Whatever happened to...?
Discovering what became of personalities from the past
Mr. John Gibson from Ventnor on the Isle of Wight asked about Sabrina whose voluptuous figure was impossible to ignore! Norma Ann Sykes was born in Stockport, Cheshire, in 1936 and despite polio as a child, tried her luck in London where she was discovered as a model. In 1955 she appeared as the dumb blonde in Arthur Askey’s television show Before Your Very Eyes and, with proportions of 41- 18- 36, it wasn’t long before she was doing the same on the cinema screen.
In the 1957 film Blue Murder at St. Trinian’s, as a studious sixth former clad only in a negligee reading a book in bed, she stayed resolutely mute, while gently fluttering her