English Actress

Joan Sims

  • May 09, 1930 - Jun 27, 2001 (age 71)
  • 5' 5" (1.65 m)
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2001
Joan Sims
PersonalJune 2001

Joan Sims

Joan Sims passed away.
2000
The Last of the Blonde Bombshells
MovieAug 26, 2000

The Last of the Blonde Bombshells

The last time they played, …
The last time they played, the Blonde Bombshells brought down the house--while bombs rained down over London. More than 50 years later, two of the group's original members try to strike up the band again...and stir up some romance. This life-affirming comedy stars Judi Dench as a widow who tries to reassemble the all-girl swing band in which she played during World War II.
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1996
The Canterville Ghost
MovieJan 27, 1996

The Canterville Ghost

When an American family …
When an American family moves into a haunted mansion in England, the family's teenage daughter could be the key in fulfilling a prophecy and finally set the house's ghost free.
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1992
The Thief and the Cobbler
MovieMay 13, 1992

The Thief and the Cobbler

When Tack upsets ZigZag …
When Tack upsets ZigZag the Vizier, the wizard drags him off to the royal castle, where Princess YumYum falls for the bashful boy and saves him from execution. Unfortunately, ZigZag plans to marry the Princess in order to succeed her father, King Nod. The Thief, meanwhile, is more interested in gold than love and takes off with the protective orbs topping the palace. Together, Tack and YumYum attempt to retrieve them in order to prevent ZigZag and the One-Eye army from conquering the city.
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As Time Goes By
TV ShowJan 12, 1992

As Time Goes By

As Time Goes By is a British romantic sitcom which aired …
As Time Goes By is a British romantic sitcom which aired on BBC One from 1992 to 2005, running for nine series and three specials. Starring Judi Dench and Geoffrey Palmer, it follows the relationship between two former lovers who meet unexpectedly after not having been in contact for 38 years.
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1990
On the Up
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TV ShowSep 4, 1990

On the Up

On the Up is a British situation comedy written by Bob …
On the Up is a British situation comedy written by Bob Larbey, about the failure of a millionaire's marriage, and his relationship with his assorted live-in staff. The programme was first broadcast on BBC1 between 1990 and 1992.
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Cluedo
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TV ShowJul 25, 1990

Cluedo

Cluedo is a British game show based on the board game of …
Cluedo is a British game show based on the board game of the same name. Each week, a reenactment of the murder at the stately home Arlington Grange of a visiting guest was played and, through a combination of interrogating the suspects (of whom only the murderer could lie) and deduction, celebrity guests had to discover who committed the murder, which of six weapons (not usually the original six from the board game) and in which room it was committed, whilst viewers were invited to play along at home.
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1981
Only Fools and Horses
TV ShowSep 8, 1981

Only Fools and Horses

Only Fools and Horses is a …
Only Fools and Horses is a British television sitcom created and written by John Sullivan. Seven series were originally broadcast on BBC One in the United Kingdom from 1981 to 1991, with sixteen sporadic Christmas specials aired until the end of the show in 2003. Episodes are regularly repeated on UKTV comedy channel Gold.
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1979
Worzel Gummidge
TV ShowFeb 25, 1979

Worzel Gummidge

Worzel Gummidge was a British children's sitcom, produced …
Worzel Gummidge was a British children's sitcom, produced by Southern Television for ITV, based on the Worzel Gummidge books by English author Barbara Euphan Todd. Beginning in 1979, the programme starred Jon Pertwee in the title role and ran for four series in the UK until 1981. On a countdown of the greatest British children's programmes, this series was number 50 in the 50 Greatest Kids TV Shows on Channel 5 on 8 November 2013. Channel 4 reprised the show in 1987 as Worzel Gummidge Down Under, which was set in New Zealand.
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1978
Carry On Emmannuelle
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MovieOct 12, 1978

Carry On Emmannuelle

The beautiful and sex-starved Emmannuelle Prevert just …
The beautiful and sex-starved Emmannuelle Prevert just cannot inflame her husband's ardour. In frustration she seduces a string of VIPs, including the Prime Minister and the American Ambassador. A jealous lover gives a list of all her conquests to the national press and a scandal ensues. But will she ever manage to get her own husband into bed?
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1976
Carry On England
MovieOct 31, 1976

Carry On England

Captain S. Melly takes over as the new Commanding Officer at …
Captain S. Melly takes over as the new Commanding Officer at an experimental mixed sex air defence base. It's 1940 and England is under heavy bombardment, but the crew seem more interested ...
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1975
Carry On Behind
MovieDec 19, 1975

