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Margaret John (1926–2011)

Margaret John was born on December 14, 1926 in Swansea, Wales. She was an actress, known for Run, Fatboy, Run (2007), The District Nurse (1984) and Crossroads (1964). She was married to Ben Thomas. She died on February 2, 2011 in Swansea. See full bio »

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(age 84) in Swansea, Wales, UK

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 2011 Alys (TV Series)
Mrs. Edwards
- Pennod 2 (2011) ... Mrs. Edwards
 2010 No More Milk (Short)
Cleo
 2002-2010 Doctors (TV Series)
Elsie Pringle / Ida Wright / Betty Carter
- Miss Pringle Investigates (2010) ... Elsie Pringle
- Daylight Robbery (2008) ... Ida Wright
- You Make Me Feel So Young (2002) ... Betty Carter
 2008-2010 Casualty (TV Series)
Mrs. Treaver / Evelyn Gray
- Clean Slate (2010) ... Evelyn Gray
- Farmead Menace: Part 2 (2008) ... Mrs. Treaver
- Farmead Menace: Part 1 (2008) ... Mrs. Treaver
 2010 Skins (TV Series)
Eunice
- JJ (2010) ... Eunice
 2010 Being Human (TV Series)
Old Lady
- Cure and Contagion (2010) ... Old Lady
 2007-2010 Gavin & Stacey (TV Series)
Doris
- Episode #3.6 (2010) ... Doris (uncredited)
- Episode #3.5 (2009) ... Doris
- Episode #3.1 (2009) ... Doris
- Episode #2.8 (2008) ... Doris
- Episode #2.5 (2008) ... Doris
 2009 Cow (TV Movie)
 2009 A Bit of Tom Jones?
Nanny (as Maggie John)
 2009 17 (Short)
Gwen
 2009 Framed (TV Movie)
Edith Sellwood
 2009 The Legend of Dick and Dom (TV Series)
Nan
- Nan Trap (2009) ... Nan
 2009 Spirited (Short)
Mary
 2008 Flick
Mrs. Charles
 2007 Babycakes (Short)
Glenys
 2007 Run, Fatboy, Run
Libby's Grandmother
 2007 The Baker
Anne Jones
 2006 Eros Unleashed (TV Movie)
Megan
 2005 Little Britain (TV Series)
- Episode #3.4 (2005)
 2005 Mabel (Short)
Mabel
 2005 The Mighty Boosh (TV Series)
Nanatoo
- Nanageddon (2005) ... Nanatoo
 2004-2005 Tea and Biscuits with Maggie Pritchard (TV Series)
Maggie Pritchard
- Chicken Tonight (2005)
- Wheely Bins (2005)
- UFO's (2005)
- The Day Centre (2005)
 2005 According to Bex (TV Series)
Elderly Woman
- Breaking Up Is Hard to Do (2005) ... Elderly Woman
 2003-2004 Eyes Down (TV Series)
Kay
- Christmas (2004) ... Kay
- Wedding (2004) ... Kay
- Adopted (2004) ... Kay
- Ambition (2004) ... Kay
- Thief (2004) ... Kay
 2003 My Family (TV Series)
Woman Juror 1
 2001 Fun at the Funeral Parlour (TV Series)
Linda
- The Mountains of Doom (2001) ... Linda
- The Heron Incident (2001) ... Linda
 1999 Dreaming of Joseph Lees
Aunt Margaret
 1998 Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV Series)
Mary Pearson
- Road Rage: Part One (1998) ... Mary Pearson
 1998 Mortimer's Law (TV Series)
Megan Jeffries
- Episode #1.5 (1998) ... Megan Jeffries
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... Megan Jeffries
 1997 A Mind to Kill (TV Series)
Ellen Williams
- Head of the Valleys (1997) ... Ellen Williams
 1997 The Heart Surgeon (TV Movie)
Mrs. Hughes
 1996 Over Here (TV Movie)
Bronwen (present day)
 1993 Lovejoy (TV Series)
Mrs Thorn
- Stones of Destiny (1993) ... Mrs Thorn
 1993 The Chief (TV Series)
Mrs. Gray
- Episode #3.1 (1993) ... Mrs. Gray
 1992 B & B
Mrs. Evans
 1992 Elenya
Old Elenya
 1991 A Mind to Kill
Sarah Hamond
 1991 A Perfect Hero (TV Mini-Series)
