Noir: British Noir Films 1. *Actresses and Their Movies.

by road-traveled | created - 25 Feb 2016 | updated - 11 Dec 2016 | Public

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1. Googie Withers

Actress | One of Our Aircraft Is Missing

Googie Withers began her acting career at the age of 12. She was dancing in the chorus in a West End revue when she was spotted by a Warner Brothers casting director. She went to do a screen test for them at the Riverside Studios and was invited to become an extra. On her first day at the filming of...

2. Hermione Baddeley

Actress | The Secret of NIMH

A brash character actress who specialized in cinema, television, and theater, Hermione Youlanda Ruby Clinton-Baddeley was born on November 13, 1906 in Broseley, Shropshire. She was the youngest of four sisters - including Angela Baddeley, also an actress - and her half-brother, Very Rev William ...

1906-1986, 79. 98 acting credits, 1927-1985. 44 feature films.

2. Brighton Rock (1948). '47

10+ It Always Rains on Sunday (1947). '47.

5. The Woman in Question (1950). '50

4. There Is Another Sun (1951). '51. Wall of Death

3. Counterspy (1953). '53

5. Cosh Boy (1953). '53

10+ Blonde Bait (1956). '56

6. Women Without Men (1956). '56

2. Rag Doll (1961). '61. Young, Willing, and Eager.

3. Information Received (1961). '61

3. Dora Bryan

Actress | A Taste of Honey

Dora Bryan was born on February 7, 1923 in Parbold, Lancashire, England as Dora May Broadbent. She was an actress, known for A Taste of Honey (1961), The Fallen Idol (1948) and Last of the Summer Wine (1973). She was married to Bill Lawton. She died on July 23, 2014 in Hove, East Sussex, England.

4. Kathleen Byron

Actress | Saving Private Ryan

Kathleen Byron trained for the stage at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, beginning her work in the movies soon after she finished her training. Her early work with Michael Powell made her name in the UK. She went to Hollywood in the 1940s and 50s but found it difficult to break into the US ...

1921-2009, 88. 117 acting credits, 1938-2001. 40 feature films.

2... The Small Back Room (1949). '49

3... Madness of the Heart (1949). '49.

5.... The Reluctant Widow (1950). '50. The Inheritance.

1... Scarlet Thread (1951). '51.

2... Gambler and the Lady (1952). '52

2... My Death Is a Mockery (1952). '52

2... Profile (1954). '54

2... Handcuffs, London (1955). '55

5. Hazel Court

Actress | The Curse of Frankenstein

Born in Birmingham, England, Hazel Court carried on a love affair with the world of movies and make-believe that made her a leading student at her hometown's School of Drama and later helped her land a contract with the J. Arthur Rank Organisation. Graduating from bits to supporting roles to leads,...

1926-2008, 82. 72 acting credits, 1944-1981. 35 feature films.

8... Carnival (1946). '46

6... Dear Murderer (1947). '47

6.... The Root of All Evil (1947). '47

2... Forbidden (1949). '49

2.. . Counterspy (1953). '53

2... The Scarlet Web (1954). '54

10+ Behind the Headlines (1956).

2... The Narrowing Circle (1956). '56

2.... Hour of Decision (1957). '57

2.... A Woman of Mystery (1958). '58

2. Breakout (1959). '59

2... Model for Murder (1959). '59

2... The Shakedown (1960). '60

6. Diana Dors

Actress | The Long Haul

Diana Dors was born Diana Mary Fluck on October 23, 1931 in Swindon, Wiltshire, England. She and her mother both nearly died from the traumatic birth. Because of the trauma, her mother lavished on Diana anything and everything she wanted--clothes, toys and dance lessons were the order of the day. ...

1931-1984, 52. 96 acting credits, 1947-1985. 69 feature films.

Dancing with Crime (1947). '47

Good-Time Girl (1948). '48

The Weak and the Wicked (1954). '54. Young and Willing.

Yield to the Night (1956). '56. first credit.

The Long Haul (1957). '57

Tread Softly Stranger (1958). '58.

Passport to Shame (1958). '58. Room 43.

West 11 (1963). '63

7. Valerie Hobson

Actress | Bride of Frankenstein

Elegant, quintessentially English (although born in Northern Ireland) Valerie Hobson was the daughter of a British army officer. She studied dancing at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA) and appeared on the stage for the first time at age 16, but she contracted a case of scarlet fever and ...

1917-1998, 81. 49 acting credits, 1932-1954. 46 feature films.

Unpublished Story (1942). '42

The Interrupted Journey (1949). '49. First credit.

The Small Voice (1948). '48. first credit.

The Rocking Horse Winner (1949). '49. first credit

The Voice of Merrill (1952) '52. first credit. Murder Will Out.

Blanche Fury (1948). '48. first credit.

8. Glynis Johns

Actress | Mary Poppins

Husky voiced Glynis is the daughter of actor Mervyn Johns. Best known for her light comedy roles and often playful flirtation, Glynis was born in South Africa while her parents were on tour there (her mother was a concert pianist) but was always proud of her Welsh roots and took delight in playing ...

1923, Pretoria, South Africa. 91 acting credits, 1938-1999. 58 feature films.

On the Night of the Fire (1939). '39. The Fugitive.

Frieda (1947). '47

Third Time Lucky (1949). '49 State Secret (1950). '50

Personal Affair (1953). '63

The Weak and the Wicked (1954). '53. Lead.

The Spider's Web (1960). '60

9. Margaret Lockwood

Actress | The Lady Vanishes

Karachi-born Margaret Lockwood, daughter of a British colonial railway clerk, was educated in London and studied to be an actress at the Italia Conti Drama School. Her first moment on stage came at the age of 12, when she played a fairy in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" in 1928. She had a bit part in ...

1916, Karachi, British India -1990, 73. 63 acting credits, 1934-1976. 45 feature films.

1. The Lady Vanishes (1938). '38

1. The Girl in the News (1940). '40

1. Alibi (1942). '42

1. The Man in Grey (1943). '43.

1. A Place of One's Own (1945). '45. L

1. The Wicked Lady (1945). '45

1. Bedelia (1946). '46.

1. The White Unicorn (1947). '47

1. Madness of the Heart (1949). 49

1. Highly Dangerous (1950). '50 2. Cast a Dark Shadow (1955). '55

10. Zena Marshall

Actress | Dr. No

Striking, dark-haired beauty Zena Moyra Marshall was born of French (from her mother's side) and English/Irish (her father's) ancestry in Narobi, Kenya. After the early death of her father, her mother remarried and moved the family to Leicestershire. Zena received her education from St Mary's Roman...

11. Flora Robson

Actress | Clash of the Titans

Flora Robson knew she was no beauty, but her wise and sympathetic face would become a familiar - indeed, shining - ornament of the 1930s and 40s silver screen. Though not sure of acting as a career in her early years, she first appeared on stage when 5 years old. She was educated at Palmer's Green ...

