Gabrielle Blunt

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Gabrielle Blunt
Born (1919-01-08)8 January 1919
Blean, Kent, England, UK[1]
Died 10 June 2014(2014-06-10) (aged 95)
London, England, UK
Occupation Actress
Years active 1940s–2001
Spouse(s) Julian Bond (1955–1972; div) Tony Thawnton (1941–1950; div)

Gabrielle Hilda Blunt[2] (8 January 1919 - 10 June 2014) was a British actress. She had a very lengthy career on film and television.

Blunt's first significant role was in the film Whisky Galore! and she played the same role in the 1958 follow-up Rockets Galore. She became best known for her roles in British sitcoms, appearing over the years in Happy Ever After, Shine on Harvey Moon, Roll Over Beethoven, One Foot in the Grave, Drop the Dead Donkey and The Thin Blue Line.


  1. ^ "Index entry". FreeBMD. ONS. Retrieved 27 June 2015. 
  2. ^ Quinn, Michael (5 September 2014)."Obituary: Gabrielle Blunt". The Stage. Retrieved 27 June 2015.

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