‘Miss Marple’ Actress + BAFTA Winner Geraldine McEwan Dead at 82

Geraldine McEwan, best known for playing Agatha Christie’s mystery-solving heroine Miss Marple in 12 ITV films has passed away. She was 82-years-old.

In addition to playing Miss Marple, McEwan was also a stage and film actress who worked alongside Laurence Olivier, Alan Rickman and Kenneth Branagh.

Geraldine McEwan Dead

Credit: BBC

She received a Best Actress BAFTA in 1991 for her work on the television series Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit.

The news was revealed by her son Greg and daughter Claudia, who announced in a statement, “Following a stroke at the end of October and a period in hospital, Geraldine McEwan passed away peacefully on January 30.”

“Her family would like to thank the staff at Charing Cross Hospital who cared for her incredibly well.”