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Anna Cropper (1938–2007)

Anna Cropper was born on May 13, 1938 in Brierfield, Lancashire, England. She was an actress, known for Cromwell (1970), Emmerdale (1972) and Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: Nemesis (1987). She was married to William Roache. She died on January 22, 2007 in Tangmere, West Sussex, England. See full bio »

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 1999 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Claire Williams
- Death's Shadow (1999) ... Claire Williams
 1997 Kavanagh QC (TV Series)
Marian Beck
- Ancient History (1997) ... Marian Beck
 1996 September (TV Movie)
Edie
 1995 The Affair (TV Movie)
Mrs. Leyland
 1995 Castles (TV Series)
Margaret Castle
- Episode #1.24 (1995) ... Margaret Castle
- Episode #1.23 (1995) ... Margaret Castle
- Episode #1.22 (1995) ... Margaret Castle
- Episode #1.21 (1995) ... Margaret Castle
- Episode #1.20 (1995) ... Margaret Castle
 1994 Midnight Movie (TV Movie)
Mrs. Mofrey
 1994 Capital Lives (TV Series)
Lillian
- Jealousy (1994) ... Lillian
 1994 A Skirt Through History (TV Series)
Sarah Benett
- The Wreckers (1994) ... Sarah Benett
 1994 Don't Get Me Started
Mother (voice, uncredited)
 1993 The Marshal (TV Movie)
Clementina
 1993 If You See God, Tell Him (TV Series)
Avis
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Avis
 1993 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Helen Lessor
- Going Home (1993) ... Helen Lessor
 1993 Harry (TV Series)
Mrs. Faber
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Mrs. Faber
 1993 Alleyn Mysteries (TV Series)
Violet Duffy
- Death at the Bar (1993) ... Violet Duffy
 1993 Agatha Christie: Poirot (TV Series)
Lady Willard
- The Adventure of the Egyptian Tomb (1993) ... Lady Willard
 1992 Early Travellers in North America (TV Series)
Anna Brownell Jameson
- Episode #1.4 (1992) ... Anna Brownell Jameson
- Indians (1992) ... Anna Brownell Jameson
 1992 Screen Two (TV Series)
Mrs. Mortimer
- Memento Mori (1992) ... Mrs. Mortimer
 1992 The Old Devils (TV Mini-Series)
Gwen Cellan-Davies
- Clapped-Out Casanovas (1992) ... Gwen Cellan-Davies
- Rhiannon's Boys (1992) ... Gwen Cellan-Davies
- Love, Lust and Litre Bottles (1992) ... Gwen Cellan-Davies
 1992 The Bill (TV Series)
Mrs. Matthews
- Going Soft (1992) ... Mrs. Matthews
 1992 Moon and Son (TV Series)
Mrs. Denmark
- Past, Present and Future (1992) ... Mrs. Denmark
 1989-1992 Woof! (TV Series)
Joyce
- Dad's Birthday (1992) ... Joyce
- The Moneyspinner (1989) ... Joyce
 1991 Casualty (TV Series)
Mrs. Chassnee
- Facing Up (1991) ... Mrs. Chassnee
 1991 Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV Series)
Irene Kershaw
- A New Lease of Death: Part Three (1991) ... Irene Kershaw
- A New Lease of Death: Part Two (1991) ... Irene Kershaw
- A New Lease of Death: Part One (1991) ... Irene Kershaw
 1991 Van der Valk (TV Series)
Julie Meijers
- The Little Rascals (1991) ... Julie Meijers
 1990 Boon (TV Series)
Beth Benson
- Bully Boys (1990) ... Beth Benson
 1990 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
Mother
- Van Gogh (1990) ... Mother
 1990 Chancer (TV Series)
Mrs. MacIver
- Wreckage (1990) ... Mrs. MacIver
 1989 Nativity Blues (TV Series)
Francine
 1989 The Child Eater (Short)
Mrs. Jones
 1989 Murderers Among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Story (TV Movie)
Karl's Mother
 1989 A Day in Summer (TV Movie)
Lydia Prosser
 1987 Worlds Beyond (TV Series)
Mrs. Leonard
- Undying Love (1987) ... Mrs. Leonard
 1987 Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: Nemesis (TV Movie)
Anthea Bradbury-Scott
 1986 Man-Eaters of India (TV Movie documentary)
Maggie Corbett
 1986 Call Me Mister (TV Series)
Grace Blair
- The Creative Accountant (1986) ... Grace Blair
 1986 Nanou
Nanou's mother