1902-1984, 82. 71 acting credits, 1931-1981, 1990. 48 feature films.

Poison Pen (1939). '39

Great Day (1945). '45

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Good-Time Girl (1948). '48

Saraband for Dead Lovers (1948). '48

Tall Headlines (1952). '52. The Frightened Bride.

12. Elizabeth Sellars

Actress | The Barefoot Contessa

Hazel-eyed Glaswegian Elizabeth Sellars enrolled at Lincoln's Inn (in central London) to study law with the intention of becoming a barrister. Somehow, this fell through, though she continued to nurture a lifelong interest in the legal profession which kept her reading law books well into her ...

13. Melissa Stribling

Actress | Dracula

Melissa Stribling was born on November 7, 1926 in Gourock, Scotland as Melissa Stribling Smith. She was an actress, known for Horror of Dracula (1958), The Avengers (1961) and Journey to the Unknown (1968). She was married to Basil Dearden. She died on March 22, 1992 in Watford, Hertfordshire, ...

14. Billie Whitelaw

Actress | The Omen

Billie Whitelaw first appeared on the radio aged 11. She made her theatrical debut in 1950 and in films from 1953. She has made a speciality of playing intense, single-purposed women. Also, (on stage), she has appeared in many of the stranger plays by Samuel Beckett.

15. Mai Zetterling

Actress | The Witches

Mai Zetterling was born in Sweden in 1925, and lived briefly in Australia while still a child. She's known as a director and actor and trained on the Stockholm repertory stage, she began appearing in war-era films starting in her teens. Following her debut in Lasse Maja (1941), she made quite an ...

1925, Sweden - 1994, 68. 60 acting credits, 1941-1993. 50 feature films.

Frieda (1947). '47

Portrait from Life (1949). '49. Lost Daughter

Tall Headlines (1952). '52

The Ringer (1952). '52

Blackmailed (1951). '51

Desperate Moment (1953). '53

Piccadilly Third Stop (1960). '60

Faces in the Dark (1960). '60

Offbeat (1961). '61. The Devil Inside.

16. Rona Anderson

Actress | Scrooge

Rona Anderson was born on August 3, 1926 in Edinburgh, Scotland. She was an actress, known for A Christmas Carol (1951), ITV Television Playhouse (1955) and The Case of the Red Monkey (1955). She was married to Gordon Jackson. She died on July 23, 2013 in Hampstead, London, England.

17. Marie Ault

Actress | The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog

Marie Ault was born on September 2, 1870 in Wigan, Lancashire, England as Mary Cragg. She was an actress, known for The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (1927), Fanny Hawthorne (1927) and Major Barbara (1941). She was married to James Alexander Paterson. She died on May 9, 1951 in London, England.

1870-1951, 80. 79 acting credits, 1916-1951. 70 feature films.

I See a Dark Stranger (1946). '46

Carnival (1946). '46

Blanche Fury (1948). '48

The Three Weird Sisters (1948). '48

Madness of the Heart (1949). '49

18. Kathleen Boutall

Actress | Come Back Peter

Kathleen Boutall was born on February 1, 1892 in Clapham, London, England as Kathleen Florence Boutall. She was an actress and writer, known for Come Back Peter (1952), Fly Away Peter (1948) and BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950). She was married to H. Saxon-Snell. She died on May 29, 1985 in ...

19. Madge Brindley

Actress | Hobson's Choice

Madge Brindley was born on October 15, 1901 in Bedford Park, London, England as Doreen Ilse Johnson. She was an actress, known for Hobson's Choice (1954), Rosencrantz and Guildenstern (1938) and Alice in Wonderland (1946). She died on August 28, 1968 in Brighton, East Sussex, England.

20. Faith Brook

Actress | Eye of the Needle

Faith Brook was born on February 16, 1922 in York, England. She was an actress, known for Eye of the Needle (1981), The Razor's Edge (1984) and ffolkes (1980). She was married to Michael Horowitz and Dr. Charles Moffett. She died on March 11, 2012 in London, England.

21. Marie Burke

Actress | His House in Order

Marie Burke was born on October 18, 1894 in London, England as Marie Rosa Holt. She was an actress, known for His House in Order (1920), Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971) and Help! Help! Police! (1919). She was married to Tom Burke. She died on March 21, 1988 in Menton, France.

22. Kay Callard

Actress | Knight Errant Limited

Kay Callard was born on November 10, 1923 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Kathleen Emmett Callard. She was an actress, known for Knight Errant Limited (1959), White Hunter (1957) and The Electronic Monster (1958). She was married to Jack McNaughton and Wayne Alton Drewry. She died on March 7, 2008 ...

23. Phyllis Calvert

Actress | Mandy

Phyllis Hannah Bickle was born in Chelsea in 1915 and studied dancing at the Margaret Morris school of dance, until an injury forced her to give up dancing and turn instead to acting. Her 70 year film career began with a bit part in The Arcadians (1927) when she was just 12 years old. Along with ...

24. Esma Cannon

Actress | The Rag Trade

Legendary Australian character actress of the British screen, Miss Cannon was without doubt one of the best scene stealing actresses.

Her pixie like looks and extraordinary facial expressions made her a true favourite of many a British movie.

Without her appearances in many a 'Carry On..' film in the...

25. Joyce Carey

Actress | Brief Encounter

Genteel London-born actress Joyce Carey came from a distinguished theatrical family. Her own lengthy career on the stage began in 1916 when she played Princess Katherine in an all-female ensemble of "Henry V". She made her debut on the legitimate stage in a small part in the West End production of ...

26. Helen Cherry

Actress | 11 Harrowhouse

Helen Cherry was a noted actress of stage, screen, and television, acclaimed mostly for her Shakespearean portrayals. Her favorite role was "Rosalind" in "As You Like It." She was the long-suffering wife of actor Trevor Howard, who died in 1988.

27. Mary Clare

Actress | Oliver Twist

Mary Clare was a versatile British character actress of redoubtable presence. On the London stage from 1910 (some sources say 1912), she later alternated her theatrical appearances with acting on screen. During the 1920's and 30's, she specialised in stately characters and villainesses in period ...

28. Fay Compton

Actress | The Haunting

Fay Compton was born on September 18, 1894 in West Kensington, London, England as Virginia Lilian Emmeline Mackenzie. She was an actress, known for The Haunting (1963), Othello (1951) and Laughter in Paradise (1951). She was married to Ralph Michael, Leon Quartermaine, Lauri de Frece and Harry ...

1894-1978, 84. 83 acting credits, 1914-1970. 48 feature films.

Odd Man Out (1947). '47

London Belongs to Me (1948). '48

Britannia Mews (1949). '49

Blackmailed (1951). '51

Doublecross (1956). '56

Town on Trial (1957). '57

29. Maureen Connell

Actress | Kill Her Gently

Maureen Connell was born on August 2, 1931 in Nairobi, Kenya. She is an actress, known for Kill Her Gently (1957), Lucky Jim (1957) and ITV Television Playhouse (1955).

