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Admitting the death had been a shock she admitted her death had been an “untimely and huge loss”. Friends and family gathered to pay their respects to Victoria Wood as she was laid to rest this week. “I am hugely proud of what my sister has done so successfully in different fields of entertainment. “Another reason I admire Victoria is that she was determined from the start to give her two children as normal an upbringing as possible and to shield them from unwanted media attention. In den 1980er Jahren wurde sie in Großbritannien durch die Fernsehserie Victoria Wood as Seen on TV bekannt. Please enter your email address and we will send you an email with a reset password code. Download the free BG app and you`ll be able to contribute, and have access to our worldwide headstone database.

I was never trying to please her.”. She was bold, clever and much-loved. Jogging is for people who aren’t intelligent enough to watch television. Your password must be at least 8 characters, Please check the I'm not a robot checkbox, If you want to be a Photo Volunteer you must enter a ZIP Code or select your location on the map. She was an inspiration and will be terribly missed. Check your spam folder if you can't find it there. I am shocked. Register to get full access to the grave site record of Sallie Victoria Wood, My children won’t even eat chips because some know-all bastard at school told them a potato was a vegetable. “I hope [some of my famous friends] will be up for it but I can’t say for sure yet because I need to go and speak to them.”. She earned a Bachelors of Arts in Drama with honors at Birmingham University.

“I like the hustle and bustle of being on location... but I don’t want to put on a big costume and a wig anymore.”. Jonathan Cavendish, the executive producer of the show, said: “She was wonderful to work with, and just as funny off camera as she was on camera, a genius of an actress.”. Even after 40 years in the business Victoria worked up until her death and in an unearthed interview which took place last year, even revealed she was working on a film script. Im selben Jahr beendete sie als Bachelor of Arts ihr Schauspielstudium an der Universität Birmingham.In den 1980er Jahren wurde sie in Großbritannien durch die Fernsehserie Victoria Wood as Seen on TV bekannt. Victoria Foundry, Garside Street, Bolton. Victoria Wood CBE (19 May 1953 – 20 April 2016) was an English comedian, actress, singer, composer, screenwriter, producer and director.. Wood wrote and starred in dozens of sketches, plays, musicals, films and sitcoms over several decades and her live comedy act was interspersed with her own compositions which she performed at the piano.

Unique and truly brilliant.”.

“There was a strong element of humour as everyone knew that's what she wanted. × Victoria Wood has left none of her £9million will to her ex-husband and father of her two children, Geoffrey Durham. The Prime Minister tweeted: “Victoria Wood was a national treasure loved by millions.

You can still file a request but no one will be notified. She was best known for starring in Victoria Wood As Seen On TV in the 1980s. Wood rose to fame after winning talent show New Faces and went on to establish herself as one of Britain's most popular stand-up comics before starring in shows including Victoria Wood As Seen on TV and ITV's award winning comedy, Dinnerladies.

She was a humble genius.”. GREAT NEWS! “I can’t actually talk about this. All of us, bow down to Vic Wood. Add to your scrapbook. I could never have done that when Grace and Henry were at school.”. Her debut on television was on the talent show, 'New Faces', in 1974, but her big break came on the BBC program 'That's Life!' More, because the children are grown up so I have time and space for me.

Please try again later. Try again later. As the country continues to mourn for the comedy genius, here’s a look at the main updates after the news broke on Wednesday.. Victoria’s close friend Duncan Preston has made a moving tribute to the comedy legend calling her the “champion of the common people”. Are you sure you want to submit this vote? Her writing was brilliant and she ranged from physical slapstick acorn antics to well observed stand-up. My boyfriend had a sex manual but he was dyslexic. I don’t. “Another great taken from us in 2016. If you notice a problem with the translation, please send a message to and include a link to the page and details about the problem. The funnywoman took to her Twitter account when she heard the news on Wednesday after the comedienne lost her battle with cancer and posted a message to her 112,000 followers. There is a problem with your email/password.

I once went to one of those parties where everyone throws their car keys into the middle of the room. explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. He said: “Victoria’s two children, my niece Grace and nephew Henry will be absolutely devastated to lose their mother at such a relatively young age. GREAT NEWS! REST IN PEACE: Victoria was cremated at a private service, TRIBUTE: The service was reportedly 'full of laughter', HEARTBREAK: Victoria's close friend Julie was in attendance, Subscribe to Daily Star and Daily Star On Sunday newspapers, Danielle Lloyd credits 'one-night stand' website with 'spicing up' her marriage, Former WAG and glamour model Danielle Lloyd has credited a one-night-stand website with spicing up the bedroom action in her marriage, Kate Beckinsale is the ultimate ageless beauty as she strips to 'vote' bra, Kate Beckinsale exposed her ample cleavage and gym-honed abs in the black bikini top with the words 'VOTE' written across it on a gold halterneck strap, Love Actually's Sam is now 30 and all grown up with a stunning girlfriend, Love Actually's Thomas Brodie-Sangster played Liam Neeson's adorable stepson Sam in the classic Christmas film and went on to star in Nanny McPhee and most recently play Benny in Netflix show The Queen's Gambit, Liam Gallagher's Pretty Green still owes £15.7million after store closures, Liam Gallagher's fashion brand Pretty Green collapsed last year and was bought by JD Sports in a deal that brought hope that it would take it out of administration, though multiple stores were closed, Kelly Brook's 'awful' real name - and famous face who persuaded her to change it, Kelly Brook's real name might surprise you - she was encouraged to change it by esteemed glamour photographer Jeany Savage who also catapulted the likes of Jordan aka Katie Price and Melinda Messenger to fame, Joanna Lumley says she kissed every Bond actor – and Sean Connery was the best, Joanna Lumley has confessed she has kissed every actor who played James Bond, but ranks the late Sir Sean Connery as the best among them. You ​may opt-out at any time. “She started out doing comedy songs and everyone fell in love with her. “She’d never say anything was great.