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Anna Massey (I) (1937–2011)


Anna Massey was born on August 11, 1937 in Thakeham, West Sussex, England as Anna Raymond Massey. She was an actress, known for The Machinist (2004), Frenzy (1972) and Peeping Tom (1960). She was married to Uri Andres and Jeremy Brett. She died on July 2, 2011 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 73) in London, England, UK

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 2011 Act of Memory: A Christmas Story (Short)
Older Maria
 2010 Moving On (TV Series)
Bella
- Sauce for the Goose (2010) ... Bella
 2009 Agatha Christie: Poirot (TV Series)
Miss Pebmarsh
- The Clocks (2009) ... Miss Pebmarsh
 1998-2009 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Brenda Packard / Honoria Lyddiard
- Secrets and Spies (2009) ... Brenda Packard
- Written in Blood (1998) ... Honoria Lyddiard
 2009 Kingdom (TV Series)
Winifred
- Episode #3.3 (2009) ... Winifred
 2008/I Affinity
Miss Haxby
 2007 Oliver Twist (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Bedwin
- Episode #1.1 (2007) ... Mrs. Bedwin
 2007 Inspector Lewis (TV Series)
Prof. Margaret Gold
- Whom the Gods Would Destroy (2007) ... Prof. Margaret Gold
 2006 The Gigolos
Edwina
 2006 A Good Murder (TV Movie)
Phyllis
 2005 The Worst Week of My Life (TV Series)
Aunt Yvonne
- Sunday (2005) ... Aunt Yvonne
- Saturday (2005) ... Aunt Yvonne
 2005 Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont
Mrs. Arbuthnot
 2005 The Robinsons (TV Series)
Pam Robinson
- Episode #1.6 (2005) ... Pam Robinson
- Episode #1.5 (2005) ... Pam Robinson
- Episode #1.4 (2005) ... Pam Robinson
- Episode #1.3 (2005) ... Pam Robinson
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... Pam Robinson
 2004 Belonging (TV Movie)
Brenda
 2004 He Knew He Was Right (TV Mini-Series)
Miss Stanbury
- Part 4 (2004) ... Miss Stanbury
- Part 3 (2004) ... Miss Stanbury
- Part 2 (2004) ... Miss Stanbury
- Part 1 (2004) ... Miss Stanbury
 2004 The Machinist
Mrs. Shrike
 2003 Strange (TV Series)
Miss Emily Hawthorne
- Zoxim (2003) ... Miss Emily Hawthorne
 2002 Possession
Lady Bailey
 2002 An Angel for May (TV Movie)
Rosie
 2001 Dark Blue World
English Teacher
 2001 Nash Bridges (TV Series)
Cindy
- Slam Dunk (2001) ... Cindy
 2000 Come and Go (TV Short)
Vi
 2000 The Sleeper (TV Movie)
Lillian
 2000 Room to Rent
Sarah Stevenson
 1998 A Respectable Trade (TV Mini-Series)
Sarah Cole
 1997 Déjà Vu
Fern Stoner
 1997 The Slab Boys
Miss Elsie Walkinshaw
 1997 Driftwood
Mother
 1996 Sweet Angel Mine
Mother
 1995 Haunted
Nanny Tess Webb
 1995 Angels and Insects
Miss Mead
 1995 Gentlemen Don't Eat Poets
Mrs. Giblet
 1994 Murder in Mind (TV Movie)
Rosemary
 1994 Nice Day at the Office (TV Series)
Janice Troutbeck
- Dressing to the Right (1994) ... Janice Troutbeck
- Stupid Cupid (1994) ... Janice Troutbeck
- Acting Up (1994) ... Janice Troutbeck
- The Enemy Within (1994) ... Janice Troutbeck
- Petty Little Things (1994) ... Janice Troutbeck
 1994 Screen One (TV Series)
Rosemary
- Murder in Mind (1994) ... Rosemary
 1994 A Skirt Through History (TV Series)
Dr. James Barrie
- The Experiment (1994) ... Dr. James Barrie
 1993 Alleyn Mysteries (TV Series)
Ruth O'Callaghan
- The Nursing Home Murder (1993) ... Ruth O'Callaghan
 1993 The Return of the Psammead (TV Series)
Aunt Marchmont
- Episode #1.6 (1993) ... Aunt Marchmont
- Episode #1.5 (1993) ... Aunt Marchmont
- Episode #1.4 (1993) ... Aunt Marchmont
