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Isabel Dean (1918–1997)

Isabel Dean was born on May 29, 1918 in Aldridge, Staffordshire, England. She was an actress, known for Oh! What a Lovely War (1969), Light in the Piazza (1962) and The Passionate Friends (1949). She was married to William Fairchild. She died on July 27, 1997 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 79) in London, England, UK

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 1990 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
Isobel Radford
- The Sins of the Fathers (1990) ... Isobel Radford
 1989 Mystery!: Campion (TV Series)
Donna Beatrice
- Death of a Ghost: Part 2 (1989) ... Donna Beatrice
- Death of a Ghost: Part 1 (1989) ... Donna Beatrice
 1986 A Dangerous Kind of Love (TV Movie)
 1986 The Understanding (TV Movie)
Eva
 1983 The Weather in the Streets (TV Movie)
Mrs. Curtis
 1982 Five Days One Summer
Kate's Mother
 1980 Rough Cut
Mrs. Willis
 1980 Company and Co (TV Series)
Barbara Harris
- The First Touch (1980) ... Barbara Harris
 1979 The Old Crowd (TV Movie)
Betty
 1977 Ripping Yarns (TV Series)
Lady Chiddingfold
- Murder at Moorstones Manor (1977) ... Lady Chiddingfold
 1977 Supernatural (TV Mini-Series)
Charlotte Gall
- Ghost of Venice (1977) ... Charlotte Gall
 1976 I, Claudius (TV Series)
Lollia
- Queen of Heaven (1976) ... Lollia
 1976 Life and Death of Penelope (TV Series)
Lady Cartwright
- The Affair (1976) ... Lady Cartwright
 1975 Couples (TV Series)
Mrs. Brierley
- Episode #1.6 (1975) ... Mrs. Brierley
- Episode #1.5 (1975) ... Mrs. Brierley
- Episode #1.4 (1975) ... Mrs. Brierley
- Episode #1.3 (1975) ... Mrs. Brierley
- Episode #1.2 (1975) ... Mrs. Brierley
 1975 Against the Crowd (TV Series)
Lady Peggy Frobisher
- Blind Man's Buff (1975) ... Lady Peggy Frobisher
 1975 Ten from the Twenties (TV Series)
Mrs. Garthorne
- Motherlove (1975) ... Mrs. Garthorne
 1975 Churchill's People (TV Series)
Anne, Lady Rochester
- A Bill of Mortality (1975) ... Anne, Lady Rochester
 1974 Dial M for Murder (TV Series)
Jean Browning
- Should Anyone Answer (1974) ... Jean Browning
 1974 Centre Play (TV Series)
Fay Casaubon
- Mutinies (1974) ... Fay Casaubon
 1974 The Aweful Mr. Goodall (TV Series)
Alexandra Winfield
- The Good Samaritan (1974) ... Alexandra Winfield
- A Day to Remember (1974) ... Alexandra Winfield
- Loyalty in My Honour (1974) ... Alexandra Winfield
- Clara (1974) ... Alexandra Winfield
- Indiscretion (1974) ... Alexandra Winfield
 1973 Play for Today (TV Series)
Mrs. Richardson
- Jack Point (1973) ... Mrs. Richardson
 1973 Great Mysteries (TV Series)
Christine Kaye
- Money to Burn (1973) ... Christine Kaye
 1973 The Man in the Wood (TV Movie)
Mrs. Farren
 1972 Kate (TV Series)
Miss Wren
- People Depend on You (1972) ... Miss Wren
 1972 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Sonia's mother
- The Long Lease of Summer (1972) ... Sonia's mother
 1972 The Man Outside (TV Series)
Hilda Frisby
- Eric (1972) ... Hilda Frisby
 1968-1971 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Empress Alexandra / Mother
- The Parachute (1968) ... Mother
 1969-1971 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Peggy
- The Comic (1969) ... Peggy
 1971 Shadows of Fear (TV Series)
Gwen
- Sour Grapes (1971) ... Gwen
 1970 Husbands and Lovers (TV Mini-Series)
Eva Muller
- Episode #1.1 (1970) ... Eva Muller
 1970 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Mrs. Hammond
- The Italian Table (1970) ... Mrs. Hammond
 1969 Oh! What a Lovely War
Sir John French's Lady
 1968 Inadmissible Evidence
Mrs. Gamsey
