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Rachel Gurney (1920–2001)


Rachel Gurney was born on March 5, 1920 in Eton, Buckinghamshire, England as Rachel Gurney Lubbock. She was an actress, known for The Portrait of a Lady (1968), Upstairs, Downstairs (1971) and The Moonstone (1959). She was married to Denys Rhodes. She died on November 24, 2001 in Holt, Norfolk, England. See full bio »

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Known For

The Portrait of a Lady
The Portrait of a Lady Madame Merle
(1968)
Upstairs, Downstairs
Upstairs, Downstairs Lady Marjorie Bellamy
(1971-1975)
The Moonstone
The Moonstone Lady Verinder
(1959)
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre Portia / Angela Dale-Adams / Cornelia / Lilian Kirby / Miss Haslam / Mrs. Dubedat / Sarah Anne Terrot
(1950-1955)

Filmography

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 1993 The Poetry Hall of Fame (TV Movie)
 1990 Little Sir Nicholas (TV Series)
Lady Tremaine
- Episode #1.6 (1990) ... Lady Tremaine
- Episode #1.5 (1990) ... Lady Tremaine
- Episode #1.4 (1990) ... Lady Tremaine
- Episode #1.3 (1990) ... Lady Tremaine
- Episode #1.2 (1990) ... Lady Tremaine
 1986 Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna (TV Movie)
Grand Duchess Victoria
 1986 Lost Empires (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Agnes Foster Jones
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Mrs. Agnes Foster Jones
 1985 Mr. and Mrs. Edgehill (TV Movie)
Lady Cynthia Marchmont
 1978 Robin's Nest (TV Series)
Davinia Latham
- Dinner Date (1978) ... Davinia Latham
 1978 The Four Feathers (TV Movie)
Mrs. Eustace (uncredited)
 1975 Ten from the Twenties (TV Series)
Lady Wargrave
- An Adventure in Bed (1975) ... Lady Wargrave
 1974 Father Brown (TV Series)
Margaret Mandeville
- The Actor and the Alibi (1974) ... Margaret Mandeville
 1974 Fall of Eagles (TV Mini-Series)
'Sisi', Empress Elizabeth of Austria
- Requiem for a Crown Prince (1974) ... 'Sisi', Empress Elizabeth of Austria
 1971-1973 Upstairs, Downstairs (TV Series)
Lady Marjorie Bellamy
- Miss Forrest (1973) ... Lady Marjorie Bellamy
- A Family Gathering (1973) ... Lady Marjorie Bellamy
- The Wages of Sin (1973) ... Lady Marjorie Bellamy
- The Fruits of Love (1973) ... Lady Marjorie Bellamy
- An Object of Value (1972) ... Lady Marjorie Bellamy
 1972 Six Days of Justice (TV Series)
Chairman
- Open House (1972) ... Chairman
 1972 I Want What I Want
Mrs. Parkhurst
 1970 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Lady Decuman
- The Raid (1970) ... Lady Decuman
 1969 The Way We Live Now (TV Series)
Lady Carbury
- Close of Play (1969) ... Lady Carbury
- Melmotte Contra Mundrum (1969) ... Lady Carbury
- Melmotte's Glory (1969) ... Lady Carbury
- Nothing Venture (1969) ... Lady Carbury
- The Great Heiress (1969) ... Lady Carbury
 1969 ITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Isobel Drummond
- Machine (1969) ... Isobel Drummond
 1968 The Portrait of a Lady (TV Series)
Madame Merle
- Revelations (1968) ... Madame Merle
- Dissensions (1968) ... Madame Merle
- Schemes (1968) ... Madame Merle
- Bequests (1968) ... Madame Merle
 1967 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Maggie Leeds
- England My England (1967) ... Maggie Leeds
 1966 Funeral in Berlin
Mrs. Ross
 1966 The Rat Catchers (TV Series)
Valerie Warner
- Operation Big Finish (1966) ... Valerie Warner
 1966 Mystery and Imagination (TV Series)
Mrs. Mortimer
- The Open Door (1966) ... Mrs. Mortimer
