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Actress Gwen Nelson was known for her roles on the silver screen. Nelson started her acting career landing roles in such films as the Margaret Leighton crime picture "The Teckman Mystery" (1955), the Alan Bates dramatic adaptation "A Kind of Loving" (1962) and the dramatic adaptation "Stolen Hours" (1963) with Susan Hayward. She also appeared in "The Three Lives of Thomasina" (1963) and "Doctor Zhivago" (1965). Her passion for acting continued to her roles in projects like the Richard Burton dramatic adaptation "Staircase" (1969), the dramatic adaptation "The Reckoning" (1969) with Nicol Williamson and the Jean Simmons comedy "Say Hello to Yesterday" (1970). She also starred in the TV movies "The Adventures of Don Quixote" (CBS, 1972-73) and "Love Among the Ruins" (ABC, 1974-75). Nearing the end of her career, she tackled roles in the drama "It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet" (1975) with John Alderton, "The Last Remake of Beau Geste" (1977) and the John Alderton adventure "All Things Bright And Beautiful" (1978). She also appeared in the dramatic adaptation "84 Charing Cross Road" (1987) with Anne Bancroft. Nelson last appeared in "Scoop" (PBS, 1990-91). Nelson passed away in October 1990...

Actress Gwen Nelson was known for her roles on the silver screen. Nelson started her acting career landing roles in such films as the Margaret Leighton crime picture "The Teckman Mystery" (1955), the Alan Bates dramatic adaptation "A Kind of Loving" (1962) and the dramatic adaptation "Stolen Hours" (1963) with Susan Hayward. She also appeared in "The Three Lives of Thomasina" (1963) and "Doctor Zhivago" (1965). Her passion for acting continued to her roles in projects like the Richard Burton dramatic adaptation "Staircase" (1969), the dramatic adaptation "The Reckoning" (1969) with Nicol Williamson and the Jean Simmons comedy "Say Hello to Yesterday" (1970). She also starred in the TV movies "The Adventures of Don Quixote" (CBS, 1972-73) and "Love Among the Ruins" (ABC, 1974-75). Nearing the end of her career, she tackled roles in the drama "It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet" (1975) with John Alderton, "The Last Remake of Beau Geste" (1977) and the John Alderton adventure "All Things Bright And Beautiful" (1978). She also appeared in the dramatic adaptation "84 Charing Cross Road" (1987) with Anne Bancroft. Nelson last appeared in "Scoop" (PBS, 1990-91). Nelson passed away in October 1990 at the age of 89.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 84 Charing Cross Road (1986) Bill'S Great Aunt
3.
 All Things Bright And Beautiful (1978) Mrs Kirby
4.
 Last Remake of Beau Geste, The (1977) Lady In Courtroom
5.
 Love Among the Ruins (1975) Hermione Davis
6.
 It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet (1975) Mrs Kirby
8.
 The Reckoning (1971) Marler's mother
9.
 Say Hello to Yesterday (1971) Char, Labour Exchange
10.
 Staircase (1969) Matron
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