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Barbara Windsor


Barbara Windsor got a glimpse of theatrical life at an early age when her grandmother took her backstage at a theatre and she decided that was what she wanted to do. She attended several professional schools before making her stage debut at age 12. At 15 she got a job in the chorus line of a London musical and stayed with the show for the next two... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

EastEnders
EastEnders Peggy / Peggy Mitchell
(1994-2016)
Alice in Wonderland
(2010)

Filmography

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 2011 Little Crackers (TV Series)
Shop Assistant
 2010 Alice in Wonderland (Video Game)
The Dormouse (voice)
 2010/I Alice in Wonderland
Dormouse (voice)
 2006 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Peggy Mitchell
 2001 Second Star to the Left (TV Short)
Babs (voice)
 2000 Eastenders: 15 Years of EastEnders (Video)
Presenter
 1997 Closed for Business (Short)
Interviewee
 1995 One Foot in the Grave (TV Series)
Millicent
- The Affair of the Hollow Lady (1995) ... Millicent
 1994 Pussy in Boots (TV Movie)
Wandawoman
 1993 The Great Bong (TV Series)
Mabel (voice)
 1992 Double Vision (TV Movie)
Snow Queen Boss
 1991 You Rang, M'Lord? (TV Series)
Myrtle
- Current Affairs (1991) ... Myrtle
- Please Help the Orphans (1991) ... Myrtle
 1990 Family Fortunes (TV Series)
Fairy
- Celebrity Christmas Special 2 (1990) ... Fairy
 1990 Jameson Tonight (TV Series)
 1989 Bluebirds (TV Series)
Mabel Fletcher
- Trapped (1989) ... Mabel Fletcher
- Hostages (1989) ... Mabel Fletcher
- Fire (1989) ... Mabel Fletcher
- Betrayal (1989) ... Mabel Fletcher
- A Couple of Snakes and a Natterjack Toad (1989) ... Mabel Fletcher
 1989 Sir Norbert Smith, a Life (TV Movie)
Greenham Women's Leader
 1988 Terry in Pantoland (TV Movie)
 1987 It Couldn't Happen Here
Seaside landlady / Neil's mother
 1987 Super Gran (TV Series)
Ethel
- Supergran and the Heir Apparent (1987) ... Ethel
 1987 Filthy Rich & Catflap (TV Series)
Mum
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... Mum
 1986 Comrades
Mrs. Wetham
 1985 The Gong Show (TV Movie)
 1980 Worzel Gummidge (TV Series)
Saucy Nancy
- A Cup 'O Tea and a Slice 'O Cake (1980) ... Saucy Nancy
- Captain Worzel (1980) ... Saucy Nancy
- The Scarecrow Wedding (1980) ... Saucy Nancy
- Worzel and Saucy Nancy (1980) ... Saucy Nancy
 1977 That's Carry On!
Introduced by / Interrupted by / Various Characters
 1977 Come Spy with Me (TV Movie)
Mavis Apple
 1975 Carry on Laughing! (TV Series)
Lottie / Lady Mary / Maisie / ...
- Lamp-Posts of the Empire (1975) ... Lady Mary
- The Nine Old Cobblers (1975) ... Maisie
- Orgy and Bess (1975) ... Lady Miranda
 1973 Carry on Christmas (TV Movie)
Virginia / Crompet / Fanny / ...
 1968-1973 Ooh La La! (TV Series)
The Shrimp / Chiquette
- The Hasty Hand (1968) ... Chiquette
- Above Reproach (1968)
 1972 Carry on Christmas: Carry on Stuffing (TV Movie)
Milk Maiden / Eve / Maid / ...
 1971 The Boy Friend
Rosie / Hortense
 1970 Up Pompeii! (TV Series)
Nymphia
 1964-1970 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Polly / Millie / Cynthia Spooner
- Meter Maids (1970) ... Polly
- Wild, Wild Women (1968) ... Millie
- The Hen House (1964) ... Cynthia Spooner
 1969 Carry on Again Doctor
Goldie Locks aka Maud Boggins
 1969 The Rolf Harris Show (TV Series)
Maid Marion
- Episode dated 22 March 1969 (1969) ... Maid Marion
 1968-1969 Wild, Wild Women (TV Series)
Millie
- Episode #1.6 (1969) ... Millie
- Episode #1.5 (1969) ... Millie
- Episode #1.4 (1969) ... Millie
- Episode #1.3 (1969) ... Millie
- Episode #1.2 (1969) ... Millie
 1968 Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Blonde
 1968 Dad's Army (TV Series)
Laura la Plaz
- Shooting Pains (1968) ... Laura la Plaz
 1967 Before the Fringe (TV Series)
- Episode #2.5 (1967)
 1965 San Ferry Ann
Hiker Girl
 1964 Crooks in Cloisters
Bikini
 1963 The Plane Makers (TV Series)
Marlene
- Any More for the Skylark? (1963) ... Marlene
 1963 Sparrows Can't Sing
Maggie
 1961-1963 The Rag Trade (TV Series)
Gloria
- Episode #3.12 (1963) ... Gloria
- Episode #3.9 (1963) ... Gloria
- Episode #3.7 (1963) ... Gloria
- Mistaken Tax (1963) ... Gloria
- Episode #3.4 (1963) ... Gloria
 1962 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Babs Newton
- Death Trap (1962) ... Babs Newton
 1962 Death Trap
Babs Newton
 1962 Hair of the Dog
Elsie Grumble
 1961 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Miss Gibbon
- His Polyvinyl Girl (1961) ... Miss Gibbon
 1961 Operation Snafu
Mavis
 1961 Flame in the Streets
Girlfriend (uncredited)
 1960 Playgirl After Dark
Ponytail
 1959 Make Mine a Million
Switchboard operator
 1958 On with the Show (TV Series)
 1956 Tears for Simon
Young Girl in Chemist (uncredited)
 1955 A Kid for Two Farthings
Blonde with a Crush on Sam (uncredited)
 1954 The Belles of St. Trinian's
Schoolgirl (uncredited)
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Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (182 credits)
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Other Works:

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2 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 1 Article | 2 Pictorials | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Barbara Windsor MBE

Height:

4' 10" (1.47 m)
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Personal Quote:

I miss EastEnders (1985) I loved it. But I was exhausted when I left. They asked me to go back recently - they've asked a few times. I am tempted! But my husband Scott says you have to really think about it. Because, towards the end, I was so exhausted and not sleeping at night. I'm not quite ready for it. See more »

Trivia:

She was awarded an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2000 Queen's New Year's Honours List for her services to entertainment. See more »

Trademark:

Petite frame See more »

Nickname:

One-take Windsor See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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