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Born: November 7, 1935 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Yorkshire, England, GB Profession: Cast ...
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1954:
Stage acting debut in "Fools Rush In"
1956:
London stage debut, "A Likely Tale"
1964:
Film debut, "Hide and Seek"
1967:
Had title role in the London production of "The Widowing of Mrs. Holroyd"
1969:
Portrayed Gertrude to Nicol Williamson's "Hamlet"; recreated stage performance for film
1970:
Appeared in a supporting role in the 6-part thriller "Diamond Crack Diamond" (London Weekend Television)
1971:
Played title role in the Royal Court Theatre production of "The Duchess of Malfi"
1975:
Had supporting role in the minseries "Shoulder to Shoulder" (shown on PBS' "Masterpiece Theatre")
1983:
Played Cleopatra in Shakespeare's "Antony and Cleopatra" at the Young Vic
1984:
Delivered a strong turn as Geraldine James' alcoholic mother in BBC miniseries "The Jewel in the Crown" (aired on PBS' "Masterpiece Theatre" in the USA)
1987:
Cast as Hugh Grant's mother in "Maurice"
1987:
Was one of the many females who succumbed to Nigel Havers' "The Charmer" (London Weekend Television); aired in the USA in 1989 on "Masterpiece Theatre"
:
Debut as series regular on US television, playing the wicked Queen Lillian, the stepmother to Snow White, in the ABC sitcom "The Charmings"
1993:
Co-starred in the three-part drama "The Blackheath Poisonings"; hosted US presentation
1995:
Delivered a scene-stealing turn as the imperious employer of "Dolores Claiborne"
1997:
Had supporting role as Lady Mount-Temple in the biopic "Wilde"
1998:
Played the mother of the prince in "Ever After"
1999:
Appeared on Broadway opposite Matthew Broderick in a revival of Emlyn Williams' "Night Must Fall"
2000:
Had recurring guest role as the mother of Dr Elizabeth Corday on NBC's "ER"
2004:
Co-starred with Martin Landau in "The Aryan Couple" as a Jewish couple trying to escape Nazi Germany by giving up everything
2005:
Appeared on the BBC "dramedy" series "Funland"
2008:
Cast in BBC romantic drama miniseries "Little Dorrit"
2011:
Appeared in the horror feature "The Moth Diaries," starring Scott Speedman and Lily Cole

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