 1985 Anna of the Five Towns (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Sutton
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... Mrs. Sutton
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Mrs. Sutton
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Mrs. Sutton
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Mrs. Sutton
 1984 The Jewel in the Crown (TV Mini-Series)
Nicky Paynton
- The Towers of Silence (1984) ... Nicky Paynton
- The Day of the Scorpion (1984) ... Nicky Paynton
- Daughters of the Regiment (1984) ... Nicky Paynton
- Regimental Silver (1984) ... Nicky Paynton
- Questions of Loyalty (1984) ... Nicky Paynton
 1983 Praying Mantis (TV Movie)
Gertrude
 1983 Maybury (TV Series)
Jenny
- Alice: Part 3 (1983) ... Jenny
- Alice: Part 2 (1983) ... Jenny
- Alice: Part 1 (1983) ... Jenny
 1982 Saturday Night Thriller (TV Series)
Betty Buchus
- Where Is Betty Buchus? (1982) ... Betty Buchus
 1980-1982 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Babs / Marge
- Preview (1982) ... Babs
- Mary's Wife (1980) ... Marge
 1968-1981 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Marjorie Mansion / Jean Clavering
- The Perfect House (1981) ... Marjorie Mansion
- Murder: The Rest of Our Lives (1968) ... Jean Clavering
 1981 The Treachery Game (TV Series)
Ruth Aird
- Episode #1.2 (1981) ... Ruth Aird
- Episode #1.1 (1981) ... Ruth Aird
 1981 Very Like a Whale (TV Movie)
Journalist
 1980 The Two Ronnies (TV Series)
Brian
- Episode #8.3 (1980) ... Brian
 1979 Shoestring (TV Series)
Jean Hansford
- Higher Ground (1979) ... Jean Hansford
 1978 Tycoon (TV Series)
Karen
- Sleeping on Grass (1978) ... Karen
 1978 The Lost Boys (TV Mini-Series)
Mary Hodgson
- An Awfully Big Adventure (1978) ... Mary Hodgson
- Dark and Sinister Man (1978) ... Mary Hodgson
- We Set Out to Be Wrecked (1978) ... Mary Hodgson
 1977 1990 (TV Series)
Susie Carter
- Whatever Happened to Cardinal Wolsey? (1977) ... Susie Carter
 1977 The Cost of Loving (TV Series)
Mrs. Bostock
- Albert's Part (1977) ... Mrs. Bostock
 1977 Television Club (TV Series)
Auntie Val
- A Place Like Home: Lydia (1977) ... Auntie Val
- A Place Like Home: Janice (1977) ... Auntie Val
- A Place Like Home: Pud (1977) ... Auntie Val
- A Place Like Home: Errol (1977) ... Auntie Val
 1975-1976 Couples (TV Series)
Mrs. Laker
- Episode #1.45 (1976) ... Mrs. Laker
- Episode #1.44 (1976) ... Mrs. Laker
- Episode #1.43 (1976) ... Mrs. Laker
- Episode #1.42 (1976) ... Mrs. Laker
- Episode #1.41 (1976) ... Mrs. Laker
 1972-1975 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Barbara Broszac / Pat Nolan
- Bargains (1975) ... Barbara Broszac
- Killer (1972) ... Pat Nolan
 1974 Footsteps (Short)
Iris
 1974 Dial M for Murder (TV Series)
Det. Chief Insp. Green
- Both Hands Free (1974) ... Det. Chief Insp. Green
 1970-1974 Play for Today (TV Series)
Elizabeth Carter / Norah Palmer
- Schmoedipus (1974) ... Elizabeth Carter
- Robin Redbreast (1970) ... Norah Palmer
 1971-1974 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Joanna / Olga
- Amy, Wonderful Amy (1974) ... Joanna
 1974 Crown Matrimonial (TV Movie)
Princess Mary
 1973 Spy Trap (TV Series)
Penny Chance
- A Hero's Return (1973) ... Penny Chance
 1973 The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club (TV Mini-Series)
Ann Dorland
- Execution Day (1973) ... Ann Dorland
- That Damned Dorland Woman (1973) ... Ann Dorland
- Mr. Oliver (1973) ... Ann Dorland
- Mysterious Circumstances (1973) ... Ann Dorland
 1972 Dead of Night (TV Series)
Rachel
- The Exorcism (1972) ... Rachel
 1972 Emmerdale (TV Series)
Nan Wheeler (1976)
 1972 Country Matters (TV Mini-Series)
Nan
- Crippled Bloom (1972) ... Nan
 1972 Mistress of Hardwick (TV Series)
Arbella
- Royal Prisoner (1972) ... Arbella
- This Costly Countess (1972) ... Arbella
- Cousin to King James (1972) ... Arbella
