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'Blackadder' Actress Dies Daily Mail

A veteran actress known for her role on the BBC comedy series “Blackadder” has died. The U.K. publication The Daily Mail reports that Patsy Byrne died June 17 in London at age 80.

Byrne played Nursie, a character whose real name was Bernard, in the second series of the comedy, which also featured Miranda Richardson as Elizabeth I.

She also shared time on “Blackadder” with Rik Mayall, who played Lord Flashheart in the second and fourth seasons, and who passed away earlier this month, the piece notes.

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