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Barbara Mullen (1914–1979)

Barbara Mullen was born on June 9, 1914 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Barbara Eleanor Mullen. She was an actress, known for Dr. Finlay's Casebook (1962), Thunder Rock (1942) and A Place of One's Own (1945). She was married to John Taylor. She died on March 9, 1979 in Hammersmith, London, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Dr. Finlay's Casebook
Dr. Finlay's Casebook Janet MacPherson
Thunder Rock
Thunder Rock Ellen Kirby
A Place of One's Own
A Place of One's Own Mrs. Smedhurst
Jeannie Jeannie McLean


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 1967 I Spy (TV Series)
- Now You See Her, Now You Don't (1967) ... Kate
 1966 Miss MacTaggart Won't Lie Down (Short)
Jean MacTaggart
 1964 The Saint (TV Series)
Violet Warshed
- The Gentle Ladies (1964) ... Violet Warshed
 1962-1963 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series)
Aunt Molly
- Oh, the Clancys (1963) ... Aunt Molly
- The Ould Sod (1962) ... Aunt Molly
 1963 The Very Edge
Dr. Shaw
 1961 One Step Beyond (TV Series)
Mrs. Jones
- Justice (1961) ... Mrs. Jones
 1960 It Takes a Thief
Ma Piper
 1958 Ivanhoe (TV Series)
- The Prisoner in the Tower (1958) ... Nurse
- Whipping Boy (1958)
 1958 Innocent Sinners
Mrs. Vincent
 1957 White Hunter (TV Series)
Mother Superior
- Sister, My Spouse (1957) ... Mother Superior
 1953-1956 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Margaret / Marthe / Mrs. O'Rorke / ...
- Homecoming (1956)
- Winning Sequence (1956) ... Margaret
- Point of View (1956) ... Marthe
- The Relative Truth (1954) ... Mrs. O'Rorke
- The Wedding Veil (1954) ... Miss Macquire
 1956 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
- Tears in the Wind (1956) ... Amélie
 1956 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Didey O'Hara
- Didey's Dollar (1956) ... Didey O'Hara
 1956 The Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series)
Lady Elsbeth
- The Thorkil Ghost (1956) ... Lady Elsbeth
 1954-1955 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Maggie Wylie / Madge Wade / Jeannie
- Broken Silence (1955) ... Madge Wade
- Jeannie (1954) ... Jeannie
 1954 Destination Milan
Miss Busbee
 1954 The Last Moment
Mrs. O'Driscoll (segment: 'The Sensible Man')
 1953 The Bosun's Mate (Short)
Mrs. Waters
 1952 So Little Time
 1951 Talk of a Million
Bessie Murnahan
 1950 Mother of Men (TV Movie)
Widow Brant
 1949 Smith (TV Movie)
 1949 Charles and Mary (TV Movie)
Mary Lamb
 1948 Jane Eyre (TV Movie)
Jane Eyre
 1948 The Happy Marriage (TV Movie)
Frances Ambleside
 1948 My Sister and I
Hypatia Foley
 1948 Lady from Edinburgh (TV Movie)
 1948 Corridor of Mirrors
 1947 The Brontes (TV Movie)
Charlotte Bronte
 1947 The Kingdom of God (TV Movie)
Sister Gracia
 1946 Mother of Men (TV Movie)
Widow Brant
 1946 Jeannie (TV Movie)
Jeannie MacLean
 1946 The Trojan Brothers
Margie Castelli
 1944 Welcome, Mr. Washington
Jane Willoughby
 1941 Jeannie
Jeannie McLean
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Agatha Christie's play, "Murder at the Vicarage", at the Playhouse Theatre in London, England with Reginald Tate in the cast.

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5' 3" (1.6 m)

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Best known for her role as the housekeeper Janet in the BBC series "Dr. Finlay's Casebook". See more »


She had a gentle soft toned speaking voice

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