 1968 A Man of our Times (TV Series)
Lydia Laing
- Long Time Since You've Got My Breakfast (1968) ... Lydia Laing
- Someone I Knew (1968) ... Lydia Laing
 1966 Blackmail (TV Series)
Lady Belmont
- A Man of Reputation (1966) ... Lady Belmont
 1966 Public Eye (TV Series)
Jean Clayton
- I Could Set It to Music (1966) ... Jean Clayton
 1966 A Man Could Get Killed
Miss Bannister
 1957-1965 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Gwen Timwood / Helène Madinier
- A Cold Peace (1965) ... Gwen Timwood
- The Web of Lace (1958) ... Helène Madinier
 1965 199 Park Lane (TV Series)
Stella Graham
- The New Tenant (1965) ... Stella Graham
 1957-1963 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Enid / Elizabeth Hollis / Margaret Adams / ...
- Three Roads to Rome (1963) ... Enid
- The Eve of St. Marks (1963) ... Elizabeth Hollis
- Faraway Music (1961) ... Margaret Adams
- The Signal (1959) ... Liz Heyward
- Sugar in the Morning (1959) ... Mrs. Gabrielle Broadbent
 1962 Light in the Piazza
Miss Hawtree
 1961 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Gretel Naunton
- Caught and Bowled (1961) ... Gretel Naunton
 1960-1961 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Evelyn Hunter / Anne Eilers
- Off Centre (1961) ... Evelyn Hunter
- Summer Theatre: The Devil's General (1960) ... Anne Eilers
 1960 Barnaby Rudge (TV Series)
Mrs. Rudge
- Episode #1.13 (1960) ... Mrs. Rudge
- Episode #1.10 (1960) ... Mrs. Rudge
- Episode #1.9 (1960) ... Mrs. Rudge
- Episode #1.8 (1960) ... Mrs. Rudge
- Episode #1.6 (1960) ... Mrs. Rudge
 1960 A Life of Bliss (TV Series)
Anne Fellows
- An Air of Intrigue! (1960) ... Anne Fellows
 1959 Our Virgin Island
Mrs. Lomax
 1959 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Wife of vicar / Rose Hanbury
- The Extra Grave (1959) ... Wife of vicar
- A Bit of Happiness (1959) ... Rose Hanbury
 1958 Davy
Miss Helen Carstairs
 1957 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Mrs. Dyce
- The Silent House (1957) ... Mrs. Dyce
 1955 Handcuffs, London
Doris Tedford
 1955 The Vise (TV Series)
Sylvia Pemberton
- Code Name: Murder (1955) ... Sylvia Pemberton
 1950-1955 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Anne Eilers / Celia / The girl / ...
- The Devil's General (1955) ... Anne Eilers
- As You Like It (1953) ... Celia
- The Unknown Warrior (1951) ... The girl
- The Tragedy of Pompey the Great (1950) ... Antistia
 1955 Out of the Clouds
Mrs Malcolm
 1954-1955 Patrol Car (TV Series)
Doris Tetford / Mrs. Regis
- Nell Gwynn's Tear (1955) ... Doris Tetford
- The Extra Bullet (1954) ... Mrs. Regis
 1953 Twice Upon a Time
Miss Burke
 1953 Gilbert and Sullivan
Mrs. Gilbert
 1952 Affair in Monte Carlo
Miss Johnson
 1952 The Man with the Gun (TV Movie)
Martha Graham
 1952 The Woman's Angle
Isobel Mansell
 1952 Man Bait
May Harman (uncredited)
 1951 Nocturne in Scotland (TV Movie)
Jane Stirling
 1949 The Happiest Days of Your Life (TV Movie)
 1949 The Passionate Friends
Pat Stratton

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She acted in Julian Mitchell's play, "Half-Life", in a National Theatre production at the Duke of York's Theatre in London, England with John Gielgud, Lockwood West, Richard Pearson, Avril Elgar, Hugh Paddick and Diane Fletcher in the cast. Waris Hussein was the director. See more »

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Trivia:

British character actress, on stage from 1939 and often cast as well-bred society matrons. Began her career as a scenic artist with the Cheltenham Repertory Company.

Star Sign:

Gemini

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