Noir: British Noir Films 3. *Actresses and Their Movies

by road-traveled | created - 22 Mar 2016 | updated - 18 Nov 2017 | Public

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1. Avice Landone

Actress | The Franchise Affair

Avice Landone was born on September 1, 1908 in Madras, India as Avice Spitta. She was an actress, known for The Franchise Affair (1951), Nothing But the Best (1964) and The Avengers (1961). She was married to Bruno Barnabe. She died on June 12, 1976 in Twickenham, Middlesex, England.

2. Jill Adams

Actress | Death Over My Shoulder

Jill Adams was born on July 22, 1930 in London, England as Jillian M. M. Siggins. She was an actress, known for Death Over My Shoulder (1958), The Green Man (1956) and Carry On Constable (1960). She was married to Peter Haigh and James Adams. She died on May 13, 2008 in Clareance, Portugal.

1930-2008, 77. 31 acting credits, 1954-1965. 24 feature films.

Forbidden Cargo (1954). '54

The Young Lovers (1954). '54

One Jump Ahead (1955). '55

One Way Out (1955). '55

The Scamp (1957). '57

Death Over My Shoulder (1958). '58

3. Patricia Laffan

Actress | Quo Vadis

A statuesque and striking actress with vaguely reptilian aspects, at once sinister and alluring; a smile never more than a whisker away from a sneer and a commanding, imperious presence suggesting innate superiority. Difficult to cast, Patricia Laffan seemed destined to portray the villainous or ...

4. Dorothy Alison

Actress | A Town Like Alice

Dorothy Alison was born on April 4, 1925 in Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia as Dorothy Dickson. She was an actress, known for A Town Like Alice (1981), The Third Key (1956) and Georgy Girl (1966). She was married to Leslie Linder. She died on January 17, 1992 in London, England.

1925, Australia, -1992, 66. 67 acting credits, 1949-1989. 33 feature films.

Turn the Key Softly (1953). '53

The Long Arm (1956). '56

Interpol (1957). '57

The Man Upstairs (1958). '58

Two Living, One Dead (1961). '61

5. Gene Anderson

Actress | The Gay Cavalier

Gene Anderson was born on March 28, 1931 in London, England as Jean Anderson. She was an actress, known for The Gay Cavalier (1957), The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961) and A Mask for Alexis (1959). She was married to Edward Judd. She died on May 5, 1965 in London.

1931-1965, 34. 43 acting credits, 1953-1965, 9 feature films.

The Intruder (1953). '53

Doublecross (1956). '56

The Long Haul (1957). '57

The Shakedown (1960). '60

The Break (1962). '63

6. Gwen Bacon

Actress | The Brain Machine

Gwen Bacon was born on February 24, 1901 in Rock Ferry, Cheshire, England as Gwendolen Irene Powell. She was an actress, known for The Brain Machine (1955), Crash of Silence (1952) and Burnt Evidence (1954). She died on December 6, 1987 in Poole, Dorset, England.

1901 - 1987, 86. 14 credits, 1947-1956. 7 feature films.

The Accused (1953). '53

Counterspy (1953). '53

Burnt Evidence (1954). '54

The Brain Machine (1955). '55

7. Hilda Barry

Actress | The Railway Children

Born Hilda Gentle on June 9, 1884, in Edmonton, London, England, Hilda Barry was a very active British character actress who had a very long and extensive career as well in comedies as in dramas. She appeared in over 150 roles on stage, on the big screen and on television. She died on Tuesday, May ...

8. Anne Blake

Actress | The Spy Who Came In from the Cold

Anne Blake was born on November 4, 1908 in Liverpool, England. She was an actress, known for The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (1965), The Six Proud Walkers (1962) and Department S (1969). She died on January 27, 2000 in Sussex, England.

1908-2000, 91. 78 acting credits, 1947-1979. 16 feature films.

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Murder Reported (1957). '58

Dublin Nightmare (1958). '58

Orders to Kill (1958). '58

Taste of Fear (1961). '61

9. Stella Bonheur

Actress | ITV Play of the Week

Stella Bonheur was born on December 5, 1904 in London, England. She was an actress, known for ITV Play of the Week (1955), The Saint (1962) and The Elder Brother (1937). She died on October 10, 1997 in London.

10. Brenda Bruce

Actress | Peeping Tom

Brenda Bruce was born on July 7, 1919 in Prestwich, Lancashire, England. She was an actress, known for Peeping Tom (1960), Little Dorrit (1987) and While the Sun Shines (1947). She was married to Clement McCallin and Roy Rich. She died on February 19, 1996 in London, England.

11. Margot Bryant

Actress | Coronation Street

Margot Bryant was born on March 8, 1897 in Hull, Yorkshire, England as Kathleen Mary Margaret Bryant. She was an actress, known for Coronation Street (1960), Duty Bound (1958) and The Cure for Love (1949). She died on January 1, 1988 in Heald Green, Cheshire, England.

1897-1998, 90. 22 acting credits, 1949-1976. 9 feature films.

The Large Rope (1953). '53

Late Night Final (1954). '54

Tiger by the Tail (1954). '55

The Case of 'The Smiling Widow' (1957). '57

12. Marie Bryant

Actress | They Live by Night

Marie Bryant was one of the most popular Black exotic dancer of the late 1930s and early 1940s. Her sexy dancing had lots of culture and class with wowing costumes to top it. Films such as The Duke Is Tops (1938) and Gang War (1940) are the films that featured her dancing a sexy African dance. When...

1917, USA - 1978, USA, 60. 13 acting credits, 1938-1956. 14 feature films.

Gang War (1940). '40

When Strangers Marry (1944). '44

They Live by Night (1948). '48

The Gilded Cage (1955). '55

Tiger by the Tail (1954). '55

13. Patricia Burke

Actress | The Trojan Brothers

Patricia Burke was born on March 23, 1917 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy. She was an actress, known for The Trojan Brothers (1946), Lisbon Story (1946) and Wishing Well (1954). She was married to John Collingwood, Duncan C. Macdonald and Michael Kimpton. She died on November 23, 2003 in Draguignan, Var,...

