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Daphne Heard (1904–1983)

Daphne Heard was born on August 1, 1904 in Plymouth, Devon, England. She was an actress, known for To the Manor Born (1979), Lorna Doone (1963) and Jude the Obscure (1971). She died on June 22, 1983 in Bristol, England. See full bio »

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(age 78) in Bristol, England, UK

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Known For

To the Manor Born
To the Manor Born Mrs. Polouvicka
(1979-1981)
Lorna Doone
Lorna Doone Betty Muxworthy
(1963)
Jude the Obscure
Jude the Obscure Drusilla Fawley
(1971)
The Woman in White
The Woman in White Madame Fosco
(1966)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actress (87 credits)
 1982 Horace (TV Series)
Mrs. Tiddy
- Horace and the Great Outdoors (1982) ... Mrs. Tiddy
- Horace Steps Out (1982) ... Mrs. Tiddy
- Horace Finds a Friend (1982) ... Mrs. Tiddy
- Horace Takes Charge (1982) ... Mrs. Tiddy
- Horace Picks a Winner (1982) ... Mrs. Tiddy
 1982 Play for Today (TV Series)
Mrs. Merridew
- A Cotswold Death (1982) ... Mrs. Merridew
 1979-1981 To the Manor Born (TV Series)
Mrs. Polouvicka
- Back to the Manor (1981) ... Mrs. Polouvicka
- Connections in High Places (1981) ... Mrs. Polouvicka
- Cosmetics (1981) ... Mrs. Polouvicka
- Birds Vs. Bees (1981) ... Mrs. Polouvicka
- Horses Vs. Cars (1981) ... Mrs. Polouvicka
 1981 Nanny (TV Series)
Miss Cooper
- Trompe L'Oeil (1981) ... Miss Cooper
 1977-1979 Don't Forget to Write! (TV Series)
Mrs. Field
- We're Going to Maxim's (1979) ... Mrs. Field
- Götterdämmerung (1979) ... Mrs. Field
- The Greening of Gordon (1979) ... Mrs. Field
- Exit Goering (1979) ... Mrs. Field
- Enter Hitler (1979) ... Mrs. Field
 1978 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Lizzie Hinchcliffe
- Episode #1.1834 (1978) ... Lizzie Hinchcliffe
 1974-1978 Crown Court (TV Series)
Daphne Farrar / Gwendoline Miggs / Nan Dean
- Still Life with Feathers: Part 1 (1978) ... Daphne Farrar
- Evil Liver (1975) ... Gwendoline Miggs
- Forgive-Me-Not: Part 1 (1974) ... Nan Dean
 1978 Hazell (TV Series)
Kathleen Donaldson
- Hazell Plays Solomon (1978) ... Kathleen Donaldson
 1977 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Martha Tyler
- Image of the Fendahl: Part Four (1977) ... Martha Tyler
- Image of the Fendahl: Part Three (1977) ... Martha Tyler
- Image of the Fendahl: Part Two (1977) ... Martha Tyler
- Image of the Fendahl: Part One (1977) ... Martha Tyler
 1977 The Upchat Line (TV Series)
Mrs. Burgess
- Home Is the Hunter (1977) ... Mrs. Burgess
 1977 Marie Curie (TV Mini-Series)
Madame Sophie Curie
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... Madame Sophie Curie
 1977 Murder Most English: A Flaxborough Chronicle (TV Series)
Mrs. Crunkinghorn
- The Flaxborough Crab: Part 1 (1977) ... Mrs. Crunkinghorn
 1976 Within These Walls (TV Series)
Ralda Loveridge
- A Sentence of Death (1976) ... Ralda Loveridge
 1976 Angels (TV Series)
Edith Dawson
- My Patient (1976) ... Edith Dawson
 1976 Westway (TV Series)
Miss. Marlbury
- The Tenants' Feast (1976) ... Miss. Marlbury
- A Highly Desirable Property (1976) ... Miss. Marlbury
- Noughts and Crosses (1976) ... Miss. Marlbury
- A Growing Concern (1976) ... Miss. Marlbury
- The Saxby Invaders (1976) ... Miss. Marlbury
 1976 Plays for Britain (TV Series)
Mrs. Brown
- The Paradise Run (1976) ... Mrs. Brown
 1974-1975 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Mum / Auntie Vee
- Captive Audience (1975) ... Mum
- It's Only Me: Whoever I Am (1974) ... Auntie Vee
 1975 Village Hall (TV Series)
Mrs. Goodchild
- Lot 23 (1975) ... Mrs. Goodchild
 1975 Wodehouse Playhouse (TV Series)
Nanny Wilks
- Portrait of a Disciplinarian (1975) ... Nanny Wilks
 1975 Churchill's People (TV Series)
Old woman
- King Alfred (1975) ... Old woman
