Joan Sims

Joan Sims

Highest Rated: 67% Carry on Screaming (1966)

Lowest Rated: 40% Carry on Camping (1969)

Birthday: May 09, 1930

Birthplace: Not Available

British audiences remember Joan Sims best for her recurring star turns on the "Carry On" film series, a prolific body of comedic work that specialized in farce, slapstick, and sexual innuendo. Her personal favorite was reportedly "Carry on Cowboy," a parody of the Western genre centered in the fictional Stodge City (a poke at the famous Dodge City of gunfighter lore). Sims starred in 26 "Carry On" films, but her career did not end when the series finally ran its course. She continued her success with a recurring role on the sitcom "As Time Goes By," the story of a man and woman in love but separated by the Korean War and 38 years...only to meet again. Sims also starred in "Love Among the Ruins," a TV movie--starring screen legends Katharine Hepburn and Sir Laurence Olivier--about a stage actress fighting to maintain her esteemed reputation in the face of unfounded charges. In her final role before her death, Joan Sims rejoined Dame Judi Dench (who previously collaborated with her in "As Time Goes By") in the TV movie "The Last of the Blonde Bombshells," a nostalgic tale about an all-female swing band.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 79% The Last of the Blonde Bombshells Betty (Character) - 2000
No Score Yet 58% The Canterville Ghost Mrs. Umney (Character) - 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tender Loving Care Daisy Potter (Character) - 1993
No Score Yet 100% Deceptions Mrs. Thirkell (Character) - 1985
No Score Yet 50% That's Carry On Unknown (Character) - 1978
No Score Yet 50% Carry on Behind Daphne Barnes (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet 68% One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing Emily (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet 59% Carry on Dick Madame Desirée (Character) - 1974
No Score Yet 86% Love Among the Ruins Fanny Pratt (Character) - 1974
No Score Yet 43% Don't Just Lie There, Say Something Birdie/Lady "Birdie" Mainwaring-Brown (Character) - 1973
No Score Yet 54% Carry on Girls Connie Philpotts (Character) - 1973
No Score Yet 64% Carry on Matron Mrs Tidey (Character) - 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet Carry on 'Round the Bend Chloë Moore (Character) - 1972
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Alf Garnett Saga Gran (Character) - 1972
No Score Yet 77% Carry on Abroad Cora Flange (Character) - 1972
No Score Yet 72% Carry on at Your Convenience Chloe Moore (Character) - 1971
No Score Yet 51% Carry on Henry VIII Queen Marie (Character) - 1971
No Score Yet 0% The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins Policewoman (Character) - 1971
No Score Yet 47% Carry on Loving Esme Crowfoot (Character) - 1970
No Score Yet 49% Carry on Up the Jungle Lady Evelyn Bagley (Character) - 1970
No Score Yet 20% Doctor in Trouble Russian Captain (Character) - 1970
No Score Yet 42% Carry on Again, Doctor Unknown (Character) - 1969
40% 78% Carry on Camping Joan Fussey (Character) - 1969
No Score Yet 79% Carry On ... Up the Khyber Lady Ruff-Diamond (Character) - 1968
No Score Yet 47% Follow That Camel Zig-Zig (Character) - 1967
67% 73% Carry on Screaming Emily Bung (Character) - 1966
No Score Yet 65% Don't Lose Your Head Désirée Dubarry (Character) - 1966
No Score Yet 35% The Big Job Mildred Gamely (Character) - 1965
No Score Yet 51% Carry On Cowboy Belle Armitage (Character) - 1965
No Score Yet 74% Carry on Cleo Calpurnia (Character) - 1964
No Score Yet 42% Carry on Regardless Unknown (Character) - 1963
No Score Yet 57% Nurse on Wheels Deborah Walcott (Character) - 1963
40% No Score Yet I Like Money Colette (Character) - 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet His and Hers Hortense (Character) - 1961
No Score Yet 67% Twice Round the Daffodils Harriet Halfpenny (Character) - 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Upstairs and Downstairs Blodwen (Character) - 1961
No Score Yet 55% Carry on Nurse Student Nurse Stella Dawson (Character) - 1960
No Score Yet 50% Carry on Constable WPC. Gloria Passworthy (Character) - 1960
No Score Yet 21% Doctor in Love Dawn (Character) - 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Please Turn Over Beryl (Character) - 1960
No Score Yet 54% Carry on Teacher Sarah Allcock (Character) - 1959
No Score Yet 60% The Naked Truth Unknown (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet 48% Just My Luck Phoebe (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet Keep It Clean Violet Tarbottom (Character) - 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dry Rot Beth (Character) - 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Silken Affair Lady Barber (Character) - 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet Will Any Gentleman? Beryl (Character) - 1952

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet As Time Goes By Madge Hardcastle (Character) 2002 2000 1992-1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Pie in the Sky Unknown (Guest Star) 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet Only Fools and Horses Unknown (Guest Star) 1987
No Score Yet 79% Doctor Who Unknown (Guest Star) 1986
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sykes Unknown (Character) 1978 1975 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet Carry On Laughing Unknown (Character) 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Buccaneers Unknown (Guest Star) 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet Colonel March of Scotland Yard Marjorie Dawson (Guest Star) 1956

QUOTES FROM Joan Sims CHARACTERS

Captain Desmond Fancey says: [Madame Desiree passes him on the stairs carrying a sword] I wouldnâ??t fancy a poke with that.

Captain Desmond Fancey says: [Madame Desiree passes him on the stairs carrying a sword] I wouldn't fancy a poke with that.

Madame Desiree says: What did you say?

Captain Desmond Fancey says: Your blade, ma'am.

Madame Desiree says: I shouldn't worry [pointing the blade at his crotch]

Madame Desiree says: You donâ??t look as if youâ??ve got much to lose.

Madame Desiree says: You don't look as if you've got much to lose.