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Also Known As: Died: July 3, 2011
Born: August 11, 1937 Cause of Death: Cancer
Birth Place: West Sussex, England, GB Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Oxford Murders, The (2008)
When an elderly woman is viciously murdered in Oxford, her body is discovered by two strangers whose lives are immediately changed forever: Arthur Seldom, a prestigious professor of logic, and Martin, a young graduate student who has just arrived at the university hoping to be Seldom's pupil. It qui
Affinity (2008)
Margaret Prior is a socialite who finds escape and purpose as a mentor that brings hope and comfort to the female inmates at Millbank prison. However, she becomes infatuated with Selina Dawes, a medium who was incarcerated after a séance went horribly awry. Margaret, who is at first skeptical of Sel
Gigolos, The (2007)
A gigolo and his valet search for love and friendship in the twilight world of the London male escort industry. Sacha is the favorite young gigolo of the over-50s set of Mayfair and Piccadilly neighborhoods. His clients are wealthy, smart, successful and willing pay the big bucks for sex.
Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont (2005)
All but abandoned by her family in a London retirement hotel, Mrs. Palfrey strikes up a curious friendship with a young writer, Ludovic Meyer. Fate brings them together after she has an accident outside his basement flat. The two newly found friends discover they have a lot more in common with each
Machinist, The (2004) as Mrs. Shrike
An industrial worker who hasn't slept in a year is living a nightmare where cryptic notes appear and he has visions of a co-worker no one else can see.
Possession (2002) as Lady Bailey
Roland Michell is an upstart American scholar in London on a fellowship to study the great Randolph Henry Ash. Ash is best known for the rapturous poems he dedicated to his wife, and is currently the subject of a major exhibition. Maud Bailey is a brilliant, by-the-book academic, researching the lif
Importance of Being Earnest, The (2002) as Miss Prism
Two young gentlemen living in 1890's England use the same pseudonym on the sly, which is fine until they fall in love with women using that name, which leads to a comedy of mistaken identities.
Dark Blue World, The (2001) as English Teacher
It's 1950 and the height of the Cold War in Communist-ruled, post-war Czechoslovakia. Ex-RAF Czech pilot Franta Slama - a man in his early forties - is confined to a labour camp as an "enemy of the people", because he had flown for the RAF during WWII. The new totalitarian Communist regime deemed hi
Room to Rent (2000) as Sarah Stevenson
An Egyptian man relocates to London and soon finds that immigration laws pose a serious threat to his screenwriting aspirations. He runs into another stymied artist, a young actress who makes a living impersonating Marilyn Monroe.
Mad Cows (1999) as Dwina Phelps
When her TV star husband Alex decides to divorce her so that he can start a career in politics, newly single mother Maddy goes shoplifting and ends up in jail. Losing custody of her infant child, Maddy hatches a scheme to break out of prison with the assistance of her friend Gillian, who's avoiding
Captain Jack (1998) as Phoebe
The story of a Whitby sea Captain who is obsessed with sailing to the Artic, to emulate his hero who made the journey in 1791. He gathers a motley crew of locals and vacationers and they set off on a journey which liberates them all. _
Deja Vu (1997) as Fern (London)
Dana, a young American woman traveling on business in Jerusalem meets a mysterious older French woman with whom she has an instant rapport and who shares a fascinating story of lost love. When the French woman abruptly exits and leaves behind an antique ruby pin, Dana reschedules her trip to Paris to meet her fiance and instead searches for the French woman. Clues lead her to the English coastal town of Dover where she finds herself inexplicably drawn to an enigmatic, married painter. It is there that circumstances conspire to force them to fulfill their fate.
Slab Boys, The (1997)
Set in the working-class suburb of Paisley, near Glasgow, during 1957, the film follows the high and low points in the lives of a group of fledgling artists who work in a "slab room" and grind colors for the paint used by carpet designers. Phil dreams of going to art school, Spanky wants to go to A
Driftwood (1996) as Mother
A French sculptress finds an injured man washed ashore on the beach in a remote section of Ireland and entraps him into staying with her--holding him prisoner.
Haunted (1996) as Nanny Tess
In the silence and the black dead of night comes that faint whisper, that icy touch of terror from another world. While investigating a haunted country manor, a parapsychologist confronts an evil from beyond the grave he could never have imagined.
