Bella Emberg, British Comedy Star Actress Dies At 80
Tributes have been paid to the “huge comedy talent” Bella Emberg, who has died, aged 80.
The British actress will be remembered for her character Blunder Woman, the comic sidekick of hapless superhero Cooperman in the 1980s television programme The Russ Abbot Show.
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She was “a woman of immense warmth and generosity”, Abbot said.
Emberg also appeared on The Benny Hill Show, Z Cars and Doctor Who in a television career spanning six decades.
“She was not only a great sport but a huge comedy talent. I count myself very lucky to have worked alongside her,” Abbot added.
“She really was a one-off.”
Sad news. Goodbye to Bella Emberg. pic.twitter.com/6vrAAgsPef
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