Brenda Bruce

Last updated 09 January 2020

Brenda Bruce (1918-1996)
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Brenda Bruce

Born: Sunday 7th July 1918
Died: Monday 19th February 1996 (age: 77)


Brenda Bruce was a British actress. She had a long and successful career in the theatre, radio, film and television.

She appeared in the 1987 Doctor Who story Paradise Towers.

She appeared on television in many dramas, and in a chat show Rich and Rich with her husband. She starred as Winnie in the 1962 British premiere of Samuel Beckett's Happy Days, and in 1977 as Lucilla Edith Cavell Teatime in "Murder Most English".

Bruce played P.G. Wodehouse's character Aunt Dahlia in the 1990s production of Jeeves and Wooster with Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie