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Georgina Cookson (1918–2011)

Lean, aristocratic-looking British character actress,on stage from the 1940's. She was noted on Broadway for her performance (and for bringing the house down with her tango on opening night)as Lady India in Jean Anouilh's 'Ring Around the Moon' (1950-51). On television, her aquiline features and impeccable bearing led to her gravitating towards ... See full bio »

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 1983 Number 10 (TV Mini-Series)
Baroness Rothschild
- Dizzy (1983) ... Baroness Rothschild
 1978 Do You Remember? (TV Series)
Mrs. Harlow
- The File on Harry Jordan (1978) ... Mrs. Harlow
 1975 Affairs of the Heart (TV Series)
Maud Lowder
- Milly (1975) ... Maud Lowder
 1973 Between the Wars (TV Series)
 1972 Clouds of Witness (TV Mini-Series)
Helen, Duchess of Denver
- Episode #1.5 (1972) ... Helen, Duchess of Denver
- Episode #1.2 (1972) ... Helen, Duchess of Denver
- Episode #1.1 (1972) ... Helen, Duchess of Denver
 1972 Steptoe and Son (TV Series)
Mrs. Kennington-Stroud
- Loathe Story (1972) ... Mrs. Kennington-Stroud
 1971 UFO (TV Series)
Jane Grant
- Court Martial (1971) ... Jane Grant
 1970 Love, I Think
Mark's Mother
 1970 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series)
Marion Towers
- Jane (1970) ... Marion Towers
 1969 Harry Worth (TV Series)
Vera
- Anyone for Golf? (1969) ... Vera
 1969 Walk a Crooked Path
Imogen Dreeper
 1969 The Picasso Summer
British Woman at Dinner
 1967 The Prisoner (TV Series)
Mrs. Butterworth / Blonde Lady
- Many Happy Returns (1967) ... Mrs. Butterworth
- A. B. and C. (1967) ... Blonde Lady
 1967 Sanctuary (TV Series)
Mrs. Courtney
- Has Everyone Heard of Juliet? (1967) ... Mrs. Courtney
 1967 Sorry I'm Single (TV Series)
Miss Kaye
- The Polka Dot Matching Set (1967) ... Miss Kaye
 1966 Seven Deadly Sins (TV Series)
 1958-1966 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Mabel Crosswaite / Melanie / Edwina / ...
- The Reluctant Debutante (1966) ... Mabel Crosswaite
- Finesse in Diamonds (1965) ... Melanie
- The Finambulists (1963) ... Edwina
- A Letter from the General (1962) ... Ruth Stilton
 1965 Darling
Carlotta Hale
 1965 The Woman Who Wouldn't Die
Ellen Garth
 1964 The Indian Tales of Rudyard Kipling (TV Series)
Mrs. Mallowe
- A Second-Rate Woman (1964) ... Mrs. Mallowe
- Consequences (1964) ... Mrs. Mallowe
- Miss Youghal's Sais (1964) ... Mrs. Mallowe
- The Rescue of Pluffles (1964) ... Mrs. Mallowe
- Only a Subaltern (1964) ... Mrs. Mallowe
 1964 The Counterfeit Constable
L'assistante du dentiste
 1964 Espionage (TV Series)
Eve McAvoy
- A Tiny Drop of Poison (1964) ... Eve McAvoy
 1964 Never Put It in Writing (uncredited)
 1964 Woman of Straw
Guest at Villa Salon (uncredited)
 1964 The Plane Makers (TV Series)
Laura
- "Sauce for the Goose" (1964) ... Laura
 1963 Jezebel ex UK (TV Series)
Celia Brooks
- Love and Let Love (1963) ... Celia Brooks
 1963 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Mrs. Ferris
- Impasse (1963) ... Mrs. Ferris
 1961-1963 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Ellis Andrews / Edith Sudbury
- Death on the Doorstep (1963) ... Ellis Andrews
- The Widower (1961) ... Edith Sudbury
 1962 Maigret (TV Series)
- The Amateurs (1962)
 1962 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Mrs Bindy
- A Free Weekend (1962) ... Mrs Bindy
 1962 Flight from Treason
Lucy
 1961-1962 Citizen James (TV Series)
- The Hospital (1962)
- Episode #2.12 (1961)
 1961 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Iris Lenton
- The Case of the Silent Thief (1961) ... Iris Lenton
 1961 Danger Man (TV Series)
Miss Bishop
- The Trap (1961) ... Miss Bishop
 1961 Five Golden Hours
Lady Passenger
 1961 The Girl on the Boat
Passenger
 1960 On Trial (TV Series)
Mrs. Wilson
- The Baccarat Scandal (1960) ... Mrs. Wilson
 1960 Emma (TV Series)
Mrs. Elton
- Episode #1.6 (1960) ... Mrs. Elton
- Episode #1.5 (1960) ... Mrs. Elton
- Episode #1.4 (1960) ... Mrs. Elton
 1960 Your Money or Your Wife
Thelma Cressingdon
 1960 The Shakedown
Miss Firbank
 1959 Hot Money Girl
Billie
 1959 Frankie Howerd in... (TV Mini-Series)
 1958 A Question of Adultery
Mrs. Duncan
 1958 The Verdict Is Yours (TV Series)
Dr .Christine Helder
- The Case of the Offensive General (1958) ... Dr .Christine Helder
 1957 Your Past Is Showing
Lady Lucy Mayley
 1954 The Vise (TV Series)
Muriel
- The Secret Place (1954) ... Muriel
 1954 Solution by Phone
Frances Hanborough
 1949 By Candlelight (TV Movie)
 1949 Sarah Simple (TV Movie)
Sarah
 1948 Woman Hater
Julia
 1945 I Didn't Do It
Willow Thane
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She acted in Dodie Smith's play, "I Capture the Castle," at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Richard Greene, Yvonne Furneaux, George Relph, Virginia McKenna, Andrew Ray, Bill Travers, Cyril Luckham, Vivian Pickles, and Victor Lucas in the cast.
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Daughter of racing driver Roger Cookson and journalist and novelist Sybil Taylor (who wrote as Sydney Tremaine).

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