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Aunt Marchmont
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Aunt Marchmont
 1992 Emily's Ghost
Miss Rabstock
 1992 Bookmark (TV Series)
Imogen Smallwood
 1992 Noblesse Oblige (Video short)
Religious Sister
 1992 Mistress of Suspense (TV Series)
Kate Greeves
- Under a Dark Angel's Eye (1992) ... Kate Greeves
 1992 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
Lady Emily Balcombe
- Happy Families (1992) ... Lady Emily Balcombe
 1991-1992 The Darling Buds of May (TV Series)
Mlle. Antoinette Dupont
- Oh! To Be in England: Part 2 (1992) ... Mlle. Antoinette Dupont
- A Breath of French Air: Part 2 (1991) ... Mlle. Antoinette Dupont
- A Breath of French Air: Part 1 (1991) ... Mlle. Antoinette Dupont
 1991 The Diamond Brothers (TV Series)
Mrs. Bodega
- The Tsar's Feast (1991) ... Mrs. Bodega
- The Winter House (1991) ... Mrs. Bodega
- Eightysix (1991) ... Mrs. Bodega
- Strangers on a Chain (1991) ... Mrs. Bodega
- Secret Intelligence (1991) ... Mrs. Bodega
 1990 Sea Dragon (TV Series)
Prioress
- The Blood Feud (1990) ... Prioress
- The Pursuit (1990) ... Prioress
 1990 Mountains of the Moon
Mrs. Arundell
 1986-1990 Screen Two (TV Series)
Julia Wallace / Edith Hope / Nina
- The Man from the Pru (1990) ... Julia Wallace
- Hotel du Lac (1986) ... Edith Hope
- The McGuffin (1986) ... Nina
 1989 4 Play (TV Series)
Mamma
- Shalom Joan Collins (1989) ... Mamma
 1989 A Tale of Two Cities (TV Mini-Series)
Miss Pross
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Miss Pross
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... Miss Pross
 1989 The Tall Guy
Mary
 1988 Tears in the Rain (TV Movie)
Lady Emily
 1988 La couleur du vent
Norma
 1988 Sun Child (TV Movie)
Marcia Burrows
 1987 A Hazard of Hearts (TV Movie)
Eudora
 1986 The Christmas Tree (TV Movie)
Constance
 1986 Season's Greetings (TV Movie)
Rachel
 1986 Foreign Body
Miss Furze
 1986 The Day After the Fair (TV Movie)
Letty
 1985 Thunder Rock (TV Movie)
 1985 Summer Season (TV Series)
Venables
- Pity in History (1985) ... Venables
 1985 Anna Karenina (TV Movie)
Betsy
 1985 Sacred Hearts
Sister Thomas
 1984 The Chain
Betty
 1984 The Little Drummer Girl
Chairlady
 1984 Sakharov (TV Movie)
Klavdia
 1984 Another Country
Imogen Bennett
 1984 Play for Today (TV Series)
Radio Voice
- Moving on the Edge (1984) ... Radio Voice (voice)
 1982 Five Days One Summer
Jennifer Pierce
 1966-1982 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Tiburina / Myra Arundel / Caroline
- The Critic (1982) ... Tiburina
- Hay Fever (1968) ... Myra Arundel
- Where Angels Fear to Tread (1966) ... Caroline
 1976-1981 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Virginia Fly / Isabella Ridout
- Virginia Fly Is Drowning (1981) ... Virginia Fly
- The Mind Beyond: The Love of a Good Woman (1976) ... Isabella Ridout
 1981 The Cherry Orchard (TV Movie)
Charlotte
 1969-1981 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Mummy / Jemima / Cynthia Randolph / ...
- Little Girls Don't (1981) ... Mummy
- You're Not Watching Me, Mummy (1979) ... Jemima
- Remember the Germans (1969) ... Edwina
 1980 The Mystery of the Disappearing Schoolgirls (TV Movie)
Miss Fitzroy Robinson
 1980 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Irene Wrzaszcyzk
- Mr Botibol's First Love (1980) ... Irene Wrzaszcyzk
 1980 Sweet William
Edna McClusky
 1979 Hazell (TV Series)
Helen Bryers
- Hazell and the Happy Couple (1979) ... Helen Bryers
 1979 A Little Romance
