The actress has just died at the age of 84. “What a woman, what talent, what a star,” writes Steven Moffat.
Sad news for fans of Sherlock. British actress Una stubbs died, her children announced to the BBC : “Mom passed away today, surrounded by her family, in Edinburgh.” She was 84 years old. She was best known for her role as Mrs. Hudson, the landlady of Sherlock Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch) in the hit series by Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat. The latter immediately paid tribute to him on Instagram, saluting “The most beautiful light on Baker Street. What a woman, what a talent, what a star – and she was the cutest and funniest person. I don’t even know where to start to retrace her career: Till Death Us Do Part, Fawlty Tower, l‘incomparable Aunt Sally’s Worzel Gummidge… And of course, the irreplaceable heart, the soul of Sherlock. “
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Before participating in Sherlock, in 2010, Una Stubbs was indeed already very famous in the United Kingdom, thanks to her roles in the series Till Death Us Do Part, broadcast from 1965 to 1975, The Worth Witch (Amandine Mabul, launched in 1998, where she played Miss Bécasse) or Eastenders, in which she played Caroline Bishop, in 2006.
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