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Also Known As: Died: May 22, 1972
Born: May 11, 1892 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Arabella (1970) as Princess Ilaria
A Countess From Hong Kong (1967) as Miss Gaulswallow
US politican Ogen Mears finds in his suit on the liner heading from Hongkong to Hawaii a russian countess, who is fed up with working as a taxi-dancer in Hongkong. Mears falls in love, but there is his wife waiting for him in Hawaii, and a divorce would ruin his chances of being elected.
Falstaff (1967) as Hostess Quickly
Sir John Falstaff is the hero in this compilation of extracts from Shakespeare's 'Henry IV' and other plays, made into a connected story of Falstaff's career as young Prince Hal's drinking companion. The massive knight roisters with and without the prince, philosophizes comically, goes to war (in his own fashion), and meets his final disappointment, set in a real-looking late-medieval England.
The Wacky World of Mother Goose (1967) as Mother Goose
Animated film based on various fairy tales and nursery rhymes.
The Alphabet Murders (1966) as Miss Marple
Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates a series of murders committed in alphabetical order.
Murder Most Foul (1965) as Miss Marple
Elderly sleuth Miss Marple joins a small-town theatre to investigate a murder.
Murder Ahoy (1964) as Miss Marple
Elderly sleuth Miss Marple takes to the seas to investigate murder on a naval training ship.
The Mouse on the Moon (1963) as The Grand Duchess, Gloriana
A small European nation launches a space program using the local wine as rocket fuel.
Murder at the Gallop (1963) as Miss Marple
Elderly sleuth Miss Marple suspects foul play when an old friend is supposedly scared to death by a cat.
The V.I.P.s (1963) as The Duchess of Brighton
Wealthy passengers fogged in at London's Heathrow Airport fight to survive a variety of personal trials.
Murder She Said (1961) as Miss Jane Marple
When nobody will believe she witnessed a murder, elderly sleuth Miss Marple takes a job as a maid to ferret out clues.
On the Double (1961) as Lady Vivian
An American serviceman in World War II is forced to stand in for a British spy.
I'm All Right Jack (1960) as Aunt Dolly
A veteran starting out in business gets caught between management and labor.
Just My Luck (1957)
A jeweler's assistant tries to pick a series of winning horses so he can afford to improve his love life.
An Alligator Named Daisy (1957) as Prudence Croquet
Confusion over an alligator suitcase results in an aspiring songwriter's getting stuck with somebody's pet alligator.
Smallest Show on Earth (1957) as Mrs Fazackalee
Trouble in Store (1955) as Miss Bacon
A stock boy in a London department store aspires to better things.
The Runaway Bus (1954)
A London motor coach gets lost in the fog with a cache of stolen gold aboard.
Innocents in Paris (1953) as Gwladys
A selection of passengers catch the plane from London for an early 1950's weekend in Paris. The Scotsman in his kilt, the elderly lady painter, the international negotiator, and the pretty young girl all find the city welcomes them and changes their lives in some way.
The Importance Of Being Earnest (1952) as Miss Prism
A proper Englishman gets caught leading a double life.
The Magic Box (1951)
A successful photographer becomes obsessed with inventing a motion picture projector.
Happiest Days of Your Life, The (1950)
Nutbourne College, an old established, all-boys, boarding school is told that another school is to be billeted with due to wartime restrictions. The shock is that it's an all-girls school that has been sent. The two head teachers are soon battling for the upper hand with each other and the Ministry. But a crisis (or two) forces them to work together.
Passport to Pimlico (1949) as Professor Hatton-Jones
When residents of a small London neighborhood discover the land still belongs to France, they take their new nationality seriously.
Miranda (1948)
A doctor on fishing holiday catches a mermaid by mistake.
Meet Me at Dawn (1947)
A young man makes his living in Paris in 1900 by fighting duels on behalf of other parties. He is hired to injure a leading politician and starts to get involved with a girl he uses to provoke the challenge. One newspaper, hostile to the politician, headlines the story of the impending duel asking who this Madame X is. Problem is, she is in fact the daughter of the paper's proprietor if only he knew it.
Blithe Spirit (1945)
A writer and his second wife live in the English countryside until a seance brings back the spirit of his first wife.
Yellow Canary (1944) as Mrs. Towcester
A socialite poses as a Nazi spy to mask her activities as a British agent.
Demi-Paradise (1943) as Rowena Ventnor
A Russian inventor tries to cope with British life while helping the country prepare for war.
Dusty Ermine (1936)
A forger returns to his family when he leaves jail vowing to go straight. Although approached by an international counterfeiting gang he keeps his word only to find his nephew is in the Swiss Alps helping the crooks. He sets off to try and put a stop to it, but with Scotland Yard also hot-footing it to the resort his problems are just beginning.

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