Una Stubbs is no more. The actress, star of the Sherlock series, in which she played the character of Mrs Hudson, the landlady of the most famous of the detectives, died this Thursday, August 12 at the age of 84 years. A very sad news which was announced by her agent to the BBC: “We are terribly sad to lose, not only a formidable actress, whose career saw her shine as well on our screens as on stage, for nearly 50 years old, but also a terribly funny, elegant, classy and graceful friend. She will be sadly missed and we will never forget her “, she said before the two sons of the actress, Joe and Christian Henson , expressed themselves in their turn: “Mum died in peace today with her family around her, in Edinburgh. We ask you to respect our privacy in these most difficult and saddest times”, have- they made it known in a press release.

What did Una Stubbs die of?

It was therefore surrounded by her family, in her home in Scotland, where she was born, that Una Stubbs breathed her last. The actress was “sick for several months”, according to her agent who did not however reveal the exact causes of death. With more than 50 years of career, it was in 1963 that this passionate dance enthusiast became known to the general public by appearing in the film Summer Holiday alongside Cliff Richard. There followed a multitude of experiences both on the big and small screens and even on stage in 2011 in the play Les Liaisons Dangereuses. Very popular in the United Kingdom, we will remember his role in the English series Till Death Us Do Part which lasted 7 seasons, but also his appearances in other television successes such as Worzel Gummidge, Amandine Malabul, Miss Marple or again EastEnders and Call the Midwife. Many have already begun to pay homage to Una Stubbs, like her comedian friend Joanna Lumley: “Devastated to learn of the passing of the brilliant Una Stubbs. My hearts go out to her family and friends in these very sad moments. ” she reacted on Twitter.

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