Barbara Windsor MBE

A True East-Ender

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Age:
76
Profession:
Actress

One of the most recognisable faces in the country, known for her coquettish dolly -bird character in the 'Carry On films' and in recent years for her role as Peggy Mitchell in 'EastEnders'. Barbara Windsor has been a mainstay of British film, theatre and television for almost 60 years.

She's almost like the Queen
- David Walliams

Amongst her many other showbiz awards, Barbara was awarded an MBE in 2000. In 2011, she became the Mayor of London's 'Street Party Ambassador' encouraging wider community participation. Barbara has also earned herself 'The Freedom of the City Of London'.

Although Barbara may not be a regular on EastEnders these days, she does continues to share her irrepressible personality working in other areas of the showbiz arena and more recently in radio.