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Felicity Kendal
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Birth Date:September 25, 1946
Astrology Sign:Libra
Chinese Sign:Dog - Yin
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Occupation:Movie actress

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Felicity Kendal

Biography:Felicity Kendal Felicity Kendal, CBE (born September 25, 1946 in Olton, Warwickshire) is an English actress, probably best known for her role as Barbara Good in The Good Life.

She is the younger sister of the late Jennifer Kendal and the daughter of Geoffrey Kendal, an English actor manager who made his living leading a repertory company on tours of India after the Second World War. They performed Shakespeare to audiences consisting mostly of schoolchildren. Her father had adopted his birthplace of Kendal, Westmorland as his stage name, his original surname being Bragg.

Felicity Kendal made her stage debut in these productions, and at the age of nineteen, starred in the Merchant-Ivory film, Shakespeare Wallah (1965), loosely based on her family's real-life experience. On her return to Britain, she found that her film appearance was not a passport to success, and her struggle to build an acting career was long and difficult, partly because of her unusual upbringing. In 1975, she got her big break with the situation comedy, The Good Life. At the time of the first series she was also to be seen in a very different dramatic role, that of Queen Victoria's eldest daughter 'Vicky' in Edward the Seventh.

After The Good Life ended in 1977, she starred in several other BBC sitcoms, including Solo, and Honey For Tea, none of which achieved the success of The Good Life. Despite this, she maintained her popularity.

She is particularly popular with male viewers, and was voted "Rear of the Year" for her appearances wearing wellington boots and tight jeans in The Good Life. This compliment was later reiterated, in the distant future, in an episode of Red Dwarf. She was selected as one of the FHM 100 Sexiest Women in the World 1995.

Kendal's stage career blossomed during the 1980s and 1990s. Her relationship with playwright Sir Tom Stoppard was both personal and professional. She starred in the first productions of many of his plays; in 1991 Stoppard left his wife to start a relationship with Kendal.

Her most recent work is the ITV murder mystery series Rosemary & Thyme, in which she plays a gardener, Rosemary Boxer, who, together with friend, colleague and ex-policewoman Laura Thyme (Pam Ferris), solve mysteries near their various workplaces as landscape gardeners.

Kendal is 152 cm (5 ft) tall. She converted to Judaism on her second marriage, to Michael Rudman.

Chinese Horoscope for Felicity Kendal
Includes characteristics and Vices
Felicity Kendal's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: February 02, 1946 - January 21, 1947
Birthday: September 25, 1946

The Dog is a Yin,
and is the Eleventh sign of the Chinese horoscope.


Personality and Character Cards:
Personality and character cards are identical!

Felicity Kendal's Personality Tarot Card The Hermit - Personality Card

Birthday: September 25, 1946

A time for soul searching and meditation; a need for patience and solitude.

This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Felicity Kendal's Growth Tarot Card The Hierophant

Birthday: September 25, 2023

Guidance on religious matters and the need to find spiritual meaning in life.




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