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Yvonne Mitchell (I) (1915–1979)

Britisher Yvonne Mitchell was first and foremost a stage actress who began her career quite early as a teen. By the time of her death, she had performed under the theatre lights for over four decades. Her output in films and TV paled in comparison, but the work she put out in those mediums were of unusually high quality with mature themes. The ... See full bio »

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 1977 Nido de viudas
 1976 The Incredible Sarah
 1975 The Legend of Robin Hood (TV Mini-Series)
Queen Eleanor
- Part 6 (1975) ... Queen Eleanor
- Part 5 (1975) ... Queen Eleanor
- Part 2 (1975) ... Queen Eleanor
 1973 Cheri (TV Series)
- Episode #1.5 (1973) ... Lea
- Episode #1.4 (1973) ... Lea
- Episode #1.3 (1973) ... Lea
- Episode #1.2 (1973) ... Lea
- Episode #1.1 (1973) ... Lea
 1972 Demons of the Mind
 1972 The Great Waltz
Anna Strauss
 1972 Suspicion (TV Series)
- Old Man's Hat (1972) ... Martha
 1971 The Corpse
Edith Eastwood
 1969 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Freda Parker
- Murder: Nobody Knows (1969) ... Freda Parker
 1968 The Jazz Age (TV Series)
- The Youngest Comrade (1968) ... Mother
 1956-1968 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Esther Brodsky
- You and Me (1968)
 1966 Out of the Unknown (TV Series)
- The Machine Stops (1966) ... Vashti
 1957-1966 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Anna / Janet Spence
- Ivanov (1966) ... Anna
 1965 Love Story (TV Series)
Ann Jones
- End of Term (1965) ... Ann Jones
 1965 Genghis Khan
 1962 The Main Attraction
Elenora Moreno
 1961 Johnny Nobody
Miss Floyd
 1960 Conspiracy of Hearts
Sister Gerta
 1959 Sapphire
 1959 Tiger Bay
 1958 Storm Over Jamaica
Mrs. Pawley
 1956 Blonde Sinner
Matron Hilda MacFarlane
 1955 Escapade
Mrs. Stella Hampden
 1955 Appointment with Drama (TV Series)
- The Birthday Present (1955) ... Celia
 1954 The Divided Heart
 1954 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
- Leave to Die (1954) ... Martha
 1953 Turn the Key Softly
Monica Marsden
 1952 The Dybbuk (TV Movie)
 1952 The Infinite Shoeblack (TV Movie)
 1952 The Mask (TV Short)
 1949 Children of Chance
 1941 Love on the Dole
Factory Worker at Gate (uncredited)
Show Show Writer (3 credits)
Show Show Self (6 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

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She acted in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Peggy Ashcroft, Marius Goring, Harry Andrews, Rachel Kempson, and Michael Redgrave in the cast. Anthony Quayle and Glen Byam Shaw were directors. See more »

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5' 4" (1.63 m)

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Married author and critic Derek Monsey in 1952, the couple would later divorce, only to be reconciled. They would remarry in late 1978, just months before Monsey died of a heart attack on 13 February 1979, with Mitchell dying of cancer just over a month later. See more »

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