Did Richard Beckinsale have two daughters?

Porridge star Richard Beckinsale – who would have turned 72 today – was a rising star of British TV back in the 1970s and his death sent a shockwave through the entertainment industry. He was just 31 years old when he died in 1979, leaving behind his second wife Judy Loe and two daughters, Samantha and Kate.

Who is Richard Beckinsale daughter?

Samantha Beckinsale
Kate Beckinsale
Richard Beckinsale/Daughters
Samantha Jane Beckinsale (born 23 July 1966) is a British actress. She studied drama at Clarendon College, Nottingham. Her TV appearances include Firefighter Kate Stevens in London’s Burning and Lesley in the sitcom Shelley in 1989–92. She is the only daughter of Richard Beckinsale and his first wife Margaret Bradley.

Who is Lily Sheen’s father?

Michael Sheen
Lily Mo Sheen/Fathers

What happened to Kate Beckinsale’s dad?

The Hollywood actress’s father was just 31 years old when he died of a heart attack at their family home. Richard was a much-loved British TV star popular for his roles in Porridge and Rising Damp and Kate was only a little girl when he passed away.

Is anyone from porridge still alive?

The character actor Peter Vaughan, known for his role as Grouty in the TV sitcom Porridge and more recently as Maester Aemon in Game of Thrones, has died aged 93.

Who is Kate Beckinsale’s brother?

Richard Beckinsale
Occupation Actor
Years active 1962–1979
Spouse(s) Margaret Bradley ​ ​ ( m. 1965; div. 1971)​ (1 Child) Judy Loe ​ ( m. 1977)​ (1 Child)
Children Samantha Beckinsale Kate Beckinsale

Who is Richard Beckinsale’s wife?

Judy Loem. 1977–1979
Margaret Bradleym. 1965–1971
Richard Beckinsale/Wife

Who is Kate Beckinsale’s parents?

Richard Beckinsale
Judy Loe
Kate Beckinsale/Parents

Is Lily Mo Sheen adopted?

Michael Sheen and Kate Beckinsale are her parents. Unfortunately, between 1995 and 2003, her parents were together for almost a decade but never married. Beckinsale later married director Len Wiseman in 2003 and adopted her as a stepdaughter.

Who is Kate Beckinsale’s father?

Richard Beckinsale
Kate Beckinsale/Fathers

Richard Arthur Beckinsale (6 July 1947 – 19 March 1979) was an English actor. He played Lennie Godber in the BBC sitcom Porridge (along with its sequel series Going Straight) and Alan Moore in the ITV sitcom Rising Damp. He is the father of actresses Samantha and Kate Beckinsale.

Who was the black man in Porridge?

Tony Osoba
Tony Osoba (born 15 March 1947) is a Scottish actor best known for his role as Jim ‘Jock’ McClaren in the popular 1970s British sitcom Porridge alongside Ronnie Barker. He also guest starred in the first episode of the spin-off Going Straight.

Why was lukewarm called lukewarm in Porridge?

I ended up playing him a bit like me. I used to like knitting so I suggested Lukewarm – who got his nickname from working in the prison kitchen and always preparing tepid food – should knit. The problem was he wasn’t very good at it and never finished anything.

Who was Kate Beckinsale’s stepfather as a child?

Her widowed mother moved in with director Roy Battersby when Beckinsale was nine, and she was brought up alongside his four sons and daughter. She has a close relationship with her stepfather, who was a member of the Workers Revolutionary Party during her youth.

When did Kate Beckinsale and Michael Sheen break up?

Actors Kate Beckinsale and Michael Sheen were one of Hollywood’s A-list couples in the late ’90s and early ’00s. While they ended their eight-year relationship in 2003, they are still in each other’s lives, thanks to their daughter, Lily Mo Sheen, who turned 22 this past January.

What was Kate Beckinsale’s role in much ado about nothing?

Year Title Role Notes 1992 Rachel’s Dream Rachel Short 1993 Much Ado About Nothing Hero 1994 Prince of Jutland Ethel 1994 Uncovered Julia

What was the first movie Kate Beckinsale played in?

After some minor television roles, her film debut was Much Ado About Nothing (1993) while a student at the University of Oxford. She appeared in British costume dramas such as Prince of Jutland (1994), Cold Comfort Farm (1995), Emma (1996), and The Golden Bowl (2000), in addition to various stage and radio productions.