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Date of Birth 25 February 1904Willesden, London, England, UK
Date of Death 30 August 1981Westminster, London, England, UK  (cancer)
Birth NameOlive Webb
Nickname Podge
Height 4' 10" (1.47 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Rita Webb was born on February 25, 1904 in Willesden, London, England as Olive Webb. She was an actress, known for To Sir, with Love (1967), The Best of Benny Hill (1974) and Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978). She was married to Lionel Stanley "Thommie" Thompson. She died on August 30, 1981 in Westminster, London.

Spouse (1)

Lionel Stanley "Thommie" Thompson (27 February 1926 - ?) (separated)

Trivia (2)

Her brother Henry Webb and her half-brother George Webb were also actors.
Diminutive, dumpy, red-haired comedy actress of flamboyant personality. Often in cockney roles and a familiar foil for Benny Hill, Spike Milligan and Eric Sykes. Started acting in the 1940's at the Unity Theatre. In BBC productions from 1949.

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