- Lynda Bellingham
name = Lynda Bellingham
caption = Lynda Bellingham
birthname = Lynda Bellingham
birthdate = birth date and age|1948|5|31|df=yes
Montreal, Québec, Canada
occupation = Television presenter, Actress
yearsactive = 1971-present
spouse = Greg Smith Nunzio Peloso (1981-96) Michael Pattemore (2008-)
website = http://www.lyndabellingham.com/
Bellingham is possibly best known for being a panelist on "
Loose Women". She is also known for her starring roles in " Second Thoughts" as Faith Grayshot and in " All Creatures Great and Small" as Helen Herriot.
She was born in
Montrealdue to her father working for the airline BOAC, and was brought up in Aylesburyin Buckinghamshire, Englandand was educated at Aylesbury High School. She got her big break as a nurse in an ITV afternoon soap operaof the 1970s, "General Hospital". She also bared her boobs for her role in " Confessions of a Driving Instructor".
Her most famous role was in the 1980s as the head of the family in the Oxo
televisionadverts. Other prominent roles included the James Herriotdrama "All Creatures Great and Small" (where she was the second actress to play Helen Herriot on television, replacing Carol Drinkwater) and the situation comedy"Second Thoughts" and its sequel, " Faith in the Future".
She starred in the 14-part "
Doctor Who" serial " The Trial of a Time Lord" (1986) as the Inquisitor. Bellingham reprised the Inquisitor character for the Big Finish Productionsaudio series, "Gallifrey". In 1998 she appeared in Gleb Panfilov's "" as Empress Alexandra.
From 2000 to 2004, Bellingham played Pauline Farnell, the compassionate accountant in "
At Home with the Braithwaites" alongside Amanda Redmanand former " All Creatures Great and Small" colleague Peter Davison.
For several months in 2004, she had a recurring role in "
The Bill" as villainess Irene Radford.
In 2007, Lynda joined the panel of chat show "
Loose Women", played Mrs. Wadlow in comedy series "Bonkers" and filmed guest appearances in episodes of " Love Soup" and "Robin Hood". Since the middle of the year, Lynda has been doing the voice-over on the Vodafoneadverts with the slogan: "Make the most of now".
In October 2007, she appeared in a play entitled "
Vincent River" at the Trafalgar Studiosin London. Her performance received critical acclaim and it was announced on "Loose Women" in early 2008 that the play would be moving to Broadway in July of that year.
Bellingham has been married three times. Her first marriage was to producer Greg Smith. Her second marriage (1981 - 1996) was to Nunzio Peluso with whom she had two sons. On 14 August 2007, it was announced that Bellingham had accepted a marriage proposal from her partner, Spanish-based mortgage broker, Michael Pattemore. She married Pattemore (known on "Loose Women" as "Mr Spain") on 31 May 2008, her 60th birthday.
Bellingham states that she doesn't have many passions, apart from reading and horses. She originally had horse-riding aspirations, but they were dashed by the onset of
hayfeverin her teens.
* [http://www.lyndabellingham.com/ Official Lynda Bellingham Website]
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