Farmer's Wife
 1988 The Franchise Affair (TV Series)
Waitress
- Episode #1.5 (1988) ... Waitress
 1987 Dear John (TV Series)
Mother Superior
- A New Member (1987) ... Mother Superior
 1983 Maybury (TV Series)
 1978-1980 Angels (TV Series)
Mrs. Frost / Abigail Adams
- Episode #6.9 (1980) ... Mrs. Frost
- Casualties (1978) ... Abigail Adams
 1980 Breakaway (TV Series)
Elaine Wigmore
- The Local Affair: Part 3 (1980) ... Elaine Wigmore
- The Local Affair: Part 2 (1980) ... Elaine Wigmore
 1979 Secret Army (TV Series)
Candide Customer
- Collaborator (1979) ... Candide Customer
 1979 The Boy Merlin (TV Series)
Blodwen
- The Lady and the Sword (1979) ... Blodwen
- A Gathering of Armies (1979) ... Blodwen
- The Tide of Vengeance (1979) ... Blodwen
- The Round Table of Destiny (1979) ... Blodwen
- The Book of Magic (1979) ... Blodwen
 1979 Emmerdale (TV Series)
Maggie Fletcher
- Episode #1.522 (1979) ... Maggie Fletcher
- Episode #1.521 (1979) ... Maggie Fletcher
 1978 A Horseman Riding By (TV Series)
Marian Eveleigh
- 1919: The Old and the New (1978) ... Marian Eveleigh
- 1917: The Bad Season (1978) ... Marian Eveleigh
 1978 Shadows (TV Series)
Blodwen
- The Boy Merlin (1978) ... Blodwen
 1978 International Velvet
Headmistress
 1978 A Woman's Place? (TV Series)
Sarah
- Glenys (1978) ... Sarah
 1978 Blakes 7 (TV Series)
Arbiter
- The Way Back (1978) ... Arbiter
 1977 Last of the Summer Wine (TV Series)
Gwen
 1977 Mike Yarwood in Persons (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (1977)
- Episode #1.3 (1977)
 1976 The Ghosts of Motley Hall (TV Series)
Mrs. Potter
- Old Gory (1976) ... Mrs. Potter
 1976 Look, Mike Yarwood! (TV Series)
- Episode #6.5 (1976)
 1974-1975 Play for Today (TV Series)
Mrs. Peters / Woman Customer
- After the Solo (1975) ... Mrs. Peters
- Joe's Ark (1974) ... Woman Customer
 1975 Crown Court (TV Series)
Mrs. Winifred Phelps
- An Evil Influence: Part 3 (1975) ... Mrs. Winifred Phelps
- An Evil Influence: Part 2 (1975) ... Mrs. Winifred Phelps
- An Evil Influence: Part 1 (1975) ... Mrs. Winifred Phelps
 1967-1975 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Sybil Birkett / Jenny / Mrs. Norman / ...
- On a Moody Complaint (1975) ... Sybil Birkett
- Bust Up (1972) ... Jenny
- Waste Land (1970) ... Mrs. Norman
- The Paperhangers (1969) ... Nora
- Zandra (1967) ... Miss Jones
 1974 Steven (TV Movie)
Headmistress
 1974 Hunter's Walk (TV Series)
Annie Mead
- Charlie (1974) ... Annie Mead
 1974 New Scotland Yard (TV Series)
Janet Clay
- A Year to Kill (1974) ... Janet Clay
- The Trojan Horse (1974) ... Janet Clay
 1974 The Protectors (TV Series)
Nurse
- Trial (1974) ... Nurse
 1973 Two Women (TV Series)
Signora Festa
- Episode #1.3 (1973) ... Signora Festa
- Episode #1.2 (1973) ... Signora Festa
 1973 7 of 1 (TV Series)
Mrs. Owen
- I'll Fly You for a Quid (1973) ... Mrs. Owen
 1973 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Receptionist
- The Superfluous Finger (1973) ... Receptionist
 1972 Dead of Night (TV Series)
Fay
- A Woman Sobbing (1972) ... Fay
 1970-1972 Doomwatch (TV Series)
Mrs. Joan Simpson / Defending Solicitor
- Waiting for a Knighthood (1972) ... Mrs. Joan Simpson
- Friday's Child (1970) ... Defending Solicitor
 1972 The Challengers (TV Series)
Elizabeth Brodie
