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Dora Bryan

Dora Bryan was born on February 7, 1923 in Southport, Lancashire, England as Dora May Broadbent. She is an actress, known for A Taste of Honey (1961), MirrorMask (2005) and Apartment Zero (1988). She was previously married to Bill Lawton. See full bio »
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 2006 Gone to the Dogs (Short)
Rose
 2005 Someone in Particular (Short)
 2005 MirrorMask
Aunt Nan
 2004 Catterick (TV Series)
Mrs. Trethrewick
- Pilot (2004) ... Mrs. Trethrewick
 2002 An Angel for May (TV Movie)
Evelyn
 2002 Holby City (TV Series)
Betty Wheeler
- Lives Worth Living (2002) ... Betty Wheeler
 2001 Bernard's Watch (TV Series)
Marjorie Bell
- Alien Times (2001) ... Marjorie Bell
 1996-2001 Absolutely Fabulous (TV Series)
Dolly / Millie
- Fish Farm (2001) ... Dolly
- The Last Shout: Part 2 (1996) ... Millie
 2000 Doctors (TV Series)
Lily Anderson
- Second Time Around (2000) ... Lily Anderson
 1999 Hippies (TV Series)
Dame Nelly Fletcher
- Hairy Hippies (1999) ... Dame Nelly Fletcher
 1998 Dinnerladies (TV Series)
Connie
- Moods (1998) ... Connie
 1997 Absolutely Fabulous: Absolutely Not! (Video)
Millie
 1995 Performance (TV Series)
Bosom Lady
- Bed (1995) ... Bosom Lady
 1995 Boon (TV Series)
Simone, a Forger
- Thieves Like Us (1995) ... Simone, a Forger
 1994 Mother's Ruin (TV Series)
Kitty Flitcroft
 1993 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Jane Thompson
- The Frighteners (1993) ... Jane Thompson
 1993 Frank Stubbs (TV Series)
Molly Bramley
- Paint (1993) ... Molly Bramley
 1992 Casualty (TV Series)
Hester Blewett
- Cherish (1992) ... Hester Blewett
 1990 On the Up (TV Series)
Tony's Mum
- Maggie's Dad (1990) ... Tony's Mum
- Mum (1990) ... Tony's Mum
 1988 Apartment Zero
Margaret McKinney
 1986 Screamtime
Emma
 1986 Victoria Wood: As Seen on TV (TV Series)
Pam's Mum
- Episode #2.1 (1986) ... Pam's Mum
 1984 Foxy Lady (TV Series)
Ada Breeze
- Episode #2.6 (1984) ... Ada Breeze
 1972 Up the Front
Cora Crumpington
 1971 Hands of the Ripper
Mrs. Golding
 1970 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Bunty
- When Johnny Comes Marching Home (1970) ... Bunty
 1970 Two a Penny
Ruby Hopkins
 1969 Red Peppers (TV Movie)
Lily Pepper
 1967 Before the Fringe (TV Series)
- Episode #2.2 (1967)
- Episode #2.1 (1967)
- Episode #1.8 (1967)
- Episode #1.1 (1967)
 1966 The Sandwich Man
Mrs. De Vere
 1966 The Great St. Trinian's Train Robbery
Amber Spottiswood
 1965 Six of the Best (TV Series)
Olive Taplow
- Annie Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1965) ... Olive Taplow
 1962-1963 The Dickie Henderson Show (TV Series)
- The Playwright (1963)
- The Necklace (1962)
 1961 A Taste of Honey
Helen
 1961 The Night We Got the Bird
Julie Skidmore
 1960 Alice Through the Looking Box (TV Movie)
 1960 Follow That Horse!
Miss Bradstock
 1959 Educating Archie (TV Series)
- Episode #2.12 (1959)
 1959 Desert Mice
Gay Bennett
 1959 After Hours (TV Series)
- Episode #2.8 (1959)
 1959 Operation Bullshine
Pvt. Cox
 1959 Rendezvous (TV Series)
- Cotch's Catch (1959)
 1958 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Mabel
 1958 Carry on Sergeant
Norah
 1958 The Man Who Wouldn't Talk
Telephonist
 1957 Small Hotel
 1956 My Wife's Sister (TV Series)
Dora (eps 1-4)
 1956 The Green Man
Lily
 1956 Child in the House
Cassie
 1955 You Lucky People
Sgt. Hortense Tipp
 1955 The Cockleshell Heroes
Myrtie
 1955 Theatre Royal (TV Series)
Rosie, later Mrs. Bunce
- The Great Healer (1955) ... Rosie, later Mrs. Bunce
 1955 See How They Run
Isa
 1954 Mad About Men
Berengaria
 1954 Shop Spoiled
Marge
 1954 Chance Meeting
Switchboard Operator (uncredited)
 1954 Fast and Loose
Mary Rawlings, the maid
 1953 The Intruder
Dora Bee
 1953 The Fake
Barmaid
 1953 Both Sides of the Law
Prostitute at Police Station
 1952 Twilight Women
Olga
 1952 The Ringer
Mrs. Hackett
 1952 Made in Heaven
Ethel Jenkins
 1952 Miss Robin Hood
Pearl
 1952 Glory at Sea
Glad Flanagan
 1952 Time, Gentlemen, Please!
Peggy Stebbins
 1952 Vampire Over London
Tilly
 1952 13 East Street
Valerie
 1951 High Treason
Mrs. Bowers
 1951 Bikini Baby
Lady in charge of publicity
 1951 No Highway in the Sky
Rosie, Barmaid (uncredited)
 1951 Scarlet Thread
Maggie
 1951 Circle of Danger
Bubbles Fitzgerald
 1951 The Quiet Woman
Elsie
 1951 Files from Scotland Yard
Minnie Robinson
 1950 Something in the City
Waitress
 1950 Traveller's Joy
Eva
 1950 The Blue Lamp
Maisie
 1949 The Cure for Love
Jenny Jenkins
 1949 The Interrupted Journey
Waitress
 1949 Don't Ever Leave Me
Beautician (uncredited)
 1949 Adam and Evalyn
Blonde Sales Assistant (uncredited)
 1949 Now Barabbas
Winnie
 1949 The Perfect Woman
Model in shop
 1949 Once Upon a Dream
Barmaid
 1948 No Room at the Inn
Spiv's Girlfriend (uncredited)
 1947 Odd Man Out
Girl in Telephone Kiosk (uncredited)
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Other Works:

She performed in William Chappell's revue, "The Lyric Revue", at the Globe Theatre in London, England with Graham Payn, Ian Carmichael, Joan Heal and Diana Decker in the cast. See more »

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Height:

5' 4½" (1.64 m)
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Trivia:

Gave up smoking in 1985. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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