1917-2003, 86. 47 acting credits, 1937-1974. 21 feature films.

While I Live (1947). '47

Forbidden (1949). '49

The Desperate Men (1959). '49

The Impersonator (1961). '61

Strangler's Web (1965). '65

14. Sheila Burrell

Actress | Cold Comfort Farm

Sheila Burrell was born on May 9, 1922 in Blackheath, London, England as Sheila Mary Burrell. She was an actress, known for Cold Comfort Farm (1995), Paranoiac (1963) and Out of the Unknown (1965). She was married to David Sim and Laurence Payne. She died on July 19, 2011 in Kingston upon Thames, ...

1922-2011, 89. 73 acting credits, 1949-2005. 15 feature films.

The Man in Black (1949). '49

The Rossiter Case (1951). '51

Cloudburst (1951). '51

Black Orchid (1953). '53

Blonde Bait (1956). '56

Paranoiac (1963). '63

15. Paula Byrne

Actress | Hour of Mystery

She worked in repertory in Ireland and New York. She toured America for two years with the American Theatre Guild. She is best remembered for playing "Dr. Frances Whitney" in the TV Series Emergency-Ward 10 (1957). Despite being a household name, she died in obscurity without any obituaries. She ...

16. Beatrice Campbell

Actress | The Master of Ballantrae

Beatrice Campbell was born on July 31, 1922 in County Down, Northern Ireland as Beatrice Josephine Campbell. She was an actress, known for The Master of Ballantrae (1953), I'll Never Forget You (1951) and Laughter in Paradise (1951). She was married to Nigel Patrick and Robert MacClancy. She died ...

1922-1979, 56. 18 acting credits, 1946-1957. 16 feature films.

Wanted for Murder (1946). '46

The Hangman Waits (1947). '47

Silent Dust (1949). '49

Now Barabbas (1949). '49

Grand National Night (1953). '53

17. Fanny Carby

Actress | The Elephant Man

Fanny Carby was born on February 2, 1925 in Sutton, Surrey, England. She was an actress, known for The Elephant Man (1980), Lassiter (1984) and The Good Companions (1980). She was married to Roderick Horne. She died on September 20, 2002 in London, England.

1925-2002, 77. 121 acting credits, 1952-1998. 31 feature films.

Father Brown (1954). '54

Lost (1956). '56

Women Without Men (1956). '56

Blonde Bait (1956). '56

The Secret Place (1957). '57

The Traitors (1962). '62

The Share Out (1962). '62

18. Annette Carell

Actress | Love and Mr Lewisham

Annette Carell was born on January 7, 1926 in Germany as Annette Erlanger. She was an actress, known for Love and Mr Lewisham (1959), Buddenbrooks (1965) and The Prisoner (1967). She was married to Gerald Savory. She died on October 20, 1967 in London, England.

1929 -Germany, - 1967, 38. 45 acting credits, 1952-1967. 9 feature films.

The Tell-Tale Heart (1960). '60

Return of a Stranger (1961). '61

Two Wives at One Wedding (1961). '61

Our Mother's House (1967). '67

19. Joan Carol

Actress | Pride and Prejudice

Joan Carol was born on December 1, 1905 in Scarborough, Yorkshire, England as Joan Roscoe Catt. She was an actress, known for Pride and Prejudice (1958), Champagne Charlie (1944) and Trek to Mashomba (1951). She was married to Vernon Sewell and Harold Clayton. She died on May 29, 1986 in Narbonne, ...

1906-1986, 80. 25 acting credits, 1944-1972. 10 feature films.

The Dark Light (1951). '51

The Black Widow (1951). '51

Radio Cab Murder (1954), '54

Johnny You're Wanted (1956), '56

Rogue's Yarn (1957). '57

20. Barbara Cavan

Actress | The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Barbara Cavan was born on January 2, 1905 in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England as Barbara Hogg. She was an actress, known for The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1960), Alexander Graham Bell (1965) and BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950). She died on April 2, 1988 in Kensington, London, England.

1905-1988, 83. 48 acting credits, 1948-1971. 14 feature films.

The Large Rope (1953). '53

1984 (1956). '56

You Can't Escape (1957). '56

The Impersonator (1961). '61

21. Belle Chrystall

Actress | The Frightened Lady

Belle Chrystall was born on April 25, 1910 in Fulwood, Lancashire, England. She was an actress, known for Criminal at Large (1932), Hobson's Choice (1931) and Hindle Wakes (1931). She was married to Charles William Roy Procter. She died on June 7, 2003 in Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, England.

1910-2003, 93. 20 acting credits, 1930-1951.

The Frightened Lady (1932). '32

Friday the Thirteenth (1933). '33

Poison Pen (1939). '39

22. Petula Clark

Soundtrack | Goodbye, Mr. Chips

Petula Clark was a star at the age of 11. She starred in British concert halls and on BBC radio singing for the troops during WWII. She was a child star in a series of British films from the end of WWII through to the early 1950s,and by 1954 was having hit records. After a move to France in 1960, ...

1932 - . 34 acting credits, 1944-1981. 38 feature films.

Murder in Reverse (1945). '45

Easy Money (1948). '48

Track the Man Down (1955). '55

That Woman Opposite (1957). '57

23. Ethel Coleridge

Actress | Plunder

Ethel Coleridge was born on January 14, 1883 in South Molton, Devon, England as Ethel Coleridge-Tucker. She was an actress, known for Plunder (1930), Laburnum Grove (1936) and When We Are Married (1943). She died on August 15, 1976 in London, England.

1883-1976, 93. 29 acting credits, 1930-1960. 19 feature films.

Murder in Reverse (1945). '45

The Fallen Idol (1948). '48

Vengeance Is Mine (1949). '49

24. Georgina Cookson

Actress | Catacombs

Lean, aristocratic-looking British character actress,on stage from the 1940's. She was noted on Broadway for her performance (and for bringing the house down with her tango on opening night) as Lady India in Jean Anouilh's 'Ring Around the Moon' (1950-51). On television, her aquiline features and ...

