Alexandra Dane

Alexandra Dane (born c. 1940[1][2] in Bethlehem, Free State, South Africa) is an English actress who appeared in many films including Carry On Doctor, Carry On Loving, other Carry On films, The Ups and Downs of a Handyman, Le Pétomane and Terry Gilliam's Jabberwocky.

Her many television appearances include Not On Your Nellie, Alas Smith and Jones and Pulaski. In 1975, Dane took the part of Nefertiti Skupinski, described as "O'Brien's voluptuous, South African-bred daughter", in The Melting Pot. This was a sitcom written by Spike Milligan and Neil Shand, which was cancelled by the BBC after just one episode had been broadcast.[3]

On stage, she appeared in summer seasons at British seaside resorts such as Torquay and Blackpool, in repertory theatres and with the Shakespeare Theatre Group. She is also interested in painting and sculpting and was married to the Scottish sculptor David McFall until his death.[1]


Year Title Role Notes
1963That Kind of Girl
1964GoldfingerFlying Circus PilotUncredited
1967Carry On DoctorAnte-Natal InstructorUncredited
1968Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the RiverMasseuse
1968Carry On... Up the KhyberBusti
1969Carry On Again DoctorStout Woman
1970Carry On LovingEmily
1973The Creeping FleshWhore
1975Carry On BehindLady in low-cut dress
1975The Ups and Downs of a HandymanMrs. Knowles
1977JabberwockyLandlord's Wife
1979Le Pétomane


  1. "Topless Carry On over a walnut tree" London Evening Standard (17 November 2011). Retrieved 15 March 2012.
  2. "Carry On actress and Fulham resident launches campaign to save rare tree" My London (24 November 2011). Retrieved 1 May 2019.
  3. Milligan, Spike; Shand, Neil (1983). The Melting Pot. London: Robson Books. introductory pages. ISBN 0-86051-195-2.

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