Dame Barbara Windsor

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Dame Barbara Ann Deeks, DBE

Also Known As: "Knight", "Hollings", "Mitchell"
Birthplace: Shoreditch, London, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John H J Deeks and Rose A Ellis
Wife of <private> Mitchell
Ex-wife of <private> Knight and <private> Hollings

Occupation: Actress
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Immediate Family

    • <private> Knight
    • <private> Hollings
    • <private> Mitchell
    • mother
    • ex-husband's son
    • <private> Knight
      ex-husband's child
    • <private> Knight
      ex-husband's child

About Dame Barbara Windsor

Barbara Ann Windsor, MBE (born Barbara Ann Deeks on 6 August 1937) is an English actress. Her best known roles are in the Carry On films and as Peggy Mitchell in the BBC soap opera East Enders.

Born in Shoreditch, London in 1937, the only child of John Deeks, a costermonger, and his wife, formerly Rose Ellis, a dressmaker. Barbara is of English and Irish descent.

Barbara has married three times:

  1. Ronnie Knight, Krays associate (married 2 March 1964, divorced January 1985)
  2. Stephen Hollings, actor (married 12 April 1986 in Jamaica, divorced 1995)
  3. Scott Mitchell, former actor and recruitment consultant (married 8 April 2000[22


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Dame Barbara Windsor's Timeline

August 6, 1937
London, England