Prunella Scales Net Worth

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Prunella Scales net worth is
$2 Million

Prunella Scales Wiki Biography

Prunella Scales, CBE is an English actress best known for her role as Basil Fawlty's wife Sybil in the British comedy Fawlty Towers and her BAFTA award-nominated role as Queen Elizabeth II in A Question of Attribution by Alan Bennett.

Full NamePrunella Scales
Net Worth$2 Million
Date Of BirthJune 22, 1932
Place Of BirthSutton Abinger, Abinger, United Kingdom
Height5 ft 3 in (1.61 m)
EducationMoira House Girls School
SpouseTimothy West (m. 1963)
ChildrenSamuel West, Juliet West, Joseph West
ParentsCatherine Scales, John Richardson Illingworth
NicknamesPrunella Margaret Rumney Illingworth , Pru , Prunella Scales CBE
NominationsBritish Academy Television Award for Best Actress, Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress, Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
MoviesHobson's Choice, Howards End, Stiff Upper Lips, Horrid Henry: The Movie, The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne, A Question of Attribution, The Wicked Lady, The Boys from Brazil, Waltz of the Toreadors, The Ghost of Greville Lodge, An Awfully Big Adventure, Consuming Passions, The Hound of the Baskervi...
TV ShowsAfter Henry, Mapp and Lucia, Fawlty Towers, Marriage Lines
1The joy of being an actor is to deliver good writing to people." "The agony of doing Shakespeare is that you can't ask him what he meant.
1In January 2013, she revealed that she had begun to suffer from short term memory loss and was unable to remember the years in which her sons were born or the year she married her husband, Timothy West. In March 2014, West announced that his wife was suffering from mild Alzheimer's disease, however, by August 2015, her condition had worsened to the point where she could no longer remember any details about their wedding or their married life together.
2(1998 - present) Fronting British TV advertising campaign for Tesco as a fussy mother alongside her long-suffering daughter played by TV comedienne and actress Jane Horrocks. [1998]
3Daughter-in-law of Lockwood West.
4Has a photographic memory.
5Longtime friend of Fawlty Towers (1975) co-star, comedian John Cleese.
6She played Queen Victoria in Looking for Victoria (2003). Her son Samuel West had previously played Prince Albert Victor Edward, Duke of Clarence, Queen Victoria's grandson, in both Edward the King (1975) and The Ripper (1997) while her husband Timothy West played the eponymous role of Queen Victoria's eldest son and eventual successor in the former.
7In October of 2003, she became seriously ill and was taken to the hospital for emergency heart operation (angioplasty).
8She was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1992 Queen's Birthday Honours List for her services to drama while her husband, Timothy West, was awarded his CBE in the 1984 Queen's Birthday Honours List.
9Achieved her greatest success on TV as the nosy, shrewish wife "Sybil Fawlty" on the classic John Cleese comedy Fawlty Towers (1975).
10British classical stage actress trained at both the Old Vic Theatre School in London and the Herbert Berghof Studio in New York.
11She was awarded the Patricia Rothermere Award at the 2001 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for her contributions to British Theatre.
12Has a step-daughter named Juliet West.
13Mother of Joseph West and Samuel West.