30. Anne Crawford

Actress | Knights of the Round Table

Anne Crawford was born on November 22, 1920 in Haifa, Palestine as Imelda Anne Crawford. She was an actress, known for Knights of the Round Table (1953), Caravan (1946) and Daughter of Darkness (1948). She was married to Wallace Douglas and James Hartley. She died on October 17, 1956 in London, ...

1920-1956, 35. 35 acting credits, 1938-1956. 23 feature films.

1. The Hundred Pound Window (1944). '44

They Were Sisters (1945). '45

1. Nightbeat (1947). '47

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2. The Dark Tower (1943). '43

4. Bedelia (1946). '46

2. The Blind Goddess (1948). '48

1. Street Corner (1953). '53. L

31. Rosalie Crutchley

Actress | The Haunting

Acclaimed actress Rosalie Crutchley originally trained at the Royal Academy of Music. She made her acting debut in repertory in 1938 at the Liverpool Playhouse. She made her Broadway debut in 1950. The Guild of Television named her best actress of the year in 1956 for Armchair Theatre: Black ...

1920-1997, 77. 157 acting credits, 1947-1997. 45 feature films.

Take My Life (1947). '47

Give Us This Day (1949). '49. Christ in Concrete.

Beyond This Place (1959). '59. Web of Evidence.

Girl in the Headlines (1963). '63. The Model Murder Case.

32. Patricia Dainton

Actress | The Dancing Years

Patricia Dainton was born on April 12, 1930 in Hamilton, Scotland as Margaret Bryden Pate. She is an actress, known for The Dancing Years (1950), Operation Diplomat (1953) and The Third Alibi (1961). She was previously married to Norman Williams.

33. Amy Dalby

Actress | The Wicked Lady

Amy Dalby was born in 1888 in Clerkenwell, London, England as Amy Mary Dalby. She was an actress, known for The Wicked Lady (1945), Brandy for the Parson (1952) and The Avengers (1961). She died on March 10, 1969 in London.

34. Betty Ann Davies

Actress | It Always Rains on Sunday

Betty Ann Davies was born on December 24, 1910 in London, England. She was an actress, known for It Always Rains on Sunday (1947), The Man in Black (1949) and The Remarkable Mr. Kipps (1941). She was married to Alexander Blackford. She died on May 14, 1955 in Manchester, England.

35. Brenda de Banzie

Actress | Hobson's Choice

The daughter of a musical conductor, fair-haired, matronly Brenda de Banzie appeared in around 40 films. As the result of two outstanding performances she became an unexpected star when well into her middle age. Brenda first came to public notice as a sixteen year old chorine on the London stage in...

36. Maureen Delaney

Actress | The Doctor's Dilemma

Maureen Delaney was born on December 1, 1888 in Kilkenny, Ireland as Maureen Barry O'Delany. She was an actress, known for The Doctor's Dilemma (1958), The Holly and the Ivy (1952) and The Holly and the Ivy (1955). She was married to Peter O'Neill. She died on March 27, 1961 in London, England.

1888-1961, 72. 25 acting credits, 1924-1959. 19 feature films.

The Mark of Cain (1947). '47

Odd Man Out (1947). '47.

So Evil My Love (1948). '48

Night and the City (1950). '50.

Tread Softly Stranger (1958). '58

37. Sandra Dorne

Actress | The Good Die Young

British platinum blonde with leads in 1950s, later in supporting roles, but always with special 'presence'. Husky-voiced, "blonde bombshell" was a popular pinup early in her career. Appeared in some 35 films, many teleplays, specialized in mystery, suspense and horror titles.

38. Joan Dowling

Actress | Murder Without Crime

Joan Dowling had a passion for acting and as an aspiring young actress she would take roles in plays, pantomimes and other works simply to be on the stage. Her first recognised role was at the tender age of 14 and she signed her first film contract at 17. She had natural talent and did not have any...

1928-1954, 26. 13 acting credits, 1947-1961. 12 feature films.

Train of Events (1949). '49

For Them That Trespass (1949). '49

Murder Without Crime (1950). '50

Women of Twilight (1952). '52

Pool of London (1951). '51

39. June Elvin

Actress | The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

June Elvin was born on May 23, 1924 in Wandsworth, London, England as June Elvin Gomersall. She was an actress, known for The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1947), Mr. H.C. Andersen (1950) and Hour of Glory (1949). She was married to Stanislaw Zelazowski. She died on July 31, 2019.

1924-. 20 acting credits, 1947-1971. 13 feature films.

The Small Back Room (1949). '49

Celia (1949). '49

She Shall Have Murder (1950). '50

Salute the Toff (1952). '52

Too Hot to Handle (1960). '60

40. Renee Gadd

Actress | Dead of Night

Renee Gadd was born on June 22, 1908 in Bahía Blanca, Buenos Aires, Argentina. She was an actress, known for Dead of Night (1945), David Copperfield (1935) and Edgar Wallace's White Face the Fiend (1932). She was married to Joe Wilson, Guy Tooth and Harry Hardman. She died on July 20, 2003 in Hove,...

O1908, Argentina, -2003, 95. 31 acting credits, 1932-1956. 28 feature films.

White Face (1932).

Murder in Soho (1939). '39

Unpublished Story (1942). '42

Eve Knew Her Apples (1945). '45

Frieda (1947). '47

Good-Time Girl (1948). '48

The Blue Lamp (1950). '50

41. Susanne Gibbs

Actress | The Passing Show

Susanne Gibbs was born on December 3, 1937 in Reading, Berkshire, England. She is an actress, known for The Passing Show (1951), Miss Robin Hood (1952) and Sheep's Clothing (1960).

42. Dorothy Gordon

Actress | Hobson's Choice

Dorothy Gordon was born in 1924 in Camberwell, Surrey, England as Dorothy K Sharp. She was an actress, known for Hobson's Choice (1954), Sons and Lovers (1960) and The Moonstone (1959). She died on April 18, 2013 in Toronto, Canada.

1926- . 96 acting credits, 1943-2006. 22 feature films.

Women of Twilight (1952). '52

Lost (1956). '56

Sapphire (1959). '59

Never Let Go (1960). '60

The Secret Partner (1961). '61

The Marked One (1963). '63

Never Let Go (1960). '60

43. Nora Gordon

Actress | Gilbert and Sullivan: The Immortal Jesters

Nora Gordon was born on November 29, 1893 in West Hartlepool, England as Nora May Trimble. She was an actress, known for Gilbert and Sullivan: The Immortal Jesters (1961), Musical Playhouse (1959) and Sherlock Holmes (1964). She was married to Leonard Sharp. She died on May 11, 1970 in ...

44. Helen Goss

Actress | The Wicked Lady

Helen Goss was born on October 15, 1903 in London, England. She is known for her work on The Wicked Lady (1945), The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959) and BBC Sunday-Night Play (1960). She died in August 1985 in Essex, England.

