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Pauline Collins


Pauline Collins, OBE, came to prominence with portraying Sarah Moffat in BBC's Upstairs, Downstairs (1971) and its spin-off Thomas and Sarah (1979) during the 1970s. After having played the title-role in the play "Shirley Valentine" for which she earned Laurence Olivier, Tony, and Drama Desk awards, she reprised the role in its film adaptation ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014/II Dough (post-production)
Joanna
 2011-2012 Mount Pleasant (TV Series)
Sue
- Episode #2.6 (2012) ... Sue
- Episode #2.5 (2012) ... Sue
- Episode #2.4 (2012) ... Sue
- Episode #2.3 (2012) ... Sue
- Episode #2.2 (2012) ... Sue
 2011 Albert Nobbs
Margaret 'Madge' Baker
 2010 Merlin (TV Series)
Alice
- Love in the Time of Dragons (2010) ... Alice
 2009 From Time to Time
Mrs. Tweedie
 2006 What We Did on Our Holiday (TV Movie)
Lil Taylor
 2006 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Queen Victoria
 2003 Sparkling Cyanide (TV Movie)
Dr. Catherine Kendall
 2002 Man and Boy (TV Movie)
Betty Silver
 2002 Mrs Caldicot's Cabbage War
Thelma Caldicot
 2000 Little Grey Rabbit (TV Series)
 1997 Paradise Road
Daisy 'Margaret' Drummond
 1996 Flowers of the Forest (TV Movie)
Aileen Matthews
 1995 My Mother's Courage
Elsa Tabori
 1995 Comic Relief (TV Movie) (segment "Oliver 2: Let's twist Again")
 1992 City of Joy
Joan Bethel
 1980-1988 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Eve Peregrine / Pat Lewis
- The Colonel's Lady (1988) ... Eve Peregrine
- A Girl Can't Always Have Everything (1980) ... Pat Lewis
 1985 The Black Tower (TV Mini-Series)
Maggie Hewson
 1985 Tropical Moon Over Dorking (TV Movie)
Myra
 1985 Screen Two (TV Series)
Sylvia
- Knockback: Part 2 (1985) ... Sylvia
- Knockback: Part 1 (1985) ... Sylvia
 1984 Knockback (TV Movie)
Sylvia
 1983 Little Misses and the Mr. Men (TV Series)
Narrator (voice)
 1979 Play for Today (TV Series)
Eileen
- Long Distance Information (1979) ... Eileen
 1975-1976 Wodehouse Playhouse (TV Series)
Yvonne Multravers / Mabel Ridgway / Agnes Flack / ...
- The Code of the Mulliners (1976) ... Yvonne Multravers
- The Nodder (1976) ... Mabel Ridgway
- Feet of Clay (1976) ... Agnes Flack
- Strychnine in the Soup (1976) ... Amelia Bassett
 1974-1975 No, Honestly (TV Series)
Clara Burrell-Danby
- Surprise Surprise (1975) ... Clara Burrell-Danby
- Only Make Believe (1974) ... Clara Burrell-Danby
- Bed, Beautiful Bed (1974) ... Clara Burrell-Danby
- Plenty of Shoulder, Not Much Wheel (1974) ... Clara Burrell-Danby
- Having Them Back (1974) ... Clara Burrell-Danby
 1973 Armchair 30 (TV Series)
Carol
- Carol's Story (1973) ... Carol
 1972 Country Matters (TV Mini-Series)
Ruby
- Crippled Bloom (1972) ... Ruby
 1972 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
The Girl
- King's Cross Lunch Hour (1972) ... The Girl
 1970 The Mating Machine (TV Series)
Elizabeth
- Who Sleeps on the Right? (1970) ... Elizabeth
 1969 Parkin's Patch (TV Series)
Doreen Ashworth
- A Pair of Good Shoes (1969) ... Doreen Ashworth
 1968-1969 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Angelina / Joan Percival
- Happy (1969) ... Angelina
- Mrs. Lawrence Will Look After It (1968) ... Joan Percival
 1969 The Liver Birds (TV Series)
Dawn
- Aristocracy and Crime (1969) ... Dawn
- The Photographer (1969) ... Dawn
- An Interesting Condition (1969) ... Dawn
- The Liver Birds (1969) ... Dawn
 1968-1969 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Dawn / Marjorie
- The Liver Birds (1969) ... Dawn
- View by Appointment (1968) ... Marjorie
 1969 The Old Campaigner (TV Series)
Winnie Haldane
- French Farce (1969) ... Winnie Haldane
 1967-1968 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Betty / Mary Murtagh
- Love Life (1967) ... Mary Murtagh
 1968 B and B (TV Series)
Chantal
- Pilot: B and B (1968) ... Chantal
 1967 Softly Softly (TV Series)
Marilyn
- Somebody Important (1967) ... Marilyn
 1966 The Making of Jericho (TV Movie)
 1966 The Three Musketeers (TV Mini-Series)
Kitty
- Branded (1966) ... Kitty
 1966 Blackmail (TV Series)
Freida Straker
- Please Do Not Disturb (1966) ... Freida Straker
 1966 The Saint (TV Series)
Marie-Therese
- The Better Mousetrap (1966) ... Marie-Therese
 1966 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Clara
- Amerika (1966) ... Clara
 1966 Pardon the Expression (TV Series)
Miss Wainwright / Val
- The Switched-On Scene (1966) ... Val
- Thunderfinger: Part 2 (1966) ... Miss Wainwright
- Thunderfinger: Part 1 (1966) ... Miss Wainwright
 1966 The Marriage Lines (TV Series)
Jean
- Big Business (1966) ... Jean
 1966 Secrets of a Windmill Girl
Pat Lord
 1963 The Contact
 1963 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Nurse Elliott
- Episode #1.588 (1963) ... Nurse Elliott
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Other Works:

She acted in Willy Russell's play, "Shirley Valentine," at the Vaudeville Theatre in London, England. Simon Callow was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Pauline Collins OBE

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Trivia:

Has played the mother of Sally Lindsay on Mount Pleasant (2011), as has Tracie Bennett on Scott & Bailey (2011). Collins previously played Bennett's mother in Shirley Valentine (1989). See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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