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Helena McCarthy (1908–1998)

Helena McCarthy was born on October 18, 1908 in St. Annes, Lancashire, England as Helena Short. She was an actress, known for Staggered (1994), The Wicked Lady (1983) and The Hound of the Baskervilles (1978). She died on May 11, 1998 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 89) in London, England, UK
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 1998 Anorak of Fire (TV Movie)
Old lady in chemist
 1998 Mosley (TV Series)
Old Lady
- Young Man in a Hurry (1998) ... Old Lady
 1998 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Ma Lines
- Unconsidered Trifles (1998) ... Ma Lines
 1997 Mr. White Goes to Westminster (TV Movie)
The Parrot Lady
 1989-1997 The Bill (TV Series)
Mrs. Royle / Mrs. Dutton / Elderly Woman / ...
- Hot Plastic (1997) ... Mrs. Royle
- Up Behind (1992) ... Mrs. Dutton
- Attitudes (1990) ... Elderly Woman
- Pick Up (1989) ... Old Woman
 1997 An Unsuitable Job for a Woman (TV Series)
Neighbour
- Sacrifice (1997) ... Neighbour (uncredited)
 1997 Trial & Retribution (TV Series)
Enid Marsh
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... Enid Marsh
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... Enid Marsh
 1988-1997 Casualty (TV Series)
Gemma Collins / Kathy Allan / Pauline Dodwell / ...
- Private Lives (1997) ... Gemma Collins
- The Facts of Life (1994) ... Kathy Allan
- Hide and Seek (1991) ... Pauline Dodwell
- Inferno (1988) ... Mrs. Dennis
 1997 The Broker's Man (TV Series)
Florence Downes
- Dangerous Bends, Part 2 (1997) ... Florence Downes
- Dangerous Bends: Part 1 (1997) ... Florence Downes
 1995-1997 The Boss (TV Series)
Mrs. Parkes
- Health Matters (1997) ... Mrs. Parkes
- Sex, Lies and Videotape (1997) ... Mrs. Parkes
- Pilot (1995) ... Mrs. Parkes
 1997 Jonathan Creek (TV Series)
Mrs Rokesmith
- Jack in the Box (1997) ... Mrs Rokesmith
 1997 The Ice House (TV Movie)
Mrs. Ledbetter
 1997 The Missing Postman (TV Movie)
Mrs Atherton
 1997 A Touch of Frost (TV Series)
Mrs. Way
- Penny for the Guy (1997) ... Mrs. Way
 1996 Crossing the Floor (TV Movie)
Old Lady
 1996 Game On (TV Series)
Woman with Dog
- Heavy Bondage & Custard Creams (1996) ... Woman with Dog
 1996 Lord of Misrule (TV Movie)
Old Lady
 1996 The Fast Show (TV Series)
Old Woman in Tailor Shop
- Oh (1996) ... Old Woman in Tailor Shop
 1996 As Time Goes By (TV Series)
Mrs. Teape
- At Death's Door (1996) ... Mrs. Teape
 1995 It Might Be You (TV Movie)
Lady caller
 1994-1995 Pie in the Sky (TV Series)
Hilary Smallwood
- Black Pudding (1995) ... Hilary Smallwood
- Undesirable Elements (1994) ... Hilary Smallwood
 1994 Desmond's (TV Series)
Old Lady
- Love Letters (1994) ... Old Lady
 1994 Lovejoy (TV Series)
Oxfam Lady
- Somewhere - Over the Rainbow? (1994) ... Oxfam Lady
 1994 Staggered
Elderly Woman
 1994 Absolutely Fabulous (TV Series)
Old Woman
- Poor (1994) ... Old Woman
 1993 Body & Soul (TV Mini-Series)
Sister Aelred
- Episode #1.6 (1993) ... Sister Aelred
- Episode #1.5 (1993) ... Sister Aelred
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Sister Aelred
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Sister Aelred
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Sister Aelred
 1993 Resnick: Rough Treatment (TV Movie)
Mrs. Smythe
 1992 Kinsey (TV Series)
Mrs. Donegan
- Drop Shot (1992) ... Mrs. Donegan
 1991 Gone to the Dogs (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Bilston
- Episode #1.3 (1991) ... Mrs. Bilston
 1991 Specials (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1991)
 1991 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
Rose Lapsley
- Second Time Around (1991) ... Rose Lapsley
 1990 Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV Series)
Mary Woodhouse
- Put on by Cunning (1990) ... Mary Woodhouse
 1990 El C.I.D. (TV Series)
Flower lady
- Copping Out (1990) ... Flower lady
 1989 First and Last (TV Movie)
Lady in Cafeteria
 1989 4 Play (TV Series)
Elsa
- Shalom Joan Collins (1989) ... Elsa
 1989 The Nineteenth Hole (TV Series)
Mrs. Fairfax
- Episode #1.3 (1989) ... Mrs. Fairfax
 1989 A Touch of Spice (TV Series)
Mrs. Porter
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Mrs. Porter
 1989 Screen Two (TV Series)
Gran Sefton
- Ice Dance (1989) ... Gran Sefton
 1989 Press Gang (TV Series)
Colin's Aunt
- Deadline (1989) ... Colin's Aunt
 1989 Agatha Christie: Poirot (TV Series)
Coffee Stall Owner
- The Third Floor Flat (1989) ... Coffee Stall Owner
 1988 Wyatt's Watchdogs (TV Series)
Joyce Spencer
- Getting Out and Spreading the Word (1988) ... Joyce Spencer
 1987 The Bretts (TV Series)
Maeve Brett / Maeve
- Grand Finale (1987) ... Maeve Brett
- The Actress and the Bishop (1987) ... Maeve Brett
- Moving Pictures (1987) ... Maeve Brett
- Full House (1987) ... Maeve
 1987 Never Say Die (TV Series)
Muriel
- Episode #1.6 (1987) ... Muriel
- Episode #1.5 (1987) ... Muriel
- Episode #1.3 (1987) ... Muriel
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... Muriel
 1986 Hot Metal (TV Series)
Old Woman
- The Tell-Tale Heart (1986) ... Old Woman
 1986 Dead Head (TV Series)
Mrs. Evans
- The War Room (1986) ... Mrs. Evans
 1982 Juliet Bravo (TV Series)
Gladys
- Amateur Night (1982) ... Gladys
 1974-1982 Play for Today (TV Series)
Mother-in-law / Mother / Barmaid / ...
