Julia Smith

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Birthday
26, 1927
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 19, 1997 (70)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
26, 1927
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 19, 1997 (70)

About

Director and producer who created the popular BBC soap opera EastEnders in 1983.

Before Fame

She directed an episode of Z Cars where she met her future business partner Tony Holland.

Trivia

She developed the unsuccessful soap opera Eldorado shortly after EastEnders. She maintained that the BBC hadn't given it a chance to find its footing.

Family Life

She resided in London where she spent her retirement from TV and died of cancer in 1997.

Associated With

She provided a star vehicle in EastEnders for Steve McFadden.