1918-2011 -Australia, 92. 67 acting credits, 1945-1983. 19 feature films.

Solution by Phone (1954). '54

The Treasure of San Teresa (1959). '59

The Shakedown (1960). '60

Woman of Straw (1964). '64

Catacombs (1965). '65

25. Adrienne Corri

Actress | A Clockwork Orange

Born and raised in Scotland, Adrienne Corri attended the Royal Academy of the Dramatic Arts in London as a teenager and then appeared on both the English and American stage. While still a teenager, she made her film debut in Naughty Arlette (1949). One of her most memorable film performances was in ...

1930 - 2016, 85. Glasgow, London. 106 acting credits, 1947-1992. 37 feature films.

Meet Mr. Callaghan (1954). '54

Behind the Headlines (1953). '56

The Surgeon's Knife (1957). '57

The Big Chance (1957). '57

The Rough and the Smooth (1959). '59

The Tell-Tale Heart (1960). '60

26. Pauline Delaney

Actress | The Avengers

Pauline trained at the Brendan Smith Academy of Acting in Dublin and went on to appear in rep in the North of England and the Dublin Globe Theatre. She appeared in the 1962 O'Casey season at London's Mermaid Theatre and starred in the West End productions of 'The Poker Session' and 'The Hostage'. ...

1925-2007, 81. 64 acting credits, 1954-1995. 13 feature films.

A Question of Suspense (1961). '61

Ambush in Leopard Street (1962). '62

The Very Edge (1963). '63

27. Tamara Desni

Actress | Send for Paul Temple

Tamara Desni was born on October 22, 1910 in Berlin, Germany as Tamara Brodsky. She was an actress, known for The Green Finger (1946), Hell's Cargo (1935) and Bypass to Happiness (1934). She was married to Albert Lavagna, Raymond Lovell, Roland Gillett, Bruce Seton and Hans Wilhelm. She died on ...

1910, Germany, - 2008, France, -97. 20 acting credits, 1931-1950. 20 feature films.

Dark World (1935). '35

The Squeaker (1937). '37

Traitor Spy (1939). '39

Send for Paul Temple (1946). '46

28. Angela Douglas

Actress | Follow That Camel

Angela was born in Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire but has lived her whole life in South London.

Her first professional appearance was in the West End, aged just 14 years old.

Small roles in television along with teenage modeling and commercials followed. Aged twenty, she was taken to Rome for 3 ...

1940 -. 85 acting credits, 1958-2010. 25 feature films.

Feet of Clay (1961). '60

The Shakedown (1960). '60

The Wind of Change (1961). '61

The Gentle Terror (1963). '61

Fate Takes a Hand (1961). '62

29. Fabia Drake

Actress | A Room with a View

Fabia Drake was born on January 20, 1904 in Herne Bay, Kent, England as Ethel Fabia McGlinchy. She was an actress, known for A Room with a View (1985), Valmont (1989) and The Good Companions (1957). She was married to Maxwell Joseph Hall Turner. She died on February 28, 1990 in London, England.

1904-1990, 86. 108 acting credits, 1917-1989. 25 feature films.

London Belongs to Me (1948). '48

The Hour of 13 (1952). '52

Man in the Shadow (1957). '57

Seven Keys (1961). '61

30. Maudie Edwards

Actress | My Learned Friend

Maudie Edwards was born on October 16, 1906 in Neath, Glamorgan, Wales as Elizabeth Maud Edwards. She is known for her work on My Learned Friend (1943), I'll Be Your Sweetheart (1945) and Pink String and Sealing Wax (1945). She was married to Walter Galpin Nicholas-Marcy. She died on March 24, 1991...

1906-1991, 84. 24 acting credits, 1936-1972. 19 feature films.

Murder in Reverse (1945). '45

Pink String and Sealing Wax (1945). '45

Night and the City (1950). '50

The Key Man (1957). '57

Clue of the New Pin (1961). '61

31. Jacqueline Ellis

Actress | ITV Television Playhouse

Jacqueline Ellis was born on June 21, 1934 as Jacqueline Sheelagh Ellis. She is an actress, known for ITV Television Playhouse (1955), Laughter from the Whitehall (1963) and ITV Play of the Week (1955). She is married to Brian Heard. She was previously married to Griffith Davies and Jeffrey Bernard.

1934 -. 40 acting credits, 1955-1974. 6 feature films.

Never Back Losers (1961). '61

The Sinister Man (1961). '61

The Traitors (1962). '62

Accidental Death (1963). '63

The Hi-Jackers (1963). '63

32. Hilda Fenemore

Actress | Chance of a Lifetime

Hilda Fenemore was born on April 22, 1914 in St. Pancras, London, England as Hilda Lilian Fenemore. She was an actress, known for Chance of a Lifetime (1950), The Wallet (1952) and Vanity Fair (1987). She was married to Rex Edwards. She died on April 13, 2004 in Hertfordshire, England.

33. Catharina Ferraz

Actress | BBC Sunday-Night Theatre

Catharina Ferraz was born on September 12, 1902 in Aveiro, Portugal as Catarina Prescott Moniz Barreto Ivens Ferraz. She was an actress, known for BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950), Snowbound (1948) and The Captain's Paradise (1953). She died on March 2, 1998 in St. Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, ...

--, Portugal, - 1998. 18 acting credits, 1935-1969. 11 feature films.

Snowbound (1948). '48

Thunderstorm (1956). '56

Man in the Shadow (1957). '57

Man Accused (1959). '59

Wrong Number (1959). '59

34. Gretchen Franklin

Actress | The Three Musketeers

Gretchen Franklin made her first screen appearance in the 1954 British suspense film Shadow of Fear (1955), directed by Albert S. Rogell, in which she acted alongside Mona Freeman, Jean Kent and Maxwell Reed. During the 1960s and 70s she made her name through guest roles on various sit-coms, such ...