45. Dulcie Gray

Actress | The Franchise Affair

Veteran British actress Dulcie Gray's career is often linked with that of her late actor/husband Michael Denison, with whom she appeared frequently on stage, TV and in films. Dulcie was born in Malaya, where her father was a lawyer and sent her to boarding school in England at quite an early age. ...

46. Sally Gray

Actress | The Saint's Vacation

Lovely, statuesque actress Sally Gray, complete with husky voice and dumb blonde persona was born Constance Vera Stevens in London, England on February 14, 1915. In a career instigated by her ballerina mother, Sally began performing at age 10 in minstrel shows and was initially trained in dance and...

1915-2006, 91. 29 acting credits, 1930-1952. 29 feature films.

Lady in Distress. '40

Carnival (1946). '46 L

The Mark of Cain (1947). '47

Green for Danger. '47

They Made Me a Fugitive (1947). '47. lead

Silent Dust. '49

Obsession. '49

I'll Get You. '52

47. Greta Gynt

Actress | Take My Life

Glamourous, blonde, Norwegian actress who added a sparkle to British movies.

Greta Gynt usually played a leading part, and remained at the top of the British cinema from the late 1930s through to the 40s. An opportunity for Greta to experience a Hollywood career came in the early 1950s, but it was ...

48. Irene Handl

Actress | The Italian Job

English character actress best known for her many portrayals of feisty cockney types, ranging from barmaids to landladies, charwomen to cooks. Unlike her working class screen personae, Irene's parentage was quite cosmopolitan, her father a Viennese banker, her mother a French aristocrat - affluent ...

1901-1987, 85. Acting credits, 1937-1988. 114 Features. 193 TV Episodes. 73 TV Series. 9 TV movies. Over 50 Credits from 1980 on.

Strange Boarders (1938). '38

On the Night of the Fire (1939). '39

The Girl in the News (1940). '40

Uncensored (1942). '42

Great Day (1945). '45

Stage Fright (1950). '50

Dark Secret (1949). '49

For Them That Trespass. '49

Silent Dust. '49

Temptation Harbor. '47

The Weak and the Wicked (1954). '54

Burnt Evidence (1954). '54

The Key (1958). '58

49. Kathleen Harrison

Actress | Scrooge

Although British actress Kathleen Harrison was born in 1892 in the Lancashire town of Blackburn, she was fondly known for her cockney characters throughout her career. Trained for the stage at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art she first married and lived overseas in Argentina for nearly eight years...

1892-1995, 103. 112 acting credits, 1915-1979. 88 feature films.

The Ghoul (1933). '33

Night Must Fall. '37

The Terror (1938). '38

Gaslight. '40

The Girl in the News (1940). '40

Waterloo Road. '45

Great Day. '45

Wanted for Murder (1946), '46

I See a Dark Stranger (1946). '46

Carnival (1946). '46

Temptation Harbor. '47

The Shop at Sly Corner (1947). '47

Now Barabbas (1949). '49

Double Confession (1950). '50

Waterfront (1950). '50

Turn the Key Softly (1953). '53

Cast a Dark Shadow. '55

The Way Out. '55

West 11. '63

50. Helen Haye

Actress | The Case of the Frightened Lady

Helen Haye was born on August 28, 1874 in Assam Province, British India as Helen Mary Haye. She was an actress, known for The Frightened Lady (1940), The 39 Steps (1935) and The Skin Game (1931). She was married to Ernest Attenborough. She died on September 1, 1957 in London, England.

51. Hy Hazell

Actress | Celia

Vivacious, uncommonly beautiful Hyacinth Hazel O'Higgins (aka Hazell) was a star entertainer of British revues and musical theatre. Called 'Britain's answer to Betty Grable', she was described as having 'the longest legs in show business'. She was also blessed with an excellent singing voice and ...

1919-1970, 50. 30 acting credits, 1943-1970. 22 feature films.

Paper Orchid. '49

Celia (1949). '49

The Franchise Affair (1951). '51

The Yellow Balloon (1953). '53

Stolen Assignment (1955). '55

Life at Stake. '57

The Whole Truth (1958). '58

52. Gladys Henson

Actress | The Happiest Days of Your Life

Gladys Henson was born on September 27, 1897 in Dublin, Ireland as Gladys Gunn. She was an actress, known for The Happiest Days of Your Life (1950), Dulcimer Street (1948) and Frieda (1947). She was married to Leslie Henson. She died on December 21, 1982 in London, England.

1897-1982, 85. 65 acting credits, 1943-1976. 41 feature films .

Frieda (1947). '47

It Always Rains on Sunday (1947). '47

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Devil's Plot. '48

The Blue Lamp (1950). '50

Temptation Harbor. '47

Train of Events (1949). '49

Cage of Gold. '50

Highly Dangerous (1950). '50

I believe in You. '52

Clue of the Twisted Candle. '60.

Dangerous Afternoon. '61

Death Trap (1962). '62

53. Joan Hickson

Actress | Miss Marple: Nemesis

Joan Hickson was born in 1906 at Kingsthorpe, Northampton. Her stage career began with provincial theater in 1927, going on to a long series of West End comedies, usually playing the part of a confused or eccentric middle-age woman. She performed at the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, at the time ...

1906-1998, 92. 207 acting credits, 1934-1993. 97 feature films.

A Night of Terror. '37

I See a Dark Stranger (1946). '46

This Was a Woman (1948). '48

Celia (1949). '49

Seven Days to Noon (1950). '50

High Treason.

The Frightened Bride. '52

Blind Man's Bluff. '52

Rough Shoot (1953). '53

Heat Wave . '54

A Time to Kill. '55

A Child in the House. '56

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The Frightened Bride . '52

Seven Days to Noon . '50

Lost (1956). '56

Lost (1956). '56

The Man Who Never Was (1956). '56

The Last Man to Hang '56

Port of Escape (1956). '56

Chain of Events (1958). '58

The 39 Steps (1959). '59

54. Thora Hird

Actress | Lost for Words

In a career than spanned eight decades, Thora Hird was widely-regarded as one of Britain's finest character actresses. She made over 100 films as well as starring in a host of TV comedies and, as a straight actress, excelled in the works of playwright Alan Bennett. Even in her 90s, she was working ...

1911-2003, 91. 129 acting credits, 1942-2003. 62 feature films.

The Next of Kin (1942). '42

The Blind Goddess (1948). '48

Corridor of Mirrors (1948). '48

Conspirator. '49

Madness of the Heart (1949). '49

Boys in Brown. '49

Seven Days to Noon (1950). 50

Once a Sinner (1950). '50

High Treason. '51

The Frightened Bride. '52

Blind Man's Bluff. '52

The Frightened Man. '52

The Big Frame. '52.

