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Sylvia Margaret Kay (16 May 1936 – 18 January 2019) was an English character actress who had many roles in British television programmes, most notably as Daphne Warrender in the BBC sitcom Just Good Friends.
Sylvia Margaret Kay
16 May 1936
|Died||18 January 2019 (aged 82)|
She also appeared in films such as That Kind of Girl (1963), Rapture (1965), Wake in Fright (1971, directed by her then-husband Ted Kotcheff) and Coming Out of the Ice (1982), and the television dramas The Avengers (1968)Dalziel and Pascoe, Shelley, Z-Cars, Dead of Night, Minder, Jeeves and Wooster, Just Good Friends, The Professionals and an episode of Public Eye (1968). As landlady Dorothy Lawson, she appeared in 29 episodes of the first series of Rooms (1974-77).
She was twice married. In 1962 she married the Canadian director, Ted Kotcheff with whom she had three children, Aaron, Katrina and Joshua. After their divorce she married again in 1987 to the actor and writer, Christopher Douglas. The marriage ended in divorce in 2008.
|1957||Kill Me Tomorrow||Nurse|
|1963||That Kind of Girl||Mrs. Millar|
|1971||Wake in Fright||Janette Hynes|
|1978||Too Many Chefs||Reporter||Uncredited|
- Hayward, Anthony (February 4, 2019). "Sylvia Kay obituary". theguardian.com. Archived from the original on 2019-02-04. Retrieved February 4, 2018.
- Obituary: Sylvia Kay – Popular sitcom actor who showed early promise on stage The Stage. 26 February 2019