1911-2005, 94. 118 acting credits, 1948-2000. 21 feature films.

Before I Wake (1955). '55

High Terrace (1956). '56

The Secret Place (1957). '57

The Wild and the Willing (1962). '62

The Murder Game (1965). '65

35. Christina Gregg

Actress | The Young Racers

Born in London in 1939, Christina enjoyed extraordinary success as one of London's top models in the swinging sixties. During the era of David Bailey, Norman Parkinson, and Lord Snowden she graced the covers of numerous magazines, starred in many cinematic films and television series. Well-known ...

36. Thea Gregory

Actress | Satellite in the Sky

Thea Gregory was born in 1929 as Ida Reddish. She is an actress, known for Satellite in the Sky (1956), The Golden Link (1954) and The Scarlet Spear (1954). She was previously married to John Gregson.

37. Diane Hart

Actress | The Pickwick Papers

Diane Hart was born on July 20, 1926 in Bedford, England as Diane Lavinia Hart. She was an actress, known for The Pickwick Papers (1952), My Wife's Family (1956) and The Mulberry Accelerator (1955). She was married to Kenneth MacLeod. She died on February 7, 2002 in London, England.

1926-2002, 75. 29 acting credits, 1945-1980. 15 feature films.

The Wicked Lady (1945). '45

Britannia Mews (1949). '49

One Jump Ahead (1955). '55

Enter Inspector Duval (1961). '61

38. Mercy Haystead

Actress | The Beggar's Opera

Mercy Haystead was born on February 2, 1930 in London, England as Mercy Jean Haystead. She was an actress, known for The Beggar's Opera (1953), Dentist on the Job (1961) and Sing Along with Me (1952). She was married to Anthony (Tony) Gerald Samuel. She died on January 11, 2015.

1930-2015, 84. 23 acting credits, 1950-1962. 12 feature films.

Smart Alec (1951). '51

Chelsea Story (1951). '52

Private Information (1952). '52

Cross-Roads (1955). '55

Death Trap (1962). '62

39. Joan Heal

Actress | The Good Die Young

Joan Heal was born on October 17, 1922 in Somerset, England. She was an actress, known for The Good Die Young (1954), The Pickwick Papers (1952) and Happy Go Lovely (1951). She was married to David Conyers and Jeremy Hawk. She died on April 12, 1998 in London, England.

1922-1998, 75. 36 acting credits, 1947-1992. 15 feature films.

The Good Die Young (1954). '54

Svengali (1954). '54

Tiger by the Tail (1954). '55

The Price of Silence (1960). '59

Dead Lucky (1960). '60

40. Anne Heywood

Actress | The Fox

Befitting her original name (Violet Pretty), the knockout English brunette Anne Heywood won the coveted "Miss Great Britain" beauty title in 1950 at the young age of 17. Born on December 11, 1932, the daughter of a violinist, she originally trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. ...

41. Jan Holden

Actress | Agony

Jan Holden was a stage actress with a reputation for light comedy, who also appeared in several popular television series during the 1950s and 1960s.

She was elegant and pretty, with pale blue eyes. She grew up in Cawnpore in India and was educated at a school in the hills near Simla.

On the outbreak...

1931-2005, 74. 69 acting credits, 1954-1989. 22 feature films.

Assignment Redhead (1956). '56

Escort for Hire (1960). '60

Never Let Go (1960). '60

The Whole Truth (1958). '58

A Woman Possessed (1958). '58

Links of Justice (1958). '58

42. Noel Hood

Actress | BBC Sunday-Night Theatre

Noel Hood was born on December 25, 1909 in Bristol, England as Margaret Noel Hood. She was an actress, known for BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950), Armchair Theatre (1956) and Thursday Theatre (1964). She was married to Charles Oliver. She died on October 15, 1979 in London, England.

1909-1979, 69. 74 acting credits, 1941-1972. 20 feature films.

Personal Affair (1953). '53

The Surgeon's Knife (1957). '57

Rx for Murder (1958). '58

Devil's Bait (1959). '59

The £20,000 Kiss (1962). '63

43. Renee Houston

Actress | Repulsion

Renee Houston was born on July 24, 1902 in Johnstone, Renfrewshire, Scotland as Caterina Rita Murphy Gribbin. She was an actress and writer, known for Repulsion (1965), A Girl Must Live (1939) and Carry On at Your Convenience (1971). She was married to Donald Stewart, Patrick Aherne and George ...

1902-1980, 77. 71 acting credits, 1927-1975. 44 feature films.

Track the Man Down (1955). '55

Time Without Pity (1957). '57

Out of the Fog (1962). '62

Tomorrow at Ten (1963). '65

Repulsion (1965). '65

44. Rose Howlett

Actress | Saturday Playhouse

Rose Howlett was born on February 14, 1899 in the UK. She was an actress, known for Saturday Playhouse (1958), The Wednesday Play (1964) and The Monkey's Paw (1948). She died in 1971 in Fulham, London, England.

45. Jacqueline Jones

Actress | The Cool Mikado

Jacqueline Jones was born on June 19, 1934 in Ealing, London, England as Jacqualine Mary Bannister. She is an actress, known for The Cool Mikado (1963), The Avengers (1961) and The Road to Hong Kong (1962). She was previously married to Erwin Leonard Cutler and Colin Warman.

29 acting credits, 1960-1999. 12 feature films.

Jungle Street (1960). '60

The Fourth Square (1961). '61

Pit of Darkness (1961). '61

Incident at Midnight (1963). '63

46. Mary Jones

Actress | Account Rendered

Mary Jones was born on February 20, 1915 in Rhayader, Radnorshire, Wales as Mary Alban Jones. She was an actress and writer, known for Account Rendered (1957), Under Milk Wood (1971) and Kraft Mystery Theater (1959). She died on March 26, 1990 in Camden, London, England.

47. Vi Kaley

Actress | Detective Lloyd

Vi Kaley was born on November 19, 1878 in Lambeth, London, England as Violet Louise Rule. She was an actress, known for Detective Lloyd (1932), Give Me the Stars (1945) and On Velvet (1938). She was married to Alfred Artois. She died in 1967 in Marylebone, London.