Sub Rosa2014/IIShort
The Phone Call2013ShortJoan
The Ogre Hunters2013Short
Stranger Danger2012ShortViolet Mangham
Run for Your Wife2012Woman at Pub
Horrid Henry: The Movie2011Great Aunt Greta
The Royal2011TV SeriesRed Admiral
Agatha Christie's Marple2008TV SeriesMrs Mackenzie
Think. What Does it Take to Change a Habit?2007ShortCustomer
The Shell Seekers2006TV MovieDolly Keeling
Helix2006ShortGemima Barrington-Law
Mr. Loveday's Little Outing2006TV MovieLady Moping
Where the Heart Is2005TV SeriesHattie Dymchurch
Casualty2004TV SeriesJocelyn Anderson
Brand Spanking2004ShortVoice of Morphinalax
Looking for Victoria2003TV MoviePresenter / Queen Victoria
Johnny English2003The Queen (uncredited)
Dickens2002TV SeriesElizabeth Dickens
A Day in the Death of Joe Egg2002TV MovieGrace
Station Jim2001TV MovieQueen Victoria
Silent Witness2001TV SeriesAnne Parker
Animated Tales of the World2001TV SeriesNarrator
The Ghost of Greville Lodge2000Sarah
Midsomer Murders2000TV SeriesEleanor Bunsall
The Big Knights1999TV SeriesQueen Melissa (voice)
Mad Cows1999Dr. Minny Stinkler
An Ideal Husband1999/IILady Markby
Stiff Upper Lips1998Aunt Agnes
Keeping Mum1998TV SeriesMarjorie
Dennis the Menace1998TV SeriesMrs. Duffel
Phoenix1997ShortThe Client
Emma1996TV MovieMiss Bates
Breaking the Code1996TV MovieSara Turing
Dalziel and Pascoe1996TV SeriesEdith Disney
Lord of Misrule1996TV MovieShirley
Searching1995TV SeriesMrs. Tilston
Look at the State We're In!1995TV Mini-SeriesStoryteller
Signs and Wonders1995TV SeriesElizabeth Palmore
An Awfully Big Adventure1995Rose
The World of Lee Evans1995TV SeriesMother
Sherwood's Travels1994
Second Best1994Margery
Fair Game1994TV MovieMarjorie
The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends1994TV SeriesMrs. Tiggy-Winkle
The Rector's Wife1994TV Mini-SeriesMarjorie Richardson
Woodcock1994TV MovieCaptain
After Henry1988-1992TV SeriesSarah France
Freddie as F.R.O.7.1992Queen / Additional Voices (voice)
My Friend Walter1992TV MovieAunt Elle
Howards End1992Aunt Juley
Screen One1991TV SeriesH.M.Q.
Dirty Beasts1990TV MovieNarrator
Screenplay1989TV SeriesMilly
A Chorus of Disapproval1989Hannah Ap Llewellyn
Thompson1988TV Series
Natural Causes1988TV MovieCelia Bryce
Consuming Passions1988Ethel
When We Are Married1987TV MovieAnnie Parker
The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne1987Moira O'Neill
Theatre Night1987TV SeriesMrs Prentice
Unnatural Causes1986TV SeriesJudith
Mapp & Lucia1985-1986TV SeriesMiss Elizabeth Mapp
Absurd Person Singular1985TV MovieMarion Brewster-Wright
Weekend Playhouse1984TV SeriesOlive Dodd
The Wicked Lady1983Lady Kingsclere
The Merry Wives of Windsor1982TV MovieMistress Page
Outside Edge1982TV MovieMiriam
S.W.A.L.K.1982TV SeriesAunt Patty
Never the Twain1982TV SeriesSusan Peel
Wagner1981TV SeriesFrau Pollert
Bergerac1981TV SeriesGloria Gibbins
Good King Memorex1979VideoSybil Fawlty
Fawlty Towers1975-1979TV SeriesSybil Fawlty
Doris and Doreen1978TV MovieDoris Rutter
The Boys from Brazil1978Mrs. Harrington
Target1978TV SeriesDiana Blake
The Hound of the Baskervilles1978Glynis
Pickersgill People1978TV SeriesMavis Blackhead
Mr. Big1977TV SeriesDolly
BBC2 Playhouse1977TV SeriesFlorence Farr
Lucky Feller1976TV SeriesFarmer's Wife
The Littlest Horse Thieves1976Mrs. Sandman
Decisions, Decisions1975Video short
BBC Play of the Month1975TV SeriesQueen Jemima
Comedy Playhouse1974TV SeriesDolly
Crime of Passion1973TV SeriesAdele Breteau
7 of 11973TV SeriesMarion Joyce
Country Matters1973TV Mini-SeriesBabs Pickard
Full House1973TV SeriesThelma
Thirty-Minute Theatre1971TV SeriesMarie
Jackanory1970TV SeriesStoryteller
Horizon1966TV Series documentaryMother
On the Margin1966TV Series
The Marriage Lines1961-1966TV SeriesKate Starling
A Christmas Night with the Stars1963-1964TV SeriesKate Starling - Marriage Lines segment Kate Starling - The Marriage Lines segment
Call Oxbridge 20001962TV SeriesAndrea Newton
Saki1962TV Mini-SeriesMrs. Lapping
Waltz of the Toreadors1962Estella Fitzjohn
The Seven Faces of Jim1961TV SeriesLaura Morrell
She Died Young1961TV MovieHarriet Green
Coronation Street1961TV SeriesEileen Hughes
ITV Television Playhouse1955-1960TV SeriesJoy Miller / Mrs. Pepys / Gabrielle
Saturday Playhouse1958-1960TV SeriesJoan Deal / Lucy
Inside Story1960TV SeriesJean
BBC Sunday-Night Play1960TV Mini-SeriesMaud Murch
The Secret Garden1960TV SeriesMartha
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre1954-1959TV SeriesSusan / Prudence Buckland
ITV Play of the Week1957-1959TV SeriesGrace Kennion / Morag
Room at the Top1959Council Office Worker (uncredited)
Champion Road1958TV SeriesBetty Gray
Television World Theatre1958TV SeriesDunyasha
Shop Spoiled1954Customer
What Every Woman Wants1954Mary
Hobson's Choice1954Vicky Hobson
Scotch on the Rocks1953Morag McLeod
Pride and Prejudice1952TV Mini-SeriesLydia Bennet


