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Sonia Dresdel (1909–1976)

Sonia Dresdel was born on May 5, 1909 in Hornsea, Yorkshire, England as Lois Obee. She was an actress, known for The Fallen Idol (1948), The Trials of Oscar Wilde (1960) and While I Live (1947). She died on January 18, 1976 in Canterbury, Kent, England. See full bio »

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 1973-1975 Sykes (TV Series)
Lady Dorothy
- Reporter (1975)
- Rolls (1973) ... Lady Dorothy
 1973-1975 Lizzie Dripping (TV Series)
The Witch
- Lizzie Dripping Says Good-bye (1975) ... The Witch
- Lizzie Dripping by the Sea (1975) ... The Witch
- Lizzie Dripping Tries a Spell (1975) ... The Witch
- Lizzie Dripping and the Little Angel (1975) ... The Witch
- Lizzie Dripping and a Wish (1975) ... The Witch
 1974 The Pallisers (TV Series)
Marchioness of Auld Reekie
- Part Four (1974) ... Marchioness of Auld Reekie
- Part Three (1974) ... Marchioness of Auld Reekie
- Part Two (1974) ... Marchioness of Auld Reekie
- Part One (1974) ... Marchioness of Auld Reekie
 1973 Owen, M.D. (TV Series)
Threnody Piper
- The Witch of Addington (1973) ... Threnody Piper
 1972 The Onedin Line (TV Series)
Lady Lazenby
- Goodbye, Goodbye (1972) ... Lady Lazenby
 1972 Lady Caroline Lamb
Lady Pont
 1972 The Strauss Family (TV Mini-Series)
Lucari
- Schanni (1972) ... Lucari
 1971 Wives and Daughters (TV Mini-Series)
Lady Cumnor
- Marriages (1971) ... Lady Cumnor
- Rivals (1971) ... Lady Cumnor
- The Daughters (1971) ... Lady Cumnor
- The Bride (1971) ... Lady Cumnor
- The Widower (1971) ... Lady Cumnor
 1970-1971 Bachelor Father (TV Series)
Mother
- Gently Does It (1971) ... Mother
- Name This Child (1971) ... Mother
- Not in Front of the Children (1971) ... Mother
- Economy Class (1971) ... Mother
- First of the Many (1970) ... Mother
 1971 Paul Temple (TV Series)
Agnes Armadyne
- Cue Murder! (1971) ... Agnes Armadyne
 1970 Wicked Women (TV Series)
Mrs. Boding
- Christiana Edmund (1970) ... Mrs. Boding
 1969 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Miss Despencer
- Hester Lilly (1969) ... Miss Despencer
 1968 Last of the Long-haired Boys
Mrs. Dearborn
 1968 The Caesars (TV Series)
Livia
- Tiberius (1968) ... Livia
- Augustus (1968) ... Livia
 1968 The Man in the Iron Mask (TV Series)
Duchesse de Chevreuse
- The Grand Design (1968) ... Duchesse de Chevreuse
 1968 Marty (TV Series)
Guest
- Episode #1.2 (1968) ... Guest
 1968 City 68' (TV Series)
Mrs. Ralston
- The Old Country (1968) ... Mrs. Ralston
 1967-1968 George and the Dragon (TV Series)
Priscilla
- The 10:15 Train (1968)
- The Old Flame (1967) ... Priscilla
 1968 Public Eye (TV Series)
Mrs. Briggs
- Memories of Meg (1968) ... Mrs. Briggs
 1968 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Mrs. Dewar
- The Attack (1968) ... Mrs. Dewar
 1967 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Headmistress
- Girls in Uniform (1967) ... Headmistress
 1964-1967 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Sister McKay / Lydia
- A Question of Conflict (1967) ... Sister McKay
- My Late Dear Husband (1964) ... Lydia
 1967 Mr. Rose (TV Series)
Lady Prentiss
- The Noble Roman (1967) ... Lady Prentiss
 1966 Mystery and Imagination (TV Series)
Countess
- Carmilla (1966) ... Countess
 1966 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Annie
- Brothers (1966) ... Annie
 1960-1965 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Ruth Delahunty / Bernarda Alba
- Four of Hearts #3: This Year's Girl (1965) ... Ruth Delahunty
 1965 This Year's Girl (TV Movie)
Ruth Delahunty
 1965 The Mill on the Floss (TV Series)
Mrs. Glegg
- Flood (1965) ... Mrs. Glegg
- Turn of the Tide (1965) ... Mrs. Glegg
- Ebb Tide (1965) ... Mrs. Glegg
- High Tide (1965) ... Mrs. Glegg
 1964 The Human Jungle (TV Series)
Agnes
- Skeleton in the Cupboard (1964) ... Agnes
 1963 The Break
Sarah
 1963 Jane Eyre (TV Series)
Mrs. Reed
- Episode #1.3 (1963) ... Mrs. Reed
- Episode #1.1 (1963) ... Mrs. Reed
 1962 Maigret (TV Series)
Mme Moncin
- The Trap (1962) ... Mme Moncin
 1962 Saki (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. de Ropp
- Episode #1.1 (1962) ... Mrs. de Ropp
 1962 Compact (TV Series)
Mrs. Beatty
 1961 Solitaire (TV Movie)
 1960 The Mystery of Edwin Drood (TV Mini-Series)
Old opium woman
- The Strangler (1960) ... Old opium woman
- The Last Meeting (1960) ... Old opium woman
- A Strange Power (1960) ... Old opium woman
- A Dream of Murder (1960) ... Old opium woman
 1960 The Trials of Oscar Wilde
Lady Wilde
 1958 Death Over My Shoulder
Miss Upton
 1951-1957 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Constance / Sophie / Countess Larisch / ...
- The Magnificent Egotist (1957) ... Sophie
- The Mayerling Affair (1956) ... Countess Larisch
- Rebecca (1954) ... Mrs. Danvers
 1957 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Olivia Russell
- Possession (1957)
- This Was a Woman (1957) ... Olivia Russell
 1956 Now and Forever
Miss Fox
 1956 The Secret Tent
Miss Mitchum-Browne
 1954 Crime on Our Hands (TV Series)
Enid Lundgren / Mrs. Mavis Curzon
- Episode #1.6 (1954) ... Enid Lundgren
- Episode #1.5 (1954) ... Enid Lundgren
- Episode #1.4 (1954) ... Enid Lundgren
- Episode #1.1 (1954) ... Mrs. Mavis Curzon
 1951 The Third Visitor
Steffy Millington
 1950 The Clouded Yellow
Jess Fenton
 1950 Mrs. Dot (TV Movie)
Mrs. Dot
 1948 This Was a Woman
Sylvia Russell
 1947 While I Live
Julia Trevelyan
 1945 The World Owes Me a Living
Eve Heatherley
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Eugene O'Neill's play, "Mourning Becomes Electra," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Barbara Jefford in the cast. Val May was director. See more »
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Sharp-featured Shakespearean stage actress of commanding presence. She first made headlines on the London stage as "Hedda Gabbler" at the Westminster Theatre in 1943. Her subsequent roles confined her to intense or neurotic characters in classic plays, often at the Old Vic. On screen, she was typically cast as villainesses - most memorably as Ralph Richardson's evil wife in The Fallen Idol (1948)... See more »

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