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Penelope Keith

Penelope Keith

British actress
Dame Penelope Anne Constance Keith, DBE, DL is an English actress and presenter, active in film, radio, stage and television and primarily known for her roles in the British sitcoms The Good Life and To the Manor Born.Wikipedia
BornApril 2, 1940
HometownSutton, Surrey, England
Height5'10" (1.78m)
SpouseRodney Timson
ParentsConnie Keith
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The Good Life look is back, but is your style more Margo or Barbara?

  • It may be almost 50 years since The Good Life first aired, but the concept of two very different couples on either side of a suburban garden wall is one that will never date. On one side, there’s the wholesome Tom and Barbara Good (Richard Briers and Felicity Kendal), transforming their outside space into an allotment so they can be self-sufficient. On the other side, the more conventional and aspirational Jerry and Margo Leadbetter (Paul Eddington and Penelope Keith). Comedy ensues. In fact, in

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New Year Honours: Women Outdo Men

Penelope Keith, Katherine Jenkins and Karren Brady are among those named in the New Year's Honours List. Sky's Tom Parmenter reports.

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
1978British Academy of Film & Television ArtsLight Entertainment PerformanceThe Good LifeNominated
1978British Academy of Film & Television ArtsLight Entertainment PerformanceThe Good LifeNominated
1978British Academy of Film & Television ArtsActressNorman ConquestsWinner
1977British Academy of Film & Television ArtsLight Entertainment PerformanceThe Good LifeWinner
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