Barbara Windsor

1937 - 2020

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Dame Barbara Windsor (born Barbara Ann Deeks; 6 August 1937 – 10 December 2020) was an English actress, known for her roles in the Carry On films and for playing Peggy Mitchell in the BBC One soap opera EastEnders. She joined the cast of EastEnders in 1994 and won the 1999 British Soap Award for Best Actress, before ultimately leaving the show in 2016 when her character was killed off. Windsor began her career on stage in 1950 at the age of 13 and made her film debut as a schoolgirl in The Belles of St. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Barbara Windsor has received more than 4,789,228 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Barbara Windsor is the 5,285th most popular actor (down from 4,732nd in 2019), the 4,108th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,591st in 2019) and the 660th most popular British Actor.

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  • 56.13

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  • 19

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  • 1.29

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  • 4.05

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Among actors, Barbara Windsor ranks 5,285 out of 10,030Before her are Robert Costanzo, Daisuke Namikawa, Jenna Elfman, Peter Hambleton, Cindy Williams, and Aisha Tyler. After her are Gil Bellows, Billy Brown, Gloria Trevi, Annette Funicello, Adina Porter, and Shannon Tweed.

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Among people born in 1937, Barbara Windsor ranks 390Before her are Raj Reddy, Martin Litchfield West, Barry Mazur, Georg Thoma, Little Willie John, and Yuriy Poyarkov. After her are Barbara Jones, Derek Fowlds, Fred Akuffo, Tesfaye Gebre Kidan, Joseph Saidu Momoh, and Francis George. Among people deceased in 2020, Barbara Windsor ranks 474Before her are Tibor Benedek, Jasraj, Alison Lurie, Alfredo Lim, Nicolas Portal, and Saroj Khan. After her are Birol Ünel, Gordon Haskell, Derek Fowlds, Abdul Qadir Bajamal, Tommy Docherty, and Bob Gibson.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Barbara Windsor ranks 4,108 out of 6,924Before her are John Martyn (1948), Charles Townshend (1725), Thomas Traherne (1636), Alan Pardew (1961), Nick Rhodes (1962), and J. J. C. Smart (1920). After her are John Masefield (1878), Pete Quaife (1943), Stanley Sadie (1930), Princess Maud, Countess of Southesk (1893), David Hewlett (1968), and Alex Turner (1986).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Barbara Windsor ranks 660Before her are Gavin Rossdale (1965), Greg Wise (1966), Juliet Mills (1941), Stephen Graham (1973), Ray Park (1974), and Omid Djalili (1965). After her are David Hewlett (1968), Virginia McKenna (1931), Ricky Whittle (1981), Isaac Hempstead Wright (1999), Ian Charleson (1949), and Bradley James (1983).

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