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Elspet Gray (1929–2013)


Elspet Gray was born on April 12, 1929 in Inverness, Inverness Shire, Scotland as Elspeth Jean MacGregor-Gray. She was an actress, known for Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994), The Girl in a Swing (1988) and Solo (1981). She was married to Brian Rix. She died on February 18, 2013 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 83) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Four Weddings and a Funeral
Four Weddings and a Funeral Laura's Mother - Wedding One
(1994)
The Girl in a Swing
The Girl in a Swing Mrs. Dresland
(1988)
Solo
Solo Mrs Palmer
(1981-1982)
Johnny on the Spot
Johnny on the Spot Joan Ingram
(1954)

Filmography

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 1998 Dinnerladies (TV Series)
Hilary
- Moods (1998) ... Hilary
 1997 The Wingless Bird (TV Mini-Series)
Grace Farrier
- Episode #1.3 (1997) ... Grace Farrier
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... Grace Farrier
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... Grace Farrier
 1996 Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV Series)
Mrs. Crossland
- Heartstones (1996) ... Mrs. Crossland
 1995 Doctor Finlay (TV Series)
Mrs. Finlay
- Private Lives (1995) ... Mrs. Finlay
 1994 Four Weddings and a Funeral
Laura's Mother - Wedding One
 1993 Screen Two (TV Series)
Mrs. Grigson
- Dead Romantic (1993) ... Mrs. Grigson
 1992 The Good Guys (TV Series)
Dorothy McFadyean
- The MacQuarrie Treasure (1992) ... Dorothy McFadyean
 1990 Casualty (TV Series)
Mary Porter
- Love's a Pain (1990) ... Mary Porter
 1990 Agatha Christie's Poirot (TV Series)
Miss Penn
- Double Sin (1990) ... Miss Penn
 1990 Making News (TV Series)
Edna Walsh
- Line of Fire (1990) ... Edna Walsh
 1988 The Girl in a Swing
Mrs. Dresland
 1987 Pulaski: The TV Detective (TV Series)
Celia Parker-Smith
- No Guns Please We're British (1987) ... Celia Parker-Smith
- Tough Guys Don't Blink (1987) ... Celia Parker-Smith
- The Fictional Detective (1987) ... Celia Parker-Smith
 1987 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
Mrs Bartlett
- The Silent World of Nicholas Quinn (1987) ... Mrs Bartlett
 1986 Lytton's Diary (TV Series)
Susan Anderson
- National Hero (1986) ... Susan Anderson
 1984 Tenko (TV Series)
Phyllis Bristow
- Episode #3.10 (1984) ... Phyllis Bristow
- Episode #3.9 (1984) ... Phyllis Bristow
- Episode #3.8 (1984) ... Phyllis Bristow
- Episode #3.7 (1984) ... Phyllis Bristow
- Episode #3.6 (1984) ... Phyllis Bristow
 1981-1982 Solo (TV Series)
Mrs Palmer
- Episode #2.7 (1982) ... Mrs Palmer
- Episode #2.6 (1982) ... Mrs Palmer
- Episode #2.5 (1982) ... Mrs Palmer
- Episode #2.4 (1982) ... Mrs Palmer
- Episode #2.3 (1982) ... Mrs Palmer
 1982 The Agatha Christie Hour (TV Series)
Mrs. Carslake
- In a Glass Darkly (1982) ... Mrs. Carslake
 1979 Take My Wife... (TV Series)
Aunt Doris
- Episode #1.5 (1979) ... Aunt Doris
 1979 Fawlty Towers (TV Series)
Mrs. Abbott
 1976 The Crezz (TV Series)
Jackie Bronte
- Pitman's Folly (1976) ... Jackie Bronte
- The Newcomers (1976) ... Jackie Bronte
- The Battle of Harvey Street (1976) ... Jackie Bronte
- Bent Doubles (1976) ... Jackie Bronte
- Gone to the Dogs (1976) ... Jackie Bronte
 1971-1972 Father Dear Father (TV Series)
Doctor / Muriel
- Brother Dear Brother (1972) ... Doctor
- An Affair to Forget (1971) ... Muriel
 1972 Six with Rix (TV Series)
Madame Louise / Tania / Caroline Proudfoot / ...
- A Spot of Bother (1972) ... Tania
 1969 Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Lady Sutterwick (uncredited)
 1969 Fraud Squad (TV Series)
Ann Wyndham Grant
- Brother Simple (1969) ... Ann Wyndham Grant
 1968 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Helen Taylor
- The Tycoon (1968) ... Helen Taylor
 1963-1964 Laughter from the Whitehall (TV Series)
Mary / Andrea / Betty Neville
- All for Mary (1964) ... Mary
- Trial and Error (1964) ... Andrea
- High Temperature (1963) ... Betty Neville
 1962-1963 Dial RIX (TV Series)
Angela Rix / Miranda Marston / Penelope Rix / ...
- Rolling Home (1963) ... Angela Rix
- Come Prancing (1963) ... Miranda Marston
- No Plums in the Pudding (1962) ... Penelope Rix
- Round the Bend (1962) ... Mrs. Barrington Rix
- What a Drag (1962) ... Cynthia
 1960-1961 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Jane Kenway / Sally Calvert / Yvonne Vining
- Brian Rix Presents #14: Flat Spin (1961) ... Jane Kenway
- Brian Rix Presents #12: Wolf's Clothing (1961) ... Sally Calvert
 1961 The Night We Got the Bird
Woman with dog
 1960 A Life of Bliss (TV Series)
Lois Harvey
- Plead Guilty (1960) ... Lois Harvey
 1956 The Adventures of the Big Man (TV Series)
Emily Edwards
- Edge of Darkness (1956) ... Emily Edwards
 1956 Colonel March of Scotland Yard (TV Series)
Johanna
- Murder Is Permanent (1956) ... Johanna
 1955 Strange Experiences (TV Series)
- Halloween (1955)
 1955 Patrol Car (TV Series)
Lady Jane Shaw / Marion Courtland
- The Man from Blackpool (1955) ... Lady Jane Shaw
- The Executioner (1955) ... Marion Courtland
 1954 Devil's Harbor
June Mallard
 1954 Johnny on the Spot
Joan Ingram
 1953 Johnny, You're Wanted (TV Mini-Series)
Beryl
- Left-hand Drive (1953) ... Beryl
- No Entry (1953) ... Beryl
- Blind Corner (1953) ... Beryl
 1952 Postman's Knock (TV Movie)
Maggie Chard
 1952 Eight to a Bar (TV Series)
Mrs. Quentin Abel
- Man at Bay (1952) ... Mrs. Quentin Abel
- Two's Company (1952) ... Mrs. Quentin Abel
 1952 The Poppenkast (TV Movie)
A Fairy
 1951 Reluctant Heroes
Lt. Virginia
 1949 The Gay Lady
Honor Bellaire (uncredited)
 1948 The Blind Goddess
Daphne Dearing
 1948 Love in Waiting
Brenda Lawrence
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in Dimitri Frenkel Frank's play, "Roger's Last Stand", at the Duke of York's Theatre in London, England, with Leslie Phillips CBE, Roy Kinnear and Anna Dawson in the cast. Charles Ross was the director. See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Served for years on the Council of the Actor's Charitable Trust. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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