Star of stage and screen Billy Whitelaw dies

File photo dated 02/02/71 of actress Billie Whitelaw who has died aged 82, her son has told the BBC. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Sunday December 21, 2014. She was famous for her roles in films including The Omen and worked alongside Irish playwright Samuel Beckett. See PA story DEATH Whitelaw. Photo credit should read: PA Wire
File photo dated 02/02/71 of actress Billie Whitelaw who has died aged 82, her son has told the BBC. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Sunday December 21, 2014. She was famous for her roles in films including The Omen and worked alongside Irish playwright Samuel Beckett. See PA story DEATH Whitelaw. Photo credit should read: PA Wire

Young actress

Billie Whitelaw’s first role was on radio at the age of 11.

Bafta winning

Famous for films including The Omen, she won a Bafta for best supporting actress in 1969 for her roles in Twisted Nerve and Charlie Bubbles and was most recently seen in the 2007 comedy Hot Fuzz.