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Violet Farebrother (1888–1969)

Violet Farebrother was born on August 22, 1888 in Grimsby, England. She was an actress, known for Easy Virtue (1928), Murder! (1930) and Mr. Cohen Takes a Walk (1935). She died on September 27, 1969 in Eastbourne, Sussex, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Easy Virtue
Easy Virtue Mrs. Whittaker
Murder! Member of the Jury
Mr. Cohen Takes a Walk
Mr. Cohen Takes a Walk Rachel Cohen
She Played with Fire
She Played with Fire Mrs. Moreton


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 1965 Contract to Kill (TV Mini-Series)
Madame Charlustin
- Time for Killing (1965) ... Madame Charlustin
- Man in the Photograph (1965) ... Madame Charlustin
- Voice from the Past (1965) ... Madame Charlustin
- Interlude in Rome (1965) ... Madame Charlustin
- Death in Cologne (1965) ... Madame Charlustin
 1963 Where Angels Fear to Tread (TV Movie)
Mrs. Herriton
 1960 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
- The Stranger (1960)
 1958 The Solitary Child
Mrs. Dennison
 1957 Hour of Mystery (TV Series)
Mrs. Davenant
- Spare Your Pity (1957) ... Mrs. Davenant
 1957 She Played with Fire
Mrs. Moreton
 1956 Aggie (TV Series)
Lady Varley
- Monk's Prior (1956) ... Lady Varley
 1956 A Likely Tale (TV Movie)
Lola Petersham
 1956 London Playhouse (TV Series)
Aunt April
- Two for One (1956) ... Aunt April
 1955 An Alligator Named Daisy
Woman in Wheelchair (uncredited)
 1955 Man of the Moment
Queen of Tawaki
 1955 The Woman for Joe
Ma Gollatz
 1953 Three's Company
Mrs. Atherton (segment "The Scream' story)
 1953 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Atherton
- The Scream (1953) ... Mrs. Atherton
 1952 The Crimson Pirate
Dowager (uncredited)
 1950 The Astonished Heart
Aunt Margaret in Play (voice, uncredited)
 1948 Look Before You Love
 1948 Cup-Tie Honeymoon
Mary Chambers
 1946 The Voice Within
 1937 Change for a Sovereign
Queen Agatha
 1937 The Pearls of the Crown
Une vieille lady
 1937 It's Not Cricket
Lady Harlow
 1936 Where's Sally?
Mrs. Hickory
 1935 It's a Bet
Lady Allway
 1935 Mr. Cohen Takes a Walk
Rachel Cohen
 1934 The Office Wife (Short)
Aunt Cynthia
 1934 Nine Forty-Five
Mrs. Randall
 1933 The Acting Business
Mary Kean
 1933 Enemy of the Police
Lady Salterton
 1930 Murder!
Member of the Jury
 1928 Easy Virtue
Mrs. Whittaker
 1927 When Boys Leave Home
 1911 Richard III (Short)
Queen Elizabeth
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She acted in Gerald Savory's play, "A Likely Tale," at the Globe Theatre in London, England with Margaret Rutherford, Robert Morley, Judy Parfitt, and Richard Pearson in the cast. Peter Ashmore was director. See more »

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