Former EastEnders actress Anna Wing, who played the sharp-tongued matriach Lou Beale, has died aged 98, her agent announced.
Ms Wing, who died on Sunday, appeared in the BBC1 soap for three years from when it began in 1985.
She formed a formidable on-screen partnership with fellow actress Gretchen Franklin, who played Ethel Skinner.
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