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Joanna Lumley

An English actress, voice-over artist and author, best known for her roles in British television series "Absolutely Fabulous" portraying Edina Monsoon's best friend, Patsy Stone, as well as parts in "The New Avengers", "Sapphire & Steel", and "Sensitive Skin". She is a former model and Bond girl. Her distinctive voice has been supplied for animated characters, film narration, and AOL's "You have email" notification in the UK. She has spoken out as a human rights activist for Survival International and the Gurkha Justice Campaign, and is now considered a "national treasure" of Nepal because of her support. She is an advocate for a number of charities and animal welfare groups such as CIWF and Viva!. She has won three BAFTA awards and a British comedy award.


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Born:
May 1, 1946 In Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, British India
Movie/TV Credits:
55
First Appeared:
In the movie Some Girls Do 1969-01-23
Latest Project:
Series Starting Out 2022
Known For
Filmography
Series Starting Out Mrs Robertson 2022
Series Finding Alice Sarah 2021-01-17
Movie Falling for Figaro Meghan Geoffrey-Bishop 2021-07-29
Movie Andorra Mrs. Quay 2021-12-31
Movie In Search of Dracula with Mark Gatiss Herself 2020-01-03
Movie 7 Up and Me Narrator (voice) 2019-06-03
Movie 20 Years of the Black Eyed Peas Herself - Host 2018-12-22
Movie Finding Your Feet Jackie 2017-12-26
Movie And the Winner Isn't Self 2017-12-08
Movie Me Before You Mary Rawlinson 2016-06-01
Movie British Sitcom: 60 Years of Laughing at Ourselves Comedy Role (archive footage) (uncredited) 2016-09-12
Movie Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie Patsy Stone 2016-07-01
Movie She's Funny That Way Vivian Claremont 2015-04-22
Movie Walliams & Friend 2015-12-24
Movie Absolutely Anything Fenella 2015-06-26
Movie The Wolf of Wall Street Aunt Emma 2013-12-25
Movie Gangsta Granny The Queen 2013-12-26
Movie The Genius of Roald Dahl Herself 2012-04-22
Movie The Making of a Lady Lady Maria Byrne 2012-12-19
Movie Wogan on Wodehouse Self 2011-09-02
Movie Boogie Woogie Mrs. Alfreda Rhinegold 2009-06-17
Movie Corpse Bride Maudeline Everglot (voice) 2005-09-12
Movie EuroTrip Hostel Clerk 2004-02-20
Movie Stories of Lost Souls Last in Line 2004-11-12
Movie Ella Enchanted Dame Olga 2004-04-09
Movie The Cat's Meow Elinor Glyn 2001-08-03
Movie Maybe Baby Shiela 2000-06-02
Movie Whispers: An Elephant's Tale Half Tusk (voice) 2000-10-03
Movie Nancherrow Diana Carey-Lewis 1999-01-01
Movie Alice in Wonderland Tiger Lily (voice) 1999-02-28
Series Nancherrow 1999-04-04
Series Dr Willoughby Donna Sinclair 1999-11-14
Movie Parting Shots Freda 1999-05-14
Movie Coming Home Diana Carey-Lewis 1998-04-11
Movie A Rather English Marriage Liz Franks 1998-12-30
Series Rosamunde Pilcher: Coming Home Diana Carey-Lewis 1998-04-12
Movie Absolutely Fabulous: The Last Shout Patsy Stone 1996-11-06
Movie Cold Comfort Farm Mary Smiling 1995-01-01
Movie Innocent Lies Lady Helena Graves 1995-06-30
Series Class Act Kate Swift 1994-04-07
Series Absolutely Fabulous Patsy 1992-11-12
Movie Shirley Valentine Marjorie Majors 1989-08-30
Series The Glory Boys Helen 1984-10-01
Movie Electric Blue - The Movie (archive footage) 1982-03-01
Movie Trail of the Pink Panther Marie Jouvet 1982-12-03
Movie The Plank Hitcher 1979-12-17
Series The New Avengers Purdey 1976-10-22
Movie Don't Just Lie There, Say Something! Miss Parkyn 1973-10-17
Movie The Satanic Rites of Dracula Jessica Van Helsing 1973-11-03
Movie The Abominable Dr. Phibes Laboratory Assistant 1971-05-18
Movie Games That Lovers Play Fanny Hill 1971-01-01
Movie The Breaking of Bumbo Susie 1970-09-28
Movie The Ballad of Tam Lin Georgia 1970-12-01
Movie Some Girls Do Robot Saboteur 1969-01-23
Movie On Her Majesty's Secret Service The English Girl 1969-12-12