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Joyce Carey (1898–1993)


Genteel London-born actress Joyce Carey came from a distinguished theatrical family. Her own lengthy career on the stage began in 1916 when she played Princess Katherine in an all-female ensemble of "Henry V". She made her debut on the legitimate stage in a small part in the West End production of the exotic melodrama "Mr.Wu". During the 1920's, ... See full bio »

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Known For

Brief Encounter
Brief Encounter Myrtle Bagot
(1945)
Blithe Spirit
Blithe Spirit Violet Bradman
(1945)
Cry, the Beloved Country
Cry, the Beloved Country Margaret Jarvis
(1951)
Dulcimer Street
Dulcimer Street Mrs. Vizzard
(1948)

Filmography

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 1988 Number 27 (TV Movie)
Miss Barwick
 1985 Miss Marple: A Murder Is Announced (TV Mini-Series)
Belle Goedler
- Part 2 (1985) ... Belle Goedler
 1982 Man and Superman (TV Movie)
Mrs. Whitefield
 1982 Father Charlie (TV Series)
Sister Agatha
- TV or Not TV (1982) ... Sister Agatha
 1981 Cribb (TV Series)
Mrs. Pennycook
- The Last Trumpet (1981) ... Mrs. Pennycook
 1980 The Further Adventures of Oliver Twist (TV Series)
Mrs. Martin
- Up Up and Away (1980) ... Mrs. Martin
 1979 My Son, My Son (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Bendall
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... Mrs. Bendall
 1976-1978 The Cedar Tree (TV Series)
Alice Bourne / Lady Alice Bourne
- Peace for Our Time (1978) ... Alice Bourne
- A Call to Arms (1978) ... Alice Bourne
- In the Red (1978) ... Alice Bourne
- On the March (1978) ... Alice Bourne
- Fool's Paradise (1978) ... Alice Bourne
 1978 Father, Dear Father in Australia (TV Series)
Patrick's Mother
- Once More with Feeling (1978) ... Patrick's Mother
 1978 1990 (TV Series)
Nancy Skardon
- You'll Never Walk Alone (1978) ... Nancy Skardon
 1977 Happy Ever After (TV Series)
June's mother
- Special: June's Parents (1977) ... June's mother
 1977 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Countess Mortimer
- Waste (1977) ... Countess Mortimer
 1977 The Upchat Line (TV Series)
Mrs. Cookson
- Accommodation Address (1977) ... Mrs. Cookson
 1977 The Sunday Drama (TV Series)
Mrs. Desmond
- A Chink in the Wall (1977) ... Mrs. Desmond
 1976 The New Avengers (TV Series)
Lady with Dog
- The Eagle's Nest (1976) ... Lady with Dog
 1976 Shades of Greene (TV Series)
Mother
- The Overnight Bag (1976) ... Mother
 1975 The Secret Agent (TV Movie)
Lady Dorothy
 1975 Two's Company (TV Series)
Mrs. Hiller
- Robert's Mother (1975) ... Mrs. Hiller
 1975 Edward the King (TV Series)
Lady Chesterfield
- Dearest Prince (1975) ... Lady Chesterfield
 1974 The Black Windmill
Miss Monley
 1974 Thriller (TV Series)
Liza Meredith
- Only a Scream Away (1974) ... Liza Meredith
 1972-1973 Thirty Minutes Worth (TV Series)
- Episode #3.1 (1973)
- Episode #1.1 (1972)
 1973 Harriet's Back in Town (TV Series)
Aunt Lucy
- Episode #1.76 (1973) ... Aunt Lucy
- Episode #1.75 (1973) ... Aunt Lucy
 1973 Late Night Theatre (TV Series)
Ellen
- Barbara's Wedding (1973) ... Ellen
 1971-1973 ITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Lily / Miss Atkins
- The Coffee Lace (1973) ... Lily
- The Shopper (1971) ... Miss Atkins
 1973 Father Dear Father
Mother
 1968-1973 Father Dear Father (TV Series)
Patrick's Mother
- In All Directions (1973) ... Patrick's Mother
- Father of the Bride (1972) ... Patrick's Mother
- The Opposite Six (1972) ... Patrick's Mother
- Brother Dear Brother (1972) ... Patrick's Mother
- A Book for the Bishop (1971) ... Patrick's Mother
 1972 Lady Caroline Lamb
Marquise (uncredited)
 1971 Out of the Unknown (TV Series)
Mrs. Fane
- The Last Witness (1971) ... Mrs. Fane
 1971 Hadleigh (TV Series)
Mrs. Cray-Crocker
- Invasion (1971) ... Mrs. Cray-Crocker
 1970 Fraud Squad (TV Series)
June Anstruther
- People Can Go So Far... (1970) ... June Anstruther
 1970 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Donald
- Tropical Wednesdays. (1970) ... Mrs. Donald
 1970 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Mrs. Henderson
- Haven of Rest (1970) ... Mrs. Henderson
 1969 A Nice Girl Like Me
Aunt Celia
 1969 My Partner the Ghost (TV Series)
Mrs. Maddox
- Murder Ain't What It Used to Be! (1969) ... Mrs. Maddox
