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Ann Todd (III) (1909–1993)

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 Breaking the Sound Barrier (1952). See full bio »


(age 84) in London, England, UK

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. See more awards »

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The Paradine Case
The Paradine Case Gay Keane
Breaking the Sound Barrier
Breaking the Sound Barrier Susan Garthwaite
The Passionate Friends
The Seventh Veil
The Seventh Veil Francesca


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 1992 Maigret (TV Series)
Mlle. Josette
- The Patience of Maigret (1992) ... Mlle. Josette
 1986 Screen Two (TV Series)
Mrs. Forbes-Duthie
- The McGuffin (1986) ... Mrs. Forbes-Duthie
 1985 Maelstrom (TV Mini-Series)
Astrid Linderman
- Out of the Depths (1985) ... Astrid Linderman
- Into the Vortex (1985) ... Astrid Linderman
- House of Secrets (1985) ... Astrid Linderman
- In Possession (1985) ... Astrid Linderman
- Shadows (1985) ... Astrid Linderman
 1979 The Human Factor
Castle's Mother
 1972 The Man Outside (TV Series)
Leni Fritsch
- The Last Target (1972) ... Leni Fritsch
 1972 Beware My Brethren
Birdy Wemys
 1965-1968 Love Story (TV Series)
Phyllis Marsh
- The Folly (1968)
- Phyllis Hammond Died Here (1965) ... Phyllis Marsh
 1967 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
The woman
- The Keys on the Streets (1967) ... The woman
 1958-1966 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Lady Baynton / Marguerite Gautier
- Ready for Glory (1966) ... Lady Baynton
- Homecoming (1958)
 1965 90 Degrees in the Shade
 1956-1962 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Blanche Giles / Valerie Carrington / Jennifer Dubedat / ...
- The Door (1962) ... Blanche Giles
 1961 Thriller (TV Series)
Sylvia Lawrence
- Letter to a Lover (1961) ... Sylvia Lawrence
 1961 Scream of Fear
Jane Appleby
 1960 Buick-Electra Playhouse (TV Series)
Helen Walters
- The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1960) ... Helen Walters
 1960 The Snows of Kilimanjaro (TV Movie)
 1958-1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Laura Mills / Lady Diane Goodfellow
- The Grey Nurse Said Nothing (1959) ... Laura Mills
- Not the Glory (1958) ... Lady Diane Goodfellow
 1959 After Hours (TV Series)
- Episode #2.5 (1959)
 1959 Foreign Field (TV Movie)
Celia Clive
 1959 The Offshore Island (TV Movie)
Rachel Verney
 1958 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Sylvia Leeds Kent
- Sylvia (1958) ... Sylvia Leeds Kent
 1958 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Cynthia Spence
- Letters from Cairo (1958) ... Cynthia Spence
 1957 Climax! (TV Series)
Jane Palmer
 1957 Time Without Pity
Honor Stanford
 1955 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series)
Jane Cornish
- The Black Wings (1955) ... Jane Cornish
 1954 The Green Scarf
Solange Vauthier
 1952-1954 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Grand Duchess Tatiana Petrovna / Princess Louise
- Her Royal Highness (1952) ... Princess Louise
 1952 Breaking the Sound Barrier
Susan Garthwaite
 1948 Daybreak
 1948 So Evil My Love
Olivia Harwood
 1946 Showtime
Kathryn Davis
 1941 Ships with Wings
Kay Gordon
 1941 Danny Boy
Jane Kaye
 1939 Poison Pen
Ann Rider
 1938 Ann and Harold (TV Series)
Ann Teviot
- At the Oval (1938) ... Ann Teviot
- Their Wedding (1938) ... Ann Teviot
- On the River (1938) ... Ann Teviot
- At a Dance (1938) ... Ann Teviot
- Their First Meeting (1938) ... Ann Teviot
 1938 The Old and the Young (TV Short)
Young Woman
 1938 Black Magic (TV Movie)
Mary Chalfont
 1937 Murder on Diamond Row
Carol Stedman
 1937 Action for Slander
Ann Daviot
 1936 Things to Come
Mary Gordon
 1931 Keepers of Youth
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Love's Labour's Lost," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Paul Rogers, John Neville, and Eric Porter in the cast. Frith Banbury was director. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


5' 4" (1.63 m)

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Personal Quote:

I don't really consider myself an actress. I don't think I ever act. The parts I have played in my career that have come off best have usually been a continuation of myself.


After her marriage to director David Lean in 1949, she acted in three of his films. See more »

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