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Jill Bennett (I) (1931–1990)

Jill Bennett was born on December 24, 1931 in Penang, Malaysia as Nora Noel Jill Bennett. She was an actress and writer, known for For Your Eyes Only (1981), The Sheltering Sky (1990) and The Nanny (1965). She was married to John Osborne and Willis Hall. She died on October 4, 1990 in Kensington, London, England. See full bio »

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 1990 The Sheltering Sky
Mrs. Lyle
 1989 A Day in Summer (TV Movie)
Miss Prosser
 1988 Hawks
Vivian Bancroft
 1987 Worlds Beyond (TV Series)
Elizabeth Berrington
- The Barrington Case (1987) ... Elizabeth Berrington
 1986 Paradise Postponed (TV Mini-Series)
Lady Grace Fanner
- The Simcox Inheritance (1986) ... Lady Grace Fanner
- Faith Unfaithful (1986) ... Lady Grace Fanner
- The Gods of the Copy Book Headings (1986) ... Lady Grace Fanner
- And a Happy New Year to You, Too! (1986) ... Lady Grace Fanner
- The Lost Leader (1986) ... Lady Grace Fanner
 1986 Lady Jane
Mrs. Ellen
 1985 Time for Murder (TV Series)
Sonia Barrington
- The Murders at Lynch Cross (1985) ... Sonia Barrington
 1984 Poor Little Rich Girls (TV Series)
Daisy Troop
- The Gentlemen Caller: Part 2 (1984) ... Daisy Troop
- The Gentleman Caller (1984) ... Daisy Troop
- Tit for Tat (1984) ... Daisy Troop
- The Oriental Chest (1984) ... Daisy Troop
- Lonely as a Crowd (1984) ... Daisy Troop
 1983 The Aerodrome (TV Movie)
 1982 Britannia Hospital
Dr. MacMillan
 1981 Play for Today (TV Series)
Alice Carlion
- Country (1981) ... Alice Carlion
 1980 Orient-Express (TV Mini-Series)
- Jane (1980) ... Jane
 1979 The Old Crowd (TV Movie)
 1977 The Haunting of Julia
Lily Lofting
 1976 Murder (TV Series)
- Hello Lola (1976) ... Lola
 1976 Almost a Vision (TV Movie)
 1975 Aquarius (TV Series)
- The Three Marias (1975) ... Maria
 1974 Late Night Drama (TV Series)
 1974 Ms or Jill and Jack (TV Movie)
 1974 Intent to Murder (TV Movie)
Janet Preston
 1972 I Want What I Want
Margaret Stevenson
 1971 Rembrandt (TV Movie)
 1971 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
 1971 Speaking of Murder (TV Movie)
Annabelle Logan
 1968 Half Hour Story (TV Series)
- Its Only Us (1968) ... Penelope
 1968 The Charge of the Light Brigade
Mrs. Fanny Duberly
 1968 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
- The Parachute (1968) ... Anna
 1966 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Mary Hass
- Brainscrew (1966) ... Mary Hass
 1966 Dare I Weep, Dare I Mourn (TV Movie)
Frida Holmeier
 1966 ABC Stage 67 (TV Series)
- Dare I Weep, Dare I Mourn? (1966) ... Frieda
 1965 The Skull
Jane Maitland
 1956-1965 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Masha / Marjorie Wilton / Gilda / ...
- We Thought You'd Like to Be Caesar (1965) ... Marjorie Wilton
- Three Sisters (1963) ... Masha
- The Rainmaker (1963) ... Lizzie
 1964 A Choice of Coward (TV Series)
- Design for Living (1964) ... Gilda
 1964 First Night (TV Series)
Libby Beeston
- How Many Angels (1964) ... Libby Beeston
 1964 Espionage (TV Series)
Mistress Patience Wright
- The Frantick Rebel (1964) ... Mistress Patience Wright
 1963 Maupassant (TV Series)
- Foolish Wives (1963)
 1960-1962 Somerset Maugham Hour (TV Series)
- The Book Bag (1962)
- The Unconquered (1960) ... Annette
 1962 The Cheaters (TV Series)
Ferba Martinez
- Time to Kill (1962) ... Ferba Martinez
 1956-1960 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Stella / Lily / Agnes Madinier / ...
- Thunder on the Snowy (1960) ... Stella
- Hand in Glove (1959) ... Lily
- The Web of Lace (1958) ... Agnes Madinier
- Ring Out the Old (1956) ... Isa
 1960 Concrete Jungle
 1957 Do It Yourself (TV Series)
 1957 Peace and Quiet (TV Movie)
Josephine Elliott
 1956 The Extra Day
 1956 Lust for Life
 1956 The Anatomist (TV Movie)
Mary Belle
 1954 Aunt Clara
Julie Mason
 1954 Caste (TV Movie)
Polly Eccles
 1954 Hell Below Zero
Gerda Petersen
 1954 Corsican Holiday (Short)
The Girl (voice)
 1953 The Pleasure Garden (Short)
Miss Kellerman
 1951 The Long Dark Hall
First murdered girl
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She acted in Noel Coward's play, "Private Lives", at the Globe Theatre in London, England with John Standing, Pinkie Johnstone and Geoffrey Palmer in the cast. John Gielgud was the director. See more »

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Her many classical stage roles included Titania in "A Midsummer Night's Dream," Iras in both "Caesar and Cleopatra" and "Antony and Cleopatra," Gertrude in "Hamlet," Hedda in "Hedda Gabler," Masha in "The Seagull," and Queen Elizabeth I in "Mary Stuart". See more »

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