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Maureen Pryor (1922–1977)

The daughter of a Cockney hotelier father and an Irish mother, Maureen was educated at Upton Hall and a Covent in Cheshire. She started her acting career in Manchester Repertory in 1938 and studied her craft with Michel Saint-Denis at the London Theatre Studio from 1939-1940. Her first West End appearance was in a production of Sean O'Casey's "Red... See full bio »

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(age 54) in London, England, UK

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 1978 Kilvert's Diary (TV Series)
Sarah Probert
- A Baby at the Vicarage (1978) ... Sarah Probert
 1977 ITV Sunday Night Drama (TV Series)
Mrs Stratton
- The Goldfinch (1977) ... Mrs Stratton
 1971-1976 Play for Today (TV Series)
Bar person / Miss Whitehead / Mrs. Digby-Hunter
- Buffet (1976) ... Bar person
- Eleanor (1974) ... Miss Whitehead
- O Fat White Woman (1971) ... Mrs. Digby-Hunter
 1975 Moll Flanders (TV Movie)
Mrs. Gill
 1975 The Sweeney (TV Series)
Enid Wardle
- Big Spender (1975) ... Enid Wardle
 1975 The Life of Riley (TV Series)
Mrs. Pickles
- The Undead (1975) ... Mrs. Pickles
 1974 The Early Life of Stephen Hind (TV Series)
Stephen's mother
- Episode #1.3 (1974) ... Stephen's mother
- Episode #1.2 (1974) ... Stephen's mother
- Episode #1.1 (1974) ... Stephen's mother
 1974 Miss Nightingale (TV Movie)
Mrs. Fullalove
 1973-1974 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Doris
- Hearty Crafty (1974) ... Doris
- Willy (1973)
 1974 Crown Court (TV Series)
Mrs. Riley
- Victims of Prejudice: Part 1 (1974) ... Mrs. Riley
 1974 The Black Windmill
Jane Harper
 1974 Shoulder to Shoulder (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Ethel Smyth
- Sylvia Pankhurst (1974) ... Dr. Ethel Smyth
- Outrage (1974) ... Dr. Ethel Smyth
- Christabel Pankhurst (1974) ... Dr. Ethel Smyth
 1973 Wessex Tales (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Hooper
- An Imaginative Woman (1973) ... Mrs. Hooper
 1964-1973 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Mrs. Nutkin / Gina Spencer
- Money with Menaces (1973) ... Mrs. Nutkin
- Gina (1964) ... Gina Spencer
 1973 A Picture of Katherine Mansfield (TV Series)
Grandmother
- Episode #1.6 (1973) ... Grandmother
- Episode #1.4 (1973) ... Grandmother
 1973 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
 1973 The Fenn Street Gang (TV Series)
Mrs. Craven
- How to Handle a Woman (1973) ... Mrs. Craven
 1972 Lady Caroline Lamb
Mrs. Butler
 1956-1972 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Kathie / Mrs. Frost / Kristin
- Franklin's Farm (1972) ... Kathie
- The Pity of It All (1966) ... Mrs. Frost
- Miss Julie (1956) ... Kristin
 1972 Pretenders (TV Series)
Tabitha
- Not a Live Thing Left (1972) ... Tabitha
 1970 The Music Lovers
Nina's Mother
 1966-1970 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Helen's mother
- First Catch Your Hare... (1966) ... Helen's mother
 1969-1970 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Nora / Shawlie / Mrs. Maybury / ...
- The Ha Ha (1969) ... Mrs. Maybury
 1968 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
Jelka Delius
- Song of Summer: Frederick Delius (1968) ... Jelka Delius
 1968 Public Eye (TV Series)
Sarah Chambers
- But What Good Will the Truth Do? (1968) ... Sarah Chambers
 1967 Man in a Suitcase (TV Series)
Lady Gormond
- The Bridge (1967) ... Lady Gormond
 1967 Trapped (TV Series)
Betty Rose
- You're a Brave Man, Jack (1967) ... Betty Rose
 1967 Half Hour Story (TV Series)
Lady Harriet
- The 45th Unmarried Mother (1967) ... Lady Harriet
 1967 Three Bites of the Apple
Birdie Guffy
 1966 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Violet
- The Family Reunion (1966) ... Violet
 1966 Mystery and Imagination (TV Series)
Mrs. Jones
- The Beckoning Shadow (1966) ... Mrs. Jones
 1966 ABC Stage 67 (TV Series)
Rebecca
- Dare I Weep, Dare I Mourn? (1966) ... Rebecca
 1966 Sergeant Cork (TV Series)
Alice Huckerby
- The Case of William Huckerby, Platelayer (1966) ... Alice Huckerby
 1966 Modesty Blaise (scenes deleted)
 1966 The Five-Nineteen (TV Movie)
The Woman
 1957-1966 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Mrs. East / Madge Bellamy / Iris Clarke / ...