Carry On Behind

Professors Vooshka and Crump decide to visit an …
Professors Vooshka and Crump decide to visit an archaeological site to study the artifacts there. Lo and behold, it's right next to a caravan site where all manner of people are staying. ...
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Carry On Laughing
TV ShowJan 4, 1975

Carry On Laughing

Carry On Laughing is a British television comedy series …
Carry On Laughing is a British television comedy series produced in 1975 for ATV. Based on the Carry On films, it was an attempt to address the films' declining cinema attendance by transferring the franchise to television. Many of the original cast members were featured in the series.
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1974
Carry On Dick
MovieJul 12, 1974

Carry On Dick

Dick Turpin is terrorising the countryside around Upper …
Dick Turpin is terrorising the countryside around Upper Dencher. Captain Fancey and Sergeant Jock Strapp plan to put an end to his escapades, and enlist the help of the Reverend Flasher. ...
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1973
Carry On Girls
MovieNov 9, 1973

Carry On Girls

Local councillor Sidney Fiddler persuades the Mayor to help …
Local councillor Sidney Fiddler persuades the Mayor to help improve the image of their rundown seaside town by holding a beauty contest. But formidable Councillor Prodworthy, head of the local women's liberation movement, has other ideas. It's open warfare as the women's lib attempt to sabotage the contest.
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Not Now Darling
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MovieMar 1, 1973

Not Now Darling

A mad cap British farce about mistresses and minks in the …
A mad cap British farce about mistresses and minks in the London fur salon of Bodley, Bodley, and Crouch. Gilbert Bodley plans to sell an expensive mink to a mobster dirt cheap for his wife, because the wife is Gilbert's mistress and he wants to "Close the deal." However, instead of doing his own dirty work, he gets his reluctant partner, Arnold Crouch, to do it for him. Things go awry when the mobster plans to buy it for his OWN mistress and soon the whole plan goes out the window along with women's clothing and a few other things. Mistaken identities, scantily clad women kept hidden in closets, mobsters, suspicious wives, and misguided shoppers keep this comedy trucking along in the spirit of the Marx Brothers' and Noises Off.
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1972
Carry On Abroad
MovieDec 15, 1972

Carry On Abroad

A group of holidaymakers head for the Spanish resort of Elsbels …
A group of holidaymakers head for the Spanish resort of Elsbels for a 4-day visit. When they get there, they find the Hotel still hasn't been finished being built, and the weather is awful....
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Carry On Matron
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MovieMay 19, 1972

Carry On Matron

A gang of thieves plan to make their fortune by stealing a …
A gang of thieves plan to make their fortune by stealing a shipment of contraceptive pills from Finisham maternity hospital. They assume disguises and infiltrate the hospital, but everything doesn't go according to plan.
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1971
Carry On at Your Convenience
MovieDec 10, 1971

Carry On at Your Convenience

They all go on a outing to …
They all go on a outing to Brighton and discover the hotel kitchen staff are also on strike so they all go on the pier and get hammered, WC Boggs finds himself in miss witherings bed naked and cant remember a thing and his son Mr Lewis Boggs marries Sid Plummer's daughter Myrtle Plummer.
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The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins
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MovieNov 1, 1971

The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins

This early Seventies British …
This early Seventies British comedy takes us through seven short stories based on the Seven Deadly Sins. This film is a montage of different styles, from Spike Milligan's mainly silent "...
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Carry On Henry
MovieJun 3, 1971

Carry On Henry

Henry VIII has just married Marie of Normandy, and is eager to …
Henry VIII has just married Marie of Normandy, and is eager to consummate their marriage. Unfortunately for Henry, she is always eating garlic, and refuses to stop. Deciding to get rid of ...
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1970
Carry On Loving
MovieNov 3, 1970

Carry On Loving

The Wedded Bliss computer dating agency aims to bring …
The Wedded Bliss computer dating agency aims to bring together the lonely hearts of Much-Snoggin-in-the-Green. Its owner, Sidney Bliss, has enough complications in his own love life, but still produces a pamphlet called "The Wit to Woo". The strange collection of hopefuls lead to some outlandish matches, and jealousies are bound to lead to trouble.
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Carry On Up the Jungle
MovieMar 20, 1970

Carry On Up the Jungle

Lady Evelyn Bagley mounts …
Lady Evelyn Bagley mounts an expedition to find her long-lost baby. Bill Boosey is the fearless hunter and guide. Prof. Tinkle is searching for the rare Oozalum bird. Everything is going swimmingly until a gorilla enters the camp.
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1969
Carry On Again Doctor
MovieDec 2, 1969

