Dilys Watling: Wiki, Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Career, Death, Height, Weight, Siblings, Children, Parents, Boyfriend, Education, Profession, Achievements: Dilys Watling was a famous British actress. She was born on 5 May 1943 in Fulmer Chase, Buckinghamshire, England. She was best known for her roles in Coronation Street, The Benny Hill Show, and The Two Ronnies. Watling took her last breath on 10 August 2021 at the age of 78 after a long illness.
Dilys Watling Early Life
Dilys Watling was born on 5 May 1943 in Fulmer Chase, Buckinghamshire, England. Her birth name was Dilys Rhys Jones. Dilys held the British nationality and her ethnic background was British White. She was the daughter of actor Ion Rhys Jones and Patricia Hicks. His father, Ion Rhys Jones was killed in World War II, and her mother later married actor Jack Watling. Dilys has four half-siblings through her mother’s marriage to actor Jack Watling. These include actor Deborah Watling and politician Giles Watling. She did her schooling at St Mary’s Convent School, Woodford, Essex, followed by the acting school.
Dilys Watling Career
Dilys Watling acted in repertory theatre and at the Bristol Old Vic. She made her TV Debut with Compact as Gillian Nesbitt in the year 1962. She was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical for her Broadway debut in the short-lived Georgy in 1970. Her stage appearance roles include the musical Pickwick in the year 1964, The Pickwick Papers, the role of the Beggar Woman in the 1980 London cast of Sweeney Todd in the West End.
She had made her appearances in films including Calculated Risk in which she played the role of Julie in the year 1963. She played the role of Mavis in the comedy-drama film Two Left Feet in the same year. Dilys also made her appearance in the horror film Theatre of Death as Heidi in 1967. She was best known for appearing on British television in shows including Coronation Street, The Benny Hill Show, and The Two Ronnies in which she played various roles.
Dilys Watling Personal Life
Dilys Watling had been married twice. She was married to Australian Bruce Anderson. But the couple got divorced later. After a relationship with actor Christopher Matthews, Dilys married Owen Teale. They even shared a son. Dilys passed away on 10 August 2021 at the age of 78 after a long illness. It was confirmed on 16 August 2021 that she took her last breathe at her home in Clapham, South London. Her death was announced by her brother Giles Watling.
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Dilys’ Bio, Height, Weight, Profile, Net Worth
|Real Name||Dilys Watling|
|Height (approx.)||centimeters– 171 cm
meters– 1.71 m
feet inches– 5’ 6”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms– 55 kg
in pounds– 121 lbs
|Figure Measurements (approx.)||Not Known|
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Date of Birth||5 May 1943|
|Age (as in 2021)||78 Years|
|Birth Place||Fulmer Chase, Buckinghamshire, England|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Taurus|
|Hometown||Fulmer Chase, Buckinghamshire, England|
|School||St Mary’s Convent School, Woodford, Essex|
|Date of Death||10 August 2021|
|Place of Death||Clapham, South London|
|Hobbies/Interests||Reading, photography, learning, traveling, and internet surfing|
|Parents||Father: Ion Rhys Jones; Jack Watling ( Stepfather)
Mother: Patricia Hicks
|Siblings||Brother: Giles Watling (stepbrother)
Sister: Deborah Watling ( stepsister)
|Husband/Wife/Spouse||Owen Teale; Bruce Anderson (ex-husband)|
|Net Worth||Not Known|
Some lesser-known facts about Dilys Watling
- Dilys Watling started her career as a model and ventured into the showbiz industry.
- She made her TV Debut with Compact as Gillian Nesbitt in the year 1962.
- Dilys played various roles in the comedy sketch show The Two Ronnies.
- Her birth name was Dilys Rhys Jones.
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