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CAST: (feature film)

 Orchard End Murder, The (1981) Pauline Cox
 Melody (1971) Melody


Winston607 ( 2007-05-08 )


Tracy Constance Margaret Hyde. Born in Salisbury, England 16 May 1959. Took ballet lessons at age 4. Tried out for TV commercials. After that her parents signed her up with a London modeling agency. This led to her picture being seen by the producer & director of Melody who offered her the leading role. She also did some modeling. She graduated from Sutton Common High School in 1975 and then attended a secretarial college. After leaving she was employed as a legal secretary. Melody was a big hit in Japan and Tracy was featured in several Japanese fan magazines during the 70's. In Feb. 1977 she visited Japan to attend a cinema grand awards ceremony. She was voted "Top Actress of the year" by a Roadshow magazine reader vote. After making Melody it seems Tracy was in a couple of made for TV movies. A TV drama called "The Greeks and their Gifts" made by Anglia TV in the early 70's. She also appeared briefly in an episode of the ITV series "The Gentle Touch" as a gangster's moll and got stuck in a large freezer. n the 1980s, Tracy made her film comeback in Dead End For Belinda (1980), The Orchard End Murder (1981) and Alice (1982) where she was re-united with her Melody co-actor, Jack Wild. Numerous TV appearances including Sorry! (BBC, 1981-1982), Kinvig (LWT, 1981), The Gentle Touch (LWT, 1982), Now And Then (LWT, 1983-1984), Dempsey & Makepeace (LWT, 1985) and The Bill (Thames Television, 1988). By the end of the decade, Tracy had disappeared from the limelight and married property master, Allen J. Polley. In 1994, Japanese Television were on the lookout for Tracy Hyde and sent one of their reporters to go to the U.K. to find her. Mark Lester was contacted and when it was found that Tracy had moved to France, Mark and the reporter both went over there to search for her. She had moved there with her husband, Allen J. Polley and her three sons. Mark and Tracy both re-enacted the apple-chomping cemetery scene with hilarious results. In 1999, Mark and Tracy were re-united again in another Japanese TV special, this time they meet up in London and go on a ghost train ride. Tracy has since re-married to her new husband, Cyril.

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