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Geraldine McEwan (1932–2015)


Geraldine McEwan was born in Old Windsor, England and made her theatre debut at the age of 14 at the Theatre Royal in Windsor. By the age of 18 she was starring in London's West End in several long-running popular productions. During the 1950s she acted with the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon and joined the Royal Shakespeare ... See full bio »

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 2010 The Secret World of Arrietty
Haru (UK version, voice)
 2008 A Matter of Loaf and Death (Short)
Miss Thripp (voice, uncredited)
 2005 The Lazarus Child
Janet
 2004 Carrie's War (TV Movie)
Mrs. Dilys Gotobed
 2002/I Pure
Nanna
 2002 Food of Love
Novotna
 2000 Thin Ice (TV Movie)
Mrs. Violet Jerome
 2000 Contaminated Man
Lilian Rodgers
 1999 Titus
Nurse
 1999 The Love Letter
Miss Scattergoods
 1999 Red Dwarf (TV Series)
Cassandra
- Cassandra (1999) ... Cassandra
 1995 Moses (TV Movie)
Miriam
 1993 Not Without My Handbag (Short)
The Aunt (voice)
 1992 Springing Lenin (TV Short)
Flora
 1990 Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit (TV Mini-Series)
Mother
- Episode #1.3 (1990) ... Mother
- Episode #1.2 (1990) ... Mother
- Episode #1.1 (1990) ... Mother
 1989 Henry V
Alice
 1986 Foreign Body
Lady Ammanford
 1983 Tears Before Bedtime (TV Series)
Anne Dickens
- The Grand Gesture (1983) ... Anne Dickens
 1982 The Barchester Chronicles (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Proudie
- Part 7 (1982) ... Mrs. Proudie
- Part 6 (1982) ... Mrs. Proudie
- Part 5 (1982) ... Mrs. Proudie
- Part 4 (1982) ... Mrs. Proudie
- Part 3 (1982) ... Mrs. Proudie
 1982 All for Love (TV Series)
Miss Mountford
- L'Elegance (1982) ... Miss Mountford
 1982 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Maud Caragnani
- Come Into the Garden, Maud (1982) ... Maud Caragnani
 1979 Fat (TV Movie)
Georgette
 1976 The Littlest Horse Thieves
Miss Coutt
 1973-1974 Late Night Theatre (TV Series)
Elizabeth Barrett / Annie
- We're Strangers Here (1973) ... Annie
 1971-1973 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Madeleine Desmarest / Pandora Foss
- Hopcraft Into Europe (1973) ... Madeleine Desmarest
- Pandora (1971) ... Pandora Foss
 1973 Away from It All (TV Series)
Molly
- On Such a Night (1973) ... Molly
 1968-1972 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Denise Blundell / Mary
- Mill Hill (1972) ... Denise Blundell
- Diary of an Encounter (1968) ... Mary
 1965 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Marcella Mortimer
- The Man Without Papers (1965) ... Marcella Mortimer
 1964 Profiles in Courage (TV Series)
Jesse
- Thomas Hart Benton (1964) ... Jesse
 1962 Out of This World (TV Series)
Mary Jones
- The Tycoons (1962) ... Mary Jones
 1961 Beware of Children
Catherine Robinson
 1958-1960 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Tess Durbeyfield / Anne Hargreaves / Ann Pedersdotter
- Tess (1960) ... Tess Durbeyfield
- The Wind and the Rain (1959) ... Anne Hargreaves
- The Witch (1958) ... Ann Pedersdotter
 1953 For Better, for Worse (TV Movie)
Anne
 1953 There Was a Young Lady
Irene
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She acted in William Congreve's play, "Love for Love," in a National Theatre Production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Laurence Olivier, Joyce Redman, Miles Malleson, Anthony Nicholls, John Stride, Robert Lang, Edward Hardwicke, Ronald Pickup, Richard Warwick, Jeanne Watts, Barbara Hicks, Oliver Cotton, and ... See more »

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Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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During the war, my mother used to take me to the local repertory theatre on a Monday night, and we used to get two seats for the price of one, for ninepence, in the gods. I also had speech classes at grammar school - elocution, they called it in these days - and the teacher gave me a speech by Lady Macbeth to learn, which might seem pretty inappropriate for the age of ten. See more »

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She got the part in The Magdalene Sisters (2002) after Vanessa Redgrave dropped out due to her mother's ill health. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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