Barbara Windsor was a British actress and she passed away recently. Barbara Windsor died on December 10, 2020, and she was 83 years old. The successful actress played many memorable characters and has a permanent place in the hearts of her fans. The famous actress will always be remembered because of her immense acting talent and an inspirational and fascinating personality.
Bio And Wiki
Barbara was born in Shoreditch, London, England on August 6, 1937. Not much is known about her early life and childhood. People know about her life after she came into the entertainment industry. Windsor is most famous for her character of Peggy Mitchell on EastEnders that aired on BBC One.
She appeared in the series from 1994 and continued to appear till 2010. She made a return to the series in 2013 once again and remained a part of the show till 2016. She has received many prestigious awards including Best Actress at the British Soap Awards and the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009.
Barbara estimated net worth at the time of her death is $13 million. She is known to have played some of the most memorable characters in entertainment history. The actress achieved this net worth by working in TV and films. She had also signed with some of the biggest brands and she endorsed them by appearing in different advertisements and other promotional activities.
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Windsor has been a part of the “Carry On” film series for a long time. She became a household name after appearing in the long-running series. Barbara appeared in ten films and her character was loved by the audience. She was also a Broadway actress and received a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress for her role in the Musical.
Barbara appeared in the theater musical Oh, What a Lovely War!, Twang!, and was also a part of Come Spy With Me. She has also appeared in some of the most famous films of Hollywood that include Too Hot to Handle, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and Alice in Wonderland.
Barbara got married three times in her life. She married Ronnie Knight in 1964 and the couple stayed together for 20 long years. They got divorced in 1985 for unknown reasons. She got married to actor Stephen Hollings, and the ceremony was held in Jamaica. They got divorced in 1995. She got married for the third time to a former actor and a consultant, Scott Mitchell. They got married in 2000 and her third husband was together with her till her last moments. Windsor released an autobiography which was titled “All of Me”. She talked about the five abortions she suffered from and blames her father who did not want her to have children.
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Death and Funeral
The entertainment industry and Barbara fans all over the world lost a gem on December 10, 2020. She had Alzheimer’s disease and lost her battle with the disease at the age of 83. She took her last breath in a London care hospital. She was suffering from the disease since 2014 and lost her battle with the disease in 2020.