Gretchen Franklin

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Birthday
7, 1911
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jul 11, 2005 (94)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
7, 1911
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jul 11, 2005 (94)

About

English actress who played the role of Ethel Skinner in the BBC soap opera EastEnders.

Before Fame

She grew up in a theatrical family and made her debut as a chorus girl in Bournemouth when she was a teenager.

Trivia

She was scheduled to present a Lifetime Soap Achievement Award to her former co-star June Brown at the 2005 British Soap Awards but, at 93 years old, she was too ill to attend.

Family Life

She was married to John Caswell Garth from 1934 until his death in 1953.

Associated With

She co-starred with actress June Brown on the soap opera EastEnders.

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