Ruth Madoc Death
Ruth passed away on December 9, 2022 at the age of 79. Ruth's cause of death was falling.
When did Ruth Madoc die?December 9, 2022
How did Ruth Madoc die? What was the cause of death?Falling
How old was Ruth Madoc when died?79
Ruth Madoc Birthday and Date of Death
Ruth Madoc was born on April 16, 1943 and died on December 9, 2022. Ruth was 79 years old at the time of death.
Birthday: April 16, 1943
Date of Death: December 9, 2022
Age at Death: 79
Ruth Madoc - Biography
Ruth Madoc (born Ruth Llewellyn 16 April 1943) is a Welsh actress and singer. She is best known for her role as Gladys Pugh in the 1980s BBC television comedy Hi-de-Hi!, for which she received a BAFTA TV award nomination for Best Light Entertainment Performance, and as Daffyd Thomas's mother in the second series of Little Britain.
In 1971 Ruth Madoc played Fruma Sarah in the film version of the musical Fiddler on the Roof, and in 1972 she appeared as Mrs Dai Bread Two in the film of Under Milk Wood. She also appeared regularly in the entertainment programme Poems and Pints on BBC Wales. She provided one of the alien voices in the Cadbury's Smash commercials in the 1970s, and made a brief appearance in the 1977 film, The Prince and the Pauper (aka Crossed Swords).
Madoc was awarded an honorary degree by Swansea University in July 2006. She also appeared in "Annie" as Miss Hannigan on tour. In 2007 she appeared as a fictional version of herself in episode 2 of the BBC Radio 2 comedy Buy Me Up TV. In 2008 she appeared at the Pavilion Theatre, Rhyl playing the Bad Fairy in the pantomime 'Sleeping Beauty', with Sonia and Rebecca Trehearn.
In 2010 Madoc investigated her family history for the BBC Wales programme Coming Home and learned that she is related to David Lloyd George.