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Monday 9th December 2019

Comedy legend June Whitfield leaves millions in will

Including money for a party

When comedy legend June Whitfield died at the age of 93 in December 2018, the whole nation mourned.

Dame June's  70-year career saw her star on stage and screen, most noteably appearing in 70s hit Terry And June and, most recently, Absolutely Fabulous.

Now it has been revealed that she left an incredible amount of money in her will.

June left over £6million in her will (Credit: FameFlynet)

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According to The Sun, her will totalled £6.24million.

The Ab Fab star left £5,000 to close friends so that they could have a celebration party in her honour.

She also left money to charities like Actors' Benevolent Fund.

Dame June's daughter, actress Suzy Aitchison, was left the vast majority of her estate.

It was also reported that son-in-law Terry Quinn has been given her £1million home in Wimbledon, South West London.

June appeared on Loose Women when she was 91 (Credit: YouTube/ITV)

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June's career spanned even decades and saw her star in some of Britain's best-loved films and TV series.

She appeared in four Carry On films with Terry Scott, which prompted the pair to star as husband and wife in Happily Ever After from 1974 to 1979.

They then acted together again in classic BBC sitcom Terry and June between 1979 and 1987.

In 1985 June was awarded an OBE, and then a CBE in 1998.

In 2017 she was made Dame June Whitfield for her services to drama and entertainment.

In total, she appeared in over 1,300 radio and TV shows ­- including an appearance on Loose Women when she was 91 - and said she wanted to be remembered 'with a smile'.

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