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Virginia McKenna

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Born: June 7, 1931 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Sliding Doors (1998) as James'S Mother
If Helen makes it aboard a London subway train before the sliding doors close, she will have a different future than if she is left standing on the platform. In parallel stories, this tale follows Helen''s lives down both paths simultaneously, as two totally different futures unfold.
Staggered (1994) as Flora
The stag party of Neil, a downtrodden British toy salesman, turns into a nightmare when his best friend gets him roaring drunk and flies him to a deserted Scottish Island. When the salesman awakes, he is penniless, naked and miles from London, where his wedding is to take place within days. Meanwhil
Duel of Hearts (1992) as Lady Brecon
A television movie, set in 1821, about a London debutante and her determination to save the man she loves from his evil cousin.
Lady in Waiting (1992) as Englishwoman
A repressed elderly Englishwoman encounters a black transvestite during the 1977 New York blackout.
Link, The (1985) as Ballroom Victim
Holocaust 2000 (1978) as Eva Caine
Chosen, The (1978)
Robert Caine is a rich and powerful man who develops nuclear power plants. He is a firm believer in nuclear energy and a proponent of expanding its use around the world. When Robert decides to retire and pass the responsibility of running his corporations to his son Angel, he starts to have bad drea
Rain of Fire (1977)
An executive in charge of a Middle Eastern nuclear plant discovers that his son is the Anti Christ and sets out to stop him from using the nuclear power at his fingertips to wipe out mankind.
Swallows and Amazons (1977) as Mrs Walker
On holiday with their mother in the Lake District in 1929 four children are allowed to sail over to the nearby island in their boat Swallow and set up camp for a few days. They soon realise this has been the territory of two other girls who sail the Amazon, and the scene is set for serious rivalry.
Beauty and the Beast (1976) as Lucy
A striking adaptation of the children's classic about the beautiful maiden who agrees to marry a beast and live in his magical castle in order to save her father's life. George C. Scott, who played the role in a boar's head mask, received an Emmy Award nomination as Best Actor, and nominations also
Gathering Storm, The (1974) as Clementine Churchill
A drama based on the life of Sir Winston Churchill in the years leading up to the outbreak of the Second World War.
Waterloo (1971) as Duchess of Richmond
After defeating France and imprisoning Napoleon on Elba, ending two decades of war, Europe is shocked to find Napoleon has escaped and has caused the French Army to defect from the King back to him. The best of the British generals, Arthur Welsley was victorious in Spain, but has never faced Napoleon. Welsley stands between Napoleon with a mixed army of Prussians, Mercenaries, Brits and Belgians. Napoleon's victory will plunge Europe back into a long term war. The two meet at Waterloo where the fate of Europe will be decided.
Ring of Bright Water (1969) as Mary MacKenzie
A pet-shop otter changes a man''''s life when he feels compelled to move it to the Scottish coast.
Born Free (1966) as Joy Adamson
A game warden and his wife face a wrenching decision when the lion cub they''''ve raised becomes too big to keep.
Two Living, One Dead (1964) as Helen Berger
The Wreck of the Mary Deare (1959) as Janet Taggart
The skipper of a sunken ship stands trial for negligence.
Storm Over Jamaica (1958)
A school teacher at a progressive school in Jamaica attempts to help a troubled student.
Carve Her Name With Pride (1958) as Violette Szabo
When her husband is killed in World War II, an Englishwoman risks her life as a spy.
A Town Like Alice (1958) as Jean Paget
Set in 1941, a British woman captured by the Japanese army meets an Australian soldier and settles in his town after the war.
The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1957) as Henrietta
Poet Elizabeth Barrett defies her tyrannical father for the love of Robert Browning.
Smallest Show on Earth, The (1957) as Jean Spenser
A young couple inherits a small movie theater only to find that they have inherited a group of aging employees along with it.
The Ship That Died Of Shame (1956) as Helen
World War II veterans buy the ship they once served on and turn it into a smuggling boat.
Simba (1955) as Mary
A European family gets caught between English colonists and African rebels.
The Cruel Sea (1953)
A naval commander fights to toughen up his inexperienced crew during World War II.

Cast (special)

Waters of the Moon (1986) as Mrs Whyte
An adaptation of the popular 1950s British play in which the Lancasters, a glamorous London family, take refuge during a snowstorm in a dreary little hotel in the Devonshire moors during the week between Christmas and New Years. The hotel is inhabitated by regular guests who have descended into a r
Julius Caesar (1979) as Portia
Fearing that Caesar may seize absolute power in Rome, a group of conspirators led by Brutus and Cassius assassinate him on the steps of the Senate on the Ides of March. Caesar's protege Mark Antony turns the populace against the conspirators and chases them to their doom at the battle of Phillipi in
Peter Pan (1976) as Mrs Darling
A musical adaptation of the James M. Barrie play about Peter Pan, the boy who never grew up, and his adventures with the Darling children in Never Never Land.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Whistle-Blower, The (2001) as Theresa Elliot
Scold's Bridle, The (1999) as Violet Orloff
September (1996) as Violet
The return of an attractive and sophisticated woman to her small Scottish town after an absence of 20 years, has an unnerving effect on the community and threatens to destroy at least two marriages.
First Olympics: Athens 1896, The (1984) as Annabel Flack
Lovingly detailed, this dramatization of the first modern Olympic Games, revived in 1896 by a French aristocrat (Louis Jourdan) with the help of a Princeton professor (David Ogden Stiers), followed the fortunes of a ragtag team of amateur American athletes whose Olympic triumphs stunned the sports w

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