- Willie's Last Stand (1982) ... Mother-in-law
- Nina (1978) ... Mother
- Buffet (1976) ... Barmaid
- Funny Farm (1975) ... Joyce
- Penda's Fen (1974) ... Mrs. Kings
 1980 Strangers (TV Series)
Mrs. Gardner
- You Can't Win Them All (1980) ... Mrs. Gardner
 1980 Holding the Fort (TV Series)
Mrs. Boothroyd
- Over a Barrel (1980) ... Mrs. Boothroyd
 1978 Target (TV Series)
Mrs. Templeton
- Fringe Banking (1978) ... Mrs. Templeton
 1978 People Like Us (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Curtis
- Hungry Men Are Angry Men (1978) ... Mrs. Curtis
 1977 Love for Lydia (TV Series)
Mrs. O'Keefe
- Episode #1.7 (1977) ... Mrs. O'Keefe
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... Mrs. O'Keefe
 1977 London Belongs to Me (TV Series)
Mrs. Marble
- Episode #1.7 (1977) ... Mrs. Marble
 1977 Romance (TV Series)
Priddy
- High Noon (1977) ... Priddy
 1977 Jackanory Playhouse (TV Series)
 1976 Angels (TV Series)
Mrs. Rowe / Entertainer
- There's Always Tomorrow (1976) ... Mrs. Rowe
- Concert (1976) ... Entertainer
 1976 Rocky O'Rourke (TV Series)
Mrs. Abercrombie
- Episode #1.4 (1976) ... Mrs. Abercrombie
- Episode #1.2 (1976) ... Mrs. Abercrombie
 1975 Public Eye (TV Series)
Mrs. Palmer
- How About a Cup of Tea? (1975) ... Mrs. Palmer
 1974 Upstairs, Downstairs (TV Series)
Mrs. Speedwell
- The Glorious Dead (1974) ... Mrs. Speedwell
 1974 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Gran Browell
- Little Boy Blue (1974) ... Gran Browell
 1974 Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? (TV Series)
Aunt Kitty
- The Shape of Things to Come (1974) ... Aunt Kitty
 1973 Menace (TV Series)
Mrs. Upwood
- Comfortable Words (1973) ... Mrs. Upwood
 1968-1973 Z Cars (TV Series)
Customer / Edna Dodd
- Bowman (1973) ... Customer
- You Worry Too Much, Charlie: Part 1 (1968) ... Edna Dodd
 1972 Van der Valk (TV Series)
Receptionist
- The Adventurer (1972) ... Receptionist
 1969 Hadleigh (TV Series)
Mrs. Maxwell
- For Those in Peril (1969) ... Mrs. Maxwell
 1968 Mystery and Imagination (TV Series)
Mrs. Hoskins
- Dracula (1968) ... Mrs. Hoskins
 1967 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Mrs. Maddocks / Mrs. Murray
- Come Back, Little Willie (1967) ... Mrs. Maddocks
- The Greatest Burden (1967) ... Mrs. Murray
 1967 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Karina Tabor
- The Old Campaigner (1967) ... Karina Tabor
 1963 The Larkins (TV Series)
Fiona Spoonforth
- Cafe Ole (1963) ... Fiona Spoonforth
 1963 The Avengers (TV Series)
Mrs. Baker
- The Undertakers (1963) ... Mrs. Baker
 1963 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Mrs. Bentley
- Episode #1.601 (1963) ... Mrs. Bentley
- Episode #1.599 (1963) ... Mrs. Bentley
- Episode #1.598 (1963) ... Mrs. Bentley
 1962-1963 The Old Curiosity Shop (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Garland
- Episode #1.13 (1963) ... Mrs. Garland
- Episode #1.5 (1962) ... Mrs. Garland
- Episode #1.4 (1962) ... Mrs. Garland
- Episode #1.3 (1962) ... Mrs. Garland
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She acted in Peter Luke's play, "Hadrian VII," in a Chichester Festival Production at the Chichester Festival Theatre in Chichester, West Sussex, England with Derek Jacobi, Joseph O'Conor, James Maxwell, John Savident, Philip Anthony, Maurice Kaufmann, Michael Malnick, Rosemary Martin, and Malcolm Mudie in the cast. Terry Hands... See more »
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