Una Stubbs passed away on Thursday at the age of 84. The British actress became known for her roles in the television series Sherlock and EastEnders .
Stubbs died at home in Edinburgh surrounded by her family, her manager Rebecca Blonde reported to the BBC .
“Mom passed away peacefully today. We ask for privacy and understanding during these difficult and sad times,” her sons Joe, Christian and Jason said in a statement.
Stubbs started her career as a dancer and soon made a move to television. In the Netherlands, Stubbs is best known for her role in the British BBC series Sherlock . In this she played Mrs. Hudson, Sherlock Holmes’ landlady. The detective was played by British actor Benedict Cumberbatch.
Actress Una Stubbs, whose TV career across seven decades included roles in Worzel Gummidge and Sherlock, has died aged 84https://t.co/drsdWLWNGm— BBC News Entertainment (@BBCNewsEnts) August 12, 2021