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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 Dr. 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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Known For

The Machinist
The Machinist Mrs. Shrike
(2004)
Frenzy
Frenzy Babs Milligan
(1972)
Peeping Tom
Peeping Tom Helen Stephens
(1960)

Filmography

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 2010 Moving On (TV Series)
Bella
- Sauce for the Goose (2010) ... Bella
 2009 Agatha Christie's 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
 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 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 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
 2003 Strange (TV Series)
Miss Emily Hawthorne
- Zoxim (2003) ... Miss Emily Hawthorne
 2002 An Angel for May (TV Movie)
Rosie
 2001 Nash Bridges (TV Series)
Cindy
- Slam Dunk (2001) ... Cindy
 2000 Come and Go (TV Short)
Vi
 2000 The Sleeper (TV Mini-Series)
Lillian
 1998 A Respectable Trade (TV Mini-Series)
Sarah Cole
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... Sarah Cole
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... Sarah Cole
 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 Bookmark (TV Series)
Imogen Smallwood
 1992 Chillers (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 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
 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
 1988 Tears in the Rain (TV Movie)
Lady Emily
 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 The Day After the Fair (TV Movie)
Letty
 1985 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Miss. Kirby
- Thunder Rock (1985) ... Miss. Kirby
 1985 Summer Season (TV Series)
Venables
- Pity in History (1985) ... Venables
 1985 Anna Karenina (TV Movie)
Betsy
 1984 Sakharov (TV Movie)
Klavdia
 1984 Play for Today (TV Series)
Radio Voice
- Moving on the Edge (1984) ... Radio Voice (voice)
 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
 1981 Celebrity Playhouse (TV Series)
Sara Callifer
- The Potting Shed (1981) ... Sara Callifer
 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 Mrs. Woolf's Room (TV Movie)
Virginia Woolf
 1979 Hazell (TV Series)
Helen Bryers
- Hazell and the Happy Couple (1979) ... Helen Bryers
 1979 Rebecca (TV Mini-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)
Coffee Shop Owner
 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 Mini-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
 1973 Great Mysteries (TV Series)
Kate Dobbernoon
- A Point of Law (1973) ... Kate Dobbernoon
 1970-1973 ITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Jane / Sarah / Christiana Edmunds / ...
- Young Guy Seeks Part-Time Work (1973) ... Jane
- Willy (1973) ... Sarah
- Wicked Women: Christiana Edmunds (1970) ... Christiana Edmunds
 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
 1970 David Copperfield (TV Movie)
Jane Murdstone
 1969 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series)
Millicent Bannon
- Before the Party (1969) ... Millicent Bannon
 1968 The Sunday Play (TV Series)
Audrey Robertson
 1966-1967 Jackanory (TV Series)
Storyteller
- The Christmas Rocket (1967) ... Storyteller
- The Toy Princess (1966) ... Storyteller
- The Potted Princess (1966) ... Storyteller
- The Princess and the Vagabone (1966) ... Storyteller
- Princess September (1966) ... Storyteller
 1966 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
June Elliott
- Light the Blue Touch Paper (1966) ... June Elliott
 1966 Seven Deadly Sins (TV Series)
Julia
- A Cold Heart (1966) ... Julia
 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
 1957 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Penelope Shawn
- Dear Delinquent (1957) ... Penelope Shawn
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Howard Barker's play, "A Hard Heart," at the Almeida Theatre in London, England with Angela Down, James Clyde, Ewan Hooper, Richard Mayes, and Simon Bates in the cast. Ian McDiarmid was director. 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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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I'm not instinctive. It takes enormous discipline and bravery to get me there [playing a role]. See more »

Trivia:

She lives in London, England. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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