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Joanna Lumley



Joanna Lumley:

Joanna Lumley Portrayed: Purdey in the 1970s English TV spy series The New Avengers.

Born: May 1, 1946 in Srinagar, Kashmir, India.


Actress and writer.


Awards: Lumley's recording of "The Hundred and One Dalmations" was named a notable children's recording of 1984 by the American Library Association. See her list of awards at IMDB!


See the New Avengers Page.


Joanna Lumley in the News:
This year Mel Smith is kindly backing our "Race Against Time" appeal. Our auction this year, features watches to coincide with the Race Against Time appeal. Donations include people like Eric Clapton who has donated a watch one of only 100 made by New York graffiti artist “Crash”.
For a full list of celebrities who have donated so far, please go to www.lepra.org.uk and look up Celebrity Auction on the front page.

Attached is a press release. Other photographs of watches donated are available. Would you be able to run an article on your website, featuring our auction and mentioning that Joanna has supported this appeal? These watches will make really great Christmas presents for your readers!  On-line auction date is 18th November 2005.

By featuring this appeal, you will be helping provide treatment and care to people with HIV/AIDS, Leprosy, Malaria, TB and Lymphatic Filiariasis this Christmas!
I look forward to hearing from you.

Please contact Lizzie Dearling on 01206 216734 if you wish to discuss this.
With best wishes
Laura Cameron
Fundraising Assistant
28 Middleborough
Direct Line: 01206 216737
Main Line: 01206 216700


Purdey (Joanna Lumley) links:

Joanna Lumley on imdb.com.

Joanna Lumley biography - Avengers Forever by David K. Smith

Purdey biography - Avengers Forever by David K. Smith

An amusing April Fool's joke: A New Avengers and Dr. Who crossover featuring Purdey - "The Dellon Godhead" at: http://www.stomptokyo.com/movies/dellon-godhead.html.

Geometry at: http://www.geometry.net/celebrities/lumley_joanna.php.


From 1960's model to Absolutely Fabulous, from walk-ons to stardom, from high (kicking) adventure (with a wink) as Purdey in The New Avengers to real life adventure in Girl Friday. From Purdey to Patsy, Sapphire & Steel to Up In Town, she's a Class Act!


Avengers Web Discussion Groups:

Join the Suburbia Avengers discussion Group at: http://suburbia.com.au/mailman/listinfo/avengers

Participate in web discussions on TheAvengers.TV International Forum.


Yahoo! Groups: Avengers_at_Suburbia. Owner is CalWestray.

Yahoo! Groups: The_New_Avengers. Owner is bromfieldhall.


Order "The Avengers" and "The New Avengers" on DVD at A&E!


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