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Mary Morris (I) (1915–1988)


Mary first appeared on stage aged just 10. She received her formal training at the royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) and went on to a long and distinguished career in film, television and the theatre. She toured Britain with her own theatrical touring company. See full bio »

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in Fiji

Died:

(age 72) in Switzerland

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Known For

The Prisoner
The Prisoner Number Two
(1967)
'Pimpernel' Smith
'Pimpernel' Smith Ludmilla Koslowski
(1941)
The Thief of Bagdad
The Thief of Bagdad Halima / Six-Armed Lady
(1940)
A for Andromeda
A for Andromeda Professor Madeleine Dawnay
(1961)

Filmography

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 1990 Screen Two (TV Series)
Mrs. Wan
- Sometime in August (1990) ... Mrs. Wan
 1989 Mystery!: Campion (TV Series)
Caroline Faraday
- Police at the Funeral: Part 2 (1989) ... Caroline Faraday
- Police at the Funeral: Part 1 (1989) ... Caroline Faraday
 1988 The Ray Bradbury Theater (TV Series)
Matilda Hanks
- There Was an Old Woman (1988) ... Matilda Hanks
 1987 Sunday Premiere (TV Series)
Miss Browning-Browning
- Claws (1987) ... Miss Browning-Browning
 1985 The Moon Over Soho (TV Movie)
Frieda King
 1984 The Life and Death of King John (TV Movie)
Queen Elinor
 1984 Diana (TV Mini-Series)
Miss Westcott
- Part Two (1984) ... Miss Westcott
- Part One - August 1930 (1984) ... Miss Westcott
 1983 Shades of Darkness (TV Series)
Seaton's Aunt
- Seaton's Aunt (1983) ... Seaton's Aunt
 1982 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Panna
- Kinda: Part Four (1982) ... Panna
- Kinda: Part Three (1982) ... Panna
- Kinda: Part Two (1982) ... Panna
 1978 Richard II (TV Movie)
Duchess of Gloucester
 1977 Anna Karenina (TV Mini-Series)
Countess Vronsky
- Episode #1.10 (1977) ... Countess Vronsky
- Episode #1.8 (1977) ... Countess Vronsky
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... Countess Vronsky
- Episode #1.1 (1977) ... Countess Vronsky
 1977 The Haunting of Julia
Greta Braden
 1977 The Velvet Glove (TV Series)
Mary Baker Eddy
- Mother (1977) ... Mary Baker Eddy
 1976 Play for Today (TV Series)
Bernarda
- The House of Bernarda Alba (1976) ... Bernarda
 1975 Prometheus: The Life of Balzac (TV Mini-Series)
Aunt Rosalie
- The Race to Death (1975) ... Aunt Rosalie
- The Human Comedy (1975) ... Aunt Rosalie
 1975 Ballet Shoes (TV Mini-Series)
Madame Fidolia
- Episode #1.5 (1975) ... Madame Fidolia
- Episode #1.4 (1975) ... Madame Fidolia
- Episode #1.3 (1975) ... Madame Fidolia
- Episode #1.2 (1975) ... Madame Fidolia
 1975 Ten from the Twenties (TV Series)
Aunt Tatty
- Aunt Tatty (1975) ... Aunt Tatty
 1974-1975 An Unofficial Rose (TV Mini-Series)
Emma Sands
- Episode #1.4 (1975) ... Emma Sands
- Episode #1.3 (1975) ... Emma Sands
- Episode #1.2 (1975) ... Emma Sands
- Episode #1.1 (1974) ... Emma Sands
 1974 ITV Sunday Night Drama (TV Series)
Alfreda
- The Ceremony of Innocence (1974) ... Alfreda
 1974 Village Hall (TV Series)
Dame
- Dancing in the Dark (1974) ... Dame
 1974 Boy Dominic (TV Series)
Lady Bulman
- Lady Bulman Regets (1974) ... Lady Bulman
- Lost at Sea (1974) ... Lady Bulman
 1973 Hunter's Walk (TV Series)
Beatrice Hill
- Lost Dog (1973) ... Beatrice Hill
 1971 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Madame Pernelle
- Tartuffe (1971) ... Madame Pernelle
 1971 Kate (TV Series)
Isobel Farmer
- That Kind of Love (1971) ... Isobel Farmer
 1970 Wicked Women (TV Series)
Madame Bonheur
- Madeleine Jury (1970) ... Madame Bonheur
 1969 Plays of Today (TV Series)
Scotch Ellen
- Men of Iron (1969) ... Scotch Ellen
 1965-1968 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Sister Leonora / Agatha / Doktor von Zahnd
- The Swallow's Nest (1968) ... Sister Leonora
- The Family Reunion (1966) ... Agatha