48. Olive Kirby

Actress | The Trojan Brothers

Olive Kirby was born on April 6, 1926 in Lewisham, London, England as Olive Margaret Kirby. She was an actress, known for The Trojan Brothers (1946), Delayed Action (1954) and The Embezzler (1954). She died on December 2, 2009 in Sidcup, Kent, England.

1926 - 2009, 83. 19 acting credits, 1946-1965. 11 feature films.

The Story of Shirley Yorke (1948). '48

The Embezzler (1954). '54

Delayed Action (1954). '54

An Honourable Murder (1960). '60

49. Jenny Laird

Actress | Black Narcissus

Jenny Laird was born on February 13, 1912 in Chorlton, Manchester, England as Phyllis Edith Mary Blythe. She was an actress and writer, known for Black Narcissus (1947), The Forsyte Saga (1967) and Doctor Who (1963). She was married to John Fernald. She died on October 31, 2001 in Camden, London, ...

1912-2001, 89. 66 acting credits, 1935-1991. 21 feature films.

Wanted for Murder (1946). '46

Your Witness (1950). '50

The Long Dark Hall (1951). '51

Face in the Night (1957). '57

50. Marla Landi

Actress | The Pirates of Blood River

Marla Landi was born on April 16, 1933 in Torino, Italy as Marcella Teresa Maria Scarafia. She is an actress, known for The Pirates of Blood River (1962), Danger Man (1960) and The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959).

1933, Italy, -. 22 acting credits, 1954-1969.

The Golden Link (1954). '54

Across the Bridge (1957). '57

Dublin Nightmare (1958). '58

The Murder Game (1965). '65

51. Marjie Lawrence

Actress | All the Fun of the Fair

Marjie Lawrence was born on January 21, 1932 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. She was an actress, known for All the Fun of the Fair (1979), The Rainbow (1988) and Dixon of Dock Green (1955). She was married to Howard Greene. She died on June 16, 2010 in Esher, Surrey, England.

1932-2010, 78. 81 acting credits, 1955-2007. 26 feature films.

The Counterfeit Plan (1957). '57

Time to Remember (1962). '62

A Place to Go (1963). '64

Stranger in the House (1967). '67

The Squeeze (1977). '77

52. Belinda Lee

Actress | La lunga notte del '43

Green-eyed blonde bombshell Belinda Lee was born in Devon, England, to a hotel owner (Robert Esmond Lee) and florist (Stella Mary Graham) on June 15, 1935. Nicknamed Billie, she was an incredible beauty while still in her early teens attending the Rookesbury Park Prep School at Hampshire and St. ...

1935-1961, 25. 33 acting credits, 1954-1961. 34 feature films.

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Murder by Proxy (1954). '54

Footsteps in the Fog (1955). '55

Eyewitness (1956). '56

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The Secret Place (1957). '57

Die Wahrheit über Rosemarie (1959). She Walks by Night. '59.

Il sicario (1961). '61. Blood Feud.

53. Aileen Lewis

Actress | The Ugly Duckling

Prolific and ubiquitous British bit player Aileen Lewis was born Aileen Mary Halsey on April 9, 1914 in Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland. Nicknamed the Duchess because of her regal bearing, Lewis first began appearing in uncredited minor roles in films in the late 1940's and soon started ...

54. Mona Lilian

Actress | The Adventures of Robin Hood

Mona Lilian was born on November 27, 1911 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England as Mona Lilian Lubelski. She was an actress, known for The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955), BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950) and Magnolia Street (1961). She died on April 1, 1997 in Tel Aviv, Israel.

1911-1997 - Tel Aviv, Israel, 85. 11 acting credits, 1948-1963.

Sleeping Car to Trieste (1948). '48

Track the Man Down (1955). '55

Blonde Bait (1956). '56

Women Without Men (1956). '56

55. Joan Maude

Actress | A Matter of Life and Death

Joan Maude was born on January 16, 1908 in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, England. She was an actress and writer, known for A Matter of Life and Death (1946), Hobson's Choice (1931) and The Lash (1934). She was married to Oliver Woods and Frank Waters. She died on September 28, 1998 in Lewes, East ...

1908-1998, 90. 28 acting credits, 1923-1956. 23 feature films.

Great Day (1945). '45

Night Boat to Dublin (1946). '46

Corridor of Mirrors (1948). '48

The Temptress (1949). '49

56. Josephine Middleton

Actress | The Browning Version

Josephine Middleton was born on September 2, 1882 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA as Mary (Mamie) Agnes Alcock. She was an actress, known for The Browning Version (1951), A Lady Surrenders (1944) and Libel (1959). She was married to Gilbert Southwell Piper. She died on April 8, 1971 in Denville Hall, ...

1886, USA, -1971, 84. 17 acting credits, 1938-1959. 8 feature films.

Went the Day Well? (1942). '42

Waterfront (1950). '50

The Woman in Question (1950). '50

Before I Wake (1955). '55

Libel (1959). '59

57. Joan Miller

Actress | BBC Sunday-Night Theatre

Joan Miller was born on February 18, 1910 in Nelson, British Columbia, Canada. She was an actress, known for BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950), ITV Television Playhouse (1955) and Anne of Green Gables (1952). She was married to Peter Cotes. She died on August 31, 1988 in Oxford, England.

58. Bernadette Milnes

Actress | The Elephant Man

Bernadette Milnes was born on April 1, 1930 in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England as Catherine B B Milnes. She was an actress, known for The Elephant Man (1980), BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950) and The Quatermass Experiment (1953). She was married to Michael Anthony. She died on December 15, 2012 ...

1932-2012, 80. 57 acting credits, 1952-1990. 8 feature films.

