“The only way to escape was for me to drive at him so he’d move. Find the perfect Pam St. Clement stock photos and editorial news pictures from Getty Images. I began dipping a tentative toe into the London gay scene.”. Commenting on her former job, she said she had not been a good teacher, so her career change was not a loss to the profession. She recalls: ­“Something had irrevocably changed. Travel back in time to check out the early roles of some of Hollywood's heavy hitters. Today in Soap Opera History (December 28), 14 May 2018 Opening up for the first time about her early years concealing her bisexuality, Pam says flying out to Australia gave her the breathing space she needed.

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"[5], Clement is a big animal lover and a keen conservationist. [14] In February 2007, Clement—who is a keen horse-rider—became the patron of Veteran Horse Welfare. |

[1], Clement was sent to boarding school on the South Downs, where she was—by her own admission—"very naughty". “It was time to let go, for each of us to make a new life. “And I fell, not for some bush-whacking hunk, but for a woman. [on the longevity of her EastEnders (1985) character Pat Evans] Pat came in and created havoc for a few months, then the creator Julia Smith wanted her back. She was also the subject of This Is Your Life in 1995.[3]. "[5], She is a dog lover and has spent time with People's Dispensary for Sick Animals (PDSA) supporters at Crufts, attending PDSA fundraising events and supporting the annual London Animal Day. She has been featured in a multitude of high profile storylines, which has included four marriages—most notably to Frank Butcher (played by Mike Reid)—numerous affairs, feuds and a spell in prison for drink-driving (which led to a pedestrian dying). [1] In July 2008, the University of Plymouth presented her with an honorary doctorate in education for her services to teaching.

Pam St. Clement was born on May 11, 1942 in Harrow-on-the-Hill, Middlesex, England as Pamela Ann ... Was in attendance at the funeral of her former EastEnders (1985) co-star Wendy Richard (9 March 2009). I had a feeling he saw me as ambitious. In June 2008 on her 22nd anniversary on EastEnders Pam said she was excited about the next 22 years on the programme. Clement's parents, Ann Tribe and Reginald Clement, married in 1940,[1] but shortly after Clement's birth in 1942, her mother died and she was put into foster care when her father remarried. Clement initially had reservations about committing to the role, commenting: "I couldn't envisage how this character, who creates absolute havoc everywhere she goes and is not at home with herself or with anybody else in the Square, could possibly fit in". 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She has also made personal appearances on various television programmes including Grumpy Old Women (2005; 2006) and the wildlife programme, Country File (2000). She has played Pat Evans (formerly Pat Wicks and more recently Pat Butcher) in the BBC soap opera EastEnders since 1986, and is now one of the programme's longest-serving cast members. [4], In 1997, Clement discovered that she had a brother (born in 1934) from her father's first marriage. Pam says: “Diana and I both withdrew into our own pain.

In Summer 2008, Pam St Clement received an honorary Doctorate of Education from Plymouth University.

Pam had many relationships with men in her youth. [5] Clement has commented that her long run in the show has surprised even her "You are talking to a person who wouldn't sign a West End contract if it was longer than a year…It's madness…I have stuck with it so long because I am always looking to see where they take the character next". “He was an Italian naval officer. What does Joe Biden need to win the US election - and when will we know? "[3] Clement's father rose to become the managing director of a toy manufacturers in London and married five times in total over the course of his life. Before joing EastEnders all those years ago, Pam qualified as a teacher at Rolle Teacher Training College in east Devon. It was around this time the star and her pals were left petrified by the axe attacker. Pam St. Clement was born on May 11, 1942 in Harrow-on-the-Hill, Middlesex, England as Pamela Ann ... Born: May 11, 1942 [4] Her acting career began in the 1970s, when she joined a small theatre company and she went on to have minor roles in programmes such as The Onedin Line (1972); Follyfoot (1972) and Doomwatch (1972). He looked divine in uniform and called me Paloma, the Italian for dove. I want to love and be loved but I am fiercely independent.

[4] She has played the character continuously since her first appearance on 12 June 1986—over a year after the show began. “But I had no role model. Then she fell in love with Diana, who was to become a major part of her life. Today in Soap Opera History (December 28). It is a sorrow when you meet someone who has meant so much only to realise it cannot be for ever.”. “We were forging ahead with different careers and my teenage dream of being ‘the perfect wife’ was conflicting with my work.

| This, coupled with me becoming very well known, brought pressures on our relationship.”. When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. She says: “I had dreams of making a conventional marriage and fulfilling the functions of a dutiful housewife.