HATTIE JACQUES ~ Born: Feb 7, 1922 in Kent, England. Died: Oct 6, 1980 (aged 58) from a heart attack. Was an English actress of comedy, stage, radio & screen. She started her career in 1946 with an appearance at the Players' Theatre in London, but came to national prominence through her appearances on three highly popular radio series on the BBC. From 1958 to 1974, Hattie appeared in 14 Carry On films, best known for playing Matron in four of the Carry On films.