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Joan Sims

Friday, 9th May 1930 - Thursday, 28th June 2001
Laindon, Essex
England


English character actress who functioned as the back bone of the Carry On films in alternately glam and/or frustrated roles. At her best as Essex girls lurking behind a facade of exquisite breeding.


Trouble In Store
Edna
1953
Will Any Gentleman?
Beryl
1953
What Every Woman Wants
Doll
1954
Sea Shall Not Have Them
Hilda Tebbitt
1954
Doctor in the House
Rigor Mortis
1954
Meet Mr. Lucifer
Fairy Queen in Robinson Crusoe
1954
Belles of St. Trinians
Miss Dawn
1954
As Long as They're Happy
Linda
1955
Doctor at Sea
Wendy Thomas
1955
Lost
1955
Square Ring
1955
Dry Rot
Beth Barton
1956
Just My Luck
Phoebe
1957
Naked Truth
Ethel Ransom
1957
No Time for Tears
1957
Silken Affair
1957
Carry On Nurse
Stella Dawson
1958
Carry On Teacher
Sarah Allcock
1959
Please Turn Over
Beryl
1959
Upstairs and Downstairs
Blodwen
1959
Life in Emergency Ward 10
Mrs. Pryor
1959
His and Hers
Hortense
1960
Watch Your Stern
Ann Foster
1960
Carry On Regardless
Lily Duveen
1960
Doctor in Love
Dawn
1960
Captain's Table
Maude Pritchett
1960
Carry On Constable
WPC Passworthy
1960
No My Darling Daughter
second typist
1961
I Like Money
Collette
1962
Iron Maiden
Nellie Carter
1962
What Every Woman Wants
1962
Twice Round the Daffodils
Harriet
1962
Nurse on Wheels
1963
Carry On Cleo
Calpurnia
1964
Carry On Cowboy
Belle
1965
Big Job
Mildred Gamely
1965
Doctor in Clover
Matron Sweet
1965
San Ferry Ann
1965
Carry On Screaming!
Emily Bung
1966
Carry On Don't Lose Your Head
Desiree Dubarry
1966
Follow That Camel
Zigzig
1967
Carry On Doctor
Chloe Gibson
1968
Carry On Up The Khyber
Lady Ruff-Diamond
1968
Carry On Camping
Joan Fussey
1969
Carry On Again Doctor
Ellen Moore
1969
Doctor in Trouble
Russian Captain
1970
Carry On Up The Jungle
Lady Evelyn Bagley
1970
Carry On Loving
Esme Crowfoot
1970
Carry On At Your Convenience
Chloe Moore
1971
Carry On Henry
Queen Marie
1971
Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins
Policewoman
1971
Carry On Matron
Mrs Tidey
1972
Carry On Abroad
Cora Flange
1972
Alf Garnett Saga
Gran
1972
Carry On Girls
Connie Philpotts
1973
Not Now Darling
Miss Tipdale
1973
Don't Just Lie There, Say Something
Lady 'Birdie' Mannering-Brown
1974
Christmas Carol
Mrs Cratchit
1974
Carry On Dick
Madame Desiree
1974
Carry On Behind
Daphne Barnes
1975
Love Among the Ruins
Fanny Pratt
1975
One of Our Dinosaurs is Missing
Emily
1975
Carry On England
Pvt. Ffoukes Sharpe
1976
Carry On Emmannuelle
Mrs Dangle
1978
Waters of the Moon
Mrs. Ashworth
1983
Deceptions
Mrs Thirkell
1985
Thief and the Cobbler
Nurse
1993

