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June WhitfieldJune Whitfield
June Whitfield is the Grandmother of British comedy. Well, she played one of comedy's most famous grandmothers in Absolutely Fabulous.

June began life as an actress in London’s West End, then moved to radio in 1953, appearing on Take It From Here.

June's career has seen success in theatre, pantomime, film and television. A regular cast member of the Carry On... series through the 1970s, it was in 1979 that June Whitfield found huge popularity alongside Terry Scott in the long-running sit-com Terry and June. This enduring partnership lasted until 1988.

TV fame struck twice when she was cast as June Monsoon in Absolutely Fabulous in 1992. Playing the scene-stealing ditzy grandmother, June returned to the forefront of British comedy..

June is also a huge hit as a performer in Radio 2’s The News Huddlines. She’s been on the team for over sixteen years.

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  2000 Mirrorball (TV)
  1992 Absolutely Fabulous (TV)
  1985 Rupert And The Frog Song (Animation)
  1979 Terry And June (TV)
  1967 Hancock's… (TV)

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