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Joan Sims (Irene Joan Marion Sims)

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Biography

Laindon, Essex, England, UK
The First Lady of Carry On, was born Irene Joan Marion Sims on 9 May 1930. The daughter of an Essex railway station master, Joan was interested in pursuing show-business, and soon became a familiar face in a growing number of amateur productions. In 1946, Joan first applied to RADA, her audition was unsuccessful. She did succeed in being admitted to PARADA, the academy's preparatory school, and finally, on her fourth attempt, Joan graduated and trained at RADA. Joan graduated from RADA in 1950 at the age of nineteen. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Hilda Tebbitt

The Sea Shall Not Have Them 1954

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Character: Telephone Operator, American Embassy

The Young Lovers 1954

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Character: Beth

Dry Rot 1956

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Character: Violet Tarbottom

Keep It Clean 1956

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Character: Sister O'Malley

No Time for Tears 1957

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Character: Walter's Secretary

Stars in Your Eyes 1957

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Character: Sarah Allcock

Carry on Teacher 1959

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Character: Maude Pritchett

The Captain's Table 1959

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Character: Peggy Blessing

Strictly for the Birds 1963

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Character: Mildred Gamely

The Big Job 1965

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Character: Matron Sweet

Doctor in Clover 1966

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Character: Emily Bung

Carry on Screaming! 1966

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Character: Belle Armitage

Carry on Cowboy 1966

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Character: Désirée Dubarry

Don't Lose Your Head 1966

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Character: Lady Ruff-Diamond

Carry On... Up the Khyber 1968

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Character: Miss Tipdale

Not Now Darling 1973

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Character: Mad and Holy Old Witch

The Thief and the Cobbler 1993

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Character: Betsy Prig

Martin Chuzzlewit 1994

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Character: Daisy Potter

Screen One 1985

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Character: Fanny Pratt

Love Among the Ruins 1975

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Character: Dowager Duchess of Arc

The Two Ronnies 1971

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Character: Auntie Reenie Turpin

Only Fools and Horses.... 1981

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Character: Signora Bandolini

Educating Marmalade 1981

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Character: Mrs. Bloomsbury-Barton

Worzel Gummidge 1979

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Character: Delia Capone

The Goodies 1970

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Character: Isabel 'Is' Conway

Seven Year Hitch 0

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Character: Mrs. Bloomsbury-Barton

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