Sweet Angel Mine (1996) as Mother
Paul's search for his missing father, a traveling salesman, takes him from London to the remote shores of Nova Scotia where he unexpectedly encounters a beautiful young woman, Rauchine, who's been living in isolation with her reclusive and overly protective mother, Megan, and Megan's own mysterious
Angels & Insects (1995) as Miss Mead
William Adamson is a naturalist who has spent years of research on insect life in South America. Returning to England in 1858, William is taken under the wing of Reverend Harold Alabaster, an amateur insect collector of great wealth who, like many educated men of his era, finds nature and naturalist
Grotesque (1995) as Mrs Giblet
Set in the 1940s, an English butler conspires with the mistress of the house to take his master's place, by framing him for murder.
Impromptu (1991) as George Sand'S Mother
Novelist George Sand dumps her lover to pursue Frederic Chopin.
Mountains of the Moon (1990) as Mrs Arundell
Two noted British explorers become rivals in the quest to find the source of the Nile.
Tall Guy, The (1989) as Mary
Romantic comedy about an insecure American actor in London who, after years being a comic's straight man, is finally cast in a smash hit.
Killing Dad (1989) as Edith Berg
A young man decides to murder his father who abandoned him in infancy.
Tears in the Rain (1988) as Lady Emily Bredon
A "Harlequin Romance Movie" about an American woman who travels to England to deliver a sealed letter to the wealthy Lord Bredon, fulfilling her mother's dying wish. While there, she discovers a long-buried wartime affair, as well as the passion within herself which is unleashed by the Lord's hands
Couleur du vent, La (1988) as Norma
A young woman falls in love with the writer of a manuscript. After spliting with her boyfriend she leaves Paris for New York in search of the writer she has never met.
Hazard of Hearts (1987) as Eudora
A story set in the 19th century about a young woman named Serena whose father, Sir Giles, loses her and his estate in a gambling wager, to the lecherous Lord Wrotham. But before the evening is over, Wrotham himself has lost her to the handsome, darkly mysterious Justin, the Marquis of Vulcan, who se
Foreign Body (1986) as Miss Furze
Anna Karenina (1985) as Betsy
This sumptuous 12th filming (not including the multi-part "Masterpiece Theatre" version) of Tolstoy's novel, following a tragic love affair set against the social system of late 19th century Russia, actually marked the TV movie debuts of both Jacqueline Bisset and Christopher Reeve, although a quirk
Chain, The (1985) as Betty
Several stories are linked by a series of house moves. As one couple moves out of a home for something bigger and better, another couple moves in, and so it goes all the way up to the lavish mansion owned by a self-made millionaire. When he decides to move back to the working-class area he came from
McGuffin, The (1985) as Nina
Sakharov (1984) as Klavdia
Russian nuclear physicist turned political dissident Andrei Sakharov, whose outspoken views on human rights oppression in his homeland brought him not only the Nobel Peace Prize, but also internal exile in the closed-to-foreigners city of Gorky, was the timely subject of this made-for-cable film. It
Little Drummer Girl, The (1984) as Chairlady
Sacred Hearts (1984) as Sister Thomas
Another Country (1984) as Imogen Bennett
It's 1932, and Guy Bennett is coming to terms with his own hidden homosexuality while his classmate Tommy discovers the work of Karl Marx. As Bennett grows increasingly infatuated with an underclassman, the school's rigid structure threatens to crush him.
Five Days One Summer (1982) as Jennifer Pierce
In 1932, a middle-aged Scottish doctor named Douglas goes on a mountain climbing excursion in the Alps with the lovely, young Kate, whom he introduces as his wife. In fact, Kate is the doctor''s niece, and has been in love with him since she was a little girl. While staying in this idyllic setting at the mountain lodge, the couple''s happiness is marred by bouts of melancholy. So when their young guide Johann becomes attracted to Kate, there is a possibility that she might respond to him.
Sweet William (1980) as Edna
A Little Romance (1979) as Ms Siegel
Teenagers elope with the help of an aging pickpocket.
Corn Is Green, The (1979) as Miss Ronberry
In this remake of the 1944 Bette Davis movie, reuniting Katharine Hepburn and director George Cukor for the tenth time in forty-seven years (he directed her in her first movie, "A Bill of Divorcement," in 1932), Lilly Moffat, the strong-willed spinster teacher, goes again on her mission to educate t
Vault of Horror, The (1973) as Donna ("Midnight Mass")
Five men trapped in the basement vault of an office building share visions with each other of thier demise. Stories revolve around vampires, bodily dismemberment, east indian mysticism, an insurance scam, and an artist who kills by painting his victims' deaths.
