Prunella Scales

Prunella Scales

British actress
Prunella Margaret Rumney West Scales CBE is an English former actress, best known for playing Sybil Fawlty, wife of Basil Fawlty, in the BBC comedy Fawlty Towers; for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II in A Question of Attribution by Alan Bennett ; and for the documentary series Great Canal Journeys, in which she travels on canal barges and narrowboats with her husband, fellow actor Timothy West.Wikipedia
BornJune 22, 1932
HometownSutton Abinger, Surrey, England
Net worth$2 million
Height5'3" (1.60m)
SpouseTimothy West (m 1963 - present)
ChildrenSamuel West
ParentsJohn Richardson Illingworth , Catherine Scales

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All Creatures Great and Small: Meet Samuel West's famous family

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1992British Academy of Film & Television ArtsActressA Question of AttributionNominated