Actor, Film actor
1920 – 1970
Who was Ann Lancaster?
Ann Lancaster was a well-known character actress who appeared in many British films, television shows and in theatre. She specialised in comic roles and had a talent for voices which she often used on radio to portray children and to do voiceovers for television commercials. Her most high profile film roles were in The Railway Children, The Dirty Dozen, A Night to Remember, The Million Pound Note, and in one Carry On Film Carry On Again Doctor. She was the voice behind the Ajax 'It cleans like a white tornado' advertisements on television. She was in the radio show: Mrs Dale's Diary, and appeared in many well-known television comedies including Hancock's Half Hour, Till Death Us Do Part, Tea at the Ritz, Hughie and The World of Beachcomber with Spike Milligan
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