BBC Plays
Hay Fever
84
Adventures of Robin Hood
The Sheriff's Boots
Nell
01/30/1956
Buccaneers
Dan Tempest and the Amazons
Abigail
12/05/1956
Buccaneers
Cutlass Wedding
Abigail
03/20/1957
ITV Television Playhouse
A Holiday Abroad
02/12/1960
Our House
Moving In
Daisy Burke
09/11/1960
Dial RIX
Nose to Wheel
Shirley Rix
12/13/1962
Dial RIX
Come Prancing
Rita Haythorne
01/24/1963
ITV Play of the Week
Double Stakes
Grace Harman
05/07/1963
Dick Emery Show
Episode #1.1
07/13/1963
Dick Emery Show
Episode #1.2
07/27/1963
Dick Emery Show
Episode #1.4
08/24/1963
Dick Emery Show
Episode #2.3
11/17/1963
BBC Variety
Christmas Night with the Stars
12/25/1963
Dick Emery Show
Episode #2.5
12/29/1963
Dick Emery Show
Episode #2.6
01/19/1964
Thirty Minute Theatre
Love In Triplicate
11/11/1965
Comedy Playhouse
Seven Year Hitch
Isabel 'Is' Conway
06/28/1966
ITV Play of the Week
That Old Black Magic
Beryl Cockburn
01/31/1967
Kenneth Williams Show
Episode #1.3
Guest
02/23/1970
Film Night
Carry on Forever
Lady Evelyn Bagley
04/12/1970
Six Dates with Barker
1970: The Odd Job
Kitty Harriman
01/22/1971
Goodies
Wicked Waltzing
Delia Capone
11/19/1971
Til Death Do Us Part
To Garnett a Grandson
Grandma
09/13/1972
Til Death Do Us Part
Pigeon Fancier
Grandma
09/20/1972
Til Death Do Us Part
Up the Hammers
Gran
10/18/1972
Til Death Do Us Part
Alf's Broken Leg
10/25/1972
Sykes
Football
Madge Kettlewell
10/26/1972
Sykes
Window-Smasher
Madge Kettlewell
10/29/1973
Carry On Laughing
Carry On Christmas
Maid Marion
12/24/1973
Carry On Laughing
The Prisoner of Spenda
Madame Olga
01/04/1975
Carry On Laughing
The Baron Outlook
Lady Isobel
01/11/1975
Carry On Laughing
The Sobbing Cavalier
Lady Kate
01/18/1975
Carry On Laughing
One In The Eye For Harold
Else
02/01/1975
Carry On Laughing
The Nine Old Cobblers
Amelia Forbush
02/08/1975
Carry On Laughing
Under the Round Table
Lady Guinevere
10/26/1975
Carry On Laughing
The Case of the Screaming Wrinkles
Mrs MacFlute
11/02/1975
Carry On Laughing
And in My Lady's Chamber
Mrs Breeches, the cook
11/09/1975
Carry On Laughing
Short Knight, Long Daze
Lady Guinevere
11/16/1975
Carry On Laughing
The Case of the Coughing Parrott
Dr Janis Crumbitt
11/23/1975
Sykes
Marriage
Madge Kettlewell
11/28/1975
Carry On Laughing
Who Needs Kichener?
Mrs Breeches
11/30/1975
Sykes
Night Out
Madge Kettlewell
12/05/1975
Til Death Do Us Part
Unemployment
Gran
12/17/1975
BBC Plays
East Lynne
Joyce (servant)
12/21/1976
Lord Tramp
Episode
Miss Pratt
08/15/1977
Sykes
End of the World
Madge Kettlewell
02/01/1978
Worzel Gummidge
Aunt Sally
Mrs. Bloomsbury-Barton
03/11/1979
Worzel Gummidge
The Crowman
Mrs. Bloomsbury-Barton
03/18/1979
Worzel Gummidge
Worzel Pays a Visit
Mrs. Bloomsbury-Barton
04/01/1979
Worzel Gummidge
The Scarecrow Hop
Mrs. Bloomsbury-Barton
04/08/1979
Worzel Gummidge
Worzel's Nephew
Mrs. Bloomsbury-Barton
01/13/1980
Worzel Gummidge
A Fishy Tale
Mrs. Bloomsbury-Barton
01/20/1980
Worzel Gummidge
Very Good, Worzel
Mrs. Bloomsbury-Barton
02/03/1980
Worzel Gummidge
Fire Drill
Mrs. Bloomsbury-Barton
02/17/1980
Dick Turpin
The Godmother
Countess of Durham
06/07/1980
Audience with...
...Kenneth Williams
Herself
12/01/1982
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple
A Murder is Announced
Miss Murgatroyd
02/28/1985
Movie Memories
Episode #5.2
Herself - Guest
07/04/1985
Farrington of the F.O.
Posted
Annie Begley
02/13/1986
Doctor Who
The Trial of a Timelord: The Mysterious Planet
Katryca
09/06/1986
Doctor Who
The Trial of a Time Lord: Part 2
Katryca
09/13/1986
Doctor Who
The Trial of a Time Lord: Part 3
Katryca
09/20/1986
Doctor Who
The Trial of a Time Lord: Part 4
Katryca
09/27/1986
Farrington of the F.O.
Too Darned Hot
Annie Begley
06/17/1987
Only Fools and Horses
The Frog's Legacy
Auntie Reenie Turpin
12/25/1987
One Foot In The Grave
One Foot In The Algarve
Lady on Plane
12/26/1993




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