 in Copenhagen, Denmark as Sandra Birgitte Toksvig. She is an actress and writer, known for No 73 (1982), Motormouth (1988) and What the Dickens? (2008). See full bio »
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 2013 Call the Midwife (TV Series)
Sister Gibbs
- Christmas Special (2013) ... Sister Gibbs
 2013 Up the Women (TV Series)
Emmeline Pankhurst
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... Emmeline Pankhurst
 2012 1001 Things You Should Know (TV Series)
 2009 Kingdom (TV Series)
- Episode #3.2 (2009) ... Geraldine
 2000 Police Dog Academy (TV Series)
 1992 The Big One (TV Series)
Deddie Tolbert
- Foul Play (1992) ... Deddie Tolbert
- Father Apart (1992) ... Deddie Tolbert
- Blockhead (1992) ... Deddie Tolbert
- Past Tense (1992) ... Deddie Tolbert
- Award in Your Ear (1992) ... Deddie Tolbert
 1990 Screen One (TV Series)
Woman in Job Centre
- Sweet Nothing (1990) ... Woman in Job Centre
 1988 Paris by Night
 1982-1986 No 73 (TV Series)
Ethel Davis / Various / Bathos / ...
- Mechanics (1986) ... Ethel Davis
- Dramatics (1986) ... Ethel Davis
- Hot Pot (1986) ... Ethel Davis
- Who Dunnit (1986) ... Ethel Davis
 1985 TX (TV Series)
Ethel Davis
- Episode #1.16 (1985) ... Ethel Davis
 1985 Happy Families (TV Series)
Joyce Nightstick
- Roxanne (1985) ... Joyce Nightstick
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On BBC Radio 4, she has contributed to shows like "Breakaway" (a holiday programme), "The News Quiz", "Excess Baggage" (a holiday programme), "Just a Minute", "Home Truths", etc.

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1 Interview | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ethel Davis | Sandy Toksvig | Toksvig


4' 11" (1.5 m)

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[joking about her origin in reference to Danish bacon]: I am Danish, but you can only tell when I'm naked. I have it written up the side of my body in blue. See more »


She was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2014 Queen's New Years Honours List for her services to Broadcasting. She is a comedienne, presenter, and author in London, England. See more »

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