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Jessica Dunning (I) (1915–1990)

Jessica Dunning was born on May 20, 1915 in Bucklow, Cheshire, England as Jessie Marjorie Dunning. She was an actress, known for Burn, Witch, Burn (1962), Pitfall (1956) and The Friends (1966). She died on April 12, 1990 in Kensington, London, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Burn, Witch, Burn
Burn, Witch, Burn Hilda Gunnison
(1962)
Pitfall
Pitfall Vi Draycott
(1956)
The Friends
The Friends Jeanne Papelier
(1966)
The Peaceful Inn
The Peaceful Inn Joanna Spring
(1957)

Filmography

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 1964-1968 Z Cars (TV Series)
Edna Clayton / Florence Newman / Sally Monks
- Two's a Pair: Part 2 (1968) ... Edna Clayton
- Two's a Pair: Part 1 (1968) ... Edna Clayton
- Aren't Policemen Wonderful: Part 2 (1968) ... Edna Clayton
- Aren't Policemen Wonderful: Part 1 (1968) ... Edna Clayton
- The Hard-Faced Grabber (1965) ... Florence Newman
 1959-1968 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Gwen / Jenny
- The Contact (1968) ... Gwen
- The Last Word on Julie (1964) ... Jenny
- To Ride a Tiger (1959)
 1965-1967 Love Story (TV Series)
Ela / Marjory Golden
- What About Me? (1967) ... Ela
- After Hours (1965) ... Marjory Golden
 1967 Mickey Dunne (TV Series)
Sarah Chesterton-Manville
- A Handful of Coloured Chalks (1967) ... Sarah Chesterton-Manville
 1966 ITV Sunday Night Drama (TV Series)
Rosina
- Four Triumphant: St David (1966) ... Rosina
 1965-1966 Out of the Unknown (TV Series)
Mary Bone / Annika
- Lambda 1 (1966) ... Mary Bone
- No Place Like Earth (1965) ... Annika
 1966 The Friends (TV Movie)
Jeanne Papelier
 1966 Thirteen Against Fate (TV Series)
Jeanne Papelier
- The Friends (1966) ... Jeanne Papelier
 1966 Knock on Any Door (TV Series)
Margaret Pritchard
- Reluctant Witness (1966) ... Margaret Pritchard
 1965 Front Page Story (TV Series)
Liz Rivers
- One Good Turn (1965) ... Liz Rivers
- Sack the Editor (1965) ... Liz Rivers
- Background Only: Not for Publication (1965) ... Liz Rivers
 1965 The Flying Swan (TV Series)
Julie Knight
- A Question of Time (1965) ... Julie Knight
- The Knock-Out (1965) ... Julie Knight
- Company Property (1965) ... Julie Knight
- Trial Run (1965) ... Julie Knight
- Lady in Waiting (1965) ... Julie Knight
 1965 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Julia Drayford
- The Minister (1965) ... Julia Drayford
 1964 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Isotta de Rimmini
- Malatesta (1964) ... Isotta de Rimmini
 1963 Suspense (TV Series)
Grace Maxwell
- Waiting for Wanda (1963) ... Grace Maxwell
 1962 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Claire Benson-Brooke
- Episode #1.545 (1962) ... Claire Benson-Brooke
 1962 The Net (TV Series)
Mrs. Webb
- Not for Peanuts (1962) ... Mrs. Webb
 1962 Burn, Witch, Burn
Hilda Gunnison
 1962 Compact (TV Series)
Miss Watson
- A Piece of Cake (1962) ... Miss Watson
- Surprises by Post (1962) ... Miss Watson
- Point of Departure (1962) ... Miss Watson
 1961 The Final Test (TV Movie)
Miss Fanshawe
 1960 Probation Officer (TV Series)
Miss Barrie
- Episode #1.34 (1960) ... Miss Barrie
 1960 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Mrs. Merriman
- Missing from Home (1960) ... Mrs. Merriman
 1958-1960 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Isobel Cherry / Sister Henderson
- Flowering Cherry (1960) ... Isobel Cherry
- ... And Humanity (1958) ... Sister Henderson
 1958 Tom Barnardo (TV Movie)
Mary Calder
 1958 Television Playwright (TV Series)
Mary Anderson
- The House Opposite (1958) ... Mary Anderson
 1958 Charles and Mary (TV Movie)
Mary Lamb
 1958 The Vise (TV Series)
Magda
- Dram of Death (1958) ... Magda
 1957 Television World Theatre (TV Series)
Isabel, Queen of France
- The Life of Henry V (1957) ... Isabel, Queen of France
 1957 The Peaceful Inn (TV Movie)
Joanna Spring
 1957 The Soldier and the Gentlewoman (TV Movie)
Frances Blake
 1956 Pitfall (TV Movie)
Vi Draycott
 1956 The Wind of Heaven (TV Movie)
Mrs. Lake
 1955 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
1st Worker's wife / Penny Laird
- The Makepeace Story #2: A New Generation (1955) ... 1st Worker's wife
- Broken Silence (1955) ... Penny Laird
 1955 Patrol Car (TV Series)
Mrs. Addison
- The Lover's Knot (1955) ... Mrs. Addison
 1955 Fantastic Summer (TV Movie)
Pamela Ingram
 1954 It's Never Too Late (TV Movie)
Anne Hammond
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Peter Luke's play, "Hadrian VII", at the Mermaid Theatre in London, England in 1968 with Douglas Rain, Oliver Ford Davies, Donald Eccles, Peggy Aitchison and Patrick McAlinney in the cast. Peter Dews was the director.

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Star Sign:

Taurus

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