Ashton, Queenie

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Ashton, Queenie Gender: F
born on 16 November 1903 at 09:05 (= 09:05 AM )
Place London, England, 51n30, 0w10
Timezone GMT h0w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 22°50' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 17°48 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 11°10'


British-Australian radio and stage performer, best known for her role as Granny Bishop in Gwen Meredith's ABC radio serial "Blue Hills," February 1949 to 1976. Appearing on stage from age three, she studied classical ballet, voice production and drama, becoming a pro in British musical comedy. Her adult debut was with Noel Coward in "Happy Family" in London, before she moved to Sydney, Australia. Queenie has played many musical and drama roles in a variety of TV series, including "Certain Women," 1973. Her guest appearances have graced a number of well-known shows, still working in the industry at age 88.

She married John Cover on 12/31/1946 and they had a son and a daughter. She died at age 95 on October 19, 1999 in Australia.


  • Work : New Job 1949 (Radio serial, "Blue Hills," 27 years)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1973 (Appeared in "Certain Women")
  • Relationship : Marriage 31 December 1946 (John Cover)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Dennis Sutton quotes Susan Alexander, from Ashton, given in Sutton's 50 Australian Charts, 1996.


  • Vocation : Entertainment : Comedy (Musical comedy)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Radio/ D.J./ Announcer (Radio serial program)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Live Stage (Legitimate theater)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (TV)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two, one son and one daughter)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Same Job more than 10 yrs (Same radio show 27 years)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs