posted on Jun, 22 2014 @ 01:13 AM
British actress Patsy Byrne, best known for playing Nursie in Blackadder II, has died aged 80.
She played Nursie - a kind but dim-witted nursemaid to Elizabeth I - in the second series of BBC comedy Blackadder in 1986.
Byrne's death came just over a week after Rik Mayall, who shared screen time with her as Lord Flashheart in Blackadder, died suddenly at his home in
Another one gone; we forget how old they are.
"She died on Tuesday at Denville Hall, a retirement home for actors, in Hillingdon, north-west London."
Poignant statement. The end of life is so sad.