A Chorus of Disapproval1989performer: "O Jenny, O Jenny, Where Hast Thou Been?", "Youth's the Season" - uncredited


The Actor's Apprenticeship2017Documentary post-production
Great Canal Journeys2014-2016TV SeriesHerself - Presenter
Piers Morgan's Life Stories2015TV SeriesHerself - Timothy's Wife
50 Years of BBC2 Comedy2014TV Movie documentary
Richard Briers: A Tribute2013TV Movie documentaryHerself
Britain's Funniest Comedy Characters2012TV Movie documentaryHerself
Fawlty Exclusive: Basil's Best Bits2009TV Movie documentaryHerself / Sybil Fawlty
Fawlty Towers: Re-Opened2009TV Movie documentaryHerself / Sybil Fawlty
Timeshift2008TV Series documentaryHerself
The British Soap Awards 20082008TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Children in Need2007TV SeriesHerself / Sybil Fawlty
A Taste of My Life2007TV Series documentaryHerself
The Comedy Map of Britain2007TV Series documentaryHerself
Loose Women2000-2007TV SeriesHerself
This Week2007TV SeriesHerself - Guest
What the Pythons Did Next...2007TV Movie documentaryHerself (as Prunella Scales CBE)
Britain's Funniest Comedy Characters2006TV Movie documentaryHerself
An Audience with Coronation Street2006TV Movie documentaryHerself - Audience Member
The King's Head: A Maverick in London2006Video documentaryHerself
The Ultimate Sitcom2006TV Movie documentary
Fawlty Towers Revisited2005TV Movie documentaryHerself
Breakfast2005TV SeriesHerself - Guest
'Fawlty Towers' @ 302005TV MovieHerself
The Royal Wedding of HRH the Prince of Wales and Camilla Parker Bowles2005TV MovieHerself
The Funny Ladies of British Comedy2004TV Movie documentaryHerself
Essential Poems for Christmas2004TV MovieHerself - Reader
Good Morning Australia2004TV SeriesHerself - Guest
A History of Britain2002TV Mini-Series documentaryQueen Victoria
Top Ten2001TV Series documentaryHerself
This Morning2001TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Human Face2001TV Mini-Series documentaryPet Shop Owner
Funny Turns2000TV Series documentaryHerself
Funny Women1998TV Series documentary shortHerself
Light Lunch1997TV SeriesHerself
The Sunday Programme1997TV SeriesHerself
An Audience with Alf Garnett1997TV MovieHerself - Audience Member
The Animal Family1996TV Movie documentaryNarrator - part 1 (voice)
Aspel & Company1992TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Forty Minutes1990TV Series documentaryNarrator
Everyman1988TV Series documentaryHerself - Presenter
Whodunnit?1977TV SeriesHerself - Panellist
Call My Bluff1967-1977TV SeriesHerself
An Evening with...1970TV SeriesHerself - Guest Reader

Archive Footage

Britain's Best Loved Sitcoms2015TV Series documentarySybil Fawlty
Stars on the Street2009TV Movie documentaryEileen Hughes (uncredited)
Live from Studio Five2009TV SeriesHerself
Alan Bennett Interview2009Video documentary shortH.M.Q. (uncredited)
Auntie's Bloomers1991TV Series documentaryHerself

Nominated Awards

1992BAFTA TV AwardBAFTA AwardsBest ActressScreen One (1985)

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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