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Mary Hignett (1915–1980)

Mary Hignett was born in 1915 in the UK. She was an actress, known for All Creatures Great and Small (1978), The Corpse (1971) and Prehistoric Women (1967). She was married to Michael Brennan. She died on July 6, 1980. See full bio »

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in UK

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(age 65)

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 1968-1979 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Miss Digby
- The Winter Ladies (1979) ... Miss Digby
 1977 The Lively Arts (TV Series)
Superioress in 'Teresa'
- A Portrait of Sean O'Faolain (1977) ... Superioress in 'Teresa'
 1975 The Growing Pains of PC Penrose (TV Series)
Chief Superintendent's Wife
- It's Quiet Midweek (1975) ... Chief Superintendent's Wife
 1974 Warship (TV Series)
Mrs. Beaumont
- Nothing to Starboard (1974) ... Mrs. Beaumont
 1972 The Edwardians (TV Mini-Series)
Lady Langattock
- Mr. Rolls and Mr. Royce (1972) ... Lady Langattock
 1972 Demons of the Mind
Matronly Woman
 1972 The Venturers (TV Movie)
Beryl
 1972 The Befrienders (TV Series)
Fletcher
- A Case of No Resolution (1972) ... Fletcher
 1971 The Corpse
Servant
 1971 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Mrs. Owen
- Ground Level (1971) ... Mrs. Owen
 1971 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Miss Power
- The Dead (1971) ... Miss Power
 1970 The Sinners (TV Mini-Series)
Reverend Mother
- The Mad Lomasneys (1970) ... Reverend Mother
 1970 Confession (TV Series)
Magistrate
- Just as the Sun Was Rising (1970) ... Magistrate
 1970 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series)
Mrs. Morton
- The Door of Opportunity (1970) ... Mrs. Morton
 1970 Doomwatch (TV Series)
Mrs. Adams
 1963-1970 Z Cars (TV Series)
Mrs. Yorke / Alice Hudson / Mrs. Reynolds / ...
- Nice Bit O' Stuff: Part 1 (1970) ... Mrs. Yorke
- The Great Art Robbery: Part 2 (1967) ... Alice Hudson
- Brotherly Love (1965) ... Mrs. Reynolds
- Matter of Conviction (1963) ... Mrs. Jenkins
 1969 Counterstrike (TV Series)
Bessie Collier
- All That Glistens (1969) ... Bessie Collier
 1969 The Dustbinmen (TV Series)
Mrs. Ibbotson / Mrs. Ibbotson.
- Episode #1.6 (1969) ... Mrs. Ibbotson
- Episode #1.5 (1969) ... Mrs. Ibbotson
- Episode #1.2 (1969) ... Mrs. Ibbotson.
 1969 The First Lady (TV Series)
 1968 Softly Softly (TV Series)
Miss Arnold
 1968 A Man of our Times (TV Series)
Mrs. Carr
- You Know Who Your Friends Are (1968) ... Mrs. Carr
- Which Side Are You On? (1968) ... Mrs. Carr
- The Name of the Man (1968) ... Mrs. Carr
 1967 Coronation Street (TV Series)
May Trickett
- Episode #1.717 (1967) ... May Trickett
 1967 Champion House (TV Series)
Mrs. Addison
- Sonata for a Solo Fiddle (1967) ... Mrs. Addison
 1964-1967 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Mrs. Sandeman / Ida
- Cause for Alarm (1967) ... Mrs. Sandeman
- Death of a Breadwinner (1964) ... Ida
 1967 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Mrs. Robinson
- The Playground (1967) ... Mrs. Robinson
 1967 Mr. Rose (TV Series)
Millie
- The Avenging Angel (1967) ... Millie
 1967 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (TV Series)
Woman in hat
- Crabbe's Practice (1967) ... Woman in hat
 1967 Prehistoric Women
Mrs. Hammond
 1966 Adam Adamant Lives! (TV Series)
Patient
- A Vintage Year for Scoundrels (1966) ... Patient
 1955-1965 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Mrs. Weatherall / Mrs. Walters / Mrs. Venables / ...
- All Clear (1965) ... Mrs. Weatherall
- A Friend in Need (1964) ... Mrs. Walters
- The Switch (1963) ... Mrs. Venables
- Time Bomb (1963) ... Mrs. Bridgeman
- The Milkman Knocks on Friday (1962) ... Edna Gossage
 1965 The Wednesday Thriller (TV Series)
Hilda
- The Lift (1965) ... Hilda
 1964 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Mrs. Weatherby
- Women in Crisis #3: My Grandmother (1964) ... Mrs. Weatherby
 1964 Silas Marner (TV Series)
Mrs. Kimble
- A Gleam of Gold (1964) ... Mrs. Kimble
- A Strange Disappearance (1964) ... Mrs. Kimble
- A Marriage Concealed (1964) ... Mrs. Kimble
- A New Life (1964) ... Mrs. Kimble
 1964 Taxi! (TV Series)
 1963 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Matron
- Clean Sweep (1963) ... Matron
 1962 Value for Money (TV Movie)
Mrs. Perkins
 1961 The Seven Faces of Jim (TV Series)
Nurse
- The Face of Dedication (1961) ... Nurse
 1961 The First Gentleman (TV Movie)
Princess Augusta
 1961 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Madame Loiseau
- Boule de Suif (1961) ... Madame Loiseau
 1960 Scotland Yard (TV Series)
Woman Sergeant Matthews
- Interpol (1960) ... Woman Sergeant Matthews
 1960 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Mrs. Marjorie Chapman
- Episode #1.326 (1960) ... Mrs. Marjorie Chapman
- Episode #1.325 (1960) ... Mrs. Marjorie Chapman
- Episode #1.323 (1960) ... Mrs. Marjorie Chapman
- Episode #1.322 (1960) ... Mrs. Marjorie Chapman
- Episode #1.321 (1960) ... Mrs. Marjorie Chapman
 1959 The Moonstone (TV Series)
Mrs. Threadgall
- Episode #1.2 (1959) ... Mrs. Threadgall
 1958-1959 Whack-O! (TV Series)
Mrs. Mortlake / Headmistress
- Episode #4.3 (1959) ... Mrs. Mortlake
- Episode #3.5 (1958) ... Headmistress
 1959 The Infamous John Friend (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Rayner
- Episode #1.6 (1959) ... Mrs. Rayner
- Episode #1.5 (1959) ... Mrs. Rayner
 1959 The Budds of Paragon Row (TV Series)
Mrs. Budd
- Proud of Them (1959) ... Mrs. Budd
- Trouble Brewing (1959) ... Mrs. Budd
- The Accident (1959) ... Mrs. Budd
- The Neighbours Meet Vicky and Mal (1959) ... Mrs. Budd
 1956 Jane Eyre (TV Series)
Lady Ingram
- Episode #1.3 (1956) ... Lady Ingram
- Episode #1.2 (1956) ... Lady Ingram
 1938 The Rivals (TV Movie)
Julia

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Other Works:

She acted in Richard Brisley Sheridan's play, "The Rivals," at the Holborn Theatre in London, England with Roy Byford, Buena Bent, Lesley Wareing, John Laurie, Norman Wooland, George Benson, Sydney Bromley, Hugh Burden, and Cherry Cottrell in the cast. Baliol Holloway was director.

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Trivia:

Her final TV role was as Mrs Hall, the cook and housekeeper in "All Creatures Great And Small" from 1978-1980. When a Christmas special of "All Creatures Great And Small" was made in 1983 (three years after her death), it included a poignant shot of a photograph of Mrs Hall, as James, Siegfried, Tristan and Helen remembered "absent friends".

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