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Nora Nicholson (1892–1973)

Nora Nicholson was born on December 7, 1892 in Leamington, Warwickshire, England. She was an actress, known for A Town Like Alice (1956), Devil Doll (1964) and My Guess Would Be Murder (1957). She died on September 18, 1973 in London, England. See full bio »

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Known For

A Town Like Alice
A Town Like Alice Mrs. Frith
(1956)
Devil Doll
Devil Doll Aunt Eva
(1964)
My Guess Would Be Murder
(1957)
Dangerous Afternoon
Dangerous Afternoon Mrs. Louisa Sprule
(1961)

Filmography

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 1972 Turnbull's Finest Half-Hour (TV Series)
Miss Coope
- Episode #1.4 (1972) ... Miss Coope
 1971-1972 Kate (TV Series)
Laura / Annie Cross
- I Belong to Somebody (1972) ... Laura
- Ideally's a Big Word (1971) ... Annie Cross
 1972 The Main Chance (TV Series)
Mrs. Roach
- The Next Great Train Robbery (1972) ... Mrs. Roach
 1972 Love Story (TV Series)
Amy
- A Memory of Two Loves (1972) ... Amy
 1972 The Dick Emery Show (TV Series)
- Episode #11.6 (1972)
 1972 Whack-O! (TV Series)
Lady Westbury
- Episode #8.10 (1972) ... Lady Westbury
 1972 Owen, M.D. (TV Series)
Mrs. French
- The VIPs, Part 2 (1972) ... Mrs. French
- The VIPs, Part 1 (1972) ... Mrs. French
 1971 Public Eye (TV Series)
Mrs. Stuart
- A Mug Named Frank (1971) ... Mrs. Stuart
 1971 Say Hello to Yesterday
Aged lady (uncredited)
 1971 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Kate Morkan
- The Dead (1971) ... Kate Morkan
 1970 Here Come the Double Deckers! (TV Series)
Mrs. Vickers
- A Helping Hound (1970) ... Mrs. Vickers
 1970 The Sinners (TV Mini-Series)
Anna Maria
- Dividends (1970) ... Anna Maria
 1970 The Great Inimitable Mr. Dickens (TV Movie)
Rosa Emma Drummond
 1970 As Good Cooks Go (TV Series)
 1970 Parkin's Patch (TV Series)
Mrs. Mercer
- Fox Among the Chickens (1970) ... Mrs. Mercer
 1969 Run a Crooked Mile (TV Movie)
Miss Abernathy
 1969 Ours Is a Nice House (TV Series)
Aunt Enid Birtwhistle
- Hook, Line and Enid (1969) ... Aunt Enid Birtwhistle
 1968 Diamonds for Breakfast
Anastasia Petrovna
 1964-1968 The Avengers (TV Series)
Miss Emily / Ermyntrude
- All Done with Mirrors (1968) ... Miss Emily
- Build a Better Mousetrap (1964) ... Ermyntrude
 1968 The Root of All Evil? (TV Series)
Nelly
- The Fireplace Firm (1968) ... Nelly
 1968 The Expert (TV Series)
Georgina Samuel
- Nobody's Going to Hurt You (1968) ... Georgina Samuel
 1968 Late Night Horror (TV Series)
Miss. Pendleham
- The Triumph of Death (1968) ... Miss. Pendleham
 1968 Z Cars (TV Series)
Miss Reeves
- What D'Yer Mean - Charity?: Part 2 (1968) ... Miss Reeves
- What D'Yer Mean - Charity?: Part 1 (1968) ... Miss Reeves
 1967 The World of Wooster (TV Series)
Miss Pringle
- Jeeves and the Stand-In for Sippy (1967) ... Miss Pringle
 1967 Sorry I'm Single (TV Series)
Mrs. Brown
- The Polka Dot Matching Set (1967) ... Mrs. Brown
 1956-1967 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Mrs. Pearce / Avdotva / Miss Willesden / ...
- The New Assistant (1967) ... Mrs. Pearce
- Ivanov (1966) ... Avdotva
- London Wall (1963) ... Miss Willesden
- The Whisperers (1961) ... Mrs Ross
- Hallelujah Corner (1961) ... Ma Potter
 1967 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Twomey
- That Woman (1967) ... Mrs. Twomey
 1967 Vacant Lot (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1967)
 1966 The Saint (TV Series)
Hortense
- The Queen's Ransom (1966) ... Hortense
 1962-1966 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Miss Ballard / Mrs. Todd
- The Uninvited Guest (1966) ... Miss Ballard
- Cough Mixture (1962) ... Mrs. Todd
 1966 Pardon the Expression (TV Series)
Miss Bracewell
- Between the Cover (1966) ... Miss Bracewell
 1966 Frankie Howerd (TV Series)
- Episode #2.4 (1966)
 1966 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Miss. Bealby
- A Walk in the Sea (1966) ... Miss. Bealby
 1965 The Wednesday Thriller (TV Series)
Miss Efoss
- The Babysitter (1965) ... Miss Efoss
 1965 The Flying Swan (TV Series)
Mabel Chislehurst
- The Streets (1965) ... Mabel Chislehurst
 1965 Front Page Story (TV Series)
Barbara Close
- The £150,000 Win (1965) ... Barbara Close
 1965 ITV Sunday Night Drama (TV Series)
Miss Hawthorn
- The Paper Man (1965) ... Miss Hawthorn
 1965 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Totty Anderson
- Drama '65: The Vanishing Trick (1965) ... Totty Anderson
 1965 Joey Boy
Middle-Aged Lady (uncredited)
 1964 The Human Jungle (TV Series)
