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Prunella Scales (born Prunella Margaret Rumney Illingworth) CBE (born 22 June 1932) is an English actress, known for her role as Basil Fawlty's long-suffering wife in the British comedy Fawlty Towers and her award-nominated role as Queen Elizabeth II in the British film A Question of Attribution.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Prunella Scales (born Prunella Margaret Rumney Illingworth) CBE (born 22 June 1932) is an English actress, known for her role as Basil Fawlty's long-suffering wife in the British comedy Fawlty Towers and her award-nominated role as Queen Elizabeth II in the British film A Question of Attribution.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Prunella Scales, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 59

Birthday 1932-06-22

Place of Birth Sutton Abinger, Surrey, UK

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2013 The Phone Call as Joan
2011 Horrid Henry: The Movie as Great Aunt Greta
2009 Fawlty Towers: Re-Opened as Sybil Fawlty / herself
2007 The Shell Seekers as Dolly Keeling
2006 Mr Loveday's Little Outing as Lady Moping
2005 Fawlty Towers Revisited as Herself
2003 The Royal (1 episode)
2002 A Day In The Death Of Joe Egg as Grace
2001 Station Jim as Queen Victoria
2000 The Ghost of Greville Lodge
1999 Mad Cows as Dr. Minny Stinkler
1999 An Ideal Husband as Lady Markby
1998 Stiff Upper Lips as Aunt Agnes
1997 Midsomer Murders (1 episode)
1996 Emma as Miss Bates
1996 Breaking the Code as Sara Turing
1996 Lord of Misrule as Shirley
1996 Dennis the Menace and Gnasher (1 episode) as Mrs. Duffel
1996 Dalziel and Pascoe (1 episode)
1996 Silent Witness (1 episode)
1995 An Awfully Big Adventure as Rose
1994 Wolf as Maude
1994 Fair Game as Marjorie
1994 The Rector's Wife (4 episodes) as Marjorie Richardson
1992 Freddie as F.R.O.7. as Queen (voice)
1992 My Friend Walter as Aunt Ellie
1992 Howards End as Aunt Juley
1991 A Question of Attribution as H.M.Q.
1990 Dirty Beasts as Narrator
1990 Revolting Rhymes as Narrator
1989 A Chorus of Disapproval as Hannah Ap Llewellyn
1988 Thompson (1 episode)
1988 Natural Causes as Celia Bryce
1988 Consuming Passions as Ethel
1988 After Henry (39 episodes)
1987 The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne as Moira O'Neill
1987 What the Butler Saw
1986 Casualty (1 episode) as Jocelyn Anderson
1985 Mapp & Lucia (10 episodes)
1983 The Wicked Lady as Lady Kingsclere
1982 The Merry Wives of Windsor as Mistress Page
1982 Outside Edge as Miriam
1981 Bergerac (1 episode)
1978 Doris and Doreen as Doris Rutter
1978 BBC Television Shakespeare (1 episode)
1978 The Boys from Brazil as Mrs Harrington
1978 The Hound of the Baskervilles as Glynis
1978 An Audience with... (2 episodes) as Herself
1977 Target (1 episode)
1976 Lucky Feller (1 episode)
1976 The Littlest Horse Thieves as Mrs. Sandman
1975 Fawlty Towers (12 episodes) as Sybil Fawlty
1975 The Apple Cart as Queen Jemima
1973 Seven of One (1 episode)
1962 Waltz of the Toreadors as Estella Fitzjohn
1961 Marriage Lines (43 episodes)
1954 What Every Woman Wants as Mary
1954 Hobson's Choice as Vicky Hobson
1953 Laxdale Hall as Morag McLeod

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