Carry On Again Doctor

Dr Nookey is disgraced and …
Dr Nookey is disgraced and sent to a remote island hospital. He is given a secret slimming potion by a member of staff, Gladstone Screwer, and he flies back to England to fame and fortune. ...
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In Loving Memory
TV ShowNov 4, 1969

In Loving Memory

In Loving Memory is a British period sitcom set in an …
In Loving Memory is a British period sitcom set in an undertakers business that starred Thora Hird and Christopher Beeny. A pilot with Marjorie Rhodes in the Thora Hird role was transmitted in 1969 by Thames Television, who rejected the idea before it was finally accepted by Yorkshire Television nearly 10 years later, where it ran for a further five series between 21 May 1979 and 27 March 1986.
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Carry On Camping
MovieMay 29, 1969

Carry On Camping

Sid and Bernie keep having their amorous intentions snubbed …
Sid and Bernie keep having their amorous intentions snubbed by their girlfriends Joan and Anthea. The boys suggest a camping holiday, secretly intending to take them to a nudist camp. Of course they end up in the wrong place, and meet up with the weirdest bunch of campers you can imagine! Coach loads of sex-starved schoolgirls and bands of hippies all add to the laughs.
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1968
Carry On... Up the Khyber
MovieNov 28, 1968

Carry On... Up the Khyber

Sir Sidney Ruff-Diamond …
Sir Sidney Ruff-Diamond looks after the British outpost near the Khyber Pass. Protected by the kilted Third Foot and Mouth regiment, you would think they were safe but the Khazi of Kalabar has other ideas.
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1967
Carry On Doctor
MovieDec 15, 1967

Carry On Doctor

The popular Dr Kilmore is sacked after being discovered in a …
The popular Dr Kilmore is sacked after being discovered in a compromising position on the roof of the nurses' home. The patients are determined not to lose him, and so take on the might of the "cutting" Dr Tinkle and the overpowering Matron.
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Follow That Camel
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MovieDec 14, 1967

Follow That Camel

A bogus legionnaire proves his mettle during an Arab attack.
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Don't Lose Your Head
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MovieMar 2, 1967

Don't Lose Your Head

Don't Lose Your Head is a 1967 British comedy film, the 13th …
Don't Lose Your Head is a 1967 British comedy film, the 13th in the series of 31 Carry On films (1958–1992). It features regular team members Sid James, Kenneth Williams, Jim Dale, Charles Hawtrey and Joan Sims. Set in France and England in 1789 during the French Revolution, it is a parody of Baroness Orczy's The Scarlet Pimpernel.
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1966
Carry On Screaming!
MovieAug 16, 1966

Carry On Screaming!

The sinister Dr Watt has an evil scheme going. He's …
The sinister Dr Watt has an evil scheme going. He's kidnapping beautiful young women and turning them into mannequins to sell to local stores.
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1965
Carry On Cowboy
MovieNov 26, 1965

Carry On Cowboy

Carry On Cowboy is a 1965 British comedy film, the eleventh in …
Carry On Cowboy is a 1965 British comedy film, the eleventh in the series of 31 Carry On films (1958–1992). It was the first film to feature series regulars Peter Butterworth and Bernard Bresslaw. Series regulars Sid James, Kenneth Williams, Jim Dale, Charles Hawtrey and Joan Sims all feature, and Angela Douglas makes the first of her four appearances in the series.
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The Big Job
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MovieOct 5, 1965

The Big Job

An inept gang of bank robbers, led by George The Brain, are …
An inept gang of bank robbers, led by George The Brain, are caught and sentenced to 15 years hard labour each. When they are released from prison they start out to collect the money they ...
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Till Death Us Do Part
TV ShowJul 22, 1965

Till Death Us Do Part

Till Death Us Do Part is a …
Till Death Us Do Part is a British television sitcom that aired on BBC1 from 1965 to 1975. The show was first broadcast as a Comedy Playhouse pilot, then in seven series until 1975. Six years later in 1981, ITV continued the sitcom for six episodes, calling it Till Death.... The BBC produced a sequel from 1985 until 1992, In Sickness and in Health.
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1964
Carry On Cleo
MovieDec 10, 1964

Carry On Cleo

Two Britons, Hengist and Horsa, are captured and enslaved …
Two Britons, Hengist and Horsa, are captured and enslaved by invading Romans and taken to Rome. One of their first encounters in Rome leaves Hengist being mistaken for a fighter, and gets drafted into the Royal Guard to protect Caesar.
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1963
Nurse on Wheels
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MovieJan 1, 1963

