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Joanna Lumley

Joanna Lumley (born May 1, 1946 in Srinagar, Kashmir, India) is a British actress and former model who is best known for her portrayal of the boozing, drug-taking sexpot Patsy Stone on the British comedy television show Absolutely Fabulous.

Tall, leggy, thin and blonde, she began her acting career as a Bond girl in On Her Majesty's Secret Service. She got her first major role as Purdey in The New Avengers revival of the secret agent series.

She has specialised in playing upper-class parts, and her distinctive plummy voice has reinforced this.

Joanna was awarded an OBE in 1995.

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