Another Great Loss After Lynda Baron’s Cause of Sudden Death
With a heavy heart, we have to inform you that another great actress has sadly left us on March 7, 2022. Heartbreaking news has brought sadness to many. Stay with us to read more about Lynda Baron’s cause of death, her personal life, and her career.
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Born on 24 March 1939, in Urmston, Lancashire, the beloved angle originally trained as a dancer at the Royal Academy of Dance. She appeared in repertory theatre and several West End venues early in her career.
Lilian Baron grew up to become a well-known actress, comedian, and singer, mainly for playing Auntie Mabel in the award-winning children’s series Come Outside for almost four years since 1993.
She also had significant roles as Nurse Gladys Emmanuel in the BBC comedy series Open All Hours (1976–1985) and its sequel, Still Open All Hours for almost three years since 2013 as well as the role of Linda Clarke in EastEnders.
Baron voiced the character of Nanny Ogg in the BBC Radio 4 adaptation of the Discworld novel Wyrd Sisters in 1995. Richard Kates released an album entitled There’s Something About You, featuring Baron performing the track “A Hard Man is Good to Find” in April 2012.
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For those of you that don’t know, Baron married John M. Lee back in 1966 and they are blessed with two adult children, Sarah and Morgan.
Since the heartbreaking news is out, fans and friends are sending their prayers through social media.
GOLD tweeted: “We’re all deeply saddened by the passing of Lynda Baron who was well-loved as Nurse Gladys Emmanuel in both Open All Hours and Still Open All Hours. Our thoughts are with her family and friends.”
A fan commented: “Such sad news about Lynda Baron, an actress who was a comforting auntie to a generation of kids she never met. She had a quality when you watched her that made you feel like you knew her so well 💗”
The actress gained much popularity after playing in the Open All Hours sitcom as a Nurse Gladys Emmanuel alongside Ronnie Barker and David Jason which ran for four series in 1976, 1981 to 1982, and in 1985, and was subsequently voted eighth in Britain’s Best Sitcom in 2004.
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More to Know about Lynda Baron
Having a talent for playing on the stage, Baron starred with Maureen Lipman and Roy Hudd in a West End production of When We Are Married by J.B. Priestley from October 2010 to February 2011, In March 2013.
She appeared in a production of D.H. Lawrence‘s play The Daughter-in-Law at the Sheffield Crucible as well as appearing at the Minerva Theatre, Chichester from April to May 2014 in Stevie by Hugh Whitemore.
Putting her appearances on the stage aside, she had played significant roles in movies as well, including
- The Small World of Sammy Lee (1963),
- Hot Millions (1968),
- Mrs. Brown You’ve Got a Lovely Daughter (1968),
- Can Heironymus Merkin Ever Forget Mercy Humppe and Find True Happiness? (1969),
- Tiffany Jones (1973),
- and Scoop (2006) directed by Woody Allen
Although after a while, Baron attended to work regularly on television along with the stage in the 2000s such as Fat Friends for five years, The Bill, Doctors, Peak Practice, Holby City for four years, Down to Earth, Rome, and Casualty.
Also, Baron made a guest appearance in a Christmas special of Citizen Khan in December 2016. She appeared in an episode of Father Brown, which to date is her most recent television appearance in January 2017.
The successful actress made an appearance in an episode of Agatha Christie’s Marple in August 2010. She had a brief appearance in a one-off television drama, The Road to Coronation Street in September 2010, which looked back at the early days of the British television soap opera Coronation Street.
To name her other projects, must say that she portrayed actress Violet Carson who played Ena Sharples in the soap. Later on, she was nominated for Best Supporting Actress for this role for the 2011 British Academy Television Award.
She co-starred in the Oh No It’s Selwyn Froggatt sitcom and A Roof Over My Head in the 1970s and 1980s. Baron played a small part in Minder and played in the Last of the Summer Wine episode Getting Sam Home as the middle-aged temptress Lily Bless’er.
More Reactions to Lynda Baron’s Death:
Jon announced: “Pretty sad news hearing that actress Lynda Baron passed away today. ‘Come Outside’ was such an iconic British TV show in my childhood man… brings back happy memories of growing up. She helped educate a whole generation of kids she never even met! May she RIP ❤️🙏🏻”
Matthew Sweet commented: “Lynda Baron was so clever and so knowing, and a great witness to (and star of) that Profumo clubland of the 60s. On-screen I think came to embody a particular form of sexuality: worldly, working-class, maternal, carrying some knowledge of the childlike nature of men.”
Another one replied: “Much loved actress, Lynda Baron, has sadly passed away at the age of 82. Famously known for her roles in Eastenders and Come Outside, she will be greatly missed by many. Our thoughts are with her family and friends at this sad time. Rest in peace Lynda ❤️”
Stuart Antony expressed: “Saddened to hear wonderful friend Lynda Baron has sadly passed away. She was the nicest person and what a legend. Here we are with Su Pollard just before lockdown – RIP Lynda Baron.”
Johnny Seifert wrote: “Oh no, I have just seen #LyndaBaron has passed away. Lynda was a big part of my childhood as I grew up watching #ComeOutside. Pippin, we have run out of toothpaste/ I can’t find my pencil/ I need milk… so let’s see how it’s made…. Look up, look down, look all around…”
Elliot Gonzalez tributed: “Sad news about Lynda Baron. Met her 5 years ago and was more than a little bit starstruck. Of course, she was lovely. Despite her many roles over the years, Auntie Mabel in ‘Come Outside’ is how I’ll always remember her.”
A fan shared: “Sad to hear that the ever-brilliant Lynda Baron has died 😞 She was a huge part of my childhood in “Come Outside” with her plane and Pippin the Dog 🐶 I will always remember her as well as the scary Pirate Captain, Captain Wrack from #DoctorWho who terrified me as a kid. RIP.”