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Gemma Craven


Gemma Craven was born on June 1, 1950 in Dublin, Ireland as Rita Gemma Gabriel. She is an actress, known for The Slipper and the Rose: The Story of Cinderella (1976), The Hole (2001) and The Mystery of Edwin Drood (1993). She was previously married to David Beamish and Frazer Hines. See full bio »

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Known For

The Hole
The Hole Mrs. Dunn
(2001)
The Mystery of Edwin Drood
The Mystery of Edwin Drood Miss Twinkleton
(1993)
She Loves Me
She Loves Me Amalia Balash
(1978)

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 2012 The Living and the Dying (Short)
Peggy
 2009-2010 Hollyoaks (TV Series)
Erin Fisher
- Episode #1.2955 (2010) ... Erin Fisher
- Episode #1.2590 (2009) ... Erin Fisher
 2009 Doc Martin (TV Series)
Molly O'Brien
- Midwife Crisis (2009) ... Molly O'Brien
 2009 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Judy Dean
- Cashing In (2009) ... Judy Dean
 2006-2008 The Clinic (TV Series)
Dr. Julia Brady
- Episode #6.10 (2008) ... Dr. Julia Brady
- Episode #6.9 (2008) ... Dr. Julia Brady
- Episode #6.7 (2008) ... Dr. Julia Brady
- Episode #6.6 (2008) ... Dr. Julia Brady
- Episode #6.5 (2008) ... Dr. Julia Brady
 2008 Hollyoaks Later (TV Series)
Erin Fisher
- Episode #1.5 (2008) ... Erin Fisher
- Episode #1.4 (2008) ... Erin Fisher
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... Erin Fisher
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Erin Fisher
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Erin Fisher
 2008 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Judy Hicks
- Shot at Dawn (2008) ... Judy Hicks
 2004 My Life in Film (TV Series)
Mrs. Jones
- 8 1/2 (2004) ... Mrs. Jones
 2001 The Cazalets (TV Series)
Mrs. Headford
- Episode #1.3 (2001) ... Mrs. Headford
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... Mrs. Headford
- Episode #1.1 (2001) ... Mrs. Headford
 2001 The Hole
Mrs. Dunn
 1992-1998 The Bill (TV Series)
D.S. Heywood / Sara Gibbs
- Big Day (1998) ... D.S. Heywood
- Exposures (1992) ... Sara Gibbs
 1998 Two Lives (TV Series)
Mary
- Hell for Leather (1998) ... Mary
 1997 The Last Bus Home
Reena's Mother
 1995 Father Ted (TV Series)
Polly Clarke
- And God Created Woman (1995) ... Polly Clarke
 1994 Words Upon the Window Pane
Mrs. Mallet
 1993 The Man Who Cried (TV Movie)
June
 1993 The Marshal (TV Movie)
Teresa
 1993 The Brown Man (TV Movie)
 1993 The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Miss Twinkleton
 1992 Take Off with T-Bag (TV Series)
Hedda Hoofer Bag
- The Red Shoes (1992) ... Hedda Hoofer Bag
 1992 Double X: The Name of the Game
Jenny Eskridge
 1991 Boon (TV Series)
Contessa Jean Di Cesare
- The Barefaced Contessa (1991) ... Contessa Jean Di Cesare
 1985 Robin Hood (TV Series)
Lilith
- The Enchantment (1985) ... Lilith
 1980-1983 The Morecambe & Wise Show (TV Series)
Miss Potter / Psychiatrist's Nurse / Michelle, Ernie's Au Pair / ...
- 1980 Christmas Show (1980) ... Miss Potter / Psychiatrist's Nurse
- Episode #1.6 (1980) ... Michelle, Ernie's Au Pair / Herself
 1981-1983 Wagner (TV Series)
Minna / Minna Wagner
- Episode #1.3 (1983) ... Minna
- Episode #1.2 (1983) ... Minna
- Episode #1.1 (1983) ... Minna
- Episode #1.5 (1981) ... Minna
- Episode #1.4 (1981) ... Minna Wagner
 1982 East Lynne (TV Movie)
Barbara Hare
 1979 Why Not Stay for Breakfast?
Louise Hamilton
 1978 Must Wear Tights
Gemma
 1978 Pennies from Heaven (TV Mini-Series)
Joan Parker
- Says My Heart (1978) ... Joan Parker
- Painting the Clouds (1978) ... Joan Parker
- Better Think Twice (1978) ... Joan Parker
- Easy Come, Easy Go (1978) ... Joan Parker
- The Sweetest Thing (1978) ... Joan Parker
 1978 Kingdom of Gifts
The Unhappy Princess (voice)
 1978 She Loves Me (TV Movie)
Amalia Balash
 1977 Romance (TV Series)
Emily
- Emily (1977) ... Emily
 1973 Hey Brian! (TV Series)
Gemma
- Episode #1.6 (1973) ... Gemma
- Episode #1.5 (1973) ... Gemma
- Episode #1.4 (1973) ... Gemma
- Episode #1.3 (1973) ... Gemma
- Episode #1.2 (1973) ... Gemma
 1972 Dick Whittington (TV Movie)
Alice
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Alan Ayckbourn's play, "A Chorus of Disapproval," in a British National Theatre production at the Lyttelton Theatre and Olivier Theatre in London, England with Bob Peck, Michael Gambon, and Imelda Staunton in the cast. Alan Ayckbourn was also director. See more »

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Trivia:

Attended St Bernard's Convent High School for Girls in Westcliff-on-Sea in Essex. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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