Valerie Taylor


Biography

Valerie Taylor worked on a variety of projects during her entertainment career. Taylor began her acting career in film, appearing in such titles as the Leslie Howard fantasy romance "Berkeley Square" (1933), the dramatic adaptation "In the Cool of the Day" (1963) with Jane Fonda and the Catherine Deneuve horror movie "Repulsion" (1965). She additionally landed roles in the TV movies "...

Biography

Valerie Taylor worked on a variety of projects during her entertainment career. Taylor began her acting career in film, appearing in such titles as the Leslie Howard fantasy romance "Berkeley Square" (1933), the dramatic adaptation "In the Cool of the Day" (1963) with Jane Fonda and the Catherine Deneuve horror movie "Repulsion" (1965). She additionally landed roles in the TV movies "Macbeth" (NBC, 1960-61) and "Baffled!" (NBC, 1972-73). Taylor was also credited in "The Reef" (1977), "Jaws 2" (1978) and "The Blue Lagoon" with Brooke Shields (1980). She also was recognized in "The Sharks" (PBS, 1981-82) and "Snakes: Eden's Deadly Charmers" (CBS, 1987-88). Taylor was most recently credited in "Breakthrough: The Changing Face of Science in America" (PBS, 1995-96). Taylor passed away in July 1970 at the age of 68.

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Berkeley Square (1933) - An American Jest Time traveling American Peter (Leslie Howard) is posing as his 18th century namesake, whose diary he has studied, meeting his puzzled London cousins Kate (Valerie Taylor), Tom (Colin Keith-Johnston), Lady Anne (Irene Browne) and Helen (Heather Angel), in Berkeley Square, 1933.
Went The Day Well? (1942) - You Can Speak Quite Freely Innocent goings-on in an English village, Major Hammond (Basil Sydney) explaining his mission to the vicar (C.V. France) whose daughter (Valerie Taylor) brings along home-guard chief Wilsford (Leslie Banks), Mrs. Fraser (Marie Lohr) arranging rooms for soldiers, before a seismic plot turn, in Went The Day Well, 1942.
Went The Day Well? (1942) - Fifth Column In England Mrs. Fraser (Marie Lohr) hosts Hammond and aide (Basil Sydney, John Slater), who are secretly Nazis, with traitor Willsford (Leslie Banks), the vicar (C.V. France) and Nora (Valerie Taylor), who puzzles over news from Mrs. Collins (Muriel George), in Went The Day Well?, 1942.
Went The Day Well? (1942) - Battle Of Bramley End Unique opening and premise, Mervyn Johns recounts the not-then-secured victory over Germany, in a fictional Worcestershire town, locals Tom, Peggy and Ivy (Frank Lawton, Elizabeth Allan, Thora Hird) introduced, in the Ealing Studios yarn of a Nazi invasion, Went The Day Well?, 1942.
Went The Day Well? (1942) - What Does Wien Mean? English vicar's daughter Nora (Valerie Taylor) flips when George (Harry Fowler) finds Austrian chocolate in the kit of the visiting army major, who really is a Nazi, but has no idea her confidante Willsford (Leslie Banks) is helping him plot an invasion, in Went The Day Well, 1942.
Repulsion (1965) - Fire And Ice Wow factor not unexpected in the opening of a Roman Polanski film, credits over an unusually tight shot of his 21-year old star Catherine Deneuve, as manicurist Carol, Valerie Taylor as her boss "Madame Denise," from Repulsion, 1965.

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