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Gwen Nelson (I) (1901–1990)

Gwen Nelson was born on June 30, 1901 in London, England as Gwendoline Alexandra Nelson. She was an actress, known for Doctor Zhivago (1965), European Vacation (1985) and Love Among the Ruins (1975). She died on October 15, 1990 in Suffolk, England. See full bio »

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(age 89) in Suffolk, England, UK

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 1989 The Bill (TV Series)
Mrs. Usher
- Early Bird (1989) ... Mrs. Usher
 1989 Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV Series)
Grandma Parker
- A Sleeping Life: Part Two (1989) ... Grandma Parker
 1989 High Street Blues (TV Series)
Lady with VC
- The Bells, the Bells (1989) ... Lady with VC
 1988 Casualty (TV Series)
Miss Dalrimple
- Caring (1988) ... Miss Dalrimple
 1988 Clarence (TV Series)
Mrs. Titheridge
- Episode #1.6 (1988) ... Mrs. Titheridge
 1987 Scoop (TV Movie)
The Country - Granny Boot
 1987 84 Charing Cross Road
Bill's Great Aunt
 1986 A Seaside Story (Short)
Landlady
 1985 European Vacation
Hotel Manager's Mother
 1984 Shine on Harvey Moon (TV Series)
Mrs. Brandon
- Spring Will Be a Little Late This Year (1984) ... Mrs. Brandon
- Baby It's Cold Outside (1984) ... Mrs. Brandon
- Goodnight Vienna (1984) ... Mrs. Brandon
- Sentimental Journey (1984) ... Mrs. Brandon
 1983 Terry and June (TV Series)
Aunt Madge
- Pardon My Dust (1983) ... Aunt Madge
 1982 Goodbye, Mr. Kent (TV Series)
Mrs. Kent
- Episode #1.6 (1982) ... Mrs. Kent
 1981 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Becky
- Dancing Country (1981) ... Becky
 1981 Juliet Bravo (TV Series)
Annie Stamp
- A Private Place (1981) ... Annie Stamp
 1981 Towers of Babel (Short)
 1981 Jackanory Playhouse (TV Series)
Crone
- The Rose of Ice (1981) ... Crone
 1981 Play for Today (TV Series)
Mrs. Bone
 1969-1980 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Granny / Mrs. Adams / Miss Emily
- The Gate of Eden: Part 3 - Peter (1980) ... Granny
- The Gate of Eden: Part 2 - Sue (1980) ... Granny
- The Winter Ladies (1979) ... Mrs. Adams
- Murder: Identikit (1969) ... Miss Emily
 1979 The Other Side (TV Series)
Mam
- Connie (1979) ... Mam
 1978 Tycoon (TV Series)
Mrs. Sanders
- Sleeping on Grass (1978) ... Mrs. Sanders
 1978 Scorpion Tales (TV Series)
Mrs. Withers
- The Great Albert (1978) ... Mrs. Withers
 1977 The Rocking Horse Winner (TV Movie)
Nancy
 1977 Crown Court (TV Series)
Mrs. Olga Freetumble
- An Upward Fall: Part 1 (1977) ... Mrs. Olga Freetumble
 1977 The Last Remake of Beau Geste
Lady in Courtroom
 1977 It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet
Mrs. Kirby
 1977 Esther Waters (TV Series)
Mrs. Parsons
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... Mrs. Parsons
 1977 The Velvet Glove (TV Series)
- Auntie's Niece (1977)
 1977 Centre Play (TV Series)
Madame Beaumatin
- The Emporer's New Hat (1977) ... Madame Beaumatin
 1975 Village Hall (TV Series)
Little Miss Dimmins
- Silver Threads (1975) ... Little Miss Dimmins
 1975 Looking for Clancy (TV Series)
Meg Mace
- Episode #1.2 (1975) ... Meg Mace
- Episode #1.1 (1975) ... Meg Mace
 1975 Love Among the Ruins (TV Movie)
Hermione Davis
 1974 And Mother Makes Five (TV Series)
Sally's mother
- For Richer for Poorer (1974) ... Sally's mother
- Fair Exchange (1974) ... Sally's mother
- Wish You Were There (1974) ... Sally's mother
 1974 Steptoe and Son (TV Series)
Dorothy
- Seance in a Wet Rag and Bone Yard (1974) ... Dorothy
 1963-1974 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Alice / Rita / Madame Emma Mannering
- Clap Hands for the Walking Dead (1974) ... Alice
- Poor Cherry (1967) ... Rita
- The Snag (1963) ... Madame Emma Mannering
 1967-1973 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Housekeeper / Aunt Juley / Martha
- The Adventures of Don Quixote (1973) ... Housekeeper
- Howards End (1970) ... Aunt Juley
- Girls in Uniform (1967) ... Martha
 1962-1972 Z Cars (TV Series)
Bertha Parkin / Mrs. Hughes / Mrs. Brookshaw / ...
- Public Relations (1972) ... Bertha Parkin
