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Josephine Edwina Jaques (7 February 1922 – 6 October 1980) was an English comedy actress, known as Hattie Jacques.

Starting her career in the 1940s, Jacques first gained attention through her radio appearances with Tommy Handley on ITMA and later with Tony Hancock on Hancock's Half Hour. From 1958 to 1974 she appeared in fourteen Carry On films, playing roles such as a hospital matron. She had a long professional partnership with Eric Sykes, with whom she co-starred in his long running television series Sykes. She also starred in two Norman Wisdom films, The Square Peg and Follow a Star.

Jacques was married to John Le Mesurier from 1949 until their divorce in 1965.

Her final appearance on television was in an advertisement for Asda in 1980. She died later that year from a heart attack.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Hattie Jacques,licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Josephine Edwina Jaques (7 February 1922 – 6 October 1980) was an English comedy actress, known as Hattie Jacques.

Starting her career in the 1940s, Jacques first gained attention through her radio appearances with Tommy Handley on ITMA and later with Tony Hancock on Hancock's Half Hour. From 1958 to 1974 she appeared in fourteen Carry On films, playing roles such as a hospital matron. She had a long professional partnership with Eric Sykes, with whom she co-starred in his long running television series Sykes. She also starred in two Norman Wisdom films, The Square Peg and Follow a Star.

Jacques was married to John Le Mesurier from 1949 until their divorce in 1965.

Her final appearance on television was in an advertisement for Asda in 1980. She died later that year from a heart attack.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Hattie Jacques,licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 48

Birthday 1922-02-07

Day of Death 1980-10-06

Place of Birth Sandgate, Kent, England, UK

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Also Known As

  • Жозефин Едуина Жак

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1983 ITV Christmas Comedy (15 episodes)
1980 Rhubarb Rhubarb
1975 Carry On Laughing (1 episode)
1974 Carry On Dick as Martha Hoggett
1972 Carry on Christmas (or Carry On Stuffing)
1972 Carry On Abroad as Floella
1972 Sykes (110 episodes)
1972 Carry On Matron as Matron
1971 Carry On at Your Convenience as Beattie Plummer
1971 Danger Point
1970 Carry On Loving as Sophie Plummett
1970 Catweazle (1 episode)
1969 Carry on Christmas as Elizabeth Barrett / Nun / Bemused Passer-By
1969 Carry on Again Doctor as Matron
1969 Carry On Camping as Miss Haggard
1969 Crooks and Coronets as Mabel
1969 Rhubarb
1967 Carry on Doctor as Matron
1967 The Bobo as Trinity Martinez
1967 The Plank as Woman with Rose
1963 Carry On Cabby as Peggy Hawkins
1963 The Punch and Judy Man as Dolly The Fortune Teller
1962 In the Doghouse as Josephine Gudgeon
1962 She'll Have to Go as Miss Richards
1961 The Very Best Of Hancock (1 episode) as Hattie Jacques
1961 Carry On Regardless as Sister
1960 Our House (UK) (39 episodes)
1960 Make Mine Mink as Nanette Parry
1960 School for Scoundrels as 1st Instructress
1960 Carry On Constable as Sergeant Laura Moon
1960 Sykes and a... (67 episodes)
1960 Watch Your Stern as Agatha Potter
1959 Carry On Teacher as Grace Short
1959 Left Right and Centre as woman in car
1959 Carry On Nurse as Matron
1959 Follow a Star as Dymphna Dobson
1959 The Navy Lark as Fortune Teller
1958 The Square Peg as Gretchen
1958 Carry On Sergeant as Captain Clark
1956 The Tony Hancock Show (12 episodes)
1955 This Is Your Life (1 episode)
1955 As Long as They're Happy as Party Guest
1953 Our Girl Friday as Mrs. Patch
1951 Scrooge as Mrs. Fezziwig
1950 Waterfront Women as Singer
1950 Chance of a Lifetime as Alice
1949 The Gay Lady as Daisy Delaware
1948 Oliver Twist as Singer at 'Three Cripples'

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