Emergency Call (1952). '52

Shoot First. '53

Street Corner (1953). '53

The Long Memory (1953). '53

Cross-up. '55

Blonde Bait (1956). '56

Women Without Men (1956). '56

Lost (1956). '56

55. Vida Hope

Actress | The Man in the White Suit

Vida Hope was born on December 16, 1910 in Liverpool, Merseyside, England as Vida B. F. Hope. She is known for her work on The Man in the White Suit (1951), Hue and Cry (1947) and The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1947). She was married to Derek N. Twist. She died on December 23, 1963 ...

56. Jane Hylton

Actress | My Brother's Keeper

Jane Hylton was born on July 16, 1927 in London, England as Audrey Gwendolene Clark. She was an actress, known for My Brother's Keeper (1948), Passport to Pimlico (1949) and Deadly Record (1959). She was married to Peter Dyneley and Euan Lloyd. She died on February 28, 1979 in Glasgow, Scotland.

57. Freda Jackson

Actress | Clash of the Titans

Freda Jackson was born in Nottingham, England in 1908, the daughter of a railway porter. After studying at High Pavement School and the University College there, she became a schoolteacher but gave up her career to study acting at the Royal College of Art, in London. Her first professional stage ...

1907-1990, 82. 44 acting credits, 1938-1981. 26 feature films.

No Room at the Inn (1948). '48

Mr. Denning Drives North (1951). '51

Women of Twilight (1952). '52

The Good Die Young (1954). '54

The Last Man to Hang. '56

The Flesh Is Weak (1957). '57

Attempt to Kill. '61

The Shadow of the Cat. '61

West 11. '63

The Third Secret. '64

58. Jennifer Jayne

Actress | The Trollenberg Terror

Jennifer Jayne was born on November 14, 1931 in Yorkshire, England as Jennifer Jayne Jones. She was an actress and writer, known for The Crawling Eye (1958), Danger Man (1960) and The Scarf (1959). She was married to Peter Mullins. She died on April 23, 2006 in London, England.

59. Rosamund John

Actress | The First of the Few

A leading British stage and screen actress Rosamund John is remembered with affection for her roles in film classics such as The Way to the Stars, Green For Danger and The Tawny Pipit.

Born in 1913 she grew up in Tottenham, London and studied at the Embassy School of Acting. She made her film debut ...

1913-1998, 85. 18 acting credits, 1934-1971. 18 feature films.

Green for Danger. '47

The Upturned Glass (1947). '47

She Shall Have Murder (1950). '50

Never Look Back (1952). '52

Street Corner (1953). '53

Operation Murder (1957). '57

60. Megs Jenkins

Actress | The Innocents

An engineer's daughter, she had first planned on becoming a ballerina, using her original Christian name Muguette, but abandoned those plans by the age of 17 when she realized that her physique was more in keeping with her other first name, Megs. She trained in Liverpool at the School of Dancing ...

1917-1998, 81. 104 acting credits, 1939-1990. 46 feature films.

Poison Pen (1939). '39

The Brothers. '47

Green for Danger (1946). '47

The Monkey's Paw. '48

Saraband. '48

Secret People (1952). '52

Rough Shoot (1953). '53

Personal Affair (1953). '53

Tiger Bay (1959). '59

Bunny Lake is Missing. '65

Cop-Out. '67

61. Lily Kann

Actress | Mrs. Fitzherbert

Lily Kann was born on October 26, 1893 in Berlin, Germany. She was an actress, known for Mrs. Fitzherbert (1947), Happy and Glorious (1952) and Escape to Danger (1943). She died on November 2, 1978 in Sussex, England.

1893, Germany, -1978, 85. 48 acting credits, 1943-1965. 28 feature films.

Escape to Danger. '43

Frenzy. '45

The Third Man. '49

Now Barabbas (1949). '49

The Clouded Yellow (1950). '50

Street Corner (1953). '53

Eight O'Clock Walk (1954). '54

Twist of Fate. '54

Nowhere to Go. '58

Whirlpool (1959). '59

No Trees in the Street (1959). '59

62. Judy Kelly

Actress | Premiere

Judy Kelly was born on November 1, 1913 in Sydney, Australia. She was an actress, known for One Night in Paris (1938), North Sea Patrol (1938) and The Ringer (1939). She died on October 22, 1991 in London, England.

1913, Australia, -1991, 77. 47 acting credits, 1928-1954. 43 feature films.

The Limping Man (1936). '36

Dead Man's Shoes (1940). '40

Dead of Night. '45

Dancing with Crime (1947). '47

Tiger Bay (1959). '59

63. Jean Kent

Actress | Caravan

Vivacious, hazel-eyed, strawberry-haired Jean Kent was a popular star of British films in the 1940's and early 50's. The daughter of variety performers Norman Field and Nina Norre, she was convent-educated. By the age of ten, she accompanied her mother on tour, then spent several years in the ...

1921-2013, 92. 85 acting credits, 1935-1991. 37 feature films.

Fanny by Gaslight (1944). '44. Man of Evil.

Waterloo Road (1945). '45

The Wicked Lady (1945). '45

Madonna of the Seven Moons (1945). '45

Carnival (1946). '46

The Smugglers. '47.

Good-Time Girl (1948). '48. first credit.

Sleeping Car to Trieste (1948). '48

The Woman in Question (1950). '50

The Lost Hours (1952). '52. The Big Frame.

Before I Wake (1955). '55

Beyond This Place (1959). '59

Web of Evidence. '59

64. Catherine Lacey

Actress | The Lady Vanishes

Catherine Lacey was born on May 6, 1904 in Paddington, London, England as Catherine Alice Ada Lacey. She was an actress, known for The Lady Vanishes (1938), Whisky Galore! (1949) and The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970). She was married to Thomas Anthony S. Wright, Roy Emerton and Geoffrey ...

1904-1979, 75. 64 acting credits, 1938-1973. 23 feature films.

Poison Pen (1939). '39

Cottage to Let (1941). '41

Pink String and Sealing Wax (1945). '46 '

Carnival (1946). '46

The October Man (1947). '47

Bad Sister. '47

The Solitary Child (1958). '58

Crack in the Mirror. '60

The Shadow of the Cat. '61

65. Margaret Leighton

Actress | The Go-Between

British theatre actress Margaret Leighton made her classical stage debut at age 16. The daughter of a businessman, she joined the Old Vic Company under the direction of Laurence Olivier and Ralph Richardson and in the late 40s and 50s earned kudos for her theatrical endeavors on both the London and...

1922-1976, 53. 54 acting credits, 1938-1979. 26 feature films.

Calling Bulldog Drummond. '51

Murder on Monday. '52

The Good Die Young (1954). '54

The Teckman Mystery. '54

66. Olga Lindo

Actress | Time Flies

Olga Lindo was born on July 13, 1899 in London, England. She was an actress, known for Time Flies (1944), Persuasion (1960) and Precious Bane (1957). She died on May 7, 1968 in London.

1899-1968, 68. 61 acting credits, 1931-1966. 31 feature films.

