Philippa Baker (actress)

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Philippa Baker (born 1931) is a retired Australian actress of radio, theatre, television and film best known for her role in television soap opera/serial Number 96, (as well as its feature film version) playing Russian-born deli assistant Roma Godolfus (formerly Lubinski and often called Mrs. Lubinski), opposite Johnny Lockwood between 1972 and 1975.wikipedia
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Philippa Baker (born 1931) is a retired Australian actress of radio, theatre, television and film best known for her role in television soap opera/serial Number 96, (as well as its feature film version) playing Russian-born deli assistant Roma Godolfus (formerly Lubinski and often called Mrs. Lubinski), opposite Johnny Lockwood between 1972 and 1975.
Philippa Baker as Roma Lubinski Godolfus

Blue Hills (radio serial)

Blue Hills
After several theatre roles she acted in long-running radio serial Blue Hills, spending five years portraying a Scottish nurse.
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Philippa Baker (born 1931) is a retired Australian actress of radio, theatre, television and film best known for her role in television soap opera/serial Number 96, (as well as its feature film version) playing Russian-born deli assistant Roma Godolfus (formerly Lubinski and often called Mrs. Lubinski), opposite Johnny Lockwood between 1972 and 1975. When television broadcasting first arrived in Australia, Baker would appear in television plays by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, later going on to feature in early Crawford Productions serial's Homicide and Division Four, but would become best known when she joined serial Number 96 as Russian emigrant Roma Lubinski early in its run in 1972, becoming part of a comedy double-act with Johnny Lockwood, who played her character's soon-to-be husband Aldo, the deli proprietor.
He played bumbling Jewish delicatessen proprietor Aldo Godolfus – he, along with his soon to be wife Roma (Phillipa Baker) were developed as comedy characters and became highly recognised figures.

Norman Gunston

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In 1976, Baker joined the comedy series The Norman Gunston Show and was featured in a recurring sketch, entitled The Checkout Chicks, which was a parody of melodramatic soap operas set in a supermarket, and mostly featured other former Number 96 actors, including Abigail, Vivienne Garrett, Candy Raymond, Judy Lynne and Anne Louise Lambert.
in Series 2 Gunston presented (but did not appear in) a 3-minute satirical 'micro-soap' called Checkout Chicks, which parodied current Australian TV soap operas and starred actresses well known for their appearances in such programs, including Number 96 stars Abigail and Philippa Baker, Class of 74 star Anne Louise Lambert, who went on to star in Picnic at Hanging Rock (in which McDonald also appeared in a 'straight' role).

Abigail (actress)

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In 1976, Baker joined the comedy series The Norman Gunston Show and was featured in a recurring sketch, entitled The Checkout Chicks, which was a parody of melodramatic soap operas set in a supermarket, and mostly featured other former Number 96 actors, including Abigail, Vivienne Garrett, Candy Raymond, Judy Lynne and Anne Louise Lambert.
This sketch, a send-up of melodramatic soap operas set in a supermarket, mostly featured other former Number 96 actors - Vivienne Garrett, Candy Raymond, Philippa Baker, Judy Lynne and Anne Louise Lambert.

Vivienne Garrett

In 1976, Baker joined the comedy series The Norman Gunston Show and was featured in a recurring sketch, entitled The Checkout Chicks, which was a parody of melodramatic soap operas set in a supermarket, and mostly featured other former Number 96 actors, including Abigail, Vivienne Garrett, Candy Raymond, Judy Lynne and Anne Louise Lambert.
This sketch, a send-up of melodramatic soap operas set in a supermarket, mostly featured other former Number 96 actors – Abigail, Candy Raymond, Philippa Baker, Judy Lynne, Anne Louise Lambert.

Anne-Louise Lambert

In 1976, Baker joined the comedy series The Norman Gunston Show and was featured in a recurring sketch, entitled The Checkout Chicks, which was a parody of melodramatic soap operas set in a supermarket, and mostly featured other former Number 96 actors, including Abigail, Vivienne Garrett, Candy Raymond, Judy Lynne and Anne Louise Lambert.
This sketch, a send-up of melodramatic soap operas set in a supermarket, mostly featured other former Number 96 actors - Vivienne Garrett, Candy Raymond, Philippa Baker, Judy Lynne and Abigail.

Annie's Coming Out

She had small roles in high-profile productions Annie's Coming Out (1984) and Young Einstein (1988).
Philippa Baker as Sister Waterman

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Philippa Baker (born 1931) is a retired Australian actress of radio, theatre, television and film best known for her role in television soap opera/serial Number 96, (as well as its feature film version) playing Russian-born deli assistant Roma Godolfus (formerly Lubinski and often called Mrs. Lubinski), opposite Johnny Lockwood between 1972 and 1975.

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

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When television broadcasting first arrived in Australia, Baker would appear in television plays by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, later going on to feature in early Crawford Productions serial's Homicide and Division Four, but would become best known when she joined serial Number 96 as Russian emigrant Roma Lubinski early in its run in 1972, becoming part of a comedy double-act with Johnny Lockwood, who played her character's soon-to-be husband Aldo, the deli proprietor.

Crawford Productions

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When television broadcasting first arrived in Australia, Baker would appear in television plays by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, later going on to feature in early Crawford Productions serial's Homicide and Division Four, but would become best known when she joined serial Number 96 as Russian emigrant Roma Lubinski early in its run in 1972, becoming part of a comedy double-act with Johnny Lockwood, who played her character's soon-to-be husband Aldo, the deli proprietor.

Homicide (Australian TV series)

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When television broadcasting first arrived in Australia, Baker would appear in television plays by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, later going on to feature in early Crawford Productions serial's Homicide and Division Four, but would become best known when she joined serial Number 96 as Russian emigrant Roma Lubinski early in its run in 1972, becoming part of a comedy double-act with Johnny Lockwood, who played her character's soon-to-be husband Aldo, the deli proprietor.

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When television broadcasting first arrived in Australia, Baker would appear in television plays by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, later going on to feature in early Crawford Productions serial's Homicide and Division Four, but would become best known when she joined serial Number 96 as Russian emigrant Roma Lubinski early in its run in 1972, becoming part of a comedy double-act with Johnny Lockwood, who played her character's soon-to-be husband Aldo, the deli proprietor.

Candy Raymond

In 1976, Baker joined the comedy series The Norman Gunston Show and was featured in a recurring sketch, entitled The Checkout Chicks, which was a parody of melodramatic soap operas set in a supermarket, and mostly featured other former Number 96 actors, including Abigail, Vivienne Garrett, Candy Raymond, Judy Lynne and Anne Louise Lambert.

Judy Lynne

In 1976, Baker joined the comedy series The Norman Gunston Show and was featured in a recurring sketch, entitled The Checkout Chicks, which was a parody of melodramatic soap operas set in a supermarket, and mostly featured other former Number 96 actors, including Abigail, Vivienne Garrett, Candy Raymond, Judy Lynne and Anne Louise Lambert.

Young Einstein

She had small roles in high-profile productions Annie's Coming Out (1984) and Young Einstein (1988).

Philippa Baker

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