Relationship History

John Burns


Oct 2008

Paul Glorney


marriage 1990
divorce 1994

Will Thorpe


marriage 1980
divorce 1984

Len Blach


marriage 1972
divorce about 1973

Wendy Richard MBE

Played Pauline Fowler in the soap EastEnders
Wendy Richard MBE

Wendy Richard MBE Bio Details

Full name

Wendy Richard

Also known as

Wendy Emerton





Date of birth

20 Jul 1943

Birth place

Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England, UK

Date of death:

26 Feb 2009

Place of death

London, England, UK

Cause of death

Breast Cancer


Actress (Finished 2009)


Shop Assistant


St. George’s Primary School, Mount Street, London, England, United Kingdom

Royal Masonic School for Girls, Rickmansworth, London, United Kingdom

Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts, London, England, United Kingdom

Wendy's first big break was on the 1962 novelty pop song 'Come Outside' which topped the charts for 19 weeks.  Sadly, Wendy had been paid a flat fee of £15 for the recording and never received any royalties.

Wendy Richard MBE Family

Wendy Richard MBE's parents:

Wendy Richard MBE's father was Henry Emerton Wendy Richard MBE's mother was Beatrice Emerton

Wendy Richard MBE's current partners:

Wendy Richard MBE's husband was John Burns

Wendy Richard MBE's former partners:

Wendy Richard MBE's former husband is Paul Glorney Wendy Richard MBE's former husband is Will Thorpe Wendy Richard MBE's former husband is Len Blach

Wendy Richard MBE FameChain Links

Eastenders Cast

1985 - 2006

Other people in this association:

Dame Barbara Windsor 1994

Danniella Westbrook 1990 - 2010

Martine McCutcheon 1994 - 1998