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[[File:Joanna-Lumley.jpg|thumb|220x220px]] '''Joanna Lumley''' OBE (born [[1st May]] [[1946]] in Kashmir, [[India]]) has achieved great national fame throughout her acting career for roles in such television shows as ''The New Avengers'', ''Sapphire And Steel'' and ''Absolutely Fabulous''. She was a "Bond girl" in the [[1969]] film ''On Her Majesty's Secret Service'', and appeared on ''[[Coronation Street]]'' for a short period between [[July 1973|July]] and [[August 1973]] as [[Elaine Perkins]], girlfriend of [[Ken Barlow]].
   
'''Joanna Lumley''' OBE (born [[1st May]] [[1946]] in Kashmir, [[India]]) has achieved great national fame throughout her acting career for roles in such television shows as ''The New Avengers'', ''Sapphire And Steel'' and ''Absolutely Fabulous''. She was a "Bond girl" in the [[1969]] film ''On Her Majesty's Secret Service'', and appeared on ''[[Coronation Street]]'' for a short period between [[July 1973|July]] and [[August 1973]] as [[Elaine Perkins]], girlfriend of [[Ken Barlow]].
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Her other credits include ''Are You Being Served?'', ''Lovejoy'' and ''Agatha Christie's Marple''. In [[1994]] she appeared in the documentary series ''Girl Friday'', in which she spent nine days stranded on a desert island.
   
Her other credits include ''Are You Being Served?'', ''Lovejoy'' and ''Agatha Christie's Marple''. She was awarded the OBE in [[1995]].
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In [[2016]], she appeared in a big screen version of the comedy series ''Absolutely Fabulous''.
   
In [[1994]] she appeared in the documentary series ''Girl Friday'', in which she spent nine days stranded on a desert island. She famously made a pair of shoes out of her bra, as she was beginning to get trench foot. While in [[2016]], she appeared in a big screen version of the comedy series ''Absolutely Fabulous'' called ''Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie.''
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She was awarded the OBE in [[1995]].
   
 
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Joanna-Lumley
Joanna Lumley OBE (born 1st May 1946 in Kashmir, India) has achieved great national fame throughout her acting career for roles in such television shows as The New Avengers, Sapphire And Steel and Absolutely Fabulous. She was a "Bond girl" in the 1969 film On Her Majesty's Secret Service, and appeared on Coronation Street for a short period between July and August 1973 as Elaine Perkins, girlfriend of Ken Barlow.

Her other credits include Are You Being Served?, Lovejoy and Agatha Christie's Marple. In 1994 she appeared in the documentary series Girl Friday, in which she spent nine days stranded on a desert island.

In 2016, she appeared in a big screen version of the comedy series Absolutely Fabulous.

She was awarded the OBE in 1995.

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