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Dilys Hamlett (1928–2002)

Dilys Hamlett was born on March 31, 1928 in Tidworth, Hampshire, England. She was an actress and writer, known for Jackanory (1965), Hollow Reed (1996) and Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: The Moving Finger (1985). She was married to Caspar Wrede. She died on November 7, 2002 in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland. See full bio »

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 2002 Sweet Charity (TV Short)
Mrs. Cooper
 1999 Wives and Daughters (TV Mini-Series)
The Duchess
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... The Duchess
 1996 Hollow Reed
School Nurse
 1994 Pie in the Sky (TV Series)
- A Shot in the Dark (1994) ... Puttwee
 1993 Harnessing Peacocks (TV Movie)
Lucy Duff
 1990 The Fool
Lady Emma
 1989 Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV Series)
Mrs. Scott
- No More Dying Then: Part Three (1989) ... Mrs. Scott
- No More Dying Then: Part One (1989) ... Mrs. Scott
 1988 The Rainbow (TV Series)
Dr. Frankstone
- The Darkness of Paradise (1988) ... Dr. Frankstone
 1987 Three Up Two Down (TV Series)
- Mirror Mirror on the Wall (1987) ... Florence
 1987 A Dorothy L. Sayers Mystery (TV Series)
Miss Devine
- Gaudy Night: Episode Three (1987) ... Miss Devine
- Gaudy Night: Episode Two (1987) ... Miss Devine
- Gaudy Night: Episode One (1987) ... Miss Devine
 1984 Fire at Magilligan (TV Movie)
 1983 Last of the Summer Wine (TV Series)
- The Three Astaires (1983) ... Lydia
 1976 Crown Court (TV Series)
Dr. Marion Rogerson
- A World of Difference: Part 1 (1976) ... Dr. Marion Rogerson
 1976 The Bananas Boat
Miss Parchment
 1975 Diagnosis: Murder
Julia Hayward
 1972 Kate (TV Series)
- Second Time Round (1972) ... Grace
 1971/I In the Devil's Garden
Mrs. Sanford
 1958-1966 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Mrs. Newell / Stella Rayner / Lena / ...
- Convalescence (1966) ... Mrs. Newell
- Four Days to Fireworks (1965) ... Stella Rayner
- In Search of Happiness (1960) ... Lena
- Montserrat (1958) ... Felisa
 1964 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Clare Orton
- Women in Crisis #3: My Grandmother (1964) ... Clare Orton
 1963 Festival (TV Series)
- Little Eyolf (1963) ... Rita
 1963 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Julia Turner
- Drama '63: Question of Guilt (1963) ... Julia Turner
 1963/I Hedda Gabler (TV Movie)
Mrs. Elvsted
 1962 Mix Me a Person
 1962 The Barber of Stamford Hill
Mother (uncredited)
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Helene Mariotte
- Twentieth Century Theatre: The Assassin (1960) ... Helene Mariotte
 1957-1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Olga / Viola / Sonya
- Crime Passionnel (1959) ... Olga
- Twelfth Night (II) (1957) ... Viola
- Uncle Vanya (1957) ... Sonya
 1959 World Theatre (TV Mini-Series)
Agnes / Julie
- Brand (1959) ... Agnes
- Danton's Death (1959) ... Julie
 1958 The Common Room (TV Series)
Miss Thomas
- That Great Artist Bisoni (1958) ... Miss Thomas
 1958 Television World Theatre (TV Series)
- Women of Troy (1958) ... Cassandra
 1957/I Twelfth Night (TV Movie)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Georg Beuchner's play, "Danton's Death," at the Lyric Opera House in Hammersmith, London, England in a 59 Theatre Company production with Patrick McGoohan, Patrick Wymark, James Maxwell, John Turner, Fulton MacKay, Harold Lang, Peter Sallis, Lee Fox, Maxwell Shaw, Avril Elgar, and June Bailey in the cast. Casper ... See more »

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Sister-in-law of Nuala Willis and John Rawnsley.

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