The Dark World. '35

The Lost Journey. '36

Alibi (1942). '42

Night Boat to Dublin (1946). '46

I See a Dark Stranger (1946). '46

Bedelia (1946). '46

The Phantom Shot. '47

The Hidden Room. '49

Train of Events (1949). '49

An Inspector Calls. '54

Yield to the Night (1956). '56

Sapphire (1959). '59

Fog for a Killer. '62

Dr Crippen. '63

67. Mary Merrall

Actress | Dead of Night

Mary Merrall was born on January 5, 1890 in Liverpool, England as Elsie Lloyd. She was an actress, known for Dead of Night (1945), Badger's Green (1949) and The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1947). She was married to Franklin Dyall, Ian Swinley and John Bouch Hissey. She died on August ...

1890-1973, 83. 94 acting credits, 1916-1973. 38 feature films.

Dead of Night (1945). '45

Pink String and Sealing Wax. '45

I Became a Criminal. '47

The Three Weird Sisters (1948). '48

For Them That Trespass. '49

The Obsessed. '51

The Weak and the Wicked (1954). '54

The Green Buddha /The Green Carnation. '55.

Rx for Murder (1958). '58 Bitter Harvest '63

Who Killed the Cat? (1966). '66

68. Lana Morris

Actress | The Forsyte Saga

Lana Morris always appeared to be more confident and mature than the other post war British starlets. However, the "big" roles always escaped her and she appeared as a supporting actress in many British films of the 1950s. She later re-started her career, appearing as a "professional panellist" on ...

1930-1998, 68. 64 acting credits, 1948-1990. 26 feature films.

Guilt Is My Shadow (1950). '50

The Inheritance. '50

The Woman in Question (1950). '50

Black 13 (1953). '53

The Straw Man. '53

Radio Cab Murder (1954). '54

Moment of Indiscretion. '58

Passport to Shame (1958). '58

No Trees in the Street (1959). '59

October Moth. '60

69. Barbara Murray

Actress | The Pallisers

A self-assured and stylish actress, Barbara Murray was born into a showbusiness family, the daughter of actors and granddaughter of professional ballroom dancers. She was first thrust into the limelight as a six year old, dancing in the family variety act. Barbara and her mother were evacuated to ...

1929-2014,Spain, 84. 75 acting credits, 1948-1999. 30 feature films.

Saraband. '48

Boys in Brown. '49

Another Man's Poison. '51

The Dark Man. '51

Mystery Junction. '51

The Frightened Man. '52

Street Corner (1953). '53

Death Goes to School. '53

The Teckman Mystery. '54

70. Cathleen Nesbitt

Actress | An Affair to Remember

Genteel Cathleen Nesbitt was a grand dame of the theatre on both sides of the Atlantic in a career spanning seven decades. Among almost 300 roles on stage, she excelled at comic portrayals of sophisticated socialites and elegant mothers. Hollywood used her, whenever a gentler, sweeter version of ...

1888-1982, 93. 92 acting credits, 1919-1981. 37 feature films.

Criminal at Large. '32

The Door With Seven Locks. '40

Fanny by Gaslight (1944). '44

Madness of the Heart (1949). '49

So Long at the Fair (1950). '50

The Black Widow (1951). '51

71. Maire O'Neill

Actress | Juno and the Paycock

Maire O'Neill was born on January 12, 1885 in Dublin, Ireland as Mary Allgood. She was an actress, known for Juno and the Paycock (1930), A Christmas Carol (1951) and Love on the Dole (1941). She was married to Arthur Sinclair and G.H. Mair. She died on November 2, 1952 in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

1885-1952, 67. 48 acting credits, 1929-1953. 45 feature films.

On the Night of the Fire (1939). '39

Great Day. '45

Murder in Reverse (1945). '45

The Green Finger. '46

Stranger at my Door . '50

Someone at the Door. '50

The Clouded Yellow (1950). '50

72. Nova Pilbeam

Actress | Young and Innocent

Nova Pilbeam was a famous child actress on stage and screen in the UK. Her biggest sucesses were her two movies directed by Alfred Hitchcock, "The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934) and "Young and Innocent". She married director Pen Tennyson in 1939 and retired in the 40s.

1919-2015, 95. 16 acting credits, 1934-1951. 14 feature films.

The Next of Kin. '42

Yellow Canary (1943). '43

Green Fingers. '47

The Three Weird Sisters. '48

Devils Plot. '48

73. Patricia Plunkett

Actress | It Always Rains on Sunday

Patricia Plunkett was born on December 17, 1926 in Streatham, London, England as Patricia Ruth Plunkett. She was an actress, known for It Always Rains on Sunday (1947), Bond Street (1948) and For Them That Trespass (1949). She was married to Tim Turner. She died on October 13, 1974 in London.

1926-1974, 47. 17 acting credits, 1947-1961. 12 feature films.

It Always Rains on Sunday (1947). '47

For Them That Trespass (1949). '49

Murder without Crime. '50

The Flesh Is Weak (1957). '57

Identity Unknown (1960). '60

Escort for Hire (1960). '60

74. Rene Ray

Actress | His Lordship

British singer and supporting or second lead actress of stage and screen, born Irene Creese in London, England. Her father was the noted automotive and aviation engineer Alfred Edward Creese (1872-1943), inventor of the first operational monoplane and associate of Albert Einstein. In addition to ...

1911-1993, 81. 53 acting credits, 1929-1959. 44 feature films.

Tiger Bay (1959). '59

The Green Cockatoo (1937). '37

They Made Me a Fugitive (1947). '47

Women of Twilight (1952). '52

The Good Die Young (1954). '54

The Circle. '57

75. Marjorie Rhodes

Actress | The Family Way

Marjorie Rhodes was born on April 9, 1897 in Hull, Yorkshire, England as Millicent Rhodes Wise. She was an actress, known for The Family Way (1966), Watch It, Sailor! (1961) and The Good Companions (1957). She was married to Harry Colin Edgell. She died on July 4, 1979 in Hove, East Sussex, England.

1897-1979, 82. 102 acting credits, 1938-1974. 56 feature films.

Poison Pen (1939). '39

Escape to Danger. '43

Great Day. '45

The Ringer. '46.

Secret Flight. '46.

The Inheritance. '47.

This Was a Woman (1948). '48

Escape. '48.

Street Corner (1953). '53

The Girl on the Pier. '53

The Yellow Balloon (1953). '53

The Weak and the Wicked (1954). '54

Footsteps in the Fog. '55.

Yield to the Night (1956). '56. Blond Sinner.

Lost (1956). '56

Hell Drivers (1957). '57

76. Patricia Roc

Actress | Canyon Passage

One of Britain's biggest female stars of the post-war years, she appeared at various positions (3rd being the highest) in the British and Motion Picture Herald popularity polls, between 1945-50. She was pretty, vivacious and charming, which was all most of her early roles called for. She appeared ...

1915-2003, 88. 47 acting credits, 1938-1962. 41 feature films.

