STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 10,607 this week

Virginia Maskell (1936–1968)


This ill-fated British actress was born in the Shepherd's Bush area of London, England, on February 27, 1936. After the outbreak of World War II, young Virginia and her family were evacuated to South Africa. She eventually returned to London and entered a convent school where the pretty, grey-eyed brunette developed an interest in acting. She ... See full bio »

'Black Panther' Star Winston Duke on Wakanda's Warriors

Winston Duke reveals the tradition behind his devastating fighting style in Black Panther and reflects on Ryan Coogler's unique directing style.

Watch now

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 145 people
created 08 Jun 2015
 
a list of 133 people
created 20 Aug 2012
 
a list of 323 people
created 08 Oct 2016
 
a list of 237 people
created 11 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Virginia Maskell's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 1 win. See more awards »

Known For

Interlude
Interlude Antonia
(1968)
Young and Willing
Young and Willing Virginia Chown
(1962)
Doctor in Love
Doctor in Love Dr. Nicola Barrington
(1960)
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre Helen / Mary Perry
(1957-1959)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actress (22 credits)
 1968 Interlude
Antonia
 1967 The Prisoner (TV Series)
The Woman
- Arrival (1967) ... The Woman
 1964 Thursday Theatre (TV Series)
Celia Coplestone
- The Cocktail Party (1964) ... Celia Coplestone
 1964 Secret Agent (TV Series)
Joanna Blakeley
- The Colonel's Daughter (1964) ... Joanna Blakeley
 1964 Gideon C.I.D. (TV Series)
Rose Lemman
- The White Rat (1964) ... Rose Lemman
 1959-1963 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Harriet / Mme. Bonnet / Letty / ...
- Girl with a Difference (1963) ... Harriet
- Soldier in the Snow (1961) ... Mme. Bonnet
- All on a Summer's Day (1961) ... Letty
- Mr. Arcularis (1959) ... Nurse Snell
 1962 Zero One (TV Series)
Francie
- The Bovard Affair (1962) ... Francie
 1962 Young and Willing
Virginia Chown
 1962 Only Two Can Play
Jean Lewis
 1961 You Can't Win (TV Series)
Elsa Lander
- The One That Got Away (1961) ... Elsa Lander
 1961 Boyd Q.C. (TV Series)
May Davis
- Sunday's Child (1961) ... May Davis
 1960 The Risk
Dr. Lucy Byrne
 1960 Doctor in Love
Dr. Nicola Barrington
 1959 Jet Storm
Pam Leyton
 1957-1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Mary Perry / Helen
- The Picnic at Sakkara (1959) ... Mary Perry
- The Girl at the Next Table (1957) ... Helen
 1958 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
 1958 Our Virgin Island
Tina
 1958 The Man Upstairs
Helen Grey
 1958 Happy Is the Bride
Marcia
 1958 Carve Her Name with Pride
Wren (uncredited)
 1957 The Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series)
'Eve'
- My Brother's Keeper (1957) ... 'Eve'
 1957 The Buccaneers (TV Series)
Rebecca Bradbury
- The Decoy (1957) ... Rebecca Bradbury
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)
Edit

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I love acting, but I also want to be alive. Publicity is like a prison. If you're not careful, you begin to live according to everyone's idea of how you ought to live. Ambition? To be a big, big star...on the stage."

Trivia:

Hobby: poetry, some of which was published. See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

Contribute to This Page