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Wendy Craig (I)


Wendy Craig was born on June 20, 1934 in Sacriston, Durham, England. She is an actress and writer, known for Not in Front of the Children (1967), The Servant (1963) and Butterflies (1978). She was previously married to John Alexander (Jack) Bentley. See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win. See more awards »

Known For

Not in Front of the Children
(1967-1970)
The Servant
The Servant Susan
(1963)
Butterflies
Butterflies Ria / Ria Parkinson
(1978-1983)
The Royal
The Royal Matron
(2003-2011)

Filmography

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 2017 Worst Witch (TV Series) (pre-production)
Miss Bat (2017)
 2016/I Wake (Short) (post-production)
Granny Bronagh
 2016 Death in Paradise (TV Series)
Mary Goodman
- Episode #5.5 (2016) ... Mary Goodman
 2006-2014 Doctors (TV Series)
Laura Woodeson / Edith Jessop / Brenda Knight
- Paper Chains (2014) ... Laura Woodeson
- Kiss and Tell (2013) ... Edith Jessop
- Fiddler on the Roof (2006) ... Brenda Knight
 2014 Waterloo Road (TV Series)
Marjorie Windsor
- Suspicious Minds (2014) ... Marjorie Windsor
 2013 Agatha Christie's Marple (TV Series)
Marjorie Phillpot
- Endless Night (2013) ... Marjorie Phillpot
 2012 Run for Your Wife
Lady in Pub
 2003-2011 The Royal (TV Series)
Matron
- Below the Surface (2011) ... Matron
- Dead Air (2011) ... Matron
- Manoeuvres (2011) ... Matron
- The Enemy Within (2009) ... Matron
 2011 Casualty (TV Series)
Verity Lang
- All the Time in the World (2011) ... Verity Lang
 2009-2010 Reggie Perrin (TV Series)
Marion
- Episode #2.6 (2010) ... Marion
- Episode #2.5 (2010) ... Marion
- Episode #2.4 (2010) ... Marion
- Episode #2.3 (2010) ... Marion
- Episode #2.2 (2010) ... Marion
 2008 Harley Street (TV Series)
Gwen
- Episode #1.4 (2008) ... Gwen
 2002-2003 The Forsyte Saga (TV Mini-Series)
Aunt Juley
- Episode #2.1 (2003) ... Aunt Juley
- Episode #1.6 (2002) ... Aunt Juley
- Episode #1.5 (2002) ... Aunt Juley
- Episode #1.3 (2002) ... Aunt Juley
- Episode #1.2 (2002) ... Aunt Juley
 2002 The Real Jane Austen (TV Movie documentary)
Aunt Lefroy
 2002 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Victoria Bartlett
- A Worm in the Bud (2002) ... Victoria Bartlett
 1993-1994 Brighton Belles (TV Series)
Annie
- Gilbert's Return (1994) ... Annie
- The Younger Man (1994) ... Annie
- The Break-In (1994) ... Annie
- That Was No Lady (1994) ... Annie
- The Transplant (1993) ... Annie
 1993 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Annie
- Brighton Belles: Pilot (1993) ... Annie
 1978-1983 Butterflies (TV Series)
Ria / Ria Parkinson
- Loose Ends (1983) ... Ria
- Breaking Up (1983) ... Ria
- Calling (1983) ... Ria
- Cleaning Windows (1983) ... Ria
- Pot (1983) ... Ria
 1977 Jubilee (TV Series)
Mrs. Mitchell
- Cinderella CND (1977) ... Mrs. Mitchell
 1977 Joseph Andrews
Mrs. Tow-Wouse
 1974 Whodunnit? (TV Series)
Panellist
- A Piece of Cake: Christmas Special (1974) ... Panellist
 1969 The Frankie Howerd Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1969)
 1968 Jackanory (TV Series)
Storyteller
- The Piemakers: The Contest (1968) ... Storyteller
- The Piemakers: The Great Pie (1968) ... Storyteller
- The Piemakers: Fire Saves the Day (1968) ... Storyteller
- The Piemakers: A Pie for the King (1968) ... Storyteller
 1967 I'll Never Forget What's'isname
Louise Quint
 1967 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Brenda Patterson
- I Love You Miss Patterson (1967) ... Brenda Patterson
 1967 Half Hour Story (TV Series)
The woman
- Shelter (1967) ... The woman
 1967 Mogul (TV Series)
Maggie Telfall
- No Sentiment in Business? (1967) ... Maggie Telfall
 1967 Just Like a Woman
Scilla Alexander
 1957-1967 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Marjorie Padfield / Valerie Dodds / Bubbles Thompson
- The Floating Population (1967) ... Marjorie Padfield
- Into the Dark (1963) ... Valerie Dodds
- While Parents Sleep (1957) ... Bubbles Thompson
 1966 Out of the Unknown (TV Series)
Claire Belmont
- Satisfaction Guaranteed (1966) ... Claire Belmont
 1966 Secret Agent (TV Series)
Jean Smith
- I Can Only Offer You Sherry (1966) ... Jean Smith
 1959-1965 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Joanna / Miss Tomkin / Ruth Miles / ...
- A Couple of Dry Martinis (1965) ... Joanna
- I Don't Like You (1962) ... Miss Tomkin
- The Paper Palace (1961) ... Ruth Miles
 1965 Thursday Theatre (TV Series)
Kate Croy
 1964 R3 (TV Series)
Iris Preston
- Thunderbolt (1964) ... Iris Preston
 1964 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Susan Peel
- Women in Crisis #1: Husband and Wife (1964) ... Susan Peel
 1964 The Plane Makers (TV Series)
Jane Gaunt
- A Bunch of Fives (1964) ... Jane Gaunt
 1963 The British at Play (TV Movie)
 1963 The Servant
Susan
 1963 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Molly Saunders
- A Deadly Hush (1963) ... Molly Saunders
 1963 The Mind Benders
Annabella
 1962 Late Summer Affair (TV Movie)
Barbara
 1962 The Largest Theatre in the World: Heart to Heart (TV Movie)
Jessie Weston
 1961 Candida (TV Movie)
Candida
 1961 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Jane Irwin
- Drama '61: Love and Penguins (1961) ... Jane Irwin
 1961 Danger Man (TV Series)
Jean
- The Gallows Tree (1961) ... Jean
 1960 Somerset Maugham Hour (TV Series)
Betty Bevan
- The Kite (1960) ... Betty Bevan
 1959 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
- Oggie (1959)
 1959 Room at the Top
Joan (uncredited)
 1958 Big Guns (TV Series)
Rita
- Go West, Young Man (1958) ... Rita
 1957 The Secret Place
Receptionist (uncredited)
 1956 Man Alive! (TV Movie)
Daphne Jameson
Show Show Writer (3 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Self (27 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in John Dighton's play, "Man Alive!", at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Robertson Hare, Joan Sims, Brian Reece, Joan Benham and Joan Hickson in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Interviews | 3 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jonathan Marr

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Trivia:

Harry Secombe is godfather to her eldest son, Alistair Bentley. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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