Thelma is named Golden Oldie

Thursday 19 January 2017

West End actress Thelma Ruby Frye (OG39) has been named The Oldie Magazine’s Golden Oldie of the Year 2017.

The 91-year-old actress, singer and all-round entertainer follows in the footsteps of previous award winners including the Queen Mother, Olivia de Havilland, Barrie Humphries, David Hockney and Joanna Lumley.

Thelma is still performing her one-woman show, That’s Entertainment, following a 70-year illustrious career in which she has acted with screen greats like Orson Welles and Tyrone Power and starred on stage opposite Topol in Fiddler on the Roof (1984) and Dame Judi Dench in Cabaret (1968).

Thelma will receive her award at a ceremony in London on 7 February.

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