Lady Bridley
- Skeleton in the Cupboard (1964) ... Lady Bridley
 1964 Devil Doll
Aunt Eva
 1964 Detective (TV Series)
Miss. Wade
- Death in Ecstacy (1964) ... Miss. Wade
 1964 The Barnstormers (TV Series)
Mrs. Herriard
- Old Alexander's Secret (1964) ... Mrs. Herriard
 1964 Laughter from the Whitehall (TV Series)
Gertrude Pigeon
- Trial and Error (1964) ... Gertrude Pigeon
 1964 It's Dark Outside (TV Series)
Julia Rossiter
- A Room with No View (1964) ... Julia Rossiter
 1963 Maupassant (TV Series)
Mlle D'Erabel
- Getting Married (1963) ... Mlle D'Erabel
 1963 Zero One (TV Series)
Mrs. Sykes
- And Maya Makes Three (1963) ... Mrs. Sykes
 1963 Hancock (TV Series)
Maud Crispin
- The Politician (1963) ... Maud Crispin
 1962 Saki (TV Mini-Series)
Aunt Amy
- Episode #1.1 (1962) ... Aunt Amy
 1962 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Cornelia Brigham
- So Many Children (1962) ... Cornelia Brigham
 1961 Dangerous Afternoon
Mrs. Louisa Sprule
 1961 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Emmy Harris
- The Biggest Thief in Town (1961) ... Emmy Harris
 1956-1961 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Aunt Amy ('The Birdwatcher')
- Fly by Night (1961)
- Double Bill: Snowball/The Birdwatcher (1956) ... Aunt Amy ('The Birdwatcher')
 1961 Deadline Midnight (TV Series)
Amy Prentice
- Letter from a Lady (1961) ... Amy Prentice
 1960 The Cheaters (TV Series)
Mrs. Little
- The Fine Print (1960) ... Mrs. Little
 1959-1960 Boyd Q.C. (TV Series)
Vera Ticehurst
- Ada's Daughter (1960) ... Vera Ticehurst
 1960 Probation Officer (TV Series)
Emma Harvey
- Episode #1.36 (1960) ... Emma Harvey
 1957-1960 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Aunt Clementina / Nannie / Mrs. Temple
- Autumn (1957) ... Nannie
- The Witness (1957) ... Mrs. Temple
 1959 Upstairs and Downstairs
Edith Farringdon
 1958-1959 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series)
Old Lady / Cornelia Brigham
- My Young Brother (1959) ... Old Lady
- So Many Children (1958) ... Cornelia Brigham
 1959 Charlesworth (TV Series)
Signora Pontaforlano
- Applied Psychology (1959) ... Signora Pontaforlano
 1950-1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Morland / Miss Chamberlain / Marina / ...
- Mary Rose (1959) ... Mrs. Morland
- Touch Wood (1958) ... Miss Chamberlain
- Uncle Vanya (1957) ... Marina
- The Happy Prisoner (1955) ... Lady Sandys
- Our Marie (1953)
 1959 The Captain's Table
Mrs. Lomax
 1958 Law and Disorder
Mrs. Cartwright
 1958 Folio (TV Series)
Miss Malleson
- Corinth House (1958) ... Miss Malleson
 1957 Hancock's Half Hour (TV Series)
Mrs. Fazackerley
- The Elocution Teacher (1957) ... Mrs. Fazackerley
 1957 Close My Door (TV Movie)
The Old Woman
 1957 Light Fingers
Lady Shepley-Cooke
 1957 Precious Bane (TV Series)
Mrs. Sarn
- Episode #1.6 (1957) ... Mrs. Sarn
- Episode #1.5 (1957) ... Mrs. Sarn
- Episode #1.4 (1957) ... Mrs. Sarn
- Episode #1.3 (1957) ... Mrs. Sarn
- Episode #1.2 (1957) ... Mrs. Sarn
 1956 Murder Mistaken (TV Movie)
Emmie
 1956 Theatre (TV Movie)
Evie
 1955 Appointment with Drama (TV Series)
Mrs. Maud Carpenter
- Absence of Mind (1955) ... Mrs. Maud Carpenter
 1955 The Hornet's Nest
Rachael Crumb
 1955 Raising a Riot
Miss Pettigrew
 1954 A Party for Christmas (TV Movie)
Alice Matheson
 1954 Shop Spoiled
Customer
 1954 The Facts of Life (TV Movie)
Rachel
 1953 Trial and Error (TV Movie)
Gertrude
 1953 Let Us Be True (TV Movie)
Mrs. Crawford
 1952 Tread Softly
Isobel Mayne
 1952 Crow Hollow
Aunt Opal
 1951 The Passing Show (TV Series)
 1949 Fools Rush In
Mrs. Mandrake
 1949 The Blue Lagoon
Mrs. Stannard
 1949 Once Upon a Dream
1st. W.V.S
 1948 The Truth About Blayds (TV Movie)
Marion Blayds-Conway
 1938 Trelawny of the Wells (TV Movie)
 1938 Hands Across the Sea (TV Movie)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Arthur Wing Pineros' play, "The Trelawny of the Wells," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Andrew Cruickshank, O.B. Clarence, Alec Guinness, and Anthony Quayle in the cast. Tyrone Guthrie was director. See more »

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Trivia:

Frail-looking British character actress, on stage from 1912 at Stratford-upon-Avon. She was noted for her roles in plays by Shaw and Chekhov. On screen, she specialised in eccentric, or dotty old ladies and dowagers. She is particularly remembered as Aunt Juley in BBC's The Forsyte Saga (1967).

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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