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Stella Tanner

From Wikipedia Stella Tanner (1 January 1925 – 26 March 2012) was an English radio and television actress. Tanner was born on 1 January 1925 and studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA). She left her focus on dramatic acting to form the Tanner Sisters with her sister, Frances Tanner. Together the Tanner Sisters made hundreds of appearances on British radio and television during the 1950s, even performing alongside Buddy Holly in March 1958. The Tanner Sisters often performed with the Hedley Ward Trio, appearing with them first on the Educating Archie radio show from 1950 to 1952. Tanner pursued a career in television comedy after she and Frances ended the Tanner Sisters act after ten years. Tanner made her television acting debut in 1960 on Sykes and A..., opposite Eric Sykes. She was cast in guest roles in numerous sitcoms, including an episode of The Rag Trade in 1963, Fawlty Towers in 1979, and It Ain't Half Hot Mum in 1981. From 1971 to 1972, she portrayed Adam Faith's girlfriend's mother in the ITV series, Budgie. Tanner was also cast as Luisa di Marco on the EastEnders throughout 1998, as well as a role on Coronation Street.


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Born:
Jan 1, 1926 In London , England , UK
Movie/TV Credits:
20
First Appeared:
In the series Emergency – Ward 10 1957-05-19
Latest Project:
Movie April Fool's Day 1997-03-29
Known For
Poster of Casualty
Poster of Fawlty Towers
Poster of Overlord
Poster of No Hiding Place
Filmography
Movie April Fool's Day Renee 1997-03-29
Series Casualty Joan Cooper 1986-09-06
Series The Bill Unknown 1984-10-16
Series The Gentle Touch Unknown 1980-04-11
Movie Red Shift Tom's Mother 1978-01-17
Series Citizen Smith Mrs McLaughlin 1977-04-12
Movie Overlord Mum 1975-07-01
Series Fawlty Towers Mrs. Arrad 1975-09-19
Series My Son Reuben Unknown 1975-09-08
Series It Ain't Half Hot Mum Unknown 1974-01-03
Movie Sex and the Other Woman Mother-In-Law 1972-12-30
Series Crown Court Unknown 1972-10-11
Series Budgie Unknown 1971-04-09
Movie Fun and Games Mrs. Jackson 1971-10-01
Series Nicholas Nickleby Unknown 1968-02-11
Movie Otley Traffic Warden 1968-10-01
Series Mystery and Imagination Unknown 1966-01-29
Movie Murder Most Foul Florrie Harris 1964-03-01
Series No Hiding Place Unknown 1959-09-16
Series Emergency – Ward 10 Unknown 1957-05-19