Nurse on Wheels

Quietly competent young Joanna moves with her scatterbrain …
Quietly competent young Joanna moves with her scatterbrain mother to a country village to take up her first job as District Nurse. She soon overcomes the suspicion of her patients used to someone rather older, while becoming romantically involved with a local farmer - at least until he tries to evict a newly-arrived expectant couple who park their caravan on his land.
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1962
Twice Round the Daffodils
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MovieApr 3, 1962

Twice Round the Daffodils

A sanatorium where a group …
A sanatorium where a group of patients reside. They aspire to walk twice round the daffodils which they can do when they are better.
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1961
Carry On Regardless
MovieMar 23, 1961

Carry On Regardless

The Helping Hands agency employs some very strange …
The Helping Hands agency employs some very strange people to perform some very strange jobs. Even the simplest of tasks get bungled by the incompetent but lovable staff.
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1960
Watch Your Stern
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MovieOct 14, 1960

Watch Your Stern

When the details of a secret torpedo are destroyed by an …
When the details of a secret torpedo are destroyed by an incompetent seaman, the crew of the ship rally round, when the Admiral needs the plans to show to a visiting scientist.
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Carry On Constable
MovieFeb 25, 1960

Carry On Constable

With a flu epidemic running rife, three new bumbling recruits …
With a flu epidemic running rife, three new bumbling recruits are assigned to Inspector Mills police station. With help from Special Constable Gorse, they manage to totally wreck the operations of the police force and let plenty of criminals get away, even before they arrive at the station. They all have to prove themselves or else they'll be out of a job and Sergeant Wilkins will be transferred. Sub-plots include romances between Wilkins and Moon, Constable and Passworthy.
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1959
Please Turn Over
MovieDec 1, 1959

Please Turn Over

The orderly suburban life of a 1950's English town is turned …
The orderly suburban life of a 1950's English town is turned on its head when the teenaged daughter of one of the residents writes a steamy bestseller featuring characters obviously based on the local population. They begin to see themselves and their neighbours in a surprising new light.
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Carry On Teacher
MovieAug 28, 1959

Carry On Teacher

Pupils run amok at Maudlin Street School in an attempt to hang …
Pupils run amok at Maudlin Street School in an attempt to hang on to their headmaster. He has applied for a new job, but the students like him and don't want to lose him.
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Carry On Nurse
MovieMar 5, 1959

Carry On Nurse

Set in Haven Hospital where a certain men's ward is …
Set in Haven Hospital where a certain men's ward is causing more havoc than the whole hospital put together. The formidable Matron's debut gives the patients a chill every time she walks ...
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1957
The Naked Truth
MovieDec 3, 1957

The Naked Truth

A very British comedy about a blackmailer and his victims.
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The Ship Was Loaded
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MovieMay 14, 1957

The Ship Was Loaded

Two friends get drunk and decide to switch identities. One is a …
Two friends get drunk and decide to switch identities. One is a Parliamentary Secretary, and the other is the captain of a ship. The former's lack of sea knowledge causes several ...
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1954
The Sea Shall Not Have Them
MovieNov 30, 1954

The Sea Shall Not Have Them

During autumn 1944, a Royal …
During autumn 1944, a Royal Air Force Hudson carrying a very important passenger in possession of highly secret information is shot down and ditches in the North Sea. Fighting the elements and trying to keep up morale, the occupants of the aircraft's dinghy talk about their lives awaiting the rescue they hope will come. This movie's title reflects the motto of the R.A.F.'s Air Sea Rescue Service, one of whose high speed launches battles against its own mechanical problems, enemy action, time, and the weather to locate and rescue the downed crew and the vital secret papers they carry.
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The Belles of St. Trinian's
MovieSep 28, 1954

The Belles of St. Trinian's

The schoolgirls of St. …
The schoolgirls of St. Trinian's are more interested in racing forms than books as they try to get-rich-quick. They are abetted by the headmistress' brother.
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1953
Trouble in Store
MovieDec 14, 1953

Trouble in Store

Norman (Norman Wisdom) is working in the stock room of …
Norman (Norman Wisdom) is working in the stock room of a large London department store, but he has ambition (doesn't he always?). He wants to be a window dresser making up the public ...
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Will Any Gentleman...?
MovieAug 24, 1953

Will Any Gentleman...?

About a henpecked bank …
About a henpecked bank clerk who lives a dreary existence in suburban London. After a mix-up at a music hall, he finds himself onstage with ambiguously foreign magician Mendoza, who hypnotizes him into losing all of his inhibitions.
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1930
Joan Sims
BirthMay 1930

Joan Sims

Joan Sims was born.
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