- The Tomorrow Business (1972) ... Elizabeth Brodie
- History Does Not Pay the Rent ... Elizabeth Brodie
 1971 Brett (TV Series)
Mrs. Jones
- For Political and Public Services (1971) ... Mrs. Jones
 1970 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Mrs. Wells
- Bearings (1970) ... Mrs. Wells
 1970 Menace (TV Series)
Sylvie
- The Straight and the Narrow (1970) ... Sylvie
 1968-1969 The First Lady (TV Series)
- Radio Sarah (1969)
- I Don't Like Him (1969)
- Counter Claim (1968)
 1966-1968 Softly Softly (TV Series)
Mrs. Owen / Mrs. Morris
- Equal Status (1968) ... Mrs. Owen
- The Short Cut (1966) ... Mrs. Morris
 1967 Z Cars (TV Series)
Betty Nutall
- When Did You Last See Your Father?: Part 4 (1967) ... Betty Nutall
- When Did You Last See Your Father?: Part 3 (1967) ... Betty Nutall
- When Did You Last See Your Father?: Part 2 (1967) ... Betty Nutall
- When Did You Last See Your Father?: Part 1 (1967) ... Betty Nutall
 1967 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Doris Kerslake
- The Division (1967) ... Doris Kerslake
 1966 ITV Sunday Night Drama (TV Series)
Mother
- Four Triumphant: St David (1966) ... Mother
 1966 Mogul (TV Series)
Grace Trevor
- A Run for Their Money (1966) ... Grace Trevor
 1965 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Joan Prescott
- A Moment of Freedom (1965) ... Joan Prescott
 1965 Mysteries and Miracles (TV Series)
1st Woman
- Guilds and Pageants (1965) ... 1st Woman
 1965 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Mrs. Nathan
- Episode #1.507 (1965) ... Mrs. Nathan
- Episode #1.506 (1965) ... Mrs. Nathan
 1965 You and the World (TV Series)
Mum
- Taking a Chance (1965) ... Mum
 1964 The Hidden Truth (TV Series)
Hospital Sister
- The Final Analysis (1964) ... Hospital Sister
 1964 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Almoner
- Episode #1.689 (1964) ... Almoner
 1963 Badger's Bend (TV Series)
Aunt Madge
- Episode #2.12 (1963) ... Aunt Madge
- Episode #2.11 (1963) ... Aunt Madge
- Episode #2.10 (1963) ... Aunt Madge
- Episode #2.9 (1963) ... Aunt Madge
- Episode #2.8 (1963) ... Aunt Madge
 1963 Maupassant (TV Series)
Simon's Mother
- Fathers and Sons (1963) ... Simon's Mother
 1963 Suspense (TV Series)
Mrs. Powell / Assistant Matron / Louise, Magda's Maid
- The Rescuers (1963) ... Mrs. Powell
- The Edge of Reason (1963) ... Assistant Matron
- Souvenir (1963) ... Louise, Magda's Maid
 1963 Ghost Squad (TV Series)
Miss Carew
- The Thirteenth Girl (1963) ... Miss Carew
 1960 A Matter of Degree (TV Series)
Health Visitor
- Episode #1.5 (1960) ... Health Visitor
 1960 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Anna
- Bridge of Sighs (1960) ... Anna
 1960 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Ailwen Roberts
- After the Funeral (1960) ... Ailwen Roberts
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Played the part of Betty, a death-obsessed old lady living next door to Linda Smith in the BBC Radio comedy "Linda Smith's A Brief History of Timewasting" See more »

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Maggie John
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She was a popular Welsh actress of stage and screen. She was also active in charity work. See more »

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