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Margaret Courtenay (1923–1996)

Margaret Courtenay was born on November 14, 1923 in Cardiff, Wales. She was an actress, known for The Mirror Crack'd (1980), Duet for One (1986) and Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side (1992). She was married to Ivan Pinfield. She died on February 15, 1996 in Northwood, Middlesex, England. See full bio »

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 1994 Scarlett (TV Mini-Series)
Julia Brady
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... Julia Brady
 1994 The House of Windsor (TV Series)
Lady Sharpcott
- Queen Mother, RIP (1994) ... Lady Sharpcott
- Prince of Passion (1994) ... Lady Sharpcott
- Pick a Princess (1994) ... Lady Sharpcott
- They're Dogs with Attitudes (1994) ... Lady Sharpcott
- I've Managed to Track Down Royston Bloat (1994) ... Lady Sharpcott
 1983-1987 Never the Twain (TV Series)
Lady Deveraux
- The Battle of Deveraux Dale (1987) ... Lady Deveraux
- Definitely Not Cricket (1986) ... Lady Deveraux
- A Nose for Quality (1983) ... Lady Deveraux
 1987 The Two Mrs. Grenvilles (TV Movie)
Mme. Sophia
 1986 Duet for One
Sonia Randvich
 1986 Executive Stress (TV Series)
Shirley Leigh Sheffield
- Episode #1.6 (1986) ... Shirley Leigh Sheffield
 1984-1986 Fresh Fields (TV Series)
Margaret Richardson / Mrs. Richardson
- Caught in the Act (1986) ... Margaret Richardson
- Get Me to the Church (1984) ... Mrs. Richardson
 1986 Paradise Postponed (TV Mini-Series)
Lady Naboth
- Living in the Past (1986) ... Lady Naboth
 1983 Night Train to Murder
Dame Flora
 1983 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Marge
- Down Among the Sheltering Palms (1983) ... Marge
 1982 Shelley (TV Series)
Mrs. George
- When the Chip Hits the Fan (1982) ... Mrs. George
 1982 Tom, Dick and Harriet (TV Series)
Mrs. Whittle
- Currying Favour (1982) ... Mrs. Whittle
 1981 Kelly Monteith (TV Series)
- Episode #3.5 (1981)
 1981 Goodbye Darling (TV Series)
Lady Brett
- Lina (1981) ... Lady Brett
- Maude (1981) ... Lady Brett
- Anne (1981) ... Lady Brett
 1978-1980 Rings on Their Fingers (TV Series)
Mrs. Pryde
- And Joybells on Their Toes (1980) ... Mrs. Pryde
- Merry Christmas (1978) ... Mrs. Pryde
 1980 Oh Heavenly Dog
Lady Chalmers
 1980 Only When I Laugh (TV Series)
Mrs. Binns
- The Visitors (1980) ... Mrs. Binns
 1979-1980 The Old Curiosity Shop (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Jarley
- Episode #1.8 (1980) ... Mrs. Jarley
- Episode #1.5 (1980) ... Mrs. Jarley
- Episode #1.4 (1979) ... Mrs. Jarley
 1978 Me! I'm Afraid of Virginia Woolf (TV Movie)
Mrs. Broadbent
 1978 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Mrs. Clayton / Mrs. Clapton / Madame
- Fearless Frank (1978) ... Mrs. Clayton / Mrs. Clapton
- The Copyist (1978) ... Madame
 1978 Out (TV Series)
Mrs. Meckler
- A Little Heart to Heart with Miss Bangor (1978) ... Mrs. Meckler
 1978 A Sharp Intake of Breath (TV Series)
Sheila's Mother / Receptionist
- See You in Court (1978) ... Sheila's Mother
- Your Life in Their Hands (1978) ... Receptionist
 1978 Mind Your Language (TV Series)
Miss Hardacre
- Come Back All Is Forgiven (1978) ... Miss Hardacre
 1977 The Upchat Line (TV Series)
Mrs. Butterwick
- Albert's Benefit (1977) ... Mrs. Butterwick
 1976 The Squirrels (TV Series)
Enid
- Leap Frog (1976) ... Enid
 1976 The Incredible Sarah
Madame Nathalie
 1976 The Howerd Confessions (TV Series)
Mrs. Parsley
- Episode #1.6 (1976) ... Mrs. Parsley
 1976 Wodehouse Playhouse (TV Series)
Lady Wickham
- Mr. Potter Takes a Rest Cure (1976) ... Lady Wickham
 1976 Caesar and Cleopatra (TV Movie)
Ftatateeta
 1975 A Journey to London (TV Movie)
Mrs. Motherly
 1968-1975 Z Cars (TV Series)
Freda / Della Collins
- Thanks But... No Thanks (1975) ... Freda
- Person to Person: Part 2 (1968) ... Della Collins
 1975 It Ain't Half Hot Mum (TV Series)
Daphne Waddilove-Evans
- Forbidden Fruits (1975) ... Daphne Waddilove-Evans
 1974 Billy Liar (TV Series)
Evangeline Tupper
