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Who is Sandra Burville? Mike Yarwood’s ex-wife

BY Sharmeen Hussain Sep 10, 2023. 12:55 am UPDATED: Sep 10, 2023. 12:55 am

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Mike Yarwood, a beloved TV impressionist and comic, died at the age of 82, ending a career that spanned decades.

The Royal Variety Charity announced the star’s death on Friday evening.

Yarwood’s impressions of politicians and other celebrities made him a household figure in the 1960s and 1970s.

On The Mike Yarwood Show, he portrayed celebrities such as Brian Clough, Prince Charles, Prince Andrew, Ted Heath, Harold Wilson, and Alf Garnett.

But to whom was Mike married? Did he have any children?

Who is Mike Yarwood’s ex-wife Sandra Burville?

Between 1969 to 1985, he was married to dancer Sandra Burville.

Her most well-known films were Stop the World: I Want to Get Off (1966), Man in a Suitcase (1967), and Thirty-Minute Theatre (1965).

During the early 1960s, Sandra assisted Mike in navigating the world of show business.

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Mike saw the impact of his hilarious genius. Their union was more than just a marriage; it was a collaboration that brought joy to millions of people.

According to reports, the dissolution of their marriage was caused by a variety of factors, including his decreasing career, alcohol abuse, and melancholy.

Did Mike Yarwood and Sandra Burville have any children?

Charlotte and Clare, Mike’s daughters, survive him.

His first daughter, Charlotte, was born on October 19, 1970, and his younger daughter, Clare, was born on November 29, 1972.

Claire owns the company Yarwood-White and works as a jewelry designer.

She has also written a jewelry book called Bridal Jewellery.

Where is Sandra Burville now?

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Charlotte and Clare, Mike’s daughters, survive him.

His first daughter, Charlotte, was born on October 19, 1970, and his younger daughter, Clare, was born on November 29, 1972.

Claire owns the company Yarwood-White and works as a jewelry designer.

She has also written a jewelry book called Bridal Jewellery.

Sandra and her life are now unknown; it appears that she has remained out of the spotlight and lives a tranquil life.

Mike spent his final years at Brinsworth House, a residential and nursing retirement home for theatre and entertainment artists in Twickenham, south-west London, run by the Royal Variety Charity.

The Royal Variety Charity expressed its sadness at his death, saying, “He leaves behind an immeasurable void in the entertainment industry.”

It continued: “Mike Yarwood quickly rose to prominence for his exceptional ability to mimic the voices and mannerisms of countless celebrities and public figures.

“His talent for impersonation brought smiles to the faces of millions and his unique ability to capture the essence of his subjects made him an icon in the comedy world.

The charity added: “Throughout his career, Mike graced television screens nationwide, becoming a household name in the 1960s and 1970s.

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“His variety shows, including The Mike Yarwood Show, and Mike Yarwood In Persons, captivated audiences and showcased his uncanny talent for mimicry on prime-time television for two decades.

“The Mike Yarwood Show (1977) holds the record for the largest single Christmas Day audience of 21.4 million viewers.

“Mike’s family have asked that their privacy be respected during this sad and difficult time.”

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