Duggie Brown was a famous English comedian who died on August 18, 2022. He was married to Jackie Grimwood Brown who was reported to be by his side when he passed away at the age of 82.
Although Duggie kept so much about his private life away from the public, here is all we came to know about his marriage to Jackie, his children, and more.
Lesser Known Facts About Duggie Brown’s Wife
1. Quick biography of Jackie Brown
The actress was born in 1953 in Doncaster, United Kingdom. It was also there that she was raised. She was born to Clifford Greenwood who was a Canadian RAF and her mother who was Welsh, Lillian Burgess.
Her father was posted to England where he met her mother who was in the WAFS. They were posted to Egypt where they fell in love and got married after they were back in England.
Her father died in 2006 after suffering from Parkinson’s disease and Lewy body dementia. 10 years later, her mother died in 2016. Her parents were married for more than 50 years before her father’s death.
As regards her academic pursuits, Jackie got her education from Glenarm College
2. She was the older of two children
Jackie Greenwood was brought up alongside her younger brother who was born in 1963, which means she is older than him by 10 years.
3. Duggie Brown’s Wife is an actress
Jackie Grimwood is not a big name in the film industry, but she has been identified by IMDB as an actress. She is best known for her appearance in the 2017 comedy film, A Little in Tents in which she is the Campsite Owner.
That said, she is better known for her works in the theatre where she has been a cast member, director, and producer of different productions.
4. Jackie Grimwood and Brown have worked together
The actress and her husband have been working together for many years in the theatres, even before they got married. They once worked on the musical play, Danny in which Duggie was a performer and director while his wife was a producer.
They also worked together in the theatre production of Cinderella. While Duggie was Buttons in the play, his wife was Fairy Godmother.
5. Greenwood and Brown were married for 40 years
Jackie Grimwood and Duggie Brown have been together for many years. The couple began dating in 1972 when she was only 17 years old while Duggie was 31. They dated for 10 years before they got married on October 12, 1982.
They remained together for the next 40 years before Duggie died in 2022.
6. They do not have any kids
Jackie Grimwood and her husband, Duggie enjoyed many years together of happiness and friendship, but they have never had kids together. They have only shared their home with their pet dogs.
7. Jackie took to Facebook to announce the death of her husband
Jackie took to her Facebook to announce that her husband had passed away. According to the actress, she was her husband, best friend, and soulmate. She added that he suffered illness for four years before he finally succumbed to death. She was right beside him when he died.