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Meriel Forbes (1913–2000)

Meriel Forbes was born on September 13, 1913 in London, England as Meriel Forbes-Robertson. She was an actress, known for Oh! What a Lovely War (1969), Come on George! (1939) and The Case for the Crown (1934). She was married to Ralph Richardson. She died on April 7, 2000 in London. See full bio »


(age 86) in London, England, UK

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 1969 Battle of Britain
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1969 Oh! What a Lovely War
Lady Pamela Grey
 1951 The Long Dark Hall
Marjorie Danns
 1946 The Captive Heart
Beryl Curtiss
 1943 The Bells Go Down
 1943 The Gentle Sex
Junior Commander Davis
 1942 The Avengers
Milly, the Barmaid (as Merial Forbes)
 1939 Come on George!
Monica Bailey
 1939 Young Man's Fancy
Miss Crowther
 1939 Over the Moon
Miss Fortescue (uncredited)
 1939 Bees on the Boat-Deck (TV Movie)
Ursula Manning
 1938 A Farewell Supper (TV Short)
 1936 The Belles of St. Clements
Natalie de Mailliere
 1935 Mr. Cohen Takes a Walk
Sally O'Connor
 1935 Vintage Wine
 1934 Borrow a Million
Eileen Dacres
 1934 The Case for the Crown
Shirley Rainsford
 1934 Girls Please!
Ann Arundel

Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Barre Lyndon's play, "The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse," at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London, England with Ralph Richardson, Joan Marion, and Ralph Michael in the cast. Claud Gurney was director. See more »

Alternate Names:

Merial Forbes

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British theatrical actress, on stage from 1929. Considered to be at her best when acting in American plays. She often went on tour with her husband Ralph Richardson. Film appearances occasional. See more »

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