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Born in Hampstead, London, England, UK
Died in St John's Wood, London, England, UK  (cancer)
Birth NameMiriam Samuels
Nickname Mim
Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Miriam Karlin was born on June 23, 1925 in Hampstead, London, England as Miriam Samuels. She was an actress, known for A Clockwork Orange (1971), Children of Men (2006) and The Man Who Cried (2000). She died on June 3, 2011 in St John's Wood, London.

Trade Mark (1)

Deep husky voice with London accent

Trivia (8)

Graduated from Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA).
An Associate Member of Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA).
She was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1975 Queen's Birthday Honours List for her union and welfare work.
She was the first woman to play the traditionally male lead in "The Caretaker" by Harold Pinter.
She was devoted to welfare work and charitable causes, including Amnesty International.
Early in her career, she worked with the Entertainments National Service Association (ENSA).
Best remembered as Paddy Fleming, the shop steward from the popular sitcom The Rag Trade (1961), frequently yelling her catchphrase "Everybody out!". In real life, Karlin was an avid Equity trade unionist and member of the Labour Party.
Daughter of Harry and Celine Samuels; has one older brother: Michael Samuels.

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