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Katharine Blake (I) (1921–1991)

Katharine Blake was born on September 11, 1921 in Johannesburg, South Africa as Illonne Katharine Inglestone. She was an actress and writer, known for Anne of the Thousand Days (1969), Within These Walls (1974) and Assassin for Hire (1951). She was married to Charles Jarrott, David Greene and Anthony Jacobs. She died on March 1, 1991 in London, ... See full bio »

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(age 69) in London, England, UK

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Filmography

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 1981 Sunday Night Thriller (TV Series)
Dorothy
- Blunt Instrument: Part 2 (1981) ... Dorothy
- Blunt Instrument: Part 1 (1981) ... Dorothy
 1980 Blunt Instrument (TV Movie)
Dorothy
 1980 Heartland (TV Series)
 1974 Crown Court (TV Series)
Irene Rutland
- The Woman Least Likely: Part 1 (1974) ... Irene Rutland
 1973 Crime of Passion (TV Series)
Oriane Delorme
- Oriane (1973) ... Oriane Delorme
 1959-1973 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Sylvia Forsyth / Chris Nourse / Hilary / ...
- Beyond Our Means (1973) ... Sylvia Forsyth
- What's Wrong with Humpty Dumpty? (1967) ... Hilary
- The Man Out There (1961) ... Marie
 1972 No Exit (TV Series)
Claire Dufort
- A Chain of Villas (1972) ... Claire Dufort
 1972 The Shadow of the Tower (TV Mini-Series)
Signora Cabot
- The Princely Gift (1972) ... Signora Cabot
 1971 Paul Temple (TV Series)
Drucilla Ardrey
- Cue Murder! (1971) ... Drucilla Ardrey
 1971 Play for Today (TV Series)
Cynthia McKenna
- Hell's Angel (1971) ... Cynthia McKenna
 1969-1970 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Rena / Miss Saville
- The Rococo Bush (1970) ... Rena
- MacNeil (1969) ... Miss Saville
 1969 The Gold Robbers (TV Series)
Valerie Towers
- The Big Spender (1969) ... Valerie Towers (as Katherine Blake)
 1969 The Expert (TV Series)
Mary Bernauldi, QC
- The Visitor: Part 3: Judgement (1969) ... Mary Bernauldi, QC
 1968 Wojeck (TV Series)
Mme. Czerensky
- Fair Egypt (1968) ... Mme. Czerensky
 1967 Seven Deadly Sins (TV Series)
 1967 The Baron (TV Series)
Madame Nicharos
- Night of the Hunter (1967) ... Madame Nicharos
 1966 This Man Craig (TV Series)
Dolly Green
- The Day Before School (1966) ... Dolly Green
 1966 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Donna Anna
- The Snow Ball (1966) ... Donna Anna
 1963-1966 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Beatrice Carbone
- Stella (1963)
 1965 Riviera Police (TV Series)
Joan Mayer
- Who Can Catch a Falling Star? (1965) ... Joan Mayer
 1965 Undermind (TV Series)
Kate Orkney
- Puppets of Evil (1965) ... Kate Orkney (as Katherine Blake)
 1964 Thursday Theatre (TV Series)
Mary Tudor
 1964 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Joanna Afton
- Women in Crisis #2: With Love and Tears (1964) ... Joanna Afton
 1963 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Claudia Lyon
- To Have and to Hold (1963) ... Claudia Lyon
 1963 Crane (TV Series)
Sonia Dajos
- Bad Company (1963) ... Sonia Dajos
 1963 The Saint (TV Series)
Rosemary Chase
- The Invisible Millionaire (1963) ... Rosemary Chase
 1963 Dimensions of Fear (TV Series)
Dr. Barbara Finch
- Thoughts of Death (1963) ... Dr. Barbara Finch
 1963 To Have and to Hold
Claudia Matthews
 1962 Maigret (TV Series)
 1962 Sir Francis Drake (TV Series)
The Dark Lady
- Johnnie Factotum (1962) ... The Dark Lady
 1961 The Avengers (TV Series)
Dr. Ampara Alvarez Sandoval
- The Far Distant Dead (1961) ... Dr. Ampara Alvarez Sandoval
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
 1960 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series)
Julia Maher
- The Country Boy (1960) ... Julia Maher
 1955-1959 Folio (TV Series)
Molly / Lady MacBeth
- Iron Harp (1959) ... Molly
- Macbeth (1955) ... Lady MacBeth
 1953-1959 Encounter (TV Series)
Valerie / Honour / Mary Magdalene / ...
- A Penny for the Guy (1959) ... Valerie
- Captain Carvallo (1953)
- At My Heart's Core (1953) ... Honour
- Man of Action (1953)
- The Vigil (1953) ... Mary Magdalene
 1958 Now That April's Here
Hilda Adams (segment "The Rejected One")
 1955-1957 First Performance (TV Series)
Emily / Laura Gibson
- Janey Canuck (1957) ... Emily
- Seeds of Power (1957) ... Laura Gibson
 1955-1957 On Camera (TV Series)
- The Stowaway (1957)
 1955 Scope (TV Series)
Hamlet's mother
- Hamlet (1955) ... Hamlet's mother
 1953 School for Scandal (TV Movie)
Lady Teazle
 1953/II The Affair at Assino (TV Movie)
Nun
 1952 Hammer the Toff
Janet Lord
 1952 The Stranger in Between
Waitress
 1951 The Dark Light
Linda
 1951 Assassin for Hire
Maria Riccardi
 1949 The Gay Lady
Ruby Rubarto (uncredited)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in John Osborne's play, "Time Present", at the Duke of York's Theatre in London, England with Jill Bennett, Kika Markham, Valerie Taylor and Harry Landis in the cast. Anthony Page was the director.

Alternate Names:

Katherine Blake | Ursula Gray
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Trivia:

Had two daughters, Jenny Jacobs Greene (father, English actor Anthony Jacobs), and Lindy Greene (father, director David Greene). Both daughters were born in London, England, Jenny in 1943, Lindy in 1949.

Star Sign:

Virgo

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