Queenie Ashton

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Edith Muriel Ashton AM (11 November 1903 – 21 October 1999), known professionally as Queenie Ashton, was an English-born character actress. She had a long career, beginning in her native England as a soprano, theatre performer and radio personality before immigrating to Australia where she became best known for her radio and television soap opera roles, although she did also feature briefly in film's. Ashton's best known role played was of "Granny Bishop" a character many years her senior in the long-running Gwen Meredith radio serial Blue Hills, a role she would later reprise for television, with the first locally produced soap opera Autumn Affair.



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