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Also Known As: Avril Maureen Anita Morris, Pamela Matthews Died: May 27, 1998
Born: March 11, 1930 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Middlesex, England, GB Profession: actor

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 I Start Counting (1969) Leonie
2.
 No Tree in the Street (1964) Marje
3.
 Jet Storm (1961) Jane Tracer
5.
 Trouble in Store (1955) Gerald
6.
 Paratrooper (1954) Pinky
7.
8.
 Trio (1950) Gladys Brown
9.
 Trottie True (1949)
10.
 Last Enemy, The (1989) Miss Tree
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1946:
Stage debut as an unbilled dancer in "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
1946:
Screen debut at age 16 in "School For Secrets"; credited as Pamela Matthews (date approximate)
1948:
Appeared as a provocative Cockney maid in the British box office hit "Spring in Park Lane", launching her career as Lana Morris
1949:
Acted in the Technicolor musical "Trottie True"
1950:
Appeared in the Somerset Maugham anthology "Trio", one of her first dramatic roles
1953:
Featured in the Norman Wisdom comedy "Trouble in Store" and with Alan Ladd in the war film "The Red Beret"
1957:
Was a regular on the Margaret Lockwood hit BBC series "The Royalty"
1967:
Acted with Gladys Cooper and Wendy Hiller in the London stage production "The Sacred Flame"
1969:
Appeared on the PBS series "The Forsyte Saga" as Kenneth More's French mistress
1970:
Starred in London stage productions of "Wait Until Dark" and "Play on Love"
1978:
Returned to the London stage in the comedy "Shut Your Eyes and Think of England"
1983:
Took over Judi Dench's leading role in the touring production of "Pack of Lies"
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Acted in the BBC series "Howard's Way"
1996:
Appeared at the unveiling of a Mayfair plaque to the star and director of the film "Spring in Park Lane", Dame Ann Neagle and Herbert Wilcox; was the last survivor of the cast
1998:
Completed her first performance in the Barbara Taylor Bradford play "Dangerous to Know" before her death
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husband:
Ronnie Waldman. Executive. Head of BBC Light Entertainment; twenty years her senior; died in 1978.

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mother:
Corinne Burford. Actor.
son:
Simon Waldman. BBC Radio editor. Survived her.

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