Person    | Female  Born 22/7/1943  Died 26/2/2009

Wendy Richard, MBE

Categories: Humour, TV & Radio

Actor best known as Pauline Fowler in the soap, East Enders, and as Miss Brahms in Are You Being Served?, alongside John Inman. She also had a number 1 hit in 1962 with Mike Sarne, Come Outside, one of the first comedy hits.
Born Middlesbrough. Died London.
Odd fact: The name Wendy was practically unknown until J.M.Barrie used it for the Darling's little girl in Peter Pan.

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Wendy Richard, MBE

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