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Barbara Jefford


Barbara Jefford was born on July 26, 1930 in Plymstock, Devon, England as Barbara Mary Jefford. She is known for her work on The Ninth Gate (1999), Philomena (2013) and And the Ship Sails On (1983). She has been married to John Turner since May 13, 1967. She was previously married to Terence Longdon. See full bio »

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Known For

The Ninth Gate
The Ninth Gate Baroness Kessler
(1999)
Philomena
Philomena Sister Hildegarde
(2013)
And the Ship Sails On
And the Ship Sails On Ildebranda Cuffari
(1983)
Ulysses
Ulysses Molly
(1967)

Filmography

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 2011 The Deep Blue Sea
Collyer's Mother
 2000-2009 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Elizabeth Chettham / Barbara Drinkwater
- Judgement Day (2000) ... Barbara Drinkwater
 2000 Madame Bovary (TV Movie)
Marquise
 1997 The Saint
Academic Woman
 1997 Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV Series)
Aunt June
- Thornapple (1997) ... Aunt June
 1995 A Village Affair (TV Movie)
Lady Unwin
 1994 Screen Two (TV Series)
Else Bicknall
- Return to Blood River (1994) ... Else Bicknall
 1994 Alleyn Mysteries (TV Series)
Constance Cartell
- Hand in Glove (1994) ... Constance Cartell
 1989 When the Whales Came
Auntie Mildred
 1989 Reunion
Frau Strauss
 1989 Mystery!: Campion (TV Series)
Mrs. Shannon
- Look to the Lady: Part 2 (1989) ... Mrs. Shannon
- Look to the Lady: Part 1 (1989) ... Mrs. Shannon
 1987 Porterhouse Blue (TV Mini-Series)
Lady Mary
- Episode #1.4 (1987) ... Lady Mary
- Episode #1.3 (1987) ... Lady Mary
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... Lady Mary
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... Lady Mary
 1985 Claudia
Rosa
 1985 Time for Murder (TV Series)
Monica Dawes
- The Murders at Lynch Cross (1985) ... Monica Dawes
 1983 And the Ship Sails On
Ildebranda Cuffari
 1983 Nelly's Version (TV Movie)
Ms. Wyckham
 1982 Walter (TV Movie)
Sarah - Walter's mother
 1970-1974 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Amy Hillcrist / Barbara, Duchess of Cleveland
- In Good King Charles's Golden Days (1970) ... Barbara, Duchess of Cleveland
 1964-1974 Love Story (TV Series)
Lucy / Sheila Edmunds
- Second Partner (1974) ... Lucy
- Spare the Tears for Happiness (1964) ... Sheila Edmunds
 1973 Then and Now (TV Series)
- Over (1973)
 1972 The Visitors (TV Mini-Series)
Sophie Bielska
- Episode #1.5 (1972) ... Sophie Bielska
- Episode #1.4 (1972) ... Sophie Bielska
- Episode #1.3 (1972) ... Sophie Bielska
- Episode #1.2 (1972) ... Sophie Bielska
- Episode #1.1 (1972) ... Sophie Bielska
 1972 Justice (TV Series)
Joyce Ramsdell
- A Duty to the Court (1972) ... Joyce Ramsdell
 1971 Play for Today (TV Series)
Josie, of 'Jesus Saves'
- Edna, the Inebriate Woman (1971) ... Josie, of 'Jesus Saves'
 1971 Lust for a Vampire
Countess Herritzen
 1970 The Sinners (TV Mini-Series)
Anna Mohan
- In the Bosom of the Country (1970) ... Anna Mohan
 1968 Journey to the Unknown (TV Series)
Miss Belle Weston
- Miss Belle (1968) ... Miss Belle Weston
 1968 The Bofors Gun
NAAFI Girl
 1967 Erin éreintée (Short)
 1965-1967 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Anna / Elizabeth Melville
- Play with a Tiger (1967) ... Anna
- The Minister (1965) ... Elizabeth Melville
 1967 Trapped (TV Series)
Claire Weston
- Journey Into Nowhere (1967) ... Claire Weston
 1967 Ulysses
Molly
 1965-1966 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Kathy Potter / Olive Latimer
- A Tot at the Local (1966) ... Kathy Potter
- The Edwardians #3: Olive Latimer's Husband (1965) ... Olive Latimer
 1966 Conflict (TV Series)
Jennet Jourdemayne
- The Lady's Not for Burning (1966) ... Jennet Jourdemayne
 1965 The Man in Room 17 (TV Series)
Ursula Dallendorf
- The Millions of Mazafariyah (1965) ... Ursula Dallendorf
 1965 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Ella Cartwright
- A Little Temptation (1965) ... Ella Cartwright
 1965 Redcap (TV Series)
Wendy Stateland
- A Place of Refuge (1965) ... Wendy Stateland
 1963 The Plane Makers (TV Series)
- One Out, All Out! (1963) ... (uncredited)
- Strings in Whitehall (1963) ... (uncredited)
 1963 From Russia with Love
Tatiana Romanova (voice, uncredited)
 1960-1961 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Elisabeth Rousset / Marceline
- The Unquiet Spirit (1960) ... Marceline
 1959 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series)
Ophelia
- Hamlet (1959) ... Ophelia
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She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet", in a Prospect Theatre Company production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Derek Jacobi, Timothy West, Jane Wymark, John Nettleton and Terence Wilton in the cast. Toby Robertson was the director. See more »
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She was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1965 Queen's New Year Honours List for her services to drama. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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