Prunella ScalesPrunella Scales
(born June 22 1932
) is an actress best known for her role as Sybil Fawlty in the British sitcom
, Fawlty Towers
Prunella Scales has had a long and distinguished career as an actress, mostly in comic roles. Her first big break came with the early 1960s sitcom, Marriage Lines, in which she starred opposite Richard Briers.
She is married to the British actor Timothy West, and their son is the actor Samuel West.
Prunella Scales was the side project of Skid Row bass player Rachel Bolan in 1996. The band released only one album, Dressing Up the Idiot.