John Bardon, was an English stage and screen actor. He was awarded the Laurence Olivier Award in 1988 as 'Best Actor in a Musical' for Kiss Me, Kate, sharing the award with co-star Emil Wolk. He was best known for playing the patriarch Jim Branning on EastEnders for 13 years.
EastEnders legend June Brown , who plays Dot Branning/cotton, has confirmed to the BBC soap.
Brown is now 93, and after 35 years.
Here are some of your ways of thinking are worthy of most Moments .1. Dot arrives in Walford
"Give us a Cup of Tea , are Sublime. And a glass of water, so I take a Paracetamol. "
"I got a script and it was a number of diseases," The Actress later recalled, explaining how they point to three-dimensional character.
"I thought, I can't play a list of diseases. I thought, what can I do? Well, she is a hypochondriac, and she is always worried about their diseases. I thought, why not?
"Because no one loves you. Her husband comes and goes. Steals Your Money, Your Jewelry. Your son is the Same , threatening her with a knife and all sorts of things, and she has no one who truly loves. "2. "Did you get those Fig rolls?" Point (left) with Ethel, played by Gretchen Franklin (center), and Lou, Anna Wing
Dot and Ethel (played by Gretchen Franklin ) were played under the soap's great double acts, and in 1987, they shared a touching two-hander episode in which she remembered her life during the Second World War , while Baby-little Vicki.
After jumping out to buy bread and fig rolls, Dot returned to Ethel asleep in the chair and thought that she had died. The desperate point and got the shock of her life if Ethel Did with The Immortal words: "you are the ones that the Fig rolls?"3. Nick ' s murder plot
In 1990, he remained almost killing his own ma to steal your big bingo wins, which he wanted to use it to buy drugs.
He wanted to poison by cooking a special shepherd's pie, but changed his mind at The Last minute and instead went for fish and chips.4. Dot ' s herbal concoction
After a four-year break from the soap between 1993 and 1997, a point returned to be in the court faced with a familiar mix of highs and lows.
A different kind of high when they dabbled in "alternative therapies", with the spectators Dot to see stoned, if you are confused of cannabis for Herbal Tea - and found himself under arrest as a result.5. Ethel's death
One of its most gripping - and controversial - Moments came in the year 2000 as a terminally ill Ethel Dot asked me to help her an overdose of morphine to end her life.
Dot agreed to against her strict Christian faith and left the pills and a glass of water for you. "You're the Best Friend I've ever had," Ethel told her.
The episode, seen 16. 5 Million People.
Wracked with guilt, point turned to shoplifting in order to get himself arrested, but the police did not believe you when you told them of Ethel.6. Love and marriage
"I love you", said Jim. "I don't think you're bad," was her answer.
The couple tied The Knot on Valentine's day 2002.7. Dot's Story Dot returned to Wales for the spin-off Dot' s Story
In 2003, a one-off episode with the title Dot's Story flashbacks to the point of wartime childhood, when she was evacuated from London to Wales.
The couple, took them in, welcomed young Dot with open arms, but their arrival is marred soon their relationship. Older, Dot returned to the woman on the deathbed, and still be the debt-to-Dot for the way it runs, after the death of her husband.8. The Bafta-nominated monologue
Dot had to do a whole episode for itself in the year 2008, The First British soap character.
The Performance of Brown awards, including a Bafta nomination for best TV actress in the year 2009 deserves, although she has not won. "I was a little disappointed. I would like to have it honestly," The Actress said later.
But she got a real gong, the year, an MBE for services to drama and love.9. Nick's death
After negotiating with him to several murders, she bought the heroin for him and decided not to emergency calls, as he overdosed and died in her arms.
"I ain't called the ambulance," she said to him. "I prayed to you to decide for Jesus, whether they are better, or whether The World is a better place without you. "
she confessed to the police, and spent four months in prison for manslaughter.10. Farewell to the Laundromat
After he was released from prison, she discovers the Laundromat where she had worked for all these years, a dry cleaner's, and she was unemployed.
viewers saw her say a sad farewell, turning off to walk around The Shop and turn the light to Christmas 2016.
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