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Perlita Neilson (1933–2014)

The daughter of an engineer, Perlita started her career as an amateur in Buenos Aires Community Players and made her professional debut in a West End production of 'Annie Get Your Gun' in 1947. Following this, she made numerous appearances on the London stage and in Repertory throughout the UK as well as in New York and Europe. On television, she ... See full bio »

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The Boy David
The Boy David David, son of Jesse
She Didn't Say No!
She Didn't Say No! Mary Monahan
The Running Tide
Au Clair de la Lune
Au Clair de la Lune Françoise


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 1981 The Day of the Triffids (TV Mini-Series)
Miss Durrant
- Episode #1.5 (1981) ... Miss Durrant
- Episode #1.3 (1981) ... Miss Durrant
 1974 Fall of Eagles (TV Mini-Series)
Queen Victoria
 1965 The Flying Swan (TV Series)
Sarah Barnes
- The Age of Consent (1965) ... Sarah Barnes
 1955-1961 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Mary Skinner / Gladys Antrobus / Pepita / ...
- Life with Father (1961) ... Mary Skinner
- The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1959) ... Pepita
- The Seagull (1956) ... Nina
- The Green of the Year (1955) ... Ginette
 1961 Maigret (TV Series)
Sister Marie des Anges
- On Holiday (1961) ... Sister Marie des Anges
 1960 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Eileen Drage
- The Siege at Killyfaddy (1960) ... Eileen Drage
 1960 The Vise (TV Series)
 1960 The Four Just Men (TV Series)
- Marie (1960) ... Marie
 1959 The Eustace Diamonds (TV Series)
Lucy Morris
- Episode #1.6 (1959) ... Lucy Morris
- Episode #1.5 (1959) ... Lucy Morris
- Episode #1.4 (1959) ... Lucy Morris
- Episode #1.3 (1959) ... Lucy Morris
- Episode #1.2 (1959) ... Lucy Morris
 1959 William Tell (TV Series)
Anna Gessler
- Gessler's Daughter (1959) ... Anna Gessler
 1958 She Didn't Say No!
Mary Monahan
 1958 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series)
Mary Teck
- A Young Affair (1958) ... Mary Teck
 1958 September Tide (TV Movie)
 1957 The Boy David (TV Movie)
David, son of Jesse
 1957 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Roof Garden (1957)
 1955 The Running Tide (TV Movie)
 1954 Au Clair de la Lune (TV Movie)
 1953 Ten Nights in a Bar-Room (TV Movie)
Mary Morgan
 1953 Trouble in Store
Mabel (uncredited)
 1953 Gilbert and Sullivan
 1952 Portrait by Rembrandt (TV Movie)
 1952 Lace on Her Petticoat (TV Movie)
Lady Alexandra Carmichael

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She acted in George Bernard Shaw's play, "Heartbreak House," at the Wyndham's Theatre in London, England with Roger Livesey, Dulcie Gray, Michael Denison, Judy Campbell, Barry Sinclair, Joan Young, Donald Eccles, Ken Wynne, and George Benson in the cast. Frank Hauser was director. See more »


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