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Also Known As: Died:
Born: March 14, 1938 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Middlesex, England, GB Profession: actor

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A veteran British character player, Eleanor Bron began her career in the 1960s appearing on with The Monty Python Flying Circus and translated her appeal to the screen in several comic romps. She made her screen debut alongside the Beatles in "Help!" (1965), playing a cult member trying to get the red ruby ring off Ringo Starr's finger at any costs so that an offering might be made to the god Kalli. Bron could next be seen as the doctor treating Michael Caine's cad "Alfie" (1966) and then had featured roles in two 1967 films directed by Stanley Donen. In "Two for the Road" was the ex-lover of Albert Finney now married to William Daniels while in "Bedazzled" she was the waitress oozing sex who is the object of Dudley Moore's lust.

A veteran British character player, Eleanor Bron began her career in the 1960s appearing on with The Monty Python Flying Circus and translated her appeal to the screen in several comic romps. She made her screen debut alongside the Beatles in "Help!" (1965), playing a cult member trying to get the red ruby ring off Ringo Starr's finger at any costs so that an offering might be made to the god Kalli. Bron could next be seen as the doctor treating Michael Caine's cad "Alfie" (1966) and then had featured roles in two 1967 films directed by Stanley Donen. In "Two for the Road" was the ex-lover of Albert Finney now married to William Daniels while in "Bedazzled" she was the waitress oozing sex who is the object of Dudley Moore's lust.

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CAST: (feature film)

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 Wimbledon (2004) Augusta Colt
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 Heart of Me, The (2002) Mrs Burkett
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 Iris (2001) College Principal
6.
 House of Mirth, The (2000) Mrs Peniston
7.
 Saint-Ex (1995) Marie Saint Exupery
8.
 A Little Princess (1995) Miss Minchin
9.
 Black Beauty (1994) Lady Wexmire
10.
 Deadly Advice (1994) Judge
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Began career as member of Establishment Club
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Appeared on stage with Monty Python
1965:
Made film debut in "Help!"
1967:
Co-starred in "Two for the Road", directed by Stanley Donen
1967:
Reteamed with Donen as the object of Dudley Moore's affection in "Bedazzled"
1969:
Had featured role in "Women in Love", starring Alan Bates and Glenda Jackson
1969:
TV series debut in "Where Was Spring?"
1973:
Co-starred in "The National Health"
1975:
Starred in the British series "Making Faces"
1977:
Acted in "Monty Python Meets Beyond the Fringe"
1980:
Played Mary in "The Day Christ Died" (CBS)
1985:
Again supported Glenda Jackson in "Turtle Diary"
1988:
Portrayed Edith Frank in "Attic: The Hiding Place of Anne Frank" (CBS)
1988:
Was featured in the all-star cast of "Little Dorrit"
1993:
Had recurring role as Patsy's mum on the British sitcom "Absolutely Fabulous"
1994:
Co-starred in "The Blue Boy" (aired on PBS' "Masterpiece Theatre" in the USA)
1995:
Played Miss Minchin in the remake of "A Little Princess"
1996:
Had small part as the aviator's mother in "Saint-Ex", a biopic of "The Little Prince" author Antoine de Saint-Exupery
1999:
Offered delicious turn as Lady Bareacres in "Vanity Fair" (A&E)
2000:
Had featured role in "The House of Mirth"
2001:
Cast in the Richard Eyre's drama "Iris" starring Judi Dench, Jim Broadbent and Kate Winslet
2004:
Appeared in the romantic comedy "Wimbledon" starring Kirsten Dunst and Paul Bettany
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Notes

Sources vary on Ms. Bron's birthyear, which has been reported as 1934 and 1940.

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