- The Physicists (1965) ... Doktor von Zahnd
 1967 The Prisoner (TV Series)
Number Two
- Dance of the Dead (1967) ... Number Two
 1967 Trapped (TV Series)
- Chicane (1967)
 1967 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
The woman
- Oldenberg (1967) ... The woman
 1965 Londoners (TV Series)
Sarah Ashton
- Old Man of Chelsea Reach (1965) ... Sarah Ashton
 1965 It's Dark Outside (TV Series)
Mrs. Vanister
- The Prevalence of Liars (1965) ... Mrs. Vanister
 1963 Ghost Squad (TV Series)
Dr. Ibanez
- The Magic Bullet (1963) ... Dr. Ibanez
 1962 The Andromeda Breakthrough (TV Series)
Madeleine Dawnay
- The Roman Peace (1962) ... Madeleine Dawnay
- Hurricane (1962) ... Madeleine Dawnay
- Storm Centres (1962) ... Madeleine Dawnay
- Azaran Forecast (1962) ... Madeleine Dawnay
- Gale Warning (1962) ... Madeleine Dawnay
 1962 Under Western Eyes (TV Movie)
Tekla
 1961 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Varvara
- The Visitors (1961) ... Varvara
 1961 A for Andromeda (TV Series)
Professor Madeleine Dawnay
- The Face of the Tiger (1961) ... Professor Madeleine Dawnay
- The Murderer (1961) ... Professor Madeleine Dawnay
- The Monster (1961) ... Professor Madeleine Dawnay
- The Miracle (1961) ... Professor Madeleine Dawnay
 1960 An Age of Kings (TV Series)
Margaret, Queen to King Henry / Queen Margaret, widow to Henry VI / Margaret, Queen of England / ...
- Richard III Part 1: The Dangerous Brother (1960) ... Queen Margaret, widow to Henry VI
- Part Thirteen: The Sun in Splendour (1960) ... Margaret, Queen of England
- Henry VI Part 4: The Morning's War (1960) ... Margaret, Queen to King Henry
- Henry VI Part 3: The Rabble from Kent (1960) ... Margaret, Queen to King Henry
- Henry VI Part 2: The Fall of a Protector (1960) ... Margaret, Queen to King Henry
 1960 Interpol Calling (TV Series)
Ingrid Hoffman
- White Blackmail (1960) ... Ingrid Hoffman
 1960 The Terrible Choice (TV Series)
Lady Macbeth
- Macbeth: Part 4 (1960) ... Lady Macbeth
- Macbeth: Part 3 (1960) ... Lady Macbeth
- Macbeth: Part 2 (1960) ... Lady Macbeth
- Macbeth: Part 1 (1960) ... Lady Macbeth
 1960 Tales of the Vikings (TV Series)
Queen
- Cold Steel (1960) ... Queen
 1959 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Kolya Ragoschics
- The Advocate (1959) ... Kolya Ragoschics
 1958 Uncle Harry (TV Movie)
Lettie Quincey
 1957 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Manningham
- Gaslight (1957) ... Mrs. Manningham
 1956 Nom-de-Plume (TV Series)
Marie d'Armont / Aurore
- Friend of the People (1956) ... Marie d'Armont
- Child of Her Time (1956) ... Aurore
 1954 The Face of Love (TV Movie)
Cressida
 1954 Six Characters in Search of an Author (TV Movie)
The Step-Daughter
 1953 The Young Elizabeth (TV Movie)
Elizabeth Tudor
 1951 The Pythoness
Narrator (voice)
 1951 High Treason
Anna Braun
 1949 Train of Events
Louise (segment "The Actor")
 1949 The Trial of Madeleine Smith (TV Movie)
Madeleine Smith
 1945 The Agitator
Lettie Shackleton
 1945 The Man from Morocco
Sarah Duboste
 1943 Underground Guerrillas
Anna Petrovitch
 1941 'Pimpernel' Smith
Ludmilla Koslowski
 1941 Major Barbara
A Girl
 1940 The Thief of Bagdad
Halima / Six-Armed Lady
 1939 The Spy in Black
Chauffeuse
 1938 Prison Without Bars
Renee
 1937 Victoria the Great
Duchess of Kent
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She acted in Luigi Pirandello's play, "Six Characters in Search of An Author", at the Arts Theatre Club and St. James' Theatre in London, England with Dudley Foster, Edward Hardwicke, Reginald Tate, Ralph Michael and Marda Vanne in the cast. Royston Morley was the director. See more »
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Trivia:

Although she played Anna Neagle's mother in Victoria the Great (1937), she was eleven years Neagle's junior in real life. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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