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Christine Norden (1924–1988)

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 outside a theatre ticket line. Born Mary Lydia ... See full bio »

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An Ideal Husband Mrs. Margaret Marchmont
Mine Own Executioner Barbara Edge
Reluctant Heroes Gloria Pennie
The Black Widow Christine Sherwin


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 1987 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
Laura Poindexter
- The Wolvercote Tongue (1987) ... Laura Poindexter
 1986 Chance in a Million (TV Series)
- Good-bye Mr Henstridge (1986) ... Deborah
 1951 Reluctant Heroes
Gloria Pennie
 1951 The Black Widow
Christine Sherwin
 1951 A Case for PC 49
Della Dainton
 1949 The Interrupted Journey
Susan Wilding
 1949 Saints and Sinners
 1948 On the Spot (TV Movie)
Maria Pouliski
 1948 Idol of Paris
Cora Pearl
 1947 Nightbeat
 1947 Mine Own Executioner
Barbara Edge
 1947 An Ideal Husband
Mrs. Margaret Marchmont
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 1947 Nightbeat (performer: "I'm Not In Love", "When You Smile" - uncredited)
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 1964 Girl Talk (TV Series)
- Episode dated 30 April 1964 (1964) ... Herself
 1950 The Top Hat (TV Series)
- Episode dated 9 December 1950 (1950) ... Herself
 1949 A Yank Comes Back (Documentary short)
 1949 Rooftop Rendezvous (TV Series)
- Episode #1.8 (1949) ... Herself
 1948 Stars on Parade (Documentary short)
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 1994 The World of Hammer (TV Series documentary)
Christine Sherwin
- Wicked Women (1994) ... Christine Sherwin

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Cause of death was pneumonia following a heart bypass operation. Husband at the time was George Heselden, a retired mathematician who used to work for the Ministry of Defence in London. See more »

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