Wanda Ventham

Wanda Ventham

Aug. 5th, 1935
Born in
Brighton, East Sussex, England, UK

Wanda Ventham's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
UFO (UK) TV Show
Hetty Wainthropp Investigates (UK) TV Show
Hetty Wainthropp Investigates (UK)
Executive Stress (UK) TV Show
Executive Stress (UK)
The Fenn Street Gang (UK) TV Show
The Fenn Street Gang (UK)
Blandings Castle (UK) TV Show
Blandings Castle (UK)
Dial M for Murder (UK) TV Show
Dial M for Murder (UK)
Hit and Run (UK) TV Show
Hit and Run (UK)
Just A Gigolo (UK) TV Show
Just A Gigolo (UK)
Kate (UK) TV Show
Kate (UK)
Lost Empires (UK) TV Show
Lost Empires (UK)
Mrs Thursday (UK) TV Show
Mrs Thursday (UK)
Next of Kin (UK) TV Show
Next of Kin (UK)
No Place Like Home (UK) (1983) TV Show
No Place Like Home (UK) (1983)
Riviera Police (UK) TV Show
Riviera Police (UK)
The Brack Report (UK) TV Show
The Brack Report (UK)
The Gold Robbers (UK) TV Show
The Gold Robbers (UK)
The Likely Lads (UK) TV Show
The Likely Lads (UK)
The Lotus Eaters (UK) TV Show
The Lotus Eaters (UK)
The Rat Catchers (UK) TV Show
The Rat Catchers (UK)
The Upchat Line (UK) TV Show
The Upchat Line (UK)
Thorndyke (UK) TV Show
Thorndyke (UK)
Union Castle (UK) TV Show
Union Castle (UK)

Main Movie Roles

2005 - Asylum
1977 - That's Carry On!

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Jean Rock
Fiona Weston
Jenny Graham
Laura Stride
Milly Craddock
Liz Forster
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Wanda Ventham was born on August 5, 1935 in Brighton, East Sussex, England. She is an actress, known for Asylum (2005), The Blood Beast Terror (1968) and Captain Kronos - Vampire Hunter (1974). She has been married to Timothy Carlton since 1976. They have one child. She was previously married to James D. Tabernacle.
Spouse (2)Timothy Carlton (1976 - present) (1 child)
James D. Tabernacle (1957 - ?) (divorced) (1 child)
Mother of actor Benedict Cumberbatch.
Trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama
She has a daughter named Tracy from her first marriage.
She and husband Timothy Carlton play the mother and father of Sherlock Holmes on Sherlock (2010)(TV). Sherlock is of course played by their real-life son, Benedict Cumberbatch.

  • Mother of actor 'Benedict Cumberbatch' (qv).
  • Trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama

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