Carry On legend Sid James’ wife Valerie James dies aged 93 as tributes flood in
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Carry On legend Sid James’ wife Valerie James has sadly passed away at the age of 93 after 23 years of marriage.
On Monday (August 15), the family of the late Hollywood couple confirmed the devastating news of the blonde bombshell’s death on social media.
Alongside a sweet black and white picture of the pair beaming together at a high-profile showbiz event, the representative shared a tribute to the starlet online.
It read: “In very sad news, Valerie James, lovely wife of Sid and a performer in her own right in her early days, has died aged 93.
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“Val and Sid’s family have given me their blessing to post this and I'm sure you will all join me in sending them the very best of wishes.”
Although the cause of death has not yet been released, fans of the couple flooded to Twitter to share their sweet messages of condolences online.
One user penned: “As a kid the Carry On films were classics to me, miss that kind of a laugh these days.”
Another agreed: “Sad news indeed. I’d have loved to have met her in person, I bet she had many anecdotes about her and Sid’s life together. My heartfelt condolences to her family.”
A third wrote: “Rest in Peace Valerie James.I hope you find each other on the other side. To all your family and friends so, so sorry for your loss,” to which they signed off with a slew of kisses.
"Hugs to both Valerie and Sid James' family" a fourth tweeted. "Sid James was a big part of my childhood onscreen via the #CarryOn films and gave me so many laughs and still does to this day, so Thank you.
"Both of them have been reunited in heaven. RIP Sid & Valerie [love heart emoji]."
One fan of the couple chimed in with: "Sid was a legend. Fly high Mrs James and be another star [crying emoji]."
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Sid and Valerie's relationship first started back in 1950 where they went on to wed just two years later in 1952.
Valerie rose to fame as an actress in her own right and even went on to star alongside her husband on the set of the 1967 film Carry On Doctor.
It is understood the happy couple spent the last years of their marriage living in Delaford Park in the heart of Buckinghamshire just a stones throw from Pinewood Studios.
The loving couple share two children together, a daughter named Sue who became a television producer and a son named Steve who went on to become a music producer.
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