Scott Mitchell Wiki – Scott Mitchell Biography
Scott Mitchell is the third husband of Barbara Windsor, an English actress, known for her appearances in the Carry On films and for playing Peggy Mitchell in the BBC One soap opera EastEnders. She joined the cast of EastEnders in 1994 and won the 1999 British Soap Award for Best Actress, before ultimately leaving the show in 2016 when her character was killed off. It is being reported that Barbara has passed on aged 83 on December 10th, 2020.
Scott Mitchell Age
Scott Mitchell is 57 years old.
Scott Mitchell & Barbara Windsor
Scott Mitchell hit the limelight after getting hitched to actress Barbara Windsor. Scott married Barbara in 2000, after meeting the star in 1992 when she was 55 and he was 28.
He is the son of one of the actress’s friends and a former actor and recruitment consultant. He was her third husband. Scott spoke about how people suspected he was a gold digger when they first got together: “Little did they know that after the breakdown of Bar’s second marriage, she was £1million in debt and we were talking about her coming to live in my two-bed flat.” To clear the bills, Barbara toured the country with a one-woman music hall show.
The couple has been pictured together multiple times, including enjoying some sun in the Caribbean.
Barbara Windsor Affairs and Marriages
Windsor was married three times and had no children. Her first husband was small-time gangster Ronnie Knight 1964to 1985, who was an associate of the notorious Kray twins, and chef Stephen Hollings from 1986 to 1995.
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Before her marriage to Ronnie Knight, she had a one-night stand with East End criminal Reggie Kray, and a long affair with his older brother Charlie Kray. During the time of making the Carry On films, she had an on-going affair with fellow actor and co-star, Sid James which lasted 10 years until his death in 1976. Another of Windsor’s Carry On co-stars, Kenneth Williams, accompanied her and Knight on their honeymoon.
In her 2000 autobiography, All of Me, Windsor talked about her five abortions, the first three of which took place in her twenties and the last when she was 42. She said she never wanted children as a result of her father rejecting her after her parents’ divorce.
Scott Mitchell Tribute
Scott has stood by Barbara for years, and revealed the details of her ailing health in an exclusive interview with The Sun. On May 10, 2018, it was confirmed that the Carry On legend had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.
In July 2020, Scott made the heartbreaking decision to place her in a full-time, residential care home following advice from Barbara’s neurologist as her Alzheimer’s worsened.
He said he visited several care homes before finding the place that “just felt right”.
On December 10, 2020, his beloved wife passed away. She died “peacefully” at 8.35 pm at a London care home Scott by her side.
In a moving tribute, Mitchell said in a statement: “It is with deep sadness that I can confirm that my darling wife Barbara passed away at 8.35 pm on Thursday 10 December at a London care home. “Her passing was from Alzheimer’s/dementia and Barbara eventually died peacefully and I spent the last seven days by her side.
“Myself, her family and friends will remember Barbara with love, a smile and affection for the many years of her love, fun, friendship and brightness she brought to all our lives and the entertainment she gave to so many thousands of others during her career.
“Barbara’s final weeks were typical of how she lived her life. Full of humor, drama, and a fighting spirit until the end.