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Lilian Baron (24 March 1939 – 5 March 2022), known professionally as Lynda Baron, was a British actress, comedian, and singer.

She is best known for having played Nurse Gladys Emmanuel in the BBC comedy series Open All Hours (1976–1985) and its sequel, Still Open All Hours (2013–2016), Auntie Mabel in the award-winning children’s series Come Outside (1993–1997), and the part of Linda Clarke in EastEnders in 2006 and from 2008 to 2009, with a brief return in 2016.

Lynda Baron: Open All Hours and Come Outside star dies aged 82

Lynda Baron: Open All Hours and Come Outside star dies aged 82

Actress Lynda Baron, best known for her role as Nurse Gladys Emmanuel in BBC sitcom Open All Hours, has died at the age of 82.

Baron starred opposite Sir David Jason and Ronnie Barker in the show, which ran for four series starting in 1976.

She also appeared in the sequel Still Open All Hours when it returned in 2013 and played Auntie Mabel in the 1990s BBC children’s program Come Outside.

Her agent of nearly 30 years, Donna French, described Lynda as “a wonderful actress and a great friend.”

“Her iconic roles of Nurse Gladys in Open All Hours and Aunt Mabel in Come Outside were loved by all generations,” she continued.

“Renowned for her leading roles in West End musicals and dramatic productions alike, we have lost a leading light of our world.

“We extend our deepest condolences to her daughter Sarah, her son Morgan and all her family.”

Lynda Baron Biography, Wiki

Lilian Baron known professionally as Lynda Baron, is an English actress, best known for playing Nurse Gladys Emmanuel in the BBC comedy series Open All Hours (1976-1985) and its sequel, Still Open All Hours (2013-2016).

From 1993 to 1997, she played Auntie Mabel in BBC children’s program Come Outside and in 2006, she starred as Linda Clarke in EastEnders, before returning from 2008 to 2009 and again in 2016. Baron was born in Urmston, Lancashire.

She was originally trained as a dancer at the Royal Academy of Dance. Early in her career, she appeared in repertory theatre and several West End venues. Baron’s early television roles included small parts in Crossroads (1964), Up Pompeii (1970), Z-Cars (1971) and the British horror film Hands of the Ripper (1971).

Baron appeared on television in BBC-3 (1965), a series in the vein of That Was The Week That Was, involving some of the same performers. She also alternated with Annie Ross as the resident singer on Not So Much a Programme, More a Way of Life (1965).

Baron has taken part in the BBC science fiction series Doctor Who three times. She was heard as a singer in the 1966 serial The Gunfighters. She appeared in front of the cameras as Captain Wrack in the 1983 serial Enlightenment, and again in 2011 in Closing Time as Val.

Baron is best known for playing Nurse Gladys Emmanuel in the popular BBC comedy series Open All Hours with Ronnie Barker and David Jason which ran for four series in 1976, 1981 to 1982 and in 1985, and was subsequently voted eighth in Britain’s Best Sitcom in 2004.

In the 1970s and 1980s, Baron co-starred in the ITV sitcom Oh No, It’s Selwyn Froggitt! and the forgotten BBC sitcom A Roof Over My Head. She had small parts in Minder and Last of the Summer Wine.

In 1986, she acted in a party political broadcast for the SDP-Liberal Alliance. Born on March 24, 1939, Lynda Baron hails from Manchester, United Kingdom. As in 2022, Lynda Baron’s age is 83 years.

Lynda Baron Biography Wikipedia
Lynda Baron
Real NameLilian Baron
Nickname Lynda Baron
Profession Actress and comedian
EthnicityNot Known
Husband NameJohn M. Lee
Marital StatusMarried
Children Name2
Physical Status 
Age (2021)82 (Died)
Death of Date7 March 2022
Death PlaceChao Phraya River, Nonthaburi Province, Thailand
HeightNot Known
WeightNot Known
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlonde
Personal Information
Date of Birth 24 March 1939
Birth PlaceUrmston, Lancashire, England
Zodiac signNot Known
ReligionNot Known
NationalityBritish
School NameNot Known
College NameNot Known
QualificationsNot Known
Family Profile
Father NameNot Known
Mother NameNot Known
SiblingsNot Known
Career 
Source Of IncomeActing
Net Worth, SalaryNot Known

Lynda Baron Career

Baron was born in Urmston, Lancashire. She was originally trained as a dancer at the Royal Academy of Dance. Early in her career, she appeared in repertory theatre and several West End venues.

Baron’s early television roles included small parts in Crossroads (1964), Up Pompeii (1970), Z-Cars (1971) and the British horror film Hands of the Ripper (1971). Baron appeared on television in BBC-3 (1965), a series in the vein of That Was The Week That Was, involving some of the same performers.

She also alternated with Annie Ross as the resident singer on Not So Much a Programme, More a Way of Life (1965). Baron has taken part in the BBC science fiction series Doctor Who three times. She was heard as a singer in the 1966 serial The Gunfighters. She appeared in front of the cameras as Captain Wrack in the 1983 serial Enlightenment, and again in 2011 in Closing Time as Val.

Baron is best known for playing Nurse Gladys Emmanuel in the popular BBC comedy series Open All Hours with Ronnie Barker and David Jason which ran for four series in 1976, 1981 to 1982 and in 1985, and was subsequently voted eighth in Britain’s Best Sitcom in 2004.

In the 1970s and 1980s, Baron co-starred in the ITV sitcom Oh No, It’s Selwyn Froggitt! and the forgotten BBC sitcom A Roof Over My Head. She had small parts in Minder and Last of the Summer Wine. In 1986, she acted in a party political broadcast for the SDP-Liberal Alliance.

Baron also appeared in the 1987 Christmas special of The Two Ronnies. Baron then went on to appear in the BBC Two comedy series KYTV.

In the 1990s, Baron played Auntie Pat in five episodes of the ITV sitcom The Upper Hand (1992-93). Baron then went on to star in the children’s television series Come Outside (1993-97) playing Auntie Mabel, an everyday woman living in a bungalow, set in Denham flying round on various adventures in her spotted aeroplane with her dog Pippin.

In 1997, Baron played Renee Turnbull in Coronation Street and took guest roles in Dinnerladies (1998), The Mrs Bradley Mysteries (1998), Sunburn (1999), Nancherrow (1999) and Goodnight Sweetheart (1999).

Lynda Baron Husband

In 1966, Baron married John M. Lee. The couple had two children and were married until his death in 2001.

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Who was Lynda Baron?

Lilian Baron (24 March 1939 – 5 March 2022), known professionally as Lynda Baron, was a British actress, comedian, and singer.

How old was Lynda Baron?

Lynda Baron died at 82.

Who is Lynda Baron’s husband?

In 1966, Baron married John M. Lee. The couple had two children and were married until his death in 2001.

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