Geraldine McEwan, best known for playing Agatha Christie's Miss Marple, has passed away at the age of 82.
From Radio Times:
The British star was best known for playing Agatha Christie's famous sleuth Miss Marple between 2004 and 2009 in ITV's Marple. "Following a stroke at the end of
October and a period in hospital, Geraldine McEwan passed away
peacefully on January 30.
McEwan's acting career began on the stage
during the 1940s, working with the Royal Shakespeare Company and stars
such as Laurence Olivier. Her television roles included The Barchester Chronicles, The
Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Mulberry, the 80s production of Mapp and
Lucia and Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, for which she won a best
actress Bafta in 1991.