- Billy and Some Orange Blossom (1974) ... Evangeline Tupper
 1974 Thriller (TV Series)
Claire
- A Coffin for the Bride (1974) ... Claire
 1973 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Sophie
- The Baby's Name Being Kitchener (1973) ... Sophie
 1972 Get Charlie Tully
W.P.O.
 1972 Kate (TV Series)
Miss Marshallsay
- People Depend on You (1972) ... Miss Marshallsay
 1972 Under Milk Wood
Waldo Wife Three
 1971 Bel Ami (TV Series)
Madame Walter
- Suzanne (1971) ... Madame Walter
- Virginie (1971) ... Madame Walter
- Madeleine (1971) ... Madame Walter
- Clotilde (1971) ... Madame Walter
- Georges (1971) ... Madame Walter
 1970 Ours Is a Nice House (TV Series)
Girda Husselberg
- Uproar at the Opera (1970) ... Girda Husselberg
 1970 Never a Cross Word (TV Series)
Connie Kravitz
- Warm It (1970) ... Connie Kravitz
 1969 Arthur! Arthur!
Clare Brownjohn
 1969 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs Dawson
- A Foot in the Door (1969) ... Mrs Dawson
 1968 Isadora
Raucous Woman (uncredited)
 1967-1968 The Very Merry Widow (TV Series)
Henrietta Greaves
- Under Cover, If Wet (1968) ... Henrietta Greaves
- Anything Legal Considered (1968) ... Henrietta Greaves
- Wonderful, Wonderful Copenhagen (1968) ... Henrietta Greaves
- Creepy Time Down South (1967) ... Henrietta Greaves
 1968 Hot Millions
Mrs. Hubbard (uncredited)
 1968 Mystery and Imagination (TV Series)
Mrs. Thatcher
- A Place of One's Own (1968) ... Mrs. Thatcher
 1967-1968 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Maiden Mary
- Lucky for Some (1968) ... Maiden Mary
- The Waste Spaces (1967)
 1967 The Revenue Men (TV Series)
Mrs. Jepp
- Fox in the High Street (1967) ... Mrs. Jepp
 1967 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (TV Series)
Mrs. Esdaile
- The Chemistry of Love (1967) ... Mrs. Esdaile
 1966 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Rosa Narduzzi
- O Sole Mio (1966) ... Rosa Narduzzi
 1964 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Madame
- The Bachelors (1964) ... Madame
 1964 Love Story (TV Series)
Claire
- The Truth Game (1964) ... Claire
 1963 Hugh and I (TV Series)
- Holding the Baby (1963)
 1963 Suspense (TV Series)
Magda Bennington
- Souvenir (1963) ... Magda Bennington
 1963 Jezebel ex UK (TV Series)
Mrs. Ormiston
- Sea of Doubt (1963) ... Mrs. Ormiston
 1963 Ghost Squad (TV Series)
Flt. Officer Sarah Glindon
- The Last Jump (1963) ... Flt. Officer Sarah Glindon
 1961 The First Gentleman (TV Movie)
Lady Conyngham
 1961 The House Under the Water (TV Mini-Series)
Lucrezia Tregaron
- Episode #1.1 (1961) ... Lucrezia Tregaron
 1960 An Age of Kings (TV Series)
Wife of Northumberland
- Henry IV Part 3: The New Conspiracy (1960) ... Wife of Northumberland
 1960 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series)
Margery Battle
- The Breadwinner (1960) ... Margery Battle
 1960 Inside Story (TV Series)
Dr. Edgard
- A Touch of Brimstone (1960) ... Dr. Edgard
 1959 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series)
Gertrude
- Hamlet (1959) ... Gertrude
 1957 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
Nurse
- Romeo and Juliet (1957) ... Nurse
 1955 Touch and Go
Secretary
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Harry Warren and Al Dubin's musical, "42nd Street", at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London, England with Georgia Brown, James Laurenson and Clare Leach in the cast. Gower Champion and Lucia Victor were the directors. See more »

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Ebullient Welsh-born character actress with resounding voice and dominant personality. She was trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. A prolific performer at the London West End, she appeared in anything from Shakespeare and Shaw, to Coward and Sondheim. Her special forte was in comedy-tinged roles as overbearing or snobbish society matrons and impossible mothers-in-law. Her ... See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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