Who is Rosalind Knight? Rosalind Knight Bio/Wiki
Rosalind Knight was a British actress. Her career spanned 70 years on stage, screen, and television. She was born on 3 December 1933 in Marylebone, London, England.
She was 87 years old and was also known for her roles in two Carry On movies. At the moment of publication.
She was 87 years old.
In July 1959, Knight married director and producer Michael Elliott. The couple remained married until his 1984 death.
They had 2 daughters named Marianne Elliott, and Susannah Elliott-Knight. Marianne is married to actor Nick Sidi, in August 2004, their daughter was born.
Coming from a theatrical background, at an early age, she was exposed to theatre. She was influenced by a 1949 visit with her father to the bombed-out Old Vic Theatre to see performances of The Snow Queen and As You Like It.
She was given a job as Assistant Stage Manager at the Midland Theatre Company in Coventry after studying there for two years under Glen Byam Shaw and George Devine. She moved from Coventry to the Ipswich Repertory Company, where Joe Orton was an ASM fellow.
She played Mrs. Fitzpatrick in Tom Jones’ film in 1963 and was in St. Trinian’s second movie, playing a teacher in St. Trinian’s Wildcats in 1980.
She also starred with Kathy Burke and James Dreyfus as retired pro*titute Beryl in the BBC sitcom Gimme, Gimme, Gimme, which aired from 1999 to 2001.
Friday Night Dinner actor Rosalind Knight has died, as reported by her family’s post.
The statement from the family of Knight read: “It is with huge sadness that the family of Rosalind Knight announce her death following a glorious career as a well-loved actress in theatre, TV, and film. She was known to so many generations for so many different roles and will be missed as much by the kids today who howl at Horrible Grandma in Friday Night Dinner as by those of us who are old enough to remember her in the very first Carry On films.”
— 🏳️🌈(((CalenEledh)))🏳️🌈 #BLM (@caleneledh) December 20, 2020
— Paul Robinson-Jones (@wond75) December 20, 2020
Sad news about #RosalindKnight, brilliant comedy performer including @JOJEHARVEY’s Gimme Gimme Gimme, she was superb as Beryl. “This is the last time I take a gun through customs…” 🎭😂❤️ pic.twitter.com/E1o4wHMzj0
— Ross Macfarlane (@roscomacf) December 20, 2020
So sad to hear that Rosalind Knight has died. She was just perfect as the old prozzie Beryl in Gimme Gimme Gimme, and of course she had a very distinguished career before and after. This is when I last saw her a few years ago in London. Sending love to all her family xx pic.twitter.com/sCKw4Kaq1a
— Jonathan Harvey (@JOJEHARVEY) December 20, 2020
— 🌸Friendbear🌸 (@Friendbearx) December 20, 2020