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Also Known As: Died: May 14, 2003
Born: August 15, 1912 Cause of Death: undisclosed causes
Birth Place: Cheshire, England, GB Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Anne of Avonlea (1987) as Mrs Harris
A four-hour sequel to the highly successful "Anne of Green Gables." Anne is now a teacher, argues with her old school rival, Gilbert, leaves Avonlea, and returns to marry Gilbert.
Death of the Heart, The (1986) as Matchett
Attracta (1983) as The Teacher
A proper, dedicated Protestant schoolteacher whose parents are killed by the old IRA, suddenly finds the beliefs that have underpinned her whole life called into question when she reads about the terrific violence visited on the wife of a British soldier by the new IRA.
Witness for the Prosecution (1982) as Janet Mackenzie
With its high-powered cast, this remake of Billy Wilder's 1957 screen classic offers Ralph Richardson in his final TV role, as the shrewd but ill-tempered defense counsel, and Deborah Kerr in her first, as the garrulous nurse with the thankless task of seeing to his well-being. The ubiquitous John G
Making Love (1982) as Winnie Bates
Claire and Zack have been happily married for eight years. She is a successful TV executive, and he's a prominent doctor. They share a consuming passion for the music of Gilbert & Sullivan, are sexually faithful to each other, and have just bought a dream house. But something alarming is eating away
Country (1981) as Daisy
The Elephant Man (1980) as Mothershead
A 19th-century doctor questions his motives for rescuing a sideshow freak.
Cat and the Canary, The (1979) as Allison Crosby
When an elderly man dies, some of his relatives gather to hear the reading of the will. When it is read by his attorney, the old man lets it be known how much he despised and loathed his worthless kin. As a result, his will is structured in such a way as to set up a dogfight between his potential heirs as to who will collect his fortune. A remake of the 1939 Bob Hope classic, but with the comedic elements removed and the suspense heightened.
Voyage Of The Damned (1976) as Rebecca Weiler
A luxury liner carries Jewish refugees from Hitler''''s Germany in a desperate fight for survival.
Murder on the Orient Express (1974) as Princess Dragomiroff
Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of a mysterious businessman during a luxurious train ride.
David Copperfield (1970) as Mrs Micawber
A moody, sentimental fifth film version of the Dickens classic (the first in nearly thirty-five years) with a stellar cast composed of the giants of the British acting community providing much needed support to the virtual unknown in the title role. Laurence Olivier's cameo as Creakle won him an Emm
A Man for All Seasons (1966) as Alice More
A devout scholar gets caught in the middle of Henry VIII's plans to break with the Catholic Church.
Toys in the Attic (1963) as Anna Berniers
Man finds trouble when he brings young bride back to his New Orleans home.
Sons and Lovers (1960) as Mrs. [Gertrude] Morel
The son of a working-class British mining family has dreams of pursuing an art career, but when he strikes up an affair with an older woman from the town it enrages his jealous mother.
How to Murder a Rich Uncle (1958) as Edith [Clitterburn]
A bumbling nobleman tries to kill his rich uncle in a series of elaborate traps.
Separate Tables (1958) as Pat Cooper
The boarders at an English resort struggle with emotional problems.
Something of Value (1957) as Elizabeth [Newton]
Childhood friends end up on opposite sides of a bloody African uprising.
Sailor of the King (1953) as Lucinda Bentley
A British naval officer has a brief affair with a woman in England and never knows that she bears him a son. 20 years later the boy is on a ship under his command when he is tracking a German Raider. When the boy is captured after his ship is sunk, he finds a way to slow the German's progress while a lethal hunt for him goes on.
Outcast of the Islands (1951) as Mrs Almayer
Friends and family search for a British expatriate adrift in Malaysia.
I Know Where I'm Going (1945) as Joan Webster
A determined young Englishwoman sets out to accomplish her goals even at the risk of her heart.
Major Barbara (1941) as Major Barbara Undershaft
A munitions manufacturer tries to reconcile with his revivalist daughter.
Pygmalion (1939) as Eliza [Doolittle]
A linguistics professor bets he can turn a flower girl into a lady by teaching her to speak properly.
Lancashire Luck (1937) as Betty Lovejoy

Cast (special)

Countess Alice, The (1993) as Alice
An 80-year-old Englishwoman who married a German Count in 1935 and spent World War II in Germany, now lives in genteel poverty in a London mansion-block flat with her middle-aged daughter.
Best of Friends, The (1992) as Dame Laurentia Mclachlan
A true story of the long-lasting friendship among three renowned 20th Century intellectuals, Sir Sydney Cockerell, Dame Laurentia MacLachlan and George Bernard Shaw, as told through their letters.
Backstage at Masterpiece Theatre: A 20th Anniversary Special (1991)
A special commemorating the 20th anniversary of the PBS drama series "Masterpiece Theatre." Includes highlights from past performances and reminiscences by actors who appeared in the series.
All Passion Spent (1989) as Lady Slane
A three-part "Masterpiece Theatre" presentation about a newly widowed 85-year-old who declares her independence from intrusive but well-meaning children and decides to live her own life in a new house.
Death of the Heart, The (1987) as Matchett
An adaptation of Elizabeth Bowen's novel about adolescent love and betrayal. In London in the late 30's, orphaned Portia Quayne moves to the home of her cooly elegant relations. There she meets Eddie, a young philanderer, and falls in love.
Lord Mountbatten: The Last Viceroy (1986) as Princess Victoria
A six-part series about Lord Mountbatten, the last Viceroy of India, and his administration of the vast nation shortly before it gained its independence from Britain in 1947.
Importance of Being Earnest, The (1985) as Lady Bracknell
A British production of Oscar Wilde's nineteenth-century comedy of manners. Through deception and wit, two friends find themselves assuming the same identity, one they would both like to shed but can't if they are to marry their respective fiancees.
Miss Morison's Ghosts (1983)
A story based on portions of the book by Elizabeth Morison and Frances Lamont. A woman stakes her life and career on a vision.
Curse of King Tut's Tomb, The (1980) as Princess Vilma
Egyptologist Robin Ellis and American reporter Eva Marie Saint uncover King Tut's burial site but wealthy profiteer Raymond Burr tries to make sure that the valuable artifacts in its chambers never leave the country. Initially broadcast in one hour segments on consecutive nights, it subsequently has
Richard II (1979) as Duchess Of York
Shakespeare's history play about the weak King Richard II and his inability to cope with sedition and rebellion in England in the late 1300s, which led to the loss of the throne to the usurper Henry Bolingbroke (later Henry IV), and his own ignominious murder at the hands of Henry's henchman.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Ending Up (1993) as Adela

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