The Gelignite Gang (1956). '56

Cover Girl Killer (1959). '59

Man Who Couldn't Walk (1960). '61

59. Yvonne Mitchell

Actress | Woman in a Dressing Gown

Britisher Yvonne Mitchell was first and foremost a stage actress who began her career quite early as a teen. By the time of her death, she had performed under the theatre lights for over four decades. Her output in films and TV paled in comparison, but the work she put out in those mediums were of ...

1915-1979, 63. 38 acting credits, 1941-1978. 21 feature films.

The Queen of Spades (1949). '49

Turn the Key Softly (1953). '53

Yield to the Night (1956). '56

Tiger Bay (1959). '59

Sapphire (1959). '59

Johnny Nobody (1961). '61

60. Edna Morris

Actress | Sons and Lovers

Edna Morris was born on July 11, 1906 in Bolton, Lancashire, England. She was an actress, known for Sons and Lovers (1960), The Pickwick Papers (1952) and David Copperfield (1956). She died on August 11, 1972 in London, England.

61. Phyllis Morris

Actress | The Secret of St. Ives

Phyllis Morris was born on July 17, 1894 in Walthamstow, London, England as Phyllis Christine Emma Morris. She was an actress, known for The Secret of St. Ives (1949), That Forsyte Woman (1949) and The Devil's Disciple (1959). She died on February 9, 1982 in Denville Hall, Northwood, London.

1894-1982, 87. 60 acting credits, 1934-1968. 36 feature films.

Prison Without Bars (1938). '38

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

Black Hand (1950). '50

The Embezzler (1954). '54

Violent Playground (1958). '58

62. Barbara Mullen

Actress | A Place of One's Own

Barbara Mullen was born on June 9, 1914 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Barbara Eleanor Mullen. She was an actress, known for A Place of One's Own (1945), Four Desperate Men (1959) and The Gentle Gunman (1952). She was married to John Taylor. She died on March 9, 1979 in Hammersmith, London, ...

1914 -USA, -1979, 64. 40 acting credits, 1941-1977. 18 feature films.

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

Corridor of Mirrors (1948). '48

The Gentle Gunman (1952). '52

The Siege of Pinchgut (1959). '59

The Challenge (1960). '60

The Very Edge (1963). '63

63. Daphne Newton

Actress | Our Mutual Friend

Daphne Newton was born on March 8, 1907 in Croydon, Surrey, England as Daphne Williams Newton. She was an actress, known for Our Mutual Friend (1958), Nicholas Nickleby (1957) and ITV Play of the Week (1955). She was married to Peter Gray. She died on January 20, 1986 in Chagford, Devon, England.

1907-1986, 78. 13 acting credits, 1947-1978. 4 feature films.

Brighton Rock (1948). '47

The Voice of Merrill (1952). '52

Recoil (1953). '53

Tiger by the Tail (1954). '55

64. Christine Norden

Actress | An Ideal Husband

Britain's first notorious post-war sex siren in films, the enticing, green-eyed blonde bombshell Christine Norden, was a singer and dancer who had been performing since her teens. The story goes that she was "discovered" by agents of the distinguished film mogul Sir Alexander Korda while waiting ...

1924-1998, 63. 12 acting credits, 1947-1987. 9 feature films.

Nightbeat (1947). '47

Mine Own Executioner (1947). '47

The Interrupted Journey (1949). '49

A Case for PC 49 (1951). '51

The Black Widow (1951). '51

65. April Olrich

Actress | The Snow Queen

April Olrich was born on July 17, 1933 in Zanzibar, Tanzania as Edith April Oelrichs. She was an actress, known for The Snow Queen (1955), Supergirl (1984) and The Avengers (1961). She was married to Nigel Pegram. She died on April 15, 2014 in London, England.

1933, Tanzania, -2014, 80. 41 acting credits, 1955-1990. 14 feature films.

Women Without Men (1956). '56

Blonde Bait (1956). '56

Kill Me Tomorrow (1957). '57

Deadly Record (1959). '59

66. Lesley Osmond

Actress | Down Melody Lane

Lesley Osmond was born on November 23, 1921 in London, England as Lesley Helen Osmond. She was an actress, known for Down Melody Lane (1943), In Which We Serve (1942) and We'll Meet Again (1943). She was married to Alan Chivers. She died in March 1987 in Fulham, London.

67. Katharine Page

Actress | Only Fools and Horses....

Katharine Page was born on February 21, 1908 in Glasgow, Scotland. She was an actress, known for Only Fools and Horses (1981), Vanity Fair (1956) and BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950). She died in 2003 in Bristol, England.

1908-2003, 94. 63 acting credits, 1948-2001. 10 feature films.

Women of Twilight (1952). '52

The Intimate Stranger (1956). '56

Man in the Shadow (1957). '57

Identity Unknown (1960). '60

Gaolbreak (1962). '62

68. Malou Pantera

Actress | The Avengers

Malou Pantera was born on September 18, 1930 in Massa-Carrara, Tuscany, Italy. She is an actress, known for The Avengers (1961), The Electronic Monster (1958) and Female Fiends (1958). She was previously married to Thomas Wiseman.

1930 -. 23 acting credits, 1957-1968. 8 feature films.

Man in the Shadow (1957). '57

The Strange Awakening (1958). '58

Escapement (1958). '58

Transatlantic (1960). '60

69. Norma Parnell

Actress | Mark of the Phoenix

Norma Parnell was born on March 28, 1937 in Liverpool, England as Norma Pownall. She is an actress, known for Mark of the Phoenix (1958), The Man Who Was Nobody (1960) and Locker Sixty Nine (1962).

1937 -. 27 acting credits, 1957-1966. 7 feature films.

Mark of the Phoenix (1958). '58

Naked Fury (1959). '59

Locker Sixty Nine (1962). '62

Candidate for Murder (1962). '62

The Partner (1963). '63

70. Ellen Pollock

Actress | A Farewell to Arms

Ellen Pollock was born on June 29, 1902 in Heidelberg, Germany as Ellen Clara Pollock. She was an actress, known for A Farewell to Arms (1966), The Forsyte Saga (1967) and Non-Stop New York (1937). She was married to James Proudfoot and Captain Leslie Hancock. She died on March 29, 1997 in London, ...