 1970-1974 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Mrs. Voynitsky / Witch / Miss. Avery
- The Wood Demon (1974) ... Mrs. Voynitsky
- Macbeth (1970) ... Witch
- Howards End (1970) ... Miss. Avery
 1974 Oh No, It's Selwyn Froggitt (TV Series)
Florrie Froggitt
- Pilot: Oh No, It's Selwyn Froggitt (1974) ... Florrie Froggitt
 1974 John Halifax, Gentleman (TV Mini-Series)
Jael
- Episode #1.2 (1974) ... Jael
- Episode #1.1 (1974) ... Jael
 1974 The Kids from 47A (TV Series)
Mrs. Budge
- The Big Break Up (1974) ... Mrs. Budge
 1973 Orson Welles' Great Mysteries (TV Series)
Deborah Crabbe
- Captain Rogers (1973) ... Deborah Crabbe
 1973 The Jensen Code (TV Series)
Granny Powell
- Episode #1.11 (1973) ... Granny Powell
- Episode #1.10 (1973) ... Granny Powell
- Episode #1.9 (1973) ... Granny Powell
- Episode #1.7 (1973) ... Granny Powell
- Episode #1.6 (1973) ... Granny Powell
 1973 Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? (TV Series)
Aunt Beattie
- End of an Era (1973) ... Aunt Beattie
 1973 Arthur of the Britons (TV Series)
Elder
- The Wood People (1973) ... Elder
 1973 Country Matters (TV Mini-Series)
Cassandra
- The Higgler (1973) ... Cassandra
 1972 Cranford (TV Series)
Mrs. Fitz-Adam
- Part 4 (1972) ... Mrs. Fitz-Adam
- Part 3 (1972) ... Mrs. Fitz-Adam
- Part 2 (1972) ... Mrs. Fitz-Adam
 1972 Upstairs, Downstairs (TV Series)
Nanny Webster
- Out of the Everywhere (1972) ... Nanny Webster
 1972 The Triple Echo
Shopkeeper
 1972 Pretenders (TV Series)
Carritty
- The Players to the Rescue (1972) ... Carritty
 1972 Horace (TV Movie)
Mrs. Beal
 1972 Spyder's Web (TV Series)
Mrs. Harley
- Lies and Dolls (1972) ... Mrs. Harley
 1972 The Fenn Street Gang (TV Series)
Mrs. Upjohn
- Who's Minding the Shop? (1972) ... Mrs. Upjohn
 1972 Suspicion (TV Series)
Mrs Fawcett
- Reasonable Doubt (1972) ... Mrs Fawcett
 1971 Owen, M.D. (TV Series)
Mary Brough
- The Kingfisher, Part 2 (1971) ... Mary Brough
- The Kingfisher, Part 1 (1971) ... Mary Brough
 1971 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Miss. Grant
- Footprints (1971) ... Miss. Grant
 1971 Masterpiece Classic (TV Series)
Drusilla Fawley
- Jude the Obscure: At Marygreen (1971) ... Drusilla Fawley
 1971 Please Sir!
Old Gypsy Lady
 1971 Thick as Thieves (TV Movie)
 1964-1971 Z Cars (TV Series)
Hildie / Mrs. Connolly / Mrs. Fielding
- Say Two Hellos (1971) ... Hildie
- The Nose on Your Face: Part 1 (1967) ... Mrs. Connolly
- Charity Begins...! (1964) ... Mrs. Fielding
 1971 For the Love of Ada (TV Series)
Mrs. Chandler
- The Royalist (1971) ... Mrs. Chandler
 1971 Jude the Obscure (TV Mini-Series)
Drusilla Fawley
- To Aldbrickham (1971) ... Drusilla Fawley
- To Shaston (1971) ... Drusilla Fawley
- To Melchester (1971) ... Drusilla Fawley
- To Christminster (1971) ... Drusilla Fawley
- At Marygreen (1971) ... Drusilla Fawley
 1969-1971 ITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs Castleton / Grannie Groom
- Big Soft Nellie (1971) ... Mrs Castleton
- Rogues Gallery: A Bed Full of Miracles (1969) ... Grannie Groom
 1970 Three Sisters
Anfissa the nana
 1970 Goodbye Gemini
Mrs. McLaren
 1970 Ace of Wands (TV Series)
Ma Epps
 1969 The First Churchills (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Jennings
- The Protestant Wind (1969) ... Mrs. Jennings
- The Lion and the Unicorn (1969) ... Mrs. Jennings
- Bridals (1969) ... Mrs. Jennings
 1969 The Expert (TV Series)
Mrs. Dipper
- Eddie (1969) ... Mrs. Dipper
 1969 Rogues' Gallery (TV Series)
Grannie Groom
- A Bed-Full of Miracles (1969) ... Grannie Groom
 1969 Big Breadwinner Hog (TV Series)
Mrs. Lennox
- Hogarth Accepts Responsibility (1969) ... Mrs. Lennox
- Immature, Unsatisfactory Work... (1969) ... Mrs. Lennox
 1969 Wild, Wild Women (TV Series)
Ginny
- Episode #1.6 (1969) ... Ginny
- Episode #1.5 (1969) ... Ginny
- Episode #1.4 (1969) ... Ginny
