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Fern Britton Parents: Meet Tony Britton And Ruth Britton

Renowned author and TV star, Fern Britton, was born to English actor Tony Britton and Ruth Britton.

Tony Britton

Tony Britton was an actor who starred in various movies as far back as the 1950s; and TV shows such as Don’t Wait Up and Robin’s Nest.

Some of his movies include The Day of the Jackal (1973), Night Watch (1973), The People That Time Forgot (1977), Agatha (1979), Countdown to War (1989), and Run for Your Wife (2012).

Tony died on December 22, 2019.

Ruth Britton

Ruth divorced her husband, actor Tony Britton, at a time when Fern was a child.

She raised up her two children as a single mum and had been a brave supporter of their careers.

“So brave and uncomplaining. An army sergeant WW2, beauty queen, teacher, and all woman”, Fern once described her.

Ruth later remarried and moved on with life. She died in 2018, at age 94.

Who Is Fern Britton?

Britton is an English author and TV host, born on July 17, 1957, in Ealing, London, United Kingdom.

Britton is an author of many bestselling novels and short stories, both in the fiction and non-fiction genres.

So far, Britton has authored 6 novels – New Beginnings, Hidden Treasures, The Holiday Home, A Seaside Affair, A Good Catch and The Postcard, all of which made it to the best-selling list.