Gwendolyn "Gwen" Watts (23 September 1937 – 31 January 2000) was an English actress of the 1960s and 1970s. she was best known for her role as Iris in On The Buses.
|Born||23 September 1937|
Carhampton, Somerset, England
|Died||31 January 2000(aged 62)|
Born in Carhampton, Somerset, the daughter of Colin B. Watts and Annie née Lewis, Watts made her first television appearance in 1958 in an episode of Alfred Hitchcock Presents, going on to appear in Walk a Crooked Mile (1961), The Rag Trade (1962), The Avengers (1963), Maigret (1963), a French au pair in Steptoe and Son (1964), Mary Barton (1964), Armchair Mystery Theatre (1964), The Benny Hill Show (1965), The Worker (1965), Softly, Softly (1966), Adam Adamant Lives! (1966), Z-Cars (1962–1967), On the Buses (1969), Coronation Street (1971), Love Thy Neighbour (1972), Sam (1973) and The Final Cut (1995).
Her film appearances include Sons and Lovers (1960), So Evil, So Young (1961), Rita in Billy Liar (1963), My Fair Lady (1964), The System (1964), Fanatic (1965), The Wrong Box (1966), Carry On Doctor (1967), All Neat in Black Stockings (1968), Carry On Again Doctor (1969), The Games (1970) and Carry On Matron (1972).
Married to actor Gertan Klauber from 1959 until her death, Watts gave up full-time acting in the early 1970s to bring up her children, but she returned a few years later. She was the sister of actress Sally Watts.
Gwendolyn Watts died in 2000, aged 62, from a heart attack.
|1960||Sons and Lovers||May|
|1961||So Evil, So Young||Edna|
|1962||The Notorious Landlady||Wife||Uncredited|
|1964||The System||First Class Girl|
|1964||My Fair Lady||Cook||Uncredited|
|1965||You Must Be Joking!||Young wife|
|1966||The Wrong Box||Maidservant|
|1967||Carry On Doctor||Mrs Barron|
|1969||All Neat in Black Stockings||Suburban housewife|
|1969||Carry On Again Doctor||Night Sister|
|1972||Carry On Matron||Frances Kemp|
|1958||Alfred Hitchcock Presents
Episode: 'The Impromptu Murder'
|Sir Francis Garrold's wife|
|1960||Yorky (TV series)
Episode: 'Good with His Hands'
|1960||Man from Interpol (TV series)
Episode: 'The Big Racket'
|1960||No Hiding Place
Episode: 'The Final Chase'
|1961||Walk a Crooked Mile (TV mini-series)||Blonde|
|1961||Harpers West One (TV series)||Maureen|
|1961||It's a Square World||Various|
|1961||Here's Harry (TV series)
Episode: 'The Overdraft'
|Elsie the cashier|
|1962||The Rag Trade|
Episode: 'Full Remission'
|1963||ITV Television Playhouse
Episode: 'Adam's Apple'
|1963||The Plane Makers||Betty|
|1963||The Odd Man
Episode: 'The Town That Dies at Eight'
Episode: 'The Case of Ella Barnes'
Episode: 'Man with Two Shadows'
Episode: 'A Taste of Power'
|1964||Steptoe and Son
Episode: 'Steptoe a la Cart'
|1964||The Villains (TV series)
Episode: 'Les Girls'
|1964||Mary Barton||Margaret Legh|
|1964||Armchair Mystery Theatre
Episode: 'Admirer at Number Eight'
Episode: 'A Town Called Love'
|Vera and Gerda|
|1964||Esther Waters (TV series)
Episode: 'The Lottery'
Episode: 'When We Are Married'
|1965||The Benny Hill Show||Various|
|1965||Call It What You Like (TV series)||Various|
|1965||Blackmail (TV series)
Episode: 'Cut Yourself a Slice of Throat'
Episode: 'The Man Who Moved His Head'
|1966||No Hiding Place
Episode: 'The Lifer'
|1966||Pardon the Expression
Episode: 'January Sale'
Episode: 'Blind Man's Bluff'
|1966||Mrs Thursday (TV series)
Episode: 'The Girl from Fuller Street'
|1966||Thirteen Against Fate (TV series)
Episode: 'The Lodger'
|1966||Adam Adamant Lives!
Episode: 'To Set a Deadly Fashion'
|1967||Mr Rose (TV series)
Episode: 'The Tin God'
Episode: 'The Loser'
Episode: 'She's Not Yours, She's Mine'
|1967||Sorry I'm Single (TV series)||Brenda|
|1968||The Ronnie Barker Playhouse
|1968||Crime Buster (TV series)
Episode: 'The Volterra Affair'
|1968||Mystery and Imagination
Episode: 'Uncle Silas'
|1969||On the Buses
Episodes: 'The Darts Match'
and 'The New Conductor'
|1969||Galton and Simpson Comedy (TV series)
Episode: 'Pity Poor Edie... Married to Jim'
|1971||Coronation Street||Candy Brown|
|1971||Justice (TV series)
Episode: 'When Did You First Feel the Pain?'
|1972||Love Thy Neighbour
|1972||Villains (TV series)
Episode: 'Sand Dancer'
|1977||Murder Most English: A Flaxborough Chronicle (TV series)
Episode: 'Coffin Scarcely Used: Part 2'
|1983||Small & Frye
Episode: 'The Case of the Concerned Husband'
|1995||The Final Cut||Sturdy woman||(final appearance)|
- Watts on the Internet Movie Database
- Howard Maxford, Hammer Complete: The Films, the Personnel, the Company, McFarland & Co., Inc. Publishers (2019) - Google Books p. 847
- The Complete Index To World Film since 1895
- Gwendolyn Watts at IMDb
- Gwendolyn Watts at the British Film Institute
- Gwendolyn Watts at Rotten Tomatoes
- Watts on The Actors' Compendium