Queenie Watts

Actor, Film actor

1926 – 1980

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Who was Queenie Watts?

Queenie Watts was an English actress and singer of film and television.

She appeared in many British films, including the Joan Littlewood production Sparrers Can't Sing as herself in scenes set in the Iron Bridge Tavern, Millwall, which she ran in real life and in which she starred in the TV series Stars and Garters. She also appeared in the film version of Up the Junction and as a pub landlady in All Coppers Are.. and in television programmes through the 1960s and 1970s, including the successful, but critically panned, Romany Jones and its sequel Yus, My Dear in which Arthur Mullard featured as her husband. She appeared in three episodes of the Play for Today anthology series for the BBC, including Waterloo Sunset transmitted on 23 January 1979.

Watts appeared in Dad's Army in the role of Mrs Edna Peters, also in several episodes of Dixon of Dock Green in different roles, in two episodes of Callan, and in the comedy-drama Beryl's Lot and one episode of Steptoe and Son.

Watts also appeared with Arthur Mullard, again as a married couple, and the On the Buses cast in the 1973 film Holiday on the Buses as well as the popular sitcom George and Mildred as the former neighbours of the characters played by Yootha Joyce and Brian Murphy.

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Born
Jul 21, 1926
London
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Nationality
  • England
  • United Kingdom
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Lived in
  • London
Died
Jan 25, 1980
London

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on July 23, 2013

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