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Fenella Fielding obituary | Film | The Guardian

Fenella Fielding as Valeria, a vampire, and Kenneth Williams in Carry on Screaming, 1966. Photograph: Rex/Shutterstock

Fenella Fielding as Valeria, a vampire, and Kenneth Williams in Carry on Screaming, 1966. Photograph: Rex/Shutterstock

Inimitable, luxuriantly breathy and slyly mellifluous, Fenella Fielding, who has died aged 90, was a household name in the 1960s when she graced and sidled across the West End stage and the television screen, as well as appearing in the Carry On and Doctor films, usually playing a vamp, or the femme fatale, alongside actors such as Kenneth Williams, Sid James, Dirk Bogarde and James Robertson Justice.

via Fenella Fielding obituary | Film | The Guardian

3 comments on “Fenella Fielding obituary | Film | The Guardian

  1. beetleypete
    09/12/2018

    Such a sad loss. I adored her when I was younger. The voice, the eye make-up, the black bobbed hair. I never got to see her on stage, but loved her film appearances, even though many of the films were ‘less than good’. 🙂
    Best wishes, Pete. x

  2. Fenella Fielding was wonderfully funny & entertaining in The Avengers episode “The Charmers” which aired in February 1964.

  3. Pingback: Carry on Screaming’s Fenella Fielding on fighting with Kenneth Williams and bouncing back after bankruptcy | Stage | The Guardian | Rogues & Vagabonds

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