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Gwen Ffrangcon Davies (1891–1992)

Gwen Ffrangcon Davies was born on January 25, 1891 in London, England. She was an actress, known for The Devil Rides Out (1968), The Burning (1968) and Leo the Last (1970). She died on January 27, 1992 in Essex, England. See full bio »


(age 101) in Essex, England, UK

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Known For

The Devil Rides Out
The Burning
Leo the Last
Leo the Last Hilda
The Witches
The Witches Granny Rigg


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 1992 The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
The Dowager
- The Master Blackmailer (1992) ... The Dowager (as Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies)
 1982 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Reverend Mother
- Aubrey (1982) ... Reverend Mother
 1978 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Marfa Timofievna
- Liza (1978) ... Marfa Timofievna
 1972 The Edwardians (TV Mini-Series)
Olave Baden Powell
- Baden-Powell (1972) ... Olave Baden Powell
 1971 Speaking of Murder (TV Movie)
Mrs. Walworth
 1970 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Miss Mybus
- The Policeman and the Cook (1970) ... Miss Mybus
 1970 Leo the Last
 1967-1969 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Mrs. Ritchie / Florence
- The Mark II Wife (1969) ... Mrs. Ritchie
- Kippers and Curtains (1967) ... Florence
 1969 Boy Meets Girl (TV Series)
Miss. Spinney
- Portrait of Jennie (1969) ... Miss. Spinney
 1968 The Devil Rides Out
 1968 The Burning (Short)
Gran (as Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies)
 1968 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Acsa Beddgelert Williams
- Albinos in Black (1968) ... Acsa Beddgelert Williams
 1959-1967 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Mrs. Voysey / Miss Hill / Mrs. Nichols / ...
- Finders Keepers (1965) ... Miss Hill
- Ladies of the Corridor (1960) ... Mrs. Nichols
- The Patchwork Quilt (1960) ... Lady Madeleine Hillard
- The Violent Years (1959) ... Emma
 1966 The Witches
Granny Rigg (as Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies)
 1965 Londoners (TV Series)
Dora Ashton
- Old Man of Chelsea Reach (1965) ... Dora Ashton
 1964 Thursday Theatre (TV Series)
Laura Anson
- A Day by the Sea (1964) ... Laura Anson
 1961 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Queen Isolde
- Ondine (1961) ... Queen Isolde
 1960 The Hill (TV Movie)
Mary (as Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies)
 1959 The Hill (TV Movie)
Mary (as Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies)
 1940 Haunted Honeymoon
Woman (uncredited)
 1939 Gas Light (TV Movie)
 1938 Richard of Bordeaux (TV Movie)
Anne of Bohemia
 1936 Nine Days a Queen
Mary Tudor (as Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies)
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Other Works:

She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Romeo and Juliet", at the Regent Theatre in London, England with John Gielgud in the cast. Ayliff was the director. See more »

Alternate Names:

Dame Gwen Ffrangcon Davies | Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies


5' 4" (1.63 m)

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British actress, mainly in theatre. Silent footage exists of her stage performance as Juliet opposite Sir John Gielgud's Romeo from the early 1920s. See more »

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