71. Ada Reeve

Actress | Night and the City

Ada Reeve was born on March 3, 1874 in London, England as Adelaide Mary Isaacs. She was an actress, known for Night and the City (1950), Nicholas Nickleby (1957) and Mr. Gladstone (1947). She was married to [Albert] Wilfred Cotton (actor) and Joseph Gilbert Fleetwood (aka Bert Gilbert). She died on...

1874-1966, 92. 12 acting credits, 1944-1957. 9 feature films.

Night and the City (1950). '50

I Believe in You (1952). '52

Time Bomb (1953). '53

Eyewitness (1956). '56

72. Irene Richmond

Actress | The Likely Lads

Irene Richmond was born on November 15, 1911 in Gresford, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales. She was an actress, known for The Likely Lads (1964), Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960) and The Brain (1962). She died on May 24, 2009 in Bournemouth, Dorset, England.

1911-2009, 97. 28 acting credits, 1956-1988. 10 feature films,

Women Without Men (1956). '56

Blonde Bait (1956). '56

The Brain (1962). '62

The Very Edge (1963). '63

Nightmare (1964). '64

73. Nancy Roberts

Actress | The Grove Family

Nancy Roberts was born on July 22, 1885 in Luton, Bedfordshire, England as Annette Myfanwy Roberts. She was an actress, known for The Grove Family (1954), Heidi (1959) and Black Narcissus (1947). She was married to Donald Finlay. She died on June 24, 1962 in Paddington, London, England.

1885-1962, 76. 31 acting credits, 1913-1961. 8 feature films.

Prison Without Bars (1938). '38

Cosh Boy (1953). '53

Man at the Carlton Tower (1961). '61

74. June Rodney

Actress | Assassin for Hire

June Rodney was born on January 26, 1931 in Stoke Newington, London, England as June Patricia Rodrigues. She was an actress, known for Assassin for Hire (1951), BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950) and A Mask for Alexis (1959). She died on November 27, 1993 in Harrow Weald, Middlesex, England.

75. Beth Rogan

Actress | Mysterious Island

Beth Rogan was born on July 19, 1931 in Walmer, Kent, England as Jennifer Puckle. She was an actress, known for Mysterious Island (1961), Count Five and Die (1957) and Salt and Pepper (1968). She was married to Timothy Felix Harold and Anthony Gerald Samuel. She died on November 25, 2015 in the UK.

1931-2015, 84. 18 acting credits, 1956-1968. 14 feature films.

The Big Chance (1957), '57

Count Five and Die (1957). '57

Innocent Meeting (1959). '59

Compelled (1960). '60

77. Edith Saville

Actress | The Greek Interpreter

Edith Saville was born on May 6, 1894 in Hampstead, London, England as Edith Amelia Babette Spiegel. She was an actress, known for The Greek Interpreter (1922), Four Sided Triangle (1953) and The Saint (1962). She was married to J. Sabben-Clare. She died on February 16, 1987 in Westminster, London.

1893-1987, 92. 38 acting credits, 1922-1974. 9 feature films.

A Woman Possessed (1958). '58

Feet of Clay (1961). '60

Two Wives at One Wedding (1961). '61

78. Avis Scott

Actress | ITV Television Playhouse

Avis Scott was born on February 22, 1918 in Kensington, London, England as Avis F Scutt. She was an actress, known for ITV Television Playhouse (1955), Storm Over the Nile (1955) and Thriller (1960). She was married to Jack Matthias. She died on May 31, 2010 in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA.

1918-2010, 92. 28 acting credits, 1943-1982. 9 feature films.

Waterfront (1950). '50

To Have and to Hold (1951). '51

Emergency Call (1952). '52

Five Days (1954). '54

79. Dora Sevening

Actress | The Interrupted Journey

Dora Sevening was born on March 31, 1881 in Kensington, London, England as Dora Geraldine Sewening. She was an actress, known for The Interrupted Journey (1949), Forbidden (1949) and They Were Sisters (1945). She died on February 14, 1966 in Marylebone, London.

1882-1966, 84. 11 acting credits, 1944-1954. 9 feature films.

They Were Sisters (1945). '45

The Mark of Cain (1947). '47

Forbidden (1949). '49

The Interrupted Journey (1949). '49

The Long Dark Hall (1951). '51

81. Christine Silver

Actress | Mystery Junction

Christine Silver was born in London in 1884, became highly popular in the theatre from the late 1890's, her best known stage performance was in George Bernard Shaw's 'Fanny's First Play' in 1911, was a pretty brunette star in few silent movie dramas, first under the direction of Albert Ward in a ...

1884-1960, 75. 27 acting credits, 1916-1961. 17 feature films.

Dead Men Tell No Tales (1938). '39

Yellow Canary (1943). '43

Room to Let (1950). '50

Mystery Junction (1951). '51

Whispering Smith Hits London (1952). '52

82. Phyllis Stanley

Actress | They Met in the Dark

Phyllis Stanley was born on October 30, 1914 in London, England. She was an actress, known for They Met in the Dark (1943), Jeannie (1941) and The Next of Kin (1942). She died on March 12, 1992 in San Diego, California, USA.

1914-1992, 77. 33 acting credits, 1934-1958. 24 feature films.

There Ain't No Justice (1939). '39

The Next of Kin (1942). '42

They Met in the Dark (1943). '43

Good-Time Girl (1948). '48

Thunder on the Hill (1951). '51

83. Vi Stevens

Actress | Hugh and I

Vi Stevens was born on November 28, 1891 in Islington, London, England as Violet Stevens. She was an actress, known for Hugh and I (1962), David Copperfield (1956) and Love and Mr Lewisham (1959). She died on March 20, 1967 in Isleworth, Middlesex, England.

84. Valerie Taylor

Actress | Repulsion

Valerie Taylor was born on November 10, 1902 in Fulham, London, England as Valerie Ferenze Taylor. She was an actress and writer, known for Repulsion (1965), Berkeley Square (1933) and ITV Play of the Week (1955). She was married to Desborough William Saunders (mining engineer) and Hugh Sinclair. ...

