Zara Nutley

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Zara Nutley
Born 12 June 1926
New Zealand
Died 9 October 2016 (aged 90)
England, UK
Occupation Television actress

Zahrah Mary Chassib Jaber (12 June 1926 – 9 October 2016), better known as Zara Nutley, was a New Zealand-born British television actress who was best known for playing the role of Ms Courtney, the college principal in the comedy series Mind Your Language and Aunt Eleen in the comedy series Never the Twain. In Mind Your Language, she was scripted as a sworn, unapologetic single woman and authoritarian feminist, detested and feared by the entire staff and students at the school. She also played the role of Mrs. Jack Attacliffe in the episode "Black Widow" in the 1993 season of the Last of the Summer Wine series . Nutley died at 90, after years of ill-health residing within a nursing home.[1]


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