Who was Una Stubbs?
Una Stubbs was a British actress, television personality, and dancer who appeared on British television, in the theatre, and in films on a limited basis.
She was most known for her role as Rita Rawlins in the BBC comedy Till Death Us Do Part and In Sickness and in Health, as well as her appearance in the film Summer Holiday (1963).
Aunt Sally in Worzel Gummidge and Miss Bat in The Worst Witch are two other well-known television roles. Mrs. Hudson, Sherlock Holmes’s landlady, was also played by her in the BAFTA-winning television series Sherlock.
Her representative stated that she died surrounded by her family at her home in Edinburgh.
How Old Is Una Stubbs?
She was 84 years old.
How Did Una Stubbs Die?
Is Una Stubbs Still Alive? No, Stubbs died on August 12, 2021, at the age of 84, in her home in Edinburgh, after several months of ill health.
Her family issued the following statement, the statement read, “Mum passed away quietly today with her family around her, in Edinburgh. We ask for privacy and understanding at this most difficult and sad of times.”
Rebecca Blond, her agent, stated, “We are desperately sad to have lost not only a wonderful actress, whose screen and stage career, spanning over 50 years, was so extraordinarily varied, from Till Death Us Do Part to Sherlock, as well as memorable performances in the West End, at the Old Vic, Donmar Warehouse, Sheffield Crucible and National Theatre, but also a wickedly funny, elegant, stylish, graceful, gracious and kind and constant friend.”
She added, “She was also a highly respected and exhibited artist. We will miss her enormously and remember her always.”
Her death has caused a flood of grief among the fans.
Chizzy said in a Twitter post, “What a joy it was growing up with this wonderful woman on my TV. A true talent. “
She added, “Rest in Perfect Peace, Una Stubbs”
Nick Knowles said, “I had the pleasure of working with Una Stubbs when she appeared in our film Golden Years. She was a lovely, generous, empathic Lady full of mischief and joy. Everyone on the crew loved her. She will be sorely missed. RIP”
“I will miss your infectious smile x”
Jennifer said, “#unastubbs “England would fall” I really can’t accept why it’s so sudden.Loudly crying face RIP.”