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Yootha Joyce (1927–1980)


Yootha Joyce was born on August 20, 1927 in Wandsworth, London, England as Yootha Needham. She was an actress, known for George & Mildred (1976), A Man for All Seasons (1966) and Man About the House (1973). She was married to Glynn Edwards. She died on August 24, 1980 in London. See full bio »

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(age 53) in London, England, UK

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Known For

George & Mildred
(1976-1979)
A Man for All Seasons
A Man for All Seasons Averil Machin
(1966)
Man About the House
Man About the House Mrs. Roper
(1973-1976)
George and Mildred
George and Mildred Mildred Roper
(1980)

Filmography

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 1974 The Dick Emery Show (TV Series)
- Episode #13.4 (1974)
 1973 Frankenstein: The True Story (TV Movie)
Hospital Matron
 1973 Steptoe and Son Ride Again
Freda - Lennie's Wife
 1973 On the Buses (TV Series)
Jessie
- The Allowance (1973) ... Jessie
 1973 7 of 1 (TV Series)
Mrs. Scully
- Open All Hours (1973) ... Mrs. Scully
 1963-1973 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Lil Wilson / Miss. Argyle / Rita / ...
- Home from Home (1973) ... Lil Wilson
- Me Mammy (1968) ... Miss. Argyle
- A Clerical Error (1963) ... Rita
- Impasse (1963) ... Mrs. Spooner
 1972 Nearest and Dearest
Mrs. Rhoda Rowbottom
 1972 The Fenn Street Gang (TV Series)
Glenda
- The Woman for Dennis (1972) ... Glenda
 1972 Jason King (TV Series)
Sister Dryker
- If It's Got to Go - It's Got to Go (1972) ... Sister Dryker
 1971 The Road Builder
Mrs. Palafox
 1971 All the Right Noises
Mrs. Bird
 1970 Conceptions of Murder (TV Series)
Maria Kurten
- Peter and Maria (1970) ... Maria Kurten
 1970 Fragment of Fear
Miss Ward-Cadbury
 1970 The Misfit (TV Series)
Pamela
- On Reading the Small Print (1970) ... Pamela
 1970 Manhunt (TV Series)
Denise
- Fare Forward, Voyagers (1970) ... Denise
 1964-1969 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Mrs. Harper / Joyce Watson / Landlady / ...
- Reluctant Witness (1969) ... Mrs. Harper
- You Can't Buy a Miracle (1966) ... Joyce Watson
- Forsaking All Others (1965) ... Landlady
- The Night Man (1964) ... Mabel Davies
- Child Hunt (1964) ... Mrs. Gates
 1969 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series)
Elvira
- Lord Mountdrago (1969) ... Elvira
 1969 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Erica Seydoux
- A Measure of Malice (1969) ... Erica Seydoux
 1969 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Mademoiselle Motte
- Maigret at Bay (1969) ... Mademoiselle Motte
 1962-1969 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Alice / Cissy
- Go on... It'll Do You Good (1969) ... Alice
- The Fishing Match (1962) ... Cissy
 1969 Twenty Nine (Short)
The prostitute
 1968 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Phoebe / Mrs. Bewley
- Your Name's Not God, It's Edgar (1968) ... Phoebe / Mrs. Bewley
 1968 City '68 (TV Series)
Hilda
- Love Thy Neighbour (1968) ... Hilda
 1968 Luther (TV Movie)
Katharina Luther
 1965-1967 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Miriam Green / Rosalind Arnold
- An Officer of the Court (1967) ... Miriam Green
- Little Master Mind (1966) ... Miriam Green
- The Portsmouth Defence (1966) ... Miriam Green
- The Confidence Course (1965) ... Rosalind Arnold
 1967 Charlie Bubbles
Woman in Cafe
 1967 Our Mother's House
Mrs. Quayle
 1967 Cop-Out
Shooting Range Girl
 1967 The Avengers (TV Series)
Miss Lister
- Something Nasty in the Nursery (1967) ... Miss Lister
 1967 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Agnes
- Teeth (1967) ... Agnes
 1967 Turn Out the Lights (TV Series)
Monica Nolan
- A Big Hand for a Little Lady (1967) ... Monica Nolan
 1966 George and the Dragon (TV Series)
Irma
- Merry Christmas (1966) ... Irma
 1966 A Man for All Seasons
Averil Machin
 1966 The Saint (TV Series)
Milanov
- The Russian Prisoner (1966) ... Milanov
 1966 Love Story (TV Series)
Mrs. Barker
- The Public Duck (1966) ... Mrs. Barker
 1966 Kaleidoscope
Museum Receptionist
 1966 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Hilda Myers
- Ask Me If I Killed Her (1966) ... Hilda Myers
 1966 Ways with Words (TV Series)
Poor Woman
- Judgment (1966) ... Poor Woman
 1965 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Miss Binnington / Jane Matthews
- Portraits from the North: The Nutter (1965) ... Miss Binnington
- Try for White (1965) ... Jane Matthews
 1963-1965 Steptoe and Son (TV Series)
Avis / Delilah
- A Box in Town (1965) ... Avis
- The Bath (1963) ... Delilah
 1965 Six of the Best (TV Series)
Doris
- Charlie's Place (1965) ... Doris
 1965 The Wednesday Thriller (TV Series)
Mrs. Seam
- The Babysitter (1965) ... Mrs. Seam
 1965 Cluff (TV Series)
Flo Darby
- The Convict (1965) ... Flo Darby
 1965 Die! Die! My Darling!
Anna
 1965 Frankie Howerd (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (1965)
 1962-1964 Z Cars (TV Series)
Grace / Mrs. Gilroy / Clara Smales
- First Foot (1964) ... Grace
- The Main Chance (1963) ... Mrs. Gilroy
- Full Remission (1962) ... Clara Smales
 1964 Redcap (TV Series)
Magda
- A Town Called Love (1964) ... Magda
 1964 Diary of a Young Man (TV Series)
Mrs. Baggerdagger
- Money (1964) ... Mrs. Baggerdagger
 1964 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Vera Maine / Jane Willows / Cecily Tarrant / ...
- Gina (1964) ... Vera Maine
- A Tricycle Made for Two (1964) ... Jane Willows / Cecily Tarrant / Marilyn
- I Can Walk Where I Like Can't I? (1964) ... The woman
 1964 Story Parade (TV Series)
Ruth Cowley
- A Travelling Woman (1964) ... Ruth Cowley
 1964 The Pumpkin Eater
Woman at Hairdressers
 1964 A Place to Go
Woman in Wash House (uncredited)
 1962-1963 Benny Hill (TV Series)
Elvira Crudd / Bella
- Mr. Apollo (1963) ... Elvira Crudd
- Cry of Innocence (1962) ... Bella
 1963 Corrigan Blake (TV Series)
Abigail
- The Removal Men (1963) ... Abigail
 1963 Sparrows Can't Sing
Yootha
 1962 Brothers in Law (TV Series)
Mrs. Trench
- Separation Order (1962) ... Mrs. Trench
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Brendan Behan's play, "The Hostage," at Wyndham's Theatre in London, England in 1959 with Howard Goorney, Eileen Kennally, Glynn Edwards, Alfred Lynch, and Dudley Sutton in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Height:

5' 5½" (1.66 m)
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Trivia:

Trained at Joan Littlewood's Theatre Workshop that included such talent as Harry H. Corbett, Brian Murphy, Lionel Bart, Roy Kinnear, James Booth, Victor Spinetti and her future husband, Glynn Edwards. Sean Connery and Michael Caine were turned down for the company. See more »

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