The Phantom Strikes. '38

Lady in Distress. '40

Three Silent Men (1940). '40

Suspected Person. '42

The Wicked Lady. '45

Madonna of the Seven Moons. '45

The Brothers. '47

The Man on the Eiffel Tower. '49

Black Jack (1950). '50

Fugitive from Montreal. '50

Circle of Danger (1951). '51

At the Stroke of Nine (1957). '57

The Hypnotist (1957). '57

The House in the Woods. '57

77. Grace Denbeigh-Russell

Actress | Great Expectations

Grace Denbeigh-Russell was born in 1890 in Bromley, Kent, England as Grace Winifred Russell. She was an actress, known for Great Expectations (1946), Take My Life (1947) and My Brother Jonathan (1948). She died on January 28, 1969 in Marylebone, London, England.

1890-1960, 79. 31 acting credits, 1939-1963. 24 feature films.

Take My Life. '47

The Hideout. '48

My Brother's Keeper (1948). '48

Celia : The Sinister Affair of Poor Aunt Nora. '49

Double Confession (1950). '50

The Dark Man. '51

Cash on Delivery. '54

Finger of Guilt. '56.

Wicked as they Come. '56.

Lost (1956). '56

78. Margaretta Scott

Actress | All Creatures Great and Small

Margaretta Scott was born on February 13, 1912 in Westminster, London, England as Margaretta Mary Winifred Scott. She was an actress and writer, known for All Creatures Great and Small (1978), Things to Come (1936) and Where's Charley? (1952). She was married to John Wooldridge. She died on April ...

1912-2005, 93. 99 acting credits, 1934-1997. 28 feature films.

Girls in the News. '40

Fanny by Gaslight (1944). '44

The Story of Shirley Yorke (1948). '48

Devil's Plot. '48

Calling Paul Temple. '48

The Last Man to Hang. '56

Town on Trial (1957). '57

A Woman Possessed (1958). '58. lead

An Honourable Murder (1960). '60

79. Athene Seyler

Actress | The Franchise Affair

Athene Seyler was born on May 31, 1889 in Hackney, London, England. She was an actress, known for The Franchise Affair (1951), Curse of the Demon (1957) and Drake the Pirate (1935). She was married to Nicholas Hannen and James Bury Sterndale-Bennett. She died on September 12, 1990 in Hammersmith, ...

80. Susan Shaw

Actress | The Diplomatic Corpse

The lovely blonde actress, Susan Shaw, was groomed by the Rank Organisation in England for a career in film in the 40s and 50s. She was born on August 29, 1929 in West Norwood, England. Susan was at her best when cast in a role as a pretty young slip of a girl with her nose in the air. After a ...

81. Joy Shelton

Actress | Millions Like Us

Joy Shelton was born on June 3, 1922 in London, England as Joy Winstanley Shelton. She was an actress, known for Millions Like Us (1943), The Green Finger (1946) and A Case for PC 49 (1951). She was married to Sydney Tafler. She died on January 28, 2000 in Surrey, England.

1922-2000, 77. 46 acting credits, 1943-1993. 16 feature films.

Waterloo Road. '45

The Green Finger. '46

No Room at the Inn (1948). '48

Uneasy Terms (1948). '48

Once a Sinner (1950). '50

Midnight Episode. '50

Emergency Call (1952). '52

Norman Conquest. '53

Impulse (1954). '54

82. Simone Silva

Soundtrack | The Gelignite Gang

Simone Silva was born to French-Italian parents in Cairo as Simone de Bouillard. She was known mainly in England, where the great majority of her films were produced, as an actress of B-movies, who usually played supporting roles and bit parts.This mostly forgotten actress in some ways was more ...

1928, Egypt, -1957, 29. 15 acting credits, 1950-1957. 14 feature films.

Secret People (1952). '52

The Shadow Man. '53

Desperate Moment (1953). '53

Escape by Night (1953). '53

Turn The Key Softly. '53

The Weak and the Wicked (1954). '54

The Big Deadly Game. '54

The Gelignite Gang (1956). '56

83. Olive Sloane

Actress | The Good Companions

Olive Sloane was born on December 16, 1896 in London, England. She was an actress, known for The Good Companions (1933), BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950) and Money Isn't Everything (1925). She died on June 28, 1963 in London.

1896-1963, 66. 71 acting credits , 1921-1963. 52 feature films.

Tower of Terror. '41

Thunder Rock. '42

The Green Finger. '46

Devil's Plot. '48

Once a Sinner. '50

Waterfront (1950). '50

Seven Days to Noon. '50

Frightened Bride. '52

The Weak and the Wicked (1954). '54

The Golden Link (1954). '54

A Prize of Gold. '55

The Man In The Road. '56

The Last Man to Hang. '56

Wrong Number (1959). '59

Serious Charge. '59

The Price of Silence (1960). '59

The House in Marsh Road (1960). '60

84. Constance Smith

Actress | Man in the Attic

Strikingly attractive, but troubled Irish leading lady of the 1950's, born to a struggling family in Limerick. Constance's is, perhaps, one of the more lurid and tragic tales of a promising career ending up on the skids. It began with her winning a 1946 look-alike competition in a Dublin movie ...

1928-2003, 75. 29 acting credits, 1947-1959. 27 feature films.

Brighton Rock (1948). '47

Easy Money (1948). '48

The Calendar (1948). '48

Now Barabbas. '49

Room to Let. '50

I'll Get You for This (1951). '51

Blackmailed (1951). '51

The 13th Letter. '51. USA., Canada locations.

Man in the Attic (1953). '53

Impulse (1954). '54

The Big Tip Off. '55

Tiger by the Tail (1954). '55

85. Jean Taylor Smith

Actress | The Cedar Tree

Jean Taylor Smith was born on February 8, 1901 in Glasgow, Scotland. She was an actress, known for The Cedar Tree (1976), My Childhood (1972) and Sunset Song (1971). She died in September 1990 in Ayr, Scotland.

86. Ann Stephens

Actress | The Franchise Affair

Ann Stephens was born on May 21, 1931 in London, England. She was an actress, known for The Franchise Affair (1951), Dear Octopus (1943) and Doublecross (1956). She died on July 15, 1966 in England.

1931-1966, 35. 24 acting credits, 1942-1959. 14 feature films.

Fanny by Gaslight (1944). '44

They Were Sisters (1945). '45

The Upturned Glass. '47

No Room at the Inn (1948). '48

Your Witness (1950). '50

The Franchise Affair (1951). '51

Doublecross (1956). '56

Son of a Stranger (1957). '57

Intent to Kill (1958). '58

87. Marianne Stone

Actress | Lolita

She was one British character player who seemed to show up everywhere on post-war film, stage and TV, although, more times than not, could barely be glimpsed. A most efficient actress, Marianne Stone's career spanned four decades and was primarily enjoyed in bawdy, ribald comedy playing lowbrow or ...

1922-2009, 87. 257 acting credits, 1948-1989. 207 feature films. 257 acting credits. Genre- 43 crime, 17 mystery, 28 thriller. These are a few noirs. Marianne has over 20 noir credits.

