Lyn Ashley

Last updated 27 July 2014

Lyn Ashley
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Lyn Ashley


Lyn Ashley  is an Australian actress who worked in the United Kingdom on television during the 1960s.

Her credits include: Danger Man, Compact,, The Saint and Monty Python's Flying Circus.

She was also married to Monty Python member Eric Idle from 1969 until 1975; they have one son together, Carey, born in 1973. She was frequently credited on Monty Python's Flying Circus as 'Mrs Idle'.

She was later a cast member on the early 1990s soap opera Families.