Patricia Routledge Biography (1929-)

Born Katherine Patricia Routledge (some sources say Patricia Katherine Routledge), February 17, 1929, in Birkenhead, Cheshire, England; daughter of IsaacEdgar (a haberdasher) and Catherine (maiden name, Perry) Routledge. Career: Actress and singer. Liverpool Playhouse, assistant stage manager; appeared with the Liverpool Playhouse Repertory Company, Liverpool, England, 1952-53, and with repertory companies in Guildford, Worthing, and Windsor, all inEngland. Awards, Honors: Antoinette Perry Award, best actress in a musical, 1968, for Darling of the Day; Laurence Olivier Award, Society ofWest End Theatre, 1989, for Candide; Top Television Comedy Actress, 1991, for Keeping Up Appearances; Personality of the Year, Order of theWater Rats, 1991; Variety Club of Great Britain, 1993; Order of the BritishEmpire, 1993; voted Great Britain's all- time favorite television actress in1996. Addresses: Agent: c/o Marmont Management Ltd., Langham House, 308 Regent St., London W1R 5AL, England.

Actress, singer
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February 17, 1929
Birkenhead, Cheshire, England

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