Jennifer Worth

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Birthday
25, 1935
Birthplace
England
Death Date
May 31, 2011 (75)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
25, 1935
Birthplace
England
Death Date
May 31, 2011 (75)

About

A British nurse, she penned the bestselling series, Call of the Midwife, about her experiences as a midwife in the East End of London. Her other works, also set in London's impoverished East End during the 1950s, include Shadows of the Workhouse and Farewell to The East End.

Before Fame

She was trained as a nurse at Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading.

Trivia

After ending her nursing career, she became a successful musician and performed throughout Europe.

Family Life

She had two children, Suzannah and Juliette, with her husband, Philip Worth.

Associated With

Actress Miranda Hart starred in the 2012 TV series, Call of a Midwife, which was based on Worth's memoirs.

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