Tiger Bay (1959). '59

Act of Murder. '64

Brighton Rock (1948). '47

Blackmailed (1951). '51

Hell Drivers (1957). '57

Seven Days to Noon. '50.

Yield to the Night (1956). '56

Hell Is a City (1960). '60

Twisted Nerve. '68.

Never Let Go (1960). '60

Jigsaw (1962). '62

The Clouded Yellow (1950). '50

88. Eleanor Summerfield

Actress | Department S

Known for her small yet earthy Brit portrayals on film, Eleanor Summerfield was born in London on March 7, 1921, initially trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (1937). The hard-looking, blue-eyed blonde began in films in 1947 but created some waves first on stage opposite Cicely Courtneidge...

1921-2001, 80. 95 acting credits, 1946-1998. 36 feature films.

Take My Life (1947). '47

The Story of Shirley Yorke (1948). '48

London Belongs to Me (1948). '48. Dulcimer Street.

Man on the Run, '49.

No Way Back. '49

The Third Visitor (1951). '51

The Last Page (1952). '52

Street Corner (1953). '53

Face the Music (1954). '54

Murder by Proxy (1954). '54

The Last Appointment. '54

Lost (1956). '56

No Road Back (1957). '57

The Running Man. '63

89. Totti Truman Taylor

Actress | Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Totti Truman Taylor was born on September 7, 1915 in London, England as Dorothy Leah Pedley. She was an actress, known for Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968), Worzel Gummidge Turns Detective (1953) and Heidi (1953). She died on March 5, 1981 in London.

1915-1981, 65. 81 acting credits, 1947-1974. 36 feature films.

Eight O'Clock Walk (1954). '54

Wicked as They Come (1956). '56

Town on Trial (1957). '57

Undercover Girl (1958). '58

Moment of Indiscretion (1958). '58

Links of Justice (1958). '58

Rx for Murder (1958). '58

A Woman Possessed (1958). '58

Date at Midnight. '59

Compelled (1960). '60

Escort for Hire (1960). '60

The Gentle Terror. '61

Dr. Crippen. '63

Delayed Flight (1964). '64

90. Ann Todd

Actress | The Sound Barrier

Ann Todd was a beautiful English actress best known as Gregory Peck's wife in Alfred Hitchcock's The Paradine Case (1947). Her third husband was the legendary director David Lean, for whom she appeared in three films, The Passionate Friends (1949), Madeleine (1950), and The Sound Barrier (1952).

1909-1993, 84. 53 acting credits, 1931-1992. 29 Feature films.

Murder in Diamond Row. '37

Poison Pen (1939). '39

The Seventh Veil (1945). '45

So Evil My Love (1948). '48

Daybreak (1948). '48. first credit

Madeleine. '50

The Green Scarf. '54

Time Without Pity (1957). '57

Scream of Fear. '61

Ninety Degrees in the Shade '65

91. Anna Turner

Actress | Empire of the Sun

Anna Turner was born on May 6, 1918 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Anna Winifred Simson Turner. She was an actress, known for Empire of the Sun (1987), BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950) and Island of the Burning Damned (1967). She died on March 29, 2014 in Hammersmith, London, England.

92. Beatrice Varley

Actress | The Wicked Lady

Beatrice Varley was born on July 11, 1896 in Manchester, Lancashire, England. She was an actress, known for The Wicked Lady (1945), The Remarkable Mr. Kipps (1941) and Jassy (1947). She died on July 4, 1964 in Ealing, London, England.

1896-1964, 67. 116 acting credits, 1936-1964. 68 feature films.

Poison Pen (1939). '39

Hatter's Castle (1942). '42

Great Day (1945). '45

Waterloo Road (1945). '45

Bedelia (1946). '46

The Man in Grey (1943). '43

The Seventh Veil (1945). '45

The Wicked Lady (1945). '45

The Green Finger. '46

The Upturned Glass. '47.

They Made Me a Fugitive (1947). '47

Good-Time Girl (1948). '48

My Brother's Keeper (1948). '48

No Room at the Inn (1948). '48

Paul Temple'sTriumph. '50

No Trace (1950). '50

She Shall Have Murder. '50

Death Goes to School. '53

Bang! You're Dead (1954). '54

The Black Rider (1954). '54

Tiger in the Smoke. '56.

Hell Drivers (1957). '57

Portrait of a Sinner '59

Identity Unknown. '60

Night Without Pity. '61

Echo of Barbara (1961). '61

93. Amy Veness

Actress | This Happy Breed

Amy Veness was born on February 26, 1876 in Aldeburgh, Suffolk, England. She was an actress, known for This Happy Breed (1944), Lorna Doone (1934) and Oliver Twist (1948). She was married to Basil Springett. She died on September 22, 1960 in Saltdean, Sussex, England.

94. Elsie Wagstaff

Actress | The End of the Affair

Elsie Wagstaff was born on July 1, 1899 in Leytonstone, Essex, England as Elsie Lilian Wagstaff. She was an actress, known for The End of the Affair (1955), Crimes at the Dark House (1940) and Great Expectations (1967). She was married to Bernard Jukes. She died on July 16, 1985 in Kensington, ...

1899-1985, 86. 78 acting credits, 1936-1974. 33 feature films.

Crimes at the Dark House. '40.

The Dark Tower (1943). '43

Meet Sexton Blake. '45.

Appointment with Crime (1946). '46

Celia : The Sinister Affair of Poor Aunt Nora. '49

tt0041511/. '49

Waterfront Women. '50

Eight O'Clock Walk (1954). '54

The Golden Link (1954). '54

You Pay Your Money. '57

The Long Knife. '58

95. Kay Walsh

Actress | The Horse's Mouth

Kay Walsh graced the British Cinema of the 1930s and 1940s as a leading lady, before maturing into character roles. She was born Kathleen Walsh in London, England of Irish parentage. She and her sister Peggy were raised in Pimlico by their grandmother. She began her career as a dancer in the chorus...

1911-2005, 93. 66 acting credits, 1934-1982. 58 feature films.

Stage Fright (1950). '50

Hunted (1952). '52

Cast a Dark Shadow (1955). '55

The October Man (1947). '57.

He Who Rides a Tiger. '65.

96. Margaret Withers

Actress | Esther Waters

Margaret Withers was born on July 6, 1893 in West Bromwich, West Midlands, England as Doris Margaret Withers. She was an actress, known for Sin of Esther Waters (1948), Don't Take It to Heart! (1944) and Great Day (1945). She died on October 26, 1977 in Fulham, London, England.

30 acting credits, 1935-1965. 26 feature films.

Great Day (1945). '45

The Seventh Veil (1945). '45

Dual Alibi. '47

The Upturned Glass (1947). '47

Blanche Fury (1948). '48

Daybreak (1948). '48

Home at Seven (1952). '52

City After Midnight. '57

The Flying Scot (1957). '57



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