1902-1988, 85. 22 acting credits, 1933-1973. 8 feature films.

Went the Day Well? (1942). '42

Take My Life (1947). '47

Faces in the Dark (1960). '60

Repulsion (1965). '65

85. June Thorburn

Actress | The Pickwick Papers

June Thorburn was born on June 8, 1931 in Karachi, India. She was an actress, known for The Pickwick Papers (1952), Orders Are Orders (1954) and Fast and Loose (1954). She was married to Morten Smith-Petersen and Aldon Richard Bryse-Harvey. She died on November 4, 1967 in West Sussex, England.

1931-1967, 36. 46 acting credits, 1951-1966. 23 feature films.

Delayed Action (1954). '54

The Price of Silence (1960). '59

Transatlantic (1960). '60

Escort for Hire (1960). '60

86. Molly Urquhart

Actress | A Man for All Seasons

Molly Urquhart was born on January 21, 1906 in Glasgow, Scotland as Mary Sinclair Urquhart. She was an actress, known for A Man for All Seasons (1966), The Big Day (1960) and BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950). She was married to Willie McIntosh. She died on October 6, 1977 in Glasgow.

1906-1997, 71. 52 acting credits, 1948-1978. 19 feature films.

Hunted (1952). '52

Yield to the Night (1956). '56

Child in the House (1956). '56

Devil's Bait (1959). '59

House of Mystery (1961). '61

87. Selma Vaz Dias

Actress | The Lady Vanishes

Selma Vaz Dias was born on November 23, 1911 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. She was an actress and writer, known for The Lady Vanishes (1938), BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950) and The Gentle Falcon (1954). She was married to Hans Werner Egli (1899-2000). She died on August 30, 1977 in ...

88. Gillian Vaughan

Actress | The Moonraker

Gillian Vaughan was born on May 13, 1937 in London, England. She is an actress, known for The Moonraker (1958), The Horse's Mouth (1958) and Devil's Bait (1959). She was previously married to Des O'Connor.

1937 -. 19 acting credits, 1957-1974. 8 feature films.

The White Trap (1959). '59

Devil's Bait (1959). '59

And Women Shall Weep (1960). '60

89. Ingeborg von Kusserow

Actress | One Wild Oat

Ingeborg von Kusserow was born on January 28, 1919 in Wollstein, Ostalbkreis, Germany as Ingeborg Maria von Kusserow. She was an actress, known for One Wild Oat (1951), ITV Play of the Week (1955) and Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. (1951). She was married to Kenneth Slingsby-Fahn and Percy ...

1919 -Poland, -2014, 95. 60 acting credits, 1936-1963. 36 feature films.

Chelsea Story (1951). '51

Secret People (1952). '52

Women of Twilight (1952). '52

House of Blackmail (1953). '53

Double Exposure (1954). '54

Port of Escape (1956). '56

Across the Bridge (1957). '57

90. Eileen Way

Actress | The Vikings

Eileen Way was born on September 2, 1911 in New Malden, Surrey, England as Eileen Mabel Elizabeth Way. She was an actress, known for The Vikings (1958), Kidnapped (1960) and Sean's Show (1992). She was married to Felix Warden Brown. She died on June 16, 1994 in Canterbury, Kent, England.

1911-1994, 82. 108 acting credits, 1938-1993. 21 feature films.

Venetian Bird (1952). '52

Street of Shadows (1953). '53

Blood Orange (1953). '53

Bullet from the Past (1957). '57

91. Joy Webster

Actress | The Avengers

Joy Webster was born in 1934 in Birmingham, England. She is an actress, known for The Avengers (1961), Panic in the Parlor (1956) and The Woman Eater (1958).

1934 -. 21 acting credits, 1955-1961. 11 feature films.

The Flesh Is Weak (1957). '57

Stormy Crossing (1958). '58

Jungle Street (1960). '60

92. Anna Wilton

Kick-Ass

Anna Wilton is known for her work on Kick-Ass (2010), Casino Royale (2006) and Hugo (2011).

25 acting credits, 1937-1962. 12 feature films.

Dead Men Tell No Tales (1938). '39

The Man in Grey (1943). '43

Fanny by Gaslight (1944). '44

The October Man (1947). '47

93. Pauline Winter

Actress | Five to One

Pauline Winter was born on March 12, 1917 in Richmond, Surrey, England as Pauline Audrey Winter. She was an actress, known for Five to One (1963), The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (1959) and Conflict (1966). She was married to Philip Dale. She died on February 9, 2015 in England.

1917 - 2015, 98. 41 acting credits, 1943-1980. 15 feature films.

The Man from Yesterday (1949). '49

Death Goes to School (1953). '53

Women Without Men (1956). '56

Blonde Bait (1956). '56

Five to One (1963). '63

94. Mary Laura Wood

Actress | Payroll

Mary Laura Wood was born on March 8, 1924 in Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada. She was an actress, known for I Promised to Pay (1961), BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950) and ITV Play of the Week (1955). She died on March 30, 1990 in Alma, New Brunswick.

95. Katherine Woodville

Actress | Star Trek

Katherine Woodville was born on March 12, 1938 in Ewell, England as Rosemary Henn Woodville Mason. She was an actress, known for Star Trek: The Original Series (1966), Mission: Impossible (1966) and The Mystery of Edwin Drood (1960). She was married to Edward Albert, Jerrold Freedman and Patrick ...

1938-2013, 75. 58 acting credits, 1960-1979. 10 feature films.

Clue of the New Pin (1961). '61

The Wild and the Willing (1962). '62

The Informers (1963). '63

The Crooked Road (1965). '65

96. Felicity Young

Actress | Flower of Evil

Felicity Young was born on October 17, 1935 in Greenwich, London, England as Felicity Myfanwy Young. She is an actress, known for Flower of Evil (1961), The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus (1958) and Play It Cool (1962).



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