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Rosamund John (1913–1998)


A leading British stage and screen actress Rosamund John is remembered with affection for her roles in film classics such as The Way to the Stars, Green For Danger and The Tawny Pipit. Born in 1913 she grew up in Tottenham, London and studied at the Embassy School of Acting. She made her film debut in 1934 in The Secret of the Loch and two years ... See full bio »

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Known For

Spitfire
Spitfire Diana Mitchell
(1942)
Johnny in the Clouds
(1945)
Green for Danger
Green for Danger Nurse Sanson
(1947)
The Upturned Glass
The Upturned Glass Emma Wright
(1947)

Filmography

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 1971 Crime of Passion (TV Series)
Magdalena
- Magdalena (1971) ... Magdalena
 1957 Operation Murder
Head Nurse
 1953 Both Sides of the Law
Sgt. Pauline Ramsey
 1952 Never Look Back
Anne Maitland, K.C.
 1950 No Place for Jennifer
Rachel Kershaw
 1947 When the Bough Breaks
Frances Norman
 1947 Green for Danger
Nurse Sanson
 1945 Johnny in the Clouds
Miss Todd
 1944 Soldier, Sailor
Rose
 1943 The Lamp Still Burns
Hilary Clarke
 1943 The Gentle Sex
Maggie Fraser
 1939 Lucky to Me
Girl (uncredited)
 1934 The Secret of the Loch
Maggie Fraser
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Patrick Hamilton's play, "Gaslight," at the Vaudeville Theatre in London, England with Rosamund John in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Rosamund Jones
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on Leslie Howard]: He taught me everything I knew about film-making. I got on very well with him, and, luckily, he didn't want to go to bed with me, as he did with quite a few people he worked with. See more »

Trivia:

Husband was a Labour MP and Cabinet Minister (as Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food) in the 1970s. See more »

Star Sign:

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