- Episode #1.3 (1969) ... Ginny
- Episode #1.2 (1969) ... Ginny
 1968 Nearest and Dearest (TV Series)
Mrs. Hardman
- The Wrong Side of the Sheets (1968) ... Mrs. Hardman
 1968 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Mrs. Edgell / Nan
- A Night with Mrs. Da Tanka (1968) ... Mrs. Edgell
- Toggle (1968) ... Nan
 1968 City '68 (TV Series)
Miss Barnes
- The System: Pennywise (1968) ... Miss Barnes
 1968 Mr. Rose (TV Series)
Mrs. Simons
- The Heralds of Death (1968) ... Mrs. Simons
 1968 Nicholas Nickleby (TV Mini-Series)
Peg Sliderskew
- A Journey for Smike (1968) ... Peg Sliderskew
- The Duel (1968) ... Peg Sliderskew
 1968 Public Eye (TV Series)
Nora
- The Bromsgrove Venus (1968) ... Nora
 1964-1968 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Mrs. McNaughton / Mrs. Verrier / Grandma
- Out of the Blue (1968) ... Mrs. McNaughton
- Written with the Left Hand (1966) ... Mrs. Verrier
- Without the City (1964) ... Grandma
 1967 Softly Softly (TV Series)
Mrs. Evans / Mrs. Peck
- Something Unusual (1967) ... Mrs. Evans
- A Piece of Waste Ground (1967) ... Mrs. Peck
 1967 Inheritance (TV Series) (1967)
 1967 Hobson's Choice (TV Series)
Mrs. Hepworth
- How to Rule a Father and Hook a Husband (1967) ... Mrs. Hepworth
 1967 Boy Meets Girl (TV Series)
Mary
- The Raging Moon (1967) ... Mary
 1967 Sanctuary (TV Series)
Mrs. Evans
- The Undefeated (1967) ... Mrs. Evans
 1967 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Witness
- The Investigation (1967) ... Witness
 1966 Macbeth (TV Movie)
Third witch
 1966 Blackmail (TV Series)
Mrs. Pearce
- Vacant Possession (1966) ... Mrs. Pearce
 1966 The Woman in White (TV Series)
Madame Fosco
- The Witness (1966) ... Madame Fosco
- The Disappearance (1966) ... Madame Fosco
- The Signature (1966) ... Madame Fosco
 1966 The Witness (TV Movie)
Madame Naquet
 1966 Thirteen Against Fate (TV Series)
Madame Naquet
- The Witness (1966) ... Madame Naquet
 1965 Poison Island (TV Series)
Mrs. Stimcoe
- Episode #1.3 (1965) ... Mrs. Stimcoe
- Episode #1.2 (1965) ... Mrs. Stimcoe
- Episode #1.1 (1965) ... Mrs. Stimcoe
 1965 Undermind (TV Series)
Mrs. Neary
- Death in England (1965) ... Mrs. Neary
 1964 Esther Waters (TV Series)
Mrs. Latch
- The Favourite Wins (1964) ... Mrs. Latch
- Starter's Orders (1964) ... Mrs. Latch
- London Pride (1964) ... Mrs. Latch
- The Lottery (1964) ... Mrs. Latch
 1964 Thursday Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Dorbell
- The Cure for Love (1964) ... Mrs. Dorbell
 1964 The Children of the New Forest (TV Series)
Judith Villiers
- The King's Messenger (1964) ... Judith Villiers
 1964 Story Parade (TV Series)
Mrs. Poulten-Morse
- The Bender (1964) ... Mrs. Poulten-Morse
 1963 Compact (TV Series)
Mrs. Metcalfe
- Two Lovely Black Eyes (1963) ... Mrs. Metcalfe
- Stranded (1963) ... Mrs. Metcalfe
 1963 Lorna Doone (TV Mini-Series)
Betty Muxworthy
- A Long Account Settled (1963) ... Betty Muxworthy
- The Secret (1963) ... Betty Muxworthy
- The Glass Necklace (1963) ... Betty Muxworthy
- The Great Frost (1963) ... Betty Muxworthy
- Harvest Festival (1963) ... Betty Muxworthy
 1960 The True Mistery of the Passion (TV Movie)
Despair
 1958 Rest You Merry (TV Movie)
Jin
 1958 The Castiglioni Brothers (TV Movie)
Anna
 1949 Miranda (TV Movie)
Nurse Cary
 1948 Yellow Sands (TV Movie)
Jennifer Varwell
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in W. Somerset Maugham's play, "Home and Beauty", in a National Theatre Company production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Geraldine McEwan, Robert Stephens, Sheila Reid, Robert Lang, Arthur Lowe and Jeanne Watts in the cast. Frank Dunlop was the director. See more »

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Attended Rada.

Trademark:

Playing grumpy old granny roles

Star Sign:

Leo

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