Sylvia Anderson, British television producer and voice actress, Died at 88

  Actor, Writers

Sylvia Beatrice Anderson March 27, 1927, and died on March 15, 2016.

She was an English television and film producer, writer and voice actress.

Sylvia was best known for her collaborations with Gerry Anderson, her husband between 1960 and 1981.

Also, she has served as co-creator and co-writer on their TV series during the 1960s and early 1970s, her primary contribution was character development and costume design.

Anderson often directed the bi-weekly voice recording sessions, and provided the voices of many female and child characters, in particular Lady Penelope in Thunderbirds.

The couple had divorced at the start of the 1980s, following a 5-year separation.

Additionally, the Andersons’ creative partnership ended when their marriage broke down during the production of the first series of Space: 1999 in 1975.

And Gerry had announced his intention to separate on the evening of the wrap party, following which Sylvia ended her involvement with the company, which by this time had twice been renamed and was now called Group Three.

During 1983, Sylvia Beatrice Anderson published a novel titled Love and Hisses and in 1994, then she reprised her voice role as Lady Penelope for an episode of Absolutely Fabulous.

Sylvia Beatrice Anderson worked as a London-based talent scout for HBO for 30 years.

Sylvia Anderson passed away at 88 yrs old.