Amy Dalby

Amy Mary Dalby (3 January 1888 – 10 March 1969) was an English actress[1] of stage and screen, often in kindly or eccentric spinster roles.[2]

Amy Dalby
Born3 January 1888
Clerkenwell, London, England, United Kingdom
Died10 March 1969(1969-03-10) (aged 81)
London, England, UK
Years active1938-1969

Dalby first acted at the age of six.[3]

Dalby's final performance was in the 8 March 1969 episode "The Battle of Godfrey's Cottage" of Dad's Army,[4] portraying the sister of Private Godfrey. She died in London on 10 March — two days after the episode aired.[5]

Selected filmography


  1. Dalby biodata
  3. "Amy Dalby". The Stage. 13 March 1969.
  4. "The Battle of Godfrey's Cottage". British Comedy Guide. Retrieved 9 April 2016.
  5. "Amy Dalby". British Film Institute. Retrieved 9 April 2016.

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