 1965 The Wednesday Thriller (TV Series)
Mrs. Vincent
- The House (1965) ... Mrs. Vincent
 1965 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Adele
- Game for Three Losers (1965) ... Adele
 1964-1965 Thursday Theatre (TV Series)
Jill Johnson / Frances Farrar
- Johnson Over Jordan (1965) ... Jill Johnson
- A Day by the Sea (1964) ... Frances Farrar
 1965 Game for Three Losers
Adele
 1964 Story Parade (TV Series)
Alice
- The Bender (1964) ... Alice
 1964 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
- The Guilty Party (1964)
 1963 The Saint (TV Series)
Delphine Chambers
- The Benevolent Burglary (1963) ... Delphine Chambers
 1963 Compact (TV Series)
Celia Randall
- A Job for the Boy (1963) ... Celia Randall
- The New Editor (1963) ... Celia Randall
- Wait for the Bang (1963) ... Celia Randall
- No Promises - I'll Take Cash (1963) ... Celia Randall
- Afterthoughts (1963) ... Celia Randall
 1962 Katy (TV Series)
Cousin Helen
- Episode #1.4 (1962) ... Cousin Helen
- Episode #1.3 (1962) ... Cousin Helen
 1962 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Ellen McLeod
- The High Mountain (1962) ... Ellen McLeod
 1961 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Connie James
- The Lifters and the Leaners (1961) ... Connie James
 1960 A Touch of Larceny
Clara Holland
 1959 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Hilary
- The Grass Is Greener (1959) ... Hilary
 1959 The Moonstone (TV Series)
Lady Verinder
- Episode #1.4 (1959) ... Lady Verinder
- Episode #1.3 (1959) ... Lady Verinder
- Episode #1.2 (1959) ... Lady Verinder
- Episode #1.1 (1959) ... Lady Verinder
 1958-1959 Our Mutual Friend (TV Series)
Mrs. Sophronia Lammle
- Part 11 (1959) ... Mrs. Sophronia Lammle
- Part 9 (1959) ... Mrs. Sophronia Lammle
- Part 8 (1958) ... Mrs. Sophronia Lammle
- Part 7 (1958) ... Mrs. Sophronia Lammle
- Part 5 (1958) ... Mrs. Sophronia Lammle
 1956 Port Afrique
Diane Blackton
 1956 The Scarlet Pimpernel (TV Series)
Marquise de Manton
- The Princess (1956) ... Marquise de Manton
 1955 Night River (TV Movie)
Betty Crane
 1955 Colonel March of Scotland Yard (TV Series)
Martha
- Passage at Arms (1955) ... Martha
 1955 Room in the House
Mary
 1950-1955 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Portia / Angela Dale-Adams / Miss Haslam / ...
- Holiday for Simon (1955) ... Angela Dale-Adams
- The Merchant of Venice/II (1955) ... Portia
- The Merchant of Venice (1955) ... Portia
- Wilderness of Monkeys (1954) ... Miss Haslam
- The Passionate Pilgrim (1953) ... Sarah Anne Terrot
 1953 Dear Octopus (TV Movie)
Sybil Randolph
 1953 The Heir of Skipton (TV Mini-Series)
Lady Clifford
- The Shepherd Lord (1953) ... Lady Clifford
- A Shepherd in the Fells (1953) ... Lady Clifford
- Henry Escapes (1953) ... Lady Clifford
- The Wars of the Roses (1953) ... Lady Clifford
 1953 The Blakes Slept Here (Short)
Betty
 1952 Music at Night (TV Movie)
Katherine Shiel
 1951 Tom Brown's Schooldays
Mrs. Arthur
 1951 The Boy with a Cart (TV Movie)
Bess
 1951 Rush Job (TV Movie)
Miss Lister
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Richard II," at the Phoenix Theatre in London, England with Derek Jacobi, Robert Eddison, David Rintoul, Pete Postlethwaite, Clive Arrindell, Malcolm Tierney, Jeffery Dench, Kathryn Pogson, Robert Swann, and Barbara Jefford in the cast. Clifford Williams was director. See more »
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Mother-in-law of Simon Gough. See more »

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