Wendy Craig Biography
Birthday: June 20, 1934 (Gemini)
Born In: Sacriston, County Durham, England
Wendy Craig is an English actress and writer who is best known for her roles as a harassed housewife in domestic comedies. Acting had been a childhood dream for Craig. She had an early start, participating in school plays during her elementary school days. Her talent was further honed when her high school headmistress introduced her to local theatre groups. After finishing high school, she trained as an actress at a prestigious drama school in London. She performed in numerous West End productions and slowly gravitated towards television. She ruled the television sitcom scene during the 1970s and 1980s in memorable roles in series such as ‘…And Mother makes Three’ and ’Butterflies’. Though she became a familiar face playing housewives, this BAFTA-nominated actress also has diverse roles to her credit. She has successfully written scripts for television series as well. Being deeply religious, she has regularly broadcast religious series on the radio. Craig is a great-grandmother now but continues acting which has been her lifelong passion.