Doll's House, A (1973) as Kristine Linde
This film production of the Ibsen play tells the story of Nora, a child-like bride who quickly matures when her husband is blackmailed. But after she solves this problem for him, he continues to treat her condescendingly and when she realizes that he will never take her seriously, Nora rejects the isolated life she has with him.
Frenzy (1972) as Babs Milligan
When a temperamental man's ex-wife falls victim to a serial killer, he becomes the number one suspect.
David Copperfield (1970) as Jane Murdstone
A moody, sentimental fifth film version of the Dickens classic (the first in nearly thirty-five years) with a stellar cast composed of the giants of the British acting community providing much needed support to the virtual unknown in the title role. Laurence Olivier's cameo as Creakle won him an Emm
The Looking Glass War (1969) as Sarah
British Intelligence calls in a retired agent to investigate Soviet missiles near the German border.
De Sade (1969) as Renée de Montreuil
Bunny Lake Is Missing (1965) as Elvira Smollet
A distraught mother searches for her seemingly non-existent daughter, bringing her sanity into question.
Peeping Tom (1960) as Helen Stephens
Raised by a sadist, a cinematographer kills young women while filming their fear.
Gideon of Scotland Yard (1959) as Sally Gideon
A Scotland Yard inspector struggles to get through a typical day on the job.

Cast (special)

Pinochet's Last Stand (2007)
Docudrama chronicling Chilean dictator General Augusto Pinochet's legal battles while under house arrest in England in 1998. Then British prime minister Margaret Thatcher appealed for his release.
Respectable Trade, A (1998) as Sarah Cole
Josiah Cole, an 18th century Bristol dockside businessman, gambles everything to join the big traders of the city. A marriage to well-connected Frances Scott provides Josiah with an entree to a higher class. Trading her social contacts for Josiah's protection, Frances finds her life and fortune depe
Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies and Mrs. Tittlemouse, The (1995) as Voice Of Mrs Tittlemouse
Animated special from author/illustrator Beatrix Potter's classic storybook. A wood mouse, named Mrs. Tittlemouse, saves some mischievous bunnies from Farmer McGregor's "rabbit pie."
Inspector Morse, Series VII: Happy Families (1994)
Further exploits of crime-solving Oxford Police Inspector Morse. More concerned with their own problems and the future of their business, the family of a wealthy British industrialist surprisingly shows no grief when he's found brutally murdered.
Man From the Pru, The (1991) as Julia Wallace
A mystery-drama based on a still-unsolved 1931 murder. A collection agent for England's Prudential Assurance Society is accused of his wife's bludgeon murder, found guilty and sentenced to hang, then acquitted on appeal.
Tale of Two Cities, A (1989) as Miss Pross
A four-part adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic tale of epic love, set during the French Revolution. This presentation for "Masterpiece Theatre" coincides with the celebration of the 200th anniversary of the French Revolution.
Day After the Fair (1988) as Letty
A two-part "Masterpiece Theatre" presentation adapted from Thomas Hardy's story, about a Victorian woman who tries to experience the romance she's missed in her life by helping her illiterate maid write love letters to a barrister.
Season's Greetings (1988) as Rachel
A television adaptation of Alan Ayckbourn's comedy about the chaos that arises when a family gets together for Christmas.
Potting Shed, The (1982) as Sarah Callifer
Graham Greene's religious play, in a British television production, about agnosticism versus faith, suicide, and resurrection, and how all these elements profoundly affect a very troubled family.
Rebecca (1980) as Mrs Danvers
The mysterious Maxim DeWinter takes his new, young bride home to his Cornwall estate, Manderley, and to a household still dominated by the memory of DeWinter's first wife, Rebecca. Troubling events surrounding the death of the first Mrs. DeWinter overshadow the course of the drama.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Sleeper, The (2001) as Lillian
Written in Blood (1998) as Honoria
Around the World in 80 Days (1989) as Queen Victoria
When Phileas Fogg makes the claim that nineteenth century technology could enable a man to circumnavigate the globe in only 80 days, he's taken up on his bet. He then sets out to see the world by train, boat and hot air balloon
Hotel du Lac (1986) as Edith Hope

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