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Ruth Madoc Cause of death, husband, Children, Age, Parents

Ruth Madoc Cause of death

Ruth Madoc Cause of death, husband, Children, Age, Parents

Hi-de-Hi! legend Ruth Madoc has died aged 79, her agent confirmed in a statement today.

Ruth Madoc was a British actress and singer.

She is best known for her role as Gladys Pugh in the 1980s BBC television comedy Hi-de-Hi!, for which she received a BAFTA TV award nomination for Best Light Entertainment Performance.

Ruth Madoc played Gladys Pugh in Hi-de-Hi! from 1980 to 1988

She later appeared as Daffyd Thomas’s mother in the second series of Little Britain.

In 1971 Ruth Madoc played Fruma Sarah in the film version of the musical Fiddler on the Roof, and in 1972 she appeared as Mrs Dai Bread Two in the film of Under Milk Wood.

Madoc was born in Norwich where her parents worked in medicine at the time.

Ruth Madoc Cause of death, Wife, Children, Age, Parents

Her parents travelled around Britain for much of her childhood, and she was brought up by her Welsh grandmother Etta Williams and her English grandfather,  in Llansamlet within Swansea.[

Who was Ruth Madoc’s husband?

Ruth Madoc’s first husband was the actor Philip Madoc, with whom she appeared in the 1981 TV serial The Life and Times of David Lloyd George.

They had a son, Rhys, and a daughter, Lowri, and were married for twenty years, but divorced in 1981.

Who was Ruth Madoc’s husband?

In 1982 she married her second husband, John Jackson, with whom she bought a home in Glynneath in 2002.

Ruth Madoc Parents

Ruth Madoc was born on April 16, 1943, in Norwich, United Kingdom, the daughter of Iris Williams, and George Baker.

Did Ruth Madoc have kids?

Ruth Madoc had two children named, Rhys Madoc, and Lowri Madoc.

How old was Ruth Madoc?

Ruth Madoc was born on April 16, 1943, in Norwich, United Kingdom. She was 79 years old.

What was Ruth Madoc’s cause of death?

Hi-de-Hi! legend Ruth Madoc has died aged 79, her agent confirmed in a statement today.

The actress, who played Gladys Pugh in the sitcom from 1980 to 1988, was rushed to hospital this week after a fall which forced her to cancel her pantomime commitment this winter.

Hi-de-Hi! actress Ruth Madoc has died aged 79, her agent has confirmed in a statement

Just hours before she passed away on Friday, Madoc had given fans an update on Friday to reassure them that she was on the mend, saying: ‘Hiya everyone, please don’t worry!

‘I’m well and I’ll soon be back to normal, but unfortunately @princesstheatretorquay won’t get to have The Empress Gladys in the Panto this Christmas!!!’

Ruth Madoc Cause of death

In a statement, Phil Belfield of talent agency Belfield & Ward Ltd, described Madoc as ‘one of a kind and a unique talent loved by many’.

He said: ‘It is with much sadness that we have to announce the death of our dear and much loved client Ruth Madoc.

‘Ruth passed away on the afternoon of Friday 9th December while in hospital following surgery for a fall she had earlier in the week, which had led her to have to withdraw from panto in Torquay.

source:summarybio.com