Valerie Van Ost

Valerie Van Ost (25 July 1944 – 10 September 2019)[1] was an English actress.[2]

Valerie Van Ost
Born(1944-07-25)25 July 1944
Died10 September 2019(2019-09-10) (aged 75)
OccupationActress, casting

Acting career

At school, Van Ost became the youngest adult dancer at the London Palladium before moving into films and television at age 18. She appeared in four Carry On films - Carry On Cabby (1963), Carry On Don't Lose Your Head (1967), Carry On Doctor (also 1967) and Carry On Again Doctor (1969). Her other film roles included The Beauty Jungle (1964), Mister Ten Per Cent (1967), Casino Royale (1967), Corruption (1968), The Smashing Bird I Used to Know (1969), Incense for the Damned (1971), and the Hammer horror film The Satanic Rites of Dracula (1973). She appeared as the dim-witted Penny in an episode of The Avengers entitled "Dead Man's Treasure" (1967), and a year later was considered for the part of Diana Rigg's replacement as Steed's sidekick.[3][4]


Van Ost retired from performing in 1982 to form a casting company with her husband, Andrew Millington.[5][2]


Van Ost died from liver cancer on 10 September 2019 at the age of 75.[6][7]


Year Title Role Notes
1962On the BeatWoman at HairdressersUncredited
1962Locker Sixty-NineShowgirlUncredited
1963Carry On CabbyGlamcab DriverUncredited
1964The Beauty JungleBeauty ContestantUncredited
1967Carry On Don't Lose Your HeadSecond Lady / Girl at Execution
1967Mister Ten Per CentGirl at Theatre PartyUncredited
1967Casino RoyaleGirl at Roulette TableUncredited
1967Carry On DoctorNurse Parkin
1968CorruptionGirl in the Train
1969The Smashing Bird I Used to KnowAmanda
1969Carry On Again DoctorOut-Patients Sister
1971Incense for the DamnedDon's wife
1971The InsomniacThe Girl
1973The Satanic Rites of DraculaJane


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