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Bridget Turner

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Bridget Turner (1939-2014)
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Bridget Turner

Born: Wednesday 22nd February 1939
Died: Saturday 27th December 2014 (age: 75)

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Bridget (Biddy) Turner (born Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire) was a British actress.

She has worked with a number of very famous actors including Peter O'Toole, Elizabeth Taylor, Kirk Douglas, Bernard Blier, Trevor Howard, Bernadette Lafont and Richard Burton and Christina Ricci.

On May 8, 2009 John Cleese stated in an interview that Bridget was originally offered the part of Sybil Fawlty in Fawlty Towers back in 1974. She turned it down and the role was passed on to Prunella Scales.

She was married to the director Frank Cox.