- An Insatiable Dream (1972) ... Arbella
- They Expect a New Queen (1972) ... Arbella
 1971 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Lynda
- Gun Play (1971) ... Lynda
 1971 Take Three Girls (TV Series)
Ida
- The Private Sector (1971) ... Ida
 1970 Cromwell
Ruth Carter
 1970 Z Cars (TV Series)
Helen Carter
- Eleanor Rigby Slept Here: Part 2 (1970) ... Helen Carter
- Eleanor Rigby Slept Here: Part 1 (1970) ... Helen Carter
 1969 All Neat in Black Stockings
Cicely 'Sis'
 1969 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series)
Kathleen Skinner
- Before the Party (1969) ... Kathleen Skinner
 1969 The First Lady (TV Series)
Alison Evesby
- All in a Good Cause (1969) ... Alison Evesby
 1969 Imperial Palace (TV Movie)
Violet Powler
 1968 Pere Goriot (TV Mini-Series)
Victorine
- Gilded Youth (1968) ... Victorine
 1968 Sanctuary (TV Series)
Sister Catherine
- Insurrection's Child (1968) ... Sister Catherine
 1967 City 68' (TV Series)
Carol
- Son of the City (1967) ... Carol
 1967 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Fiona Hadley
- Criss-Cross (1967) ... Fiona Hadley
 1967 Angel Pavement (TV Series)
Miss Cadnam
- They Go Home (1967) ... Miss Cadnam
- Arabian Nights (1967) ... Miss Cadnam
- They Arrive (1967) ... Miss Cadnam
 1967 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Kate Winter
- In Two Minds (1967) ... Kate Winter
 1966 The Spies (TV Series)
Jane Patrick
- Go Ahead, I Only Live Here (1966) ... Jane Patrick
 1965 Mogul (TV Series)
Pat
- Meet Miss. Mogul (1965) ... Pat
 1965 The Mind of the Enemy (TV Mini-Series)
Anthea Fairside
- The Fatal Slip (1965) ... Anthea Fairside
- Process of Elimination (1965) ... Anthea Fairside
- A Forcing Bid (1965) ... Anthea Fairside
- The Trap (1965) ... Anthea Fairside
- The New Member (1965) ... Anthea Fairside
 1964 Silas Marner (TV Series)
Sarah Weston
- A New Life (1964) ... Sarah Weston
 1964 The Protectors (TV Series)
Lucy MacNally
- The Loop Men (1964) ... Lucy MacNally
 1963 First Night (TV Series)
Elsa
 1963 The Odd Man (TV Series)
Ruth Jenkins
- A Last Tilt at the Windmill (1963) ... Ruth Jenkins
- A Pattern of Little Silver Devils (1963) ... Ruth Jenkins
- The Saga of Johnny Mac (1963) ... Ruth Jenkins
- Prince on a White Horse (1963) ... Ruth Jenkins
- The Town That Dies at Eight (1963) ... Ruth Jenkins
 1963 The Birth of a Private Man (TV Movie)
Linda
 1962 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Terry
- The Front Man (1962) ... Terry
 1962 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Joan Akers
- Episode #1.191 (1962) ... Joan Akers
- Episode #1.190 (1962) ... Joan Akers
- Episode #1.189 (1962) ... Joan Akers
- Episode #1.188 (1962) ... Joan Akers
 1961 Harpers West One (TV Series)
Yvonne Seymour
- Episode #1.4 (1961) ... Yvonne Seymour
 1961 Deadline Midnight (TV Series)
Beth Gibson
- Doggo (1961) ... Beth Gibson
 1961 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
April Sands
- Episode #1.419 (1961) ... April Sands
- Episode #1.415 (1961) ... April Sands
- Episode #1.414 (1961) ... April Sands
- Episode #1.413 (1961) ... April Sands
- Episode #1.412 (1961) ... April Sands
 1960 Probation Officer (TV Series)
Janet David
- Episode #2.13 (1960) ... Janet David
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Arnold Wesker's play, "The Friends," at the Roundhouse Theatre in London, England with John Bluthal, Susan Engel, Lynn Fairleigh, Victor Henry, Ian Holm, and Roy Marsden in the cast. Arnold Wesker was also director. Nicholas Georgiadias was designer. See more »

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Trivia:

Her father was a dentist and her mother an actress and director of amateur dramatics. See more »

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Taurus

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