‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ actor Sally Ann Howes dies at 91

LOS ANGELES – Sally Ann Howes, who played as a little one actor ahead of she afterwards starred in the 1968 movie “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” with Dick Van Dyke, has died. She was 91.

Her son Andrew Hart Adler confirmed his mother’s loss of life in an job interview with the Press Association on Wednesday. Her nephew, Toby Howes, mentioned on Twitter that the family members hoped Howes could “hold on” until finally the Christmas screening of “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang,” but he claimed she eventually died peacefully in her slumber.

The cause of Howes’ death has not been introduced.

The New York Occasions reported she died in Palm Seashore Gardens, Florida, on Sunday.

Howes, an English actor, commenced her job on the significant display at the age of 12 in the 1943 movie “Thursday’s Boy or girl,” wherever she played a schoolgirl turned effective actor. She comes from an performing lineage that incorporates her mothers and fathers, Bobby Howes and Patricia Malone.

In 5 decades, Howes manufactured appearances in more than 140 movies, musicals, plays and tv jobs including the screen adaption of Charles Dickens’ “Nicholas Nickleby” and “The Background of Mr. Polly.” She manufactured her largest splash as the character Truly Delicious in “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang,” which became a holiday getaway preferred.


“Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” was frequently broadcasted on Xmas Day in the United Kingdom.

Howes designed a mark in the theater realm. She gained a Tony Award nomination for her general performance in “Brigadoon” at the New York City Opera in 1962. The afterwards component of her occupation was put in in theater. She made her past overall look on screen in the restricted series “Secrets” in 1992.

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