 1969 The Avengers (TV Series)
Harriet
- Homicide and Old Lace (1969) ... Harriet
 1965 Secret Agent (TV Series)
Lady Ammanford
- Whatever Happened to George Foster? (1965) ... Lady Ammanford
 1965 Thursday Theatre (TV Series)
Maud Lowder
- The Wings of the Dove (1965) ... Maud Lowder
 1965 Gideon C.I.D. (TV Series)
Mrs. Coles
- The Nightlifers (1965) ... Mrs. Coles
 1964 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Drummond
- Sally (1964) ... Mrs. Drummond
 1961-1964 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Lady Agnes Travers / Mrs. Proudie
- Tarnish on a Golden Boy (1964) ... Lady Agnes Travers
- Barchester Towers (1961) ... Mrs. Proudie
 1964 Silas Marner (TV Series)
Mrs. Osgood
- A Gleam of Gold (1964) ... Mrs. Osgood
- A Strange Disappearance (1964) ... Mrs. Osgood
- A Marriage Concealed (1964) ... Mrs. Osgood
 1964 The Eyes of Annie Jones
Aunt Helen
 1964 Our Man at St. Mark's (TV Series)
Mrs. Roberts
- Quite Nice in Amsterdam (1964) ... Mrs. Roberts
 1964 They All Died Laughing
Hotel Manageress
 1964 Sergeant Cork (TV Series)
Mrs. Maud Marriott
- The Case of the Self Made Man (1964) ... Mrs. Maud Marriott
 1963 Maigret (TV Series)
Madame Peeters
- The Flemish Shop (1963) ... Madame Peeters
 1963 Suspense (TV Series)
Mabel Dean
- Scissors (1963) ... Mabel Dean
 1963 The V.I.P.s
Mrs. Damer (uncredited)
 1963 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Lady Wainwright
- Take the Plunge (1963) ... Lady Wainwright
 1962 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Mrs. Percival
- The Paying Guests (1962) ... Mrs. Percival
 1962 Top Secret (TV Series)
Maggie
- Maggie (1962) ... Maggie
 1961 The Naked Edge
Victoria Hicks
 1961 Nearly a Nasty Accident
Lady Trowborough
 1955-1961 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Amanda / Clara Peasley / Lady Cleone / ...
- Bellweather Nine (1959) ... Amanda
- No Escape (1956) ... Clara Peasley
- Frolic Wind (1955) ... Lady Cleone
- A Question of Fact (1955) ... Mrs. Trafford
 1959-1960 International Detective (TV Series)
Mrs. Livingstone / Grand Duchess Marowska
- The Bristol Case (1960) ... Mrs. Livingstone
- The Carrington Case (1959) ... Grand Duchess Marowska
 1960 Let's Get Married
Miss Finch
 1959 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series)
Thirza Tapper
- The Farmer's Wife (1959) ... Thirza Tapper
 1959 Libel
Miss Sykes
 1959 Portrait of a Sinner
Mrs. Thompson
 1959 Alive and Kicking
Matron
 1959 Bellweather Nine (TV Movie)
Amanda
 1956 Nude with Violin (TV Movie)
Isobel Sorodin
 1956 South Sea Bubble (TV Movie)
Cuckoo Honey
 1956 Loser Takes All
Bird's Nest
 1956 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Mrs. Vinton
- The Eric Vincent Story (1956) ... Mrs. Vinton
 1954-1955 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Lady Cherwell / Caroline
- Blue Murder (1955) ... Lady Cherwell
- Mr. Sampson (1954) ... Caroline
 1955 Stolen Assignment
Ida Garnett
 1955 The End of the Affair
Miss Palmer
 1950-1953 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Frynne Rodney / Ethel Palmer / Mrs. Janet Rodney
- Full House (1953) ... Frynne Rodney
- The Final Test (1951) ... Ethel Palmer
- March Hares (1950) ... Mrs. Janet Rodney
 1953 Both Sides of the Law
Miss Hopkins
 1951 Cry, the Beloved Country
Margaret Jarvis
 1951 Happy Go Lovely
Bruno's Secretary
 1950 The Song in the Forest (TV Movie)
Empress Elizabeth
 1950 The Astonished Heart
Susan Birch
 1949 The Amazing Mr. Beecham
Lady Caroline
 1948 It's Hard to Be Good
Alice Beckett
 1948 Frieda (TV Movie)
Eleanor Dawson
 1948 Dulcimer Street
Mrs. Vizzard
 1947 The October Man
Mrs. Vinton
 1945 Brief Encounter
Myrtle Bagot
 1945 Johnny in the Clouds
Miss Winterton
 1945 Blithe Spirit
Violet Bradman
 1942 In Which We Serve
Mrs. Kath Hardy
 1938 Spring Meeting (TV Movie)
Joan Furze
 1918 Because
 1918 God and the Man
Priscilla Sefton
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Stage Play: Art and Mrs. Bottle. Comedy. Written by Benn W. Levy. Directed by Clifford Brooke. Maxine Elliott's Theatre: 18 Nov 1930- Dec 1930 (closing date unknown/50 performances). Cast: Elise Breton (as "Parlormaid"), Joyce Carey (as "Sonia Tippet"), Jane Cowl (as "Celia Bottle"), Katharine Hepburn (as "Judy Bottle"), G.P. Huntley Jr. (... See more »
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