Sally Ann Howes was an English actress who was born in St. John’s Wood, England on July 20, 1930.
Ann was nurtured in an entertainment family .Her parents were English comedian Bobby Howes and Patricia Malon.
At the age of 20, she landed her first starring theatre role in the Sandy Wilson musical Caprice in Glasgow. In 1958, she took over as Eliza Doolittle in Broadway’s My Fair Lady, replacing Julie Andrews.
The character had been offered to her three times before, but film and theatre obligations prevented her from accepting the role that would catapult her to prominence in America.
She was best known for playing the role of Truly Scrumptious in the 1968 musical film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, opposite Dick Van Dyke.
Ann lived a life worth emulating and she did that by making numerous people happy. Her craft was without question one of the best the world has ever seen.She has hundreds of movies to her credit.
Sally Ann Howes death: What killed Sally Ann Howes?
According to BBC news, the award-winning actress died peacefully in her sleep.
Ann was married three times and had two boys with her second husband, Broadway songwriter Richard Adler.