Beloved Actress Dora Bryan Dead At 91

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July 23, 2014 | 12:47pm EST

Beloved British actress Dora Bryan has died, aged 91.
The A Taste of Honey star, who also enjoyed TV success on shows like Last of the Summer Wine and Absolutely Fabulous, passed away at a nursing home in Hove, England.
A statement released by her son Daniel, who was with his mom when she died, reads: “It was heartbreaking but it was peaceful.”
He added, “She was a tiny woman but her constitution was incredible. She loved being on stage, that’s what she wanted. Not only did she do it, but she was good at it… She was a star and a mom.”
Bryan’s credits also include a handful of Carry On films and 1988’s Apartment Zero.
She was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theater Award in 1995 for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance in The Birthday Party and picked up an O.B.E. for her services to drama the following year.