Una Stubbs : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children and Cause of Death

Una Stubbs was an English actress, television personality, and former dancer know all about her in this article as like her Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children and Cause of Death

Name Una Stubbs
Birthdate ( Age) 1 May 1937
Place of Birth Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
Nationality British
Marital Status  Married
Husband/Partner Nicky Henson (m. 1969–1975), Peter Gilmore (m. 1958–1969)
Children Christian Henson, Jason Gilmore, Joe Henson
Parents Clarence Reginald Stubbs, Angela K. Rawlinson
Siblings Clare Stubbs, Paul Stubbs
Profession English actress, television personality, and dancer
Net Worth $ 2.5 Million
Last Update August 2021

Una Stubbs was an English actress, television personality, and dancer who appeared on British television and in the theatre, and less frequently in films. She became widely known for appearing in the film Summer Holiday (1963) and later played Rita Rawlins in the BBC sitcoms Till Death Us Do Part and In Sickness and in Health.

Other well-known television roles include Aunt Sally in Worzel Gummidge and Miss Bat in The Worst Witch. She also appeared as Sherlock Holmes’s landlady Mrs. Hudson in the BAFTA award-winning television series Sherlock.

Early Life and Family

Una Stubbs was born on May 1, 1937 in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire to Angela Rawlinson and Clarence Reginald Stubbs. She is also the great-granddaughter of Sir Ebenezer Howard, the founder of the Garden City Movement. She has two siblings: Clare and Paul Stubbs.
Una trained in dance at La Roche Dance School in Slough and was a part of the chorus of the London Palladium when she was 16. She spent her childhood years in Hinckley, Leicestershire. After graduating from school, she spent her initial years performing as a dancer.

Una Stubbs Husband

Una Stubbs has been twice married. Her first marriage was to actor Peter Gilmore from 1958 to 1969, and they have an adopted son Jason.She married actor Nicky Henson in 1969, but they divorced in 1975. The couple has two children: Christian Henson and Joe Henson.

Una Stubbs Net Worth

Una Stubbs was an English actress, television personality, and dancer who has an estimated Net Worth of between $2.5 million in 2021. 

Professional Career

Una first appeared on television as one of the Dougie Squires Dancers on the British television music show Cool for Cats in 1956. She also worked in cabaret, clubs and revues in London during these years and was one of Lionel Blair’s dance ensemble.

Her first major screen role was in Cliff Richard’s 1963 film, Summer Holiday. She also appeared in Richard’s next film, Wonderful Life (1964). A few years later, she made her breakthrough in television comedy, playing Rita, the married daughter of Alf Garnett in the BBC sitcom Till Death Us Do Part (1966–1975). She also appeared in the short-lived sitcom Till Death… (1981), again playing Rita.

She played Rita a third time in a few episodes of the BBC sitcom In Sickness and in Health (1985–92). During 1970–71, Stubbs teamed again with Cliff Richard to appear each week on his BBC1 TV Series, It’s Cliff Richard! When she did not take part in the next series as it was broadcast shortly after she had a baby, her TV ‘mother’, Dandy Nichols from Till Death Us Do Part, took her place.

Stubbs featured in the Fawlty Towers episode “The Anniversary” in 1979. From 1979 to 1981, she played Aunt Sally in the ITV children’s series Worzel Gummidge opposite Jon Pertwee and Barbara Windsor and was for several years a team captain in the weekly game show Give Us a Clue in the 1980s, reuniting her with Lionel Blair, the other team captain.

She has appeared in the shows Midsomer Murders, Heartbeat, Casualty, Keeping Up Appearances, Born and Bred and The Worst Witch. In recent years, Stubbs has also appeared in Victoria Wood’s We’d Quite Like to Apologise, The Catherine Tate Show, Agatha Christie’s Marple, EastEnders, Benidorm since 2010, Sherlock as Mrs. Hudson. She appeared in an episode of Call the Midwife in 2015.

Stubbs was on the West End stage in Noël Coward’s Star Quality with Penelope Keith in 2001 and Friedrich Schiller’s Don Carlos with Derek Jacobi in 2005. In recent years she has appeared in La Cage Aux Folles at the Menier Chocolate Factory, Pygmalion at the Theatre Royal, Bath and Old Vic and The Family Reunion at the Donmar Warehouse. She was in the original cast of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at the National Theatre in 2012.In 2015, she co-presented The Big Painting Challenge on BBC One alongside Richard Bacon.