Lady Penelope ~ Gerry Anderson, the creator of hit TV show, Thunderbirds, Stingray and Joe 90, has died at the age of 83. Thunderbirds, a science-fiction fantasy about a daring space rescue squad ran in the 1960s. National Rescue, a futuristic emergency service manned by the Tracy family was often assisted by Lady Penelope (voiced by Sylvia Anderson) and her butler, Parker. Catchphrases included "Thunderbirds are go!" and "FAB", which was not an acronym; short for fabulous!
Gerry Anderson, MBE 14 April 1929 – 26 December 2012) was an English publisher, producer, director & writer, He entertained generations of British children with a string of futuristic puppet series for television in the 1960s, including Thunderbirds, Joe 90 and Fireball XL5.