Ms. Siegel
 1979 Rebecca (TV Series)
Mrs. Danvers
- Episode #1.4 (1979) ... Mrs. Danvers
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... Mrs. Danvers
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... Mrs. Danvers
- Episode #1.1 (1979) ... Mrs. Danvers
 1979 Afternoon Off (TV Movie)
Jane
 1979 The Corn Is Green (TV Movie)
Miss Ronberry
 1976 Couples (TV Series)
Paula Bagnold
- Episode #1.78 (1976) ... Paula Bagnold
- Episode #1.77 (1976) ... Paula Bagnold
- Episode #1.76 (1976) ... Paula Bagnold
- Episode #1.75 (1976) ... Paula Bagnold
- Episode #1.74 (1976) ... Paula Bagnold
 1975 Churchill's People (TV Series)
Queen Ealhswith
- King Alfred (1975) ... Queen Ealhswith
 1974 The Pallisers (TV Series)
Laura Kennedy / Laura Standish
- Part Nineteen (1974) ... Laura Kennedy
- Part Eighteen (1974) ... Laura Kennedy
- Part Sixteen (1974) ... Laura Kennedy
- Part Fifteen (1974) ... Laura Kennedy
- Part Eleven (1974) ... Laura Kennedy
 1970-1973 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Jane / Christiana Edmunds / Nora Helmer
- Young Guy Seeks Part-Time Work (1973) ... Jane
- Willy (1973)
- Wicked Women: Christiana Edmunds (1970) ... Christiana Edmunds
 1973 The Vault of Horror
Donna (segment 1 "Midnight Mess")
 1972 Dead of Night (TV Series)
Jane Pullar
- A Woman Sobbing (1972) ... Jane Pullar
 1972 The Man Outside (TV Series)
Sally
- Doubts Are Traitors (1972) ... Sally
 1966-1972 Love Story (TV Series)
Rosemary / Ellen Dolan
- Third Party (1972) ... Rosemary
- The Vegetable Man (1966) ... Ellen Dolan
 1970 Wicked Women (TV Series)
Christiana Edmund
- Christiana Edmund (1970) ... Christiana Edmund
 1969 David Copperfield (TV Movie)
Jane Murdstone
 1969 The Looking Glass War
Avery's Wife
 1969 De Sade
Renée de Montreuil
 1969 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series)
Millicent Bannon
- Before the Party (1969) ... Millicent Bannon
 1968 The Sunday Play (TV Series)
Audrey Robertson
 1966 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
June Elliott
- Light the Blue Touch Paper (1966) ... June Elliott
 1955-1964 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Titania / Rain Carter / Jacqueline
- The Sandcastle (1963) ... Rain Carter
- The Green of the Year (1955) ... Jacqueline
 1963 The Trip to Biarritz
Marjorie Robertson
 1958 Gideon of Scotland Yard
Sally Gideon
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Other Works:

She acted in the Repertoire Season in the National Theatre production at the Lyttelton Theatre, Olivier Theatre, and Cottesloe Theatre in London, England in John Galsworthy's play, "Strife;" William Congreve's play, "The Double Dealer;" play, "The Woman; William Shakespeare's plays, "Macbeth," "As You Like It," and "Richard III... See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Anna Massey CBE | Anna Massey OBE

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Actors marrying each other is not a good idea. See more »

Trivia:

She was only two when her parents were divorced and she almost never met her famous father during her childhood (he was working mostly in America by then); she described their relations in her adult life as cordial but distant and said that being Raymond Massey's daughter was "rather like being one of the daughters of King Lear". She also called him the most self-absorbed man she had ever met, ... See more »

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Leo

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