After bit parts in films such as On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969) and The House That Dripped Blood (1970), Joanna Lumley landed a starring role in the Hammer Studios production The Satanic Rites of Dracula (1974) as Jessica Van Helsing, appearing with both Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee. She appeared in both Trail of the Pink Panther (1982) and Curse of the Pink Panther (1983), as well as providing character voices for such films as James and The Giant Peach (1996) and Tim Burton’s The Corpse Bride (2006). Since 1992, she has been enjoying renewed popularity as “Patsy Stone”, one of the main characters in the British sitcom Absolutely Fabulous.
Birthdate: May 1, 1946
Birthplace: Srinagar, India
Still a busy actress, Joanna Lumley is also an ardent campaigner for animal rights.
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