Dilys Watling : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children and Cause of Death

Dilys Watling was an English actress, best known for appearing on British television know all about her in this article as Like her Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children and Cause of Death

  Bio
Name Dilys Watling
Birthdate ( Age) 5 May 1943
Died 10 August 2021
Place of Birth  Fulmer, United Kingdom
Nationality British
Marital Status  Married
Husband/Partner Christopher Matthews
Children 1
Father Jack Watling
Mother Patricia Hicks
Profession English actress
Net Worth $1 million – $2 million
Last Update August 2021

Dilys Watling was an English actress, best known for appearing on British television Coronation Street, The Benny Hill Show and The Two Ronnies.

She was nominated for a Tony Award in 1970 for best leading actress in a musical for her debut in Georgy on Broadway in New York.

Early Life and Family

Watling was born Dilys Rhys Jones, the daughter of actor Ion Rhys Jones and Patricia Hicks. Ion Rhys Jones was killed in action in World War II, and her mother later married actor Jack Watling.She attended St Mary’s Convent School, Woodford, Essex, followed by acting school. She went on to act in repertory theatre and at the Bristol Old Vic.

Dilys Watling Husband

Watling had been married twice: her first husband was Australian Bruce Anderson, from whom she divorced. After a relationship with actor Christopher Matthews she later married Owen Teale, by whom she has a son, Ion.

Dilys Watling Net Worth

Dilys Watling was an English actress, best known for appearing on British televisionwho has an estimated Net Worth of between $1 million – $2 million in 2021. 

Professional Career

Watling was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical for her Broadway debut in the short-lived Georgy in 1970. It proved to be her sole Broadway credit. Other stage credits include the musical Pickwick (1964), an adaptation of Dickens’s.

The Pickwick Papers; the role of the Beggar Woman in the 1980 London cast of Sweeney Todd in the West End; and the West End multi-media Dave Clark rock musical Time (1986). She also made occasional film appearances, including rôles in the comedy Two Left Feet (1963); crime film, Calculated Risk (film), (also 1963); and the horror film, Theatre of Death, (1967).

Cause of Death

The actress, who also starred in The Two Ronnies and Morecambe & Wise, had suffered a long illness.Dilys, who appeared in the ITV soap in 1966, sadly died on August 10.She had an exciting and full career on stage and screen, even being nominated for a prestigious Tony Award in the US.

The star was described as a “trailblazer” by her heartbroken family as they paid tribute to her.Her brother Giles said: “Dilys was a much-loved sister and was the eldest of the five of us.”She led the way and was a real trailblazer for the rest of us.

“She took Broadway by storm in the late 1960s, playing the eponymous role of Georgy – and we were proud when she was nominated for a Tony Award.”She also released a couple of singles, including Don’t Say You Love Me, which made it into the charts in 1964.

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