Carry On actress Fenella Fielding dies aged 90 two weeks after suffering a stroke
- Fenella Fielding suffered a stroke two weeks ago and died earlier today
- The actress, 90, appeared in Carry On Regardless and Carry on Screaming
- She was awarded an OBE in the 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours List
- A spokeswoman said Miss Fielding ‘looked tranquil and divine’ when she died
Former Carry On actress Fenella Fielding has died aged 90, a spokeswoman for the star has said.
Fielding, who enjoyed a showbusiness career spanning seven decades, suffered a stroke two weeks ago and died on Tuesday.
She appeared in two Carry On films – Carry On Regardless (1961) and Carry On Screaming! (1966) – and was awarded an OBE in the 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
Carry On actress Fenella Fielding has died today, two weeks after suffering a stroke
Ms Fielding’s spokeswoman said the star ‘looked tranquil and divine’ over the past two weeks
In a statement, a spokeswoman said: ‘We are very sad to announce that Fenella Fielding OBE passed away this afternoon on Tuesday September 11.
‘This follows a severe stroke two weeks ago. During that time, she has been very comfortable and always looked tranquil and divine. And always wearing her eyelashes!
‘Miss Fielding was an incredible talent. That voice! A unique woman, much loved by family, friends and fans. She will be missed tremendously.’