Eleanor Summerfield

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Eleanor Summerfield
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Born (1921-03-07)7 March 1921
London, England
Died 13 July 2001(2001-07-13) (aged 80)
London, England
Nationality British
Years active 1936-1983
Spouse(s) Leonard Sachs (1947-1990; his death)
Children Robin Sachs
Toby Sachs

Eleanor Summerfield (7 March 1921 – 13 July 2001) was an English actress.

Summerfield was born in London in 1921. She received her acting training at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. In the mid-1960s, she played P. G. Wodehouse's character Aunt Dahlia in BBC One's black-and-white TV series World of Wooster (1965–1967).

She was also a regular on radio panel games, including BBC Radio's Just a Minute, and was a team member for the entire 15-year run of BBC Radio 4's game show Many a Slip (1964–1979).

She was the wife of actor Leonard Sachs, the mother of actor Robin Sachs and Toby Sachs.

Eleanor Summerfield died in London on 13 July 2001, aged 80.


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