June Brown’s great humor and warmth brought Dot to life on EastEnders as her character chatted, grapples with her villainous son, and tends to take care of those in need.
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Over the course of 35 years, June Brown has cemented her role as the iconic chain smoker worker that EastEnders fans know and love.
Sadly, on Sunday 3 April, June passed away at the age of 95 at his home in Surrey, with his family by his side.
Her wonderful sense of humor and warmth brought Dot to life as her character chatted, struggled with her villainous son, and cared for those in need.
Over the years, she’s been involved in a number of heartbreaking and heartfelt stories, including Dot’s aid in the suicide of her terminally ill best friend Ethel in 2000, which left her in limbo. chaos because it contradicts her strict religious beliefs.
Dot’s romance with Jim Branning was also loved by fans, but ended in heartbreak when Jim became hemiplegic after a stroke and later passed away.
Her difficult relationship with her son Nick was present during her stay at Walford, but when he returned in 2014, she gave him a fatal heroin overdose and he died in front of her.
Having appeared in 2884 episodes of the BBC, June decided to retire after her last episode aired on 21 January 2020.
Dot discovered that someone tried to take £5,000 from her bank account, but they were unable to do so.
It is later revealed that Sonia was indeed trying to get the money, but she was later blackmailed by Martin Fowler, who was involved in a runaway.
Despite Sonia’s subsequent successful theft of £8,000, Dot wrote her a blank check to pay for some of the baby clothes she had bought for the baby Charlie and his wife were expecting.
Dot continues to realize that the money has been stolen and guilt Sonia tells Martin what she did.
Martin decides to do the rap and tells Dot that he is the one who stole the money.
Sonia convinced Dot to visit Charlie again in Ireland, which is where she has been explained to have been since she left the show.
After Dot leaves after some nasty words with Sonia, the nurse discovers that her grandmother left a note on her answering machine.
Her last words spoken on the soap were: “This is to tell you I’m going to Ireland to live with my lovely nephew Charlie. I might help later, when the baby arrives. I know, Son, that Martin should never have taken the money. But you’ll sort it out for me, won’t you? You’ll find out and let me know.
“Remember, you’re just on the other end of the line, you know. So you can obviously get in touch and I’ll miss you, and I’ll always love you because I know you’ll love me. So, Goodbye my dearest girl, your loving grandmother Dot.”
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