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Agnes Bernelle (1923–1999)

Agnes Bernelle was born on March 7, 1923 in Berlin, Germany as Agnes Bernauer. She was an actress and writer, known for The Great Train Robbery (1979), Corkscrew (1990) and Sweety Barrett (1998). She was married to Desmond Leslie. She died on February 15, 1999 in Dublin, Ireland. See full bio »


(age 75) in Dublin, Ireland

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Known For

The Great Train Robbery
The Great Train Robbery Woman on Platform
Corkscrew Manageress
Sweety Barrett
Sweety Barrett Mrs. Walsh
An Awfully Big Adventure


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 1999/I Still Life (Short)
Old woman
 1999 The Ambassador (TV Series)
Earnest matron
- Vacant Possession (1999) ... Earnest matron
 1998 Sweety Barrett
Mrs. Walsh
 1997 Newton: A Tale of Two Isaacs (TV Movie)
Mrs. Billings
 1997 Trick or Treat (Short)
 1996 Giving Tongue (TV Movie)
Winnie Hawcock
 1996 Pteranodon (Short)
 1991 Hear My Song
 1990 Corkscrew (Short)
 1990 The Love She Sought (TV Movie)
Irish Waitress
 1990 Hard Shoulder (TV Movie)
Bar Proprietor
 1988 Echoes (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.3 ... Landlady
 1986 The Fantasist
Mrs. O'Malley
 1986 Die Wächter (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Talbot
- Besuch in der Nacht (1986) ... Mrs. Talbot
- Zeit der Verschwörer (1986) ... Mrs. Talbot
- Ein junger Herr aus Nepal (1986) ... Mrs. Talbot
- Ein Reiter in der Sonne (1986) ... Mrs. Talbot (credit only)
 1986 Bluebell (TV Series)
Madame Duchamp
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... Madame Duchamp
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Madame Duchamp
 1985 The Irish R.M. (TV Series)
Miss Quigley
- The Muse in Skebawn (1985) ... Miss Quigley
 1984 Caught in a Free State (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1984) ... Medium
 1984 The Country Girls (TV Movie)
 1979 The Great Train Robbery
Woman on Platform
 1962 The Quare Fellow
 1961 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Miss Cartright
- His Polyvinyl Girl (1961) ... Miss Cartright
 1956 Jesus of Nazareth (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.7 (1956)
 1955 The Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series)
- Dead or Alive (1955) ... Countess
 1955 Secret File, U.S.A. (TV Series)
Helene van Loon
- Mission Chopin (1955) ... Helene van Loon
 1950 Stick 'Em Up
 1950 Stranger at My Door
Laura Riordan
 1950 Over the Garden Wall
Val Westwood
 1948 But Not in Vain
Mary Meyer
 1948 Another Shore
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1947 Woman to Woman
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During World War II, she was the voice of 'Vicky' for the OSS, relaying misinformation and sowing dissent into the German ranks.

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5' 5" (1.65 m)

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Her one-woman show of songs by Kurt Weil and Bertolt Brecht was savaged by British TV critic Bernard Levin. Levin was attacked for his remarks by her husband, Desmond Leslie, during a live broadcast of That Was the Week That Was (1962). See more »

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