Born on 17th of June 1920
Died on 13rd of October 1996
Born 1919. Died 1996 - English comedienne and actress.
Made first stage appearance in 1936. Became well known as a variety entertainer. Made her name in BBC radio's 'Educating Archie'. Became famous with her 'Brummie' Marlene character. Had a long and successful television career, her appearances including The Girl Most Likely (1957), The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole (1985), Smiley’s People (1983) and Cracker (1993). She appeared in a number films including The Killing of Sister George in 1968 and Entertaining Mr Sloane in 1970.
http://imdb.com/name/nm0717189/ Internet Movie Data Base
http://www.bbc.co.uk/comedy/guide/talent/r/reid_beryl.shtml BBC Bibliography
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