Barbara Windsor is a British actress best-known for playing pub landlady and matriarch Peggy Mitchell in the BBC One soap, EastEnders.
Windsor sprung to fame when she starred in nine Carry On movies during the 1960s and 70s. In 1994 she joined the EastEnders cast, playing Peggy Mitchell until 2016 when her character was killed off. The same year she was appointed Dame for services to charity and entertainment.
In 2014 she was diagnosed with Alzheimer's, something that wasn't made public until 2018.