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Encyclopedia > Hattie Jacques

Josephine Edwina Jacques (7 February 19226 October 1980), better known by the stage name Hattie Jacques, (pronounced Jakes) was a British comedy actress born in Sandgate, Kent. February 7 is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... October 6 is the 279th day of the year (280th in leap years). ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Sandgate is a village near Folkestone in England. ... Kent is a county in England, south-east of London. ...


Jacques is best remembered for her numerous appearances in Hancock's Half Hour and the Carry On films, and for her long-running TV partnership with Eric Sykes (in Sykes). She had a long association with the Little Players Theatre in London, which was founded by the actor Leonard Sachs. This was where Jacques garnered her stage name, due to her apparent similarity to Hattie McDaniel (who originally likened them is not known). Hancocks Half Hour was a famous BBC radio comedy series of the 1950s starring Tony Hancock. ... The Carry On films were a long-running series of British popular low-budget comedy films, directed by Gerald Thomas and produced by Peter Rogers. ... Eric Sykes in the Sykes TV series (DVD) The Plank (DVD cover) Eric Sykes, CBE (born May 4, 1923 in Oldham, Lancashire) is a British comedic writer and actor. ... Sykes was a long-running BBC television sitcom of the 1960s and 1970s, starring Eric Sykes and Hattie Jacques. ... London (pronounced ) is the capital city of England and of the United Kingdom. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Leonard Sachs (born 26 September 1909 in Roodeport, Transvaal, died 15 June 1990) was a British actor. ... Hattie McDaniel (June 10, 1895 – October 26, 1952) was the first African American to be nominated and to win an Oscar for her supporting role of Mammy in the 1939 epic movie Gone with the Wind. ...


She was married to the actor John Le Mesurier, by whom she had two sons Kim and Robin, from 1949 to 1965. She died of a heart attack in London at the age of 58. John Le Mesurier (Bedford, 5th April 1912 – 15th November, 1983), born John Charles Elton Le Mesurier De Somerys Halliley, was a British actor. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1949 calendar). ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... A myocardial infarction occurs when an atherosclerotic plaque slowly builds up in the inner lining of a coronary artery and then suddenly ruptures, totally occluding the artery and preventing blood flow downstream. ... London (pronounced ) is the capital city of England and of the United Kingdom. ...

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Radio performances

  • ITMA (1948 - 1949), Sophie Tuckshop
  • Educating Archie (1951 - 1952)
  • Hancock's Half Hour (1956 - 1959), Griselda Pugh

Its That Man Again or more commonly ITMA was a 1940s BBC radio comedy programme. ...

TV roles

  • Hancock's Half Hour (1956 - 1960), Griselda Pugh
  • Sykes (TV series, 1960 - 1965, 1971 - 1979), Hattie

Film roles

  • Carry On Sergeant (1958), Captain Clark
  • The Square Peg (1958), Gretchen
  • Carry on Nurse (1959), Matron
  • The Navy Lark (1959), Fortune Teller
  • The Night We Dropped a Clanger (1959), Ada
  • Carry On Teacher (1959), Grace Short
  • Make Mine Mink (1960), Nanette Parry
  • Carry On Constable (1960), Sergeant Laura Moon
  • School for Scoundrels (1960), First Instructress
  • In the Doghouse (1961), Gudgeon
  • Carry On Regardless (1961), Sister
  • Carry On Cabby (1963), Peggy
  • Carry On Doctor (1967), Matron
  • The Magic Christian (1969), Ginger Horton
  • Carry On Camping (1969), Mrs Haggerd
  • Carry On Loving (1970), Sophie Bliss
  • Carry On Matron (1971), Matron
  • Carry On Abroad (1972), Floella
  • Carry On Dick (1974), Martha Hoggett

Carry On Sergeant is the first Carry On film, and its first public screening was on 1st August 1958 at Screen One, London. ...

External links

  • Hattie Jacques at the Internet Movie Database
  • Carry On Line: Official Website of the Carry On films Detailed information on the Carry Ons
  • Hattie Jacques on Find-A-Grave
  • BFI Screen Online: biography
  • What a Carry On A tribute to the Carry Ons and their stars

  Results from FactBites:
 
Hattie Jacques - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (241 words)
Josephine Edwina Jacques (7 February 1922 6 October 1980), better known by the stage name Hattie Jacques, (pronounced Jakes) was a British comedy actress born in Sandgate, Kent.
Jacques is best remembered for her numerous appearances in Hancock's Half Hour and the Carry On films, and for her long-running TV partnership with Eric Sykes (in Sykes).
This was where Jacques garnered her stage name, due to her apparent similarity to Hattie McDaniel (who originally likened them is not known).
Hattie Jacques: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com (207 words)
One of the running...extremely large Hattie and the very skinny Eric were supposed to be twins.
Josephine Edwina Jacques (February 7, 1922 - October 6, 1980), better known by the the stage name Hattie Jacques, was a comedy actress.
Hattie Jacques is best remembered for her numerous appearances in Hancock's Half Hour and the Carry On films, and for her long-running TV partnership with Eric Sykes.
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