- Hide - And Go Seek (1963) ... Mrs. Hughes
- The Main Chance (1963) ... Mrs. Brookshaw
- Johnny Sailor (1962) ... Auntie
- Invisible Enemy (1962) ... Mrs. Crawford
 1972 And Mother Makes Three (TV Series)
Sally's Mother
- Two Hearts That Beat as Two (1972) ... Sally's Mother
- A Family Affair (1972) ... Sally's Mother
 1972 Callan (TV Series)
Mrs. Glover
- The Richmond File: A Man Like Me (1972) ... Mrs. Glover
 1972 Clochemerle (TV Series)
Madame Voujon
- The Awful Awakening of Claudius Brodequin (1972) ... Madame Voujon
- The Spirited Protest of Justine Pulet (1972) ... Madame Voujon
 1972 Something to Hide
2nd Old Lady
 1971 Catweazle (TV Series)
Mrs. Gowdie
- The Thirteenth Sign (1971) ... Mrs. Gowdie
- The Magic Circle (1971) ... Mrs. Gowdie
- The Battle of the Giants (1971) ... Mrs. Gowdie
- The Ghost Hunters (1971) ... Mrs. Gowdie
- The Wogle Stone (1971) ... Mrs. Gowdie
 1971 Jude the Obscure (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Edlin
- Christminster Again (1971) ... Mrs. Edlin
- To Aldbrickham (1971) ... Mrs. Edlin
- To Shaston (1971) ... Mrs. Edlin
 1970 Act of Separation (TV Movie)
 1970 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Jill / Miss Burbage
- Act of Separation (1970) ... Jill
- Married Alive (1970) ... Miss Burbage
 1970 Kate (TV Series)
Ruth Webb
- The Man Who Broke the Rules (1970) ... Ruth Webb
 1970 The Woodlanders (TV Series)
Grammer Oliver
- Marty (1970) ... Grammer Oliver
- Felice (1970) ... Grammer Oliver
- Grace (1970) ... Grammer Oliver
- Giles (1970) ... Grammer Oliver
 1970 My Partner the Ghost (TV Series)
Mrs. Halloway
- The Trouble with Women (1970) ... Mrs. Halloway
 1970 The Reckoning
Michael's Mother
 1969 Staircase
Matron
 1968 Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Mrs. King
- The Dancing Men (1968) ... Mrs. King
 1968 The First Lady (TV Series)
Mrs. Parkinson
- Lash Out (1968) ... Mrs. Parkinson
 1968 Half Hour Story (TV Series)
Gran
- Goodnight Albert (1968) ... Gran
 1960-1967 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Aunt Kate / Mary Bailey / Mrs Noonan / ...
- The Buried Man (1963) ... Mary Bailey
- The Whisperers (1961) ... Mrs Noonan
- The Happy Man (1960) ... Sister Timpson
 1967 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Daily
- Boa Constrictor (1967) ... Mrs. Daily
 1967 Turn Out the Lights (TV Series)
Florence Hatton
- You Can't Get the Wood (1967) ... Florence Hatton
 1966 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Mrs. Bryant
- The Wesker Trilogy: Roots (1966) ... Mrs. Bryant
 1965 Doctor Zhivago
Female Janitor
 1965 Gaslight Theatre (TV Series)
Dame Marten
 1965 Thursday Theatre (TV Series)
Helen Browne
 1960-1964 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Miss Edna Kerry / Mrs. Nugget / Madame Dousselaire
- The Hoarders (1964) ... Miss Edna Kerry
- The Widower (1961) ... Mrs. Nugget
- Three Small Bones (1960) ... Madame Dousselaire
 1963 Summer Flight
Hospital Sister
 1963 Suspense (TV Series)
Mrs. Calvert
- Deferred Terms (1963) ... Mrs. Calvert
 1962 Don't Talk to Strange Men
Mrs. Mason
 1961 The Kitchen
8th Waitress
 1961 They Met in a City (TV Series)
Edna
- The Three Buskers (1961) ... Edna
 1961 Jango (TV Series)
Miss Blane
- Mind the Doors, Please (1961) ... Miss Blane
 1960 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Mrs. Browne
- The Honeymooners (1960) ... Mrs. Browne
 1960 Tunes of Glory
Provost's Wife
 1959 Probation Officer (TV Series)
- Episode #1.10 (1959)
 1954 The Teckman Mystery
Duty woman
 1939 Ladies in Waiting (TV Movie)
Mrs. Dawson
 1939 The Swiss Family Robinson (TV Movie)
Mamma
 1938 Laugh with Me (TV Movie)
Ann Bonnington
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Anthony Shaffer's play, "The Case of the Oily Levantine," at Her Majesty's Theatre in London, England with Hywel Bennett, Adrienne Posta, Bernard Archard, William Squire, Wolfe Morris, Anna Quayle, Paul Angelis, and Roger Leach in the cast. Patrick Dromgoole was director. See more »

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Star Sign:

Cancer

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