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Olwen Brookes (1901–1976)

Olwen Brookes was born on November 26, 1901 in London, England. She was an actress, known for An Inspector Calls (1954), The Happiest Days of Your Life (1950) and The First Night of 'Pygmalion' (1969). She died in September 1976 in London. See full bio »

Died:

(age 74) in London, England, UK

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 1970 The Culture Vultures (TV Series)
Dora
- Practical Demonstrations (1970) ... Dora
 1968 On the Run
Miss Fisher
 1968 Sexton Blake (TV Series)
Miss Cranber
 1967 Honey Lane (TV Series)
Customer
- The Initiation (1967) ... Customer
 1967 The Forsyte Saga (TV Mini-Series)
Bilson
- Into the Dark (1967) ... Bilson
- Decisions (1967) ... Bilson
- A Man of Property (1967) ... Bilson
 1965 Compact (TV Series)
Mrs. Bunny
- Journey's End (1965) ... Mrs. Bunny
 1965 Devils of Darkness
Landlady
 1965 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Woman at the races
- The Cat's Cradle (1965) ... Woman at the races
 1963-1964 Taxi! (TV Series)
 1955-1964 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Mrs. Randall / Mrs. Iver / Mrs. Ross / ...
- Final Appearance (1964) ... Mrs. Randall
- Duffy Smells a Rat (1962) ... Mrs. Iver
- A Kiss for the Constable (1961) ... Mrs. Ross
- Ma's Seven Bundles (1959) ... Mrs. Manton
- Ride on a Tiger (1959) ... Mrs. Welsh
 1963 80,000 Suspects
Senior Nursing Officer (uncredited)
 1963 Ghost Squad (TV Series)
Miss Reeves
- The Retirement of the Gentle Dove (1963) ... Miss Reeves
 1962-1963 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Mrs. Pike / Women's prison officer
- A Pocketful of Bones (1963) ... Mrs. Pike
- Key to Murder (1962) ... Women's prison officer
 1962 Young and Willing
Miss Potter (uncredited)
 1962 Tales of Mystery (TV Series)
Mrs. Peters
- The Man Who Found Out (1962) ... Mrs. Peters
 1962 Twice Round the Daffodils
Dorothy's mother
 1962 The Six Proud Walkers (TV Series)
Mrs. Tindall
- The Rivals (1962) ... Mrs. Tindall
 1961 Jango (TV Series)
Mrs. Bellew
- The Itching Fingers of Lady Ffoukes (1961) ... Mrs. Bellew
 1960 The Citadel (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Morgan Senior
- Episode #1.2 (1960) ... Mrs. Morgan Senior
- Episode #1.1 (1960) ... Mrs. Morgan Senior
 1960 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Mrs. Gregory
- Episode #1.389 (1960) ... Mrs. Gregory
 1960 Whack-O! (TV Series)
Secretary
- Episode #6.6 (1960) ... Secretary
 1960 Don't Do It Dempsey (TV Series)
Miss Twine
- Episode #1.3 (1960) ... Miss Twine
 1959 Dancers in Mourning (TV Series)
Miss Finbrough
- Part 6 (1959) ... Miss Finbrough
- Part 5 (1959) ... Miss Finbrough
- Part 3 (1959) ... Miss Finbrough
- Part 2 (1959) ... Miss Finbrough
- Part 1 (1959) ... Miss Finbrough
 1959 Left Right and Centre
Mrs. Samson
 1959 Jack the Ripper
Lady Almoner (as Olwen Brooks)
 1958 A Night to Remember
Miss Evans (uncredited)
 1957 After the Ball
Housekeeper
 1957 The Good Companions
Woman on Tram
 1956 High Terrace
Mother Superior
 1956 Blonde Bait
Hackett (uncredited)
 1956 Women Without Men
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1956 The Gentle Touch
Sister
 1954 The Black Knight
Lady Ontzlake
 1954 An Inspector Calls
Miss Francis: Hat Sales
 1953 Valley of Song (uncredited)
 1952 Something Money Can't Buy
Lady at party
 1951 Nocturne in Scotland (TV Movie)
Princess Marceline Czartoyska
 1951 Island Rescue
FANY (as Olwyn Brookes)
 1950 The Happiest Days of Your Life
Mrs. Parry
 1949 The Gay Lady
Lady Talman (uncredited)
 1949 Poet's Pub
Bridge Player (uncredited)
 1949 Stop Press Girl
Receptionist (uncredited)
 1949 Warning to Wantons (uncredited)
 1948 My Sister and I
Mrs. Lippincott
 1947 The Mark of Cain
Mrs. Fisher
 1946 This Man Is Mine
Spinster (uncredited)
 1945 Caesar and Cleopatra
Slave Girl (uncredited)
 1944 Men of Rochdale (Short)
Mrs. Clackman
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in A.A. Milne's play, "Michael and Mary", at the St. James's Theatre in London, England with Herbert Marshall, Edna Best, Margaret Scudamore, Elizabeth Allan and Frank Lawton in the cast.

Alternate Names:

Olwyn Brookes | Olwen Brooks

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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