Person Details

Birthday: 1946-05-01 12:29:35

Aliases: Joanna Lamond Lumley, OBE, FRGS

Gender: Female

Place of birth: Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, British India

Homepage:

Movie Involvements: 39

TV Involvements: 21


Most Famous Work

Biography

An English actress, voice-over artist and author, best known for her roles in British television series "Absolutely Fabulous" portraying Edina Monsoon's best friend, Patsy Stone, as well as parts in "The New Avengers", "Sapphire & Steel", and "Sensitive Skin". She is a former model and Bond girl. Her distinctive voice has been supplied for animated characters, film narration, and AOL's "You have email" notification in the UK. She has spoken out as a human rights activist for Survival International and the Gurkha Justice Campaign, and is now considered a "national treasure" of Nepal because of her support. She is an advocate for a number of charities and animal welfare groups such as CIWF and Viva!. She has won three BAFTA awards and a British comedy award.

Most Famous Work

On Her Majesty's Secret Service
Average
7

On Her Majesty's Secret Service

(1969) The English Girl
Me Before You
Average
8

Me Before You

(2016) Mary Rawlinson
Corpse Bride
Average
7

Corpse Bride

(2005) Maudeline Everglot (voice)
The Avengers
Average
8

The Avengers

(1961) Purdey
Agatha Christie's Marple
Average
8

Agatha Christie's Marple

(2004) Dolly Bantry
Lewis
Average
8

Lewis

(2007) Esme Ford
James and the Giant Peach
Average
6

James and the Giant Peach

(1996) Aunt Spiker
The New Avengers
Average
7

The New Avengers

(1976) Purdey

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2021 Mrs. Quay
2020 Herself
2019 Narrator (voice)
2018 Herself - Host
Herself - Presenter
2017 Jackie
Herself - Presenter
Herself
Felicity Fanshaw
Herself
N/A
Herself (voice)
2016 Comedy Role (archive footage) (uncredited)
Herself
Patsy Stone
Mary Rawlinson
2015 N/A
Presenter
Herself
Fenella
Vivian Claremont
2014 N/A
Presenter
Herself - Guest
2013 The Queen
Aunt Emma
Herself
Herself - Contestant
2012 Herself - Presenter
Lady Maria Byrne
2011 Herself
Self
Charlotte
2010 N/A
2009 N/A
Mrs. Alfreda Rhinegold
2008 Herself
Herself
N/A
N/A
2007 N/A
Herself
Esme Ford
2006 Delilah Stagg
N/A
N/A
N/A
2005 Davina Jackson
Maudeline Everglot (voice)
Herself
Ermintrude
2004 Dolly Bantry
Last in Line
Dame Olga
Hostel Clerk
2003 N/A
Narrator (voice)
2002 N/A
Madison Blakelock
2001 Elinor Glyn
2000 Half Tusk (voice)
Shiela
1999 Donna Sinclair
Gillian
Freda
N/A
The Doctor
N/A
Tiger Lily (voice)
Diana Carey-Lewis
1998 Liz Franks
Mrs. Lovett
Diana Carey-Lewis
Diana Carey-Lewis
1997 Herself
Morgan Le Fey
1996 Patsy Stone
Aunt Spiker
1995 Lady Helena Graves
N/A
Mary Smiling
Annie (voice)
1994 Presenter
Kate Swift
1992 Patsy
1990 Mrs. Peacock
N/A
Lady Drayton
1989 Marjorie Majors
1988 N/A
1986 N/A
1984 N/A
Helen
Lally Longbridge
1983 Kate
Countess Chandra
1982 Marie Jouvet
Herself
Herself, Presenter
(archive footage)
N/A
1980 (archive footage)
1979 Sapphire
1978 Herself
1976 Purdey
1975 Harriet Paulden
1973 Jessica Van Helsing
Miss Parkyn
1972 Liz
N/A
1971 Laboratory Assistant
N/A
Fanny Hill
1970 Georgia
Susie
1969 The English Girl
Robot
1964 N/A
1962 Bunty
1961 Samantha Ryder-Ross
Purdey
N/A
Herself
Mrs Robertson
- Narrator
Year Character Movie/Tv

Production

Year Role Movie/Tv
2018 Executive Producer
2001 Producer
Year Role Movie/Tv

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