- Face at the Window (1966) ... Mrs. East
- Web of Lies (1964) ... Madge Bellamy
- A Woman of Thirty-Eight (1957) ... Iris Clarke
- The Silent House (1957) ... Laura Benham
 1965 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Mrs. Hamilton
- The Draper of Dumfries (1965) ... Mrs. Hamilton
 1965 Armchair Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Susannah Glossop
- The Welcome (1965) ... Susannah Glossop
 1965 The Sullavan Brothers (TV Series)
Jessie Green
- Put Them Away for Keeps (1965) ... Jessie Green
 1965 Z Cars (TV Series)
Mrs. Greenhalgh
- Window Dressing (1965) ... Mrs. Greenhalgh
 1964 The Indian Tales of Rudyard Kipling (TV Series)
Mrs. Schreiderling
- Only a Subaltern (1964) ... Mrs. Schreiderling
 1964 The Hidden Truth (TV Series)
Belle Atkinson
- Twelve Good Men (1964) ... Belle Atkinson
 1964 Love Story (TV Series)
Mrs. Farley
- Three Piece Suite (1964) ... Mrs. Farley
 1961-1963 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Potapovna / Mrs. Griggs / Dorothy Palmer
- The Fall of Mendel Krick (1963) ... Potapovna
- The Madhouse on Castle Street (1963) ... Mrs. Griggs
- A Kind of Strength (1961) ... Dorothy Palmer
 1962 Walk in the Shadow
Teddy's mother
 1961-1962 Top Secret (TV Series)
Maria
- Maggie (1962) ... Maria
- The Dead Village (1961) ... Maria
 1961 A Book with Chapters in It (TV Movie)
Clara
 1961 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Pat Reynolds
- Episode #1.435 (1961) ... Pat Reynolds
- Episode #1.432 (1961) ... Pat Reynolds
 1961 No Love for Johnnie
Labour Party Member
 1961 The Afterthought (TV Movie)
 1960 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Flora Dykin
- Raising Old Harry (1960) ... Flora Dykin
 1960 The Secret Kingdom (TV Mini-Series)
Paula Bryon
- Episode #1.8 (1960) ... Paula Bryon
- Episode #1.7 (1960) ... Paula Bryon
- Episode #1.6 (1960) ... Paula Bryon
- Episode #1.5 (1960) ... Paula Bryon
- Episode #1.4 (1960) ... Paula Bryon
 1960 Conspiracy of Hearts
Sister Consuela
 1958-1960 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series)
Mrs. Harris / Miss Ronberry
- Going Like a Fox (1960) ... Mrs. Harris
- The Corn Is Green (1958) ... Miss Ronberry
 1959 Nick of the River (TV Series)
Holly O'Gorman
- Episode #1.6 (1959) ... Holly O'Gorman
 1959 H.G.Wells' Invisible Man (TV Series)
Janet Norton
- Picnic with Death (1959) ... Janet Norton
 1959 Asmodée (TV Movie)
Mademoiselle
 1959 The Last Chronicle of Barset (TV Series)
Mrs. Crawley
- The Arabins Return to Barchester (1959) ... Mrs. Crawley
- Two Visitors to Hogglestock (1959) ... Mrs. Crawley
- Mr. Toogood Travels Professionally (1959) ... Mrs. Crawley
- The Bishop Is Crushed (1959) ... Mrs. Crawley
- Mr. Crawley Is Summoned to Barchester (1959) ... Mrs. Crawley
 1959 Jessy (Short)
Jessy's mother
 1958 Pringle (TV Movie)
Mrs. Bywater
 1958 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Miss Em
- Miss Em (1958) ... Miss Em
 1958 Heart of a Child
Frau Spiel
 1957 Angel Pavement (TV Series)
Mrs. Smeeth
- Episode #1.1 (1957) ... Mrs. Smeeth
 1957 Nathaniel Titlark (TV Series)
Jessie Titlark
- O Woodman, Spare That Tree (1957) ... Jessie Titlark
- Episode #2.5 (1957) ... Jessie Titlark
- Episode #2.4 (1957) ... Jessie Titlark
- Episode #2.3 (1957) ... Jessie Titlark
- Episode #2.2 (1957) ... Jessie Titlark
 1957 Doctor at Large
Mrs. Dalton
 1957 The Secret Place
Mrs. Haywood
 1955 London Playhouse (TV Series)
Mollie
- Adeline Girard (1955) ... Mollie
 1955 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Mulligan
- The Leprechaun (1955) ... Mrs. Mulligan
 1955 The Queen Came By (TV Movie)
Maud Murch
 1954 Orders Are Orders
Miss Marigold
 1954 Montserrat (TV Movie)
Mathilde
 1954 Doctor in the House
Mrs. Cooper
 1954 The Teckman Biography (TV Series)
Ruth Wade
- Third Person Singular (1954) ... Ruth Wade
- The Man (1954) ... Ruth Wade
- A Cable from Kesner (1954) ... Ruth Wade
- 47 Harrison Court (1954) ... Ruth Wade
 1952 Asmodée (TV Movie)
Mademoiselle
 1952 A Doll's House (TV Movie)
Christina
 1952 A Cradle of Willow (TV Movie)
Mistress Breague
 1951 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Lotte / Mrs. O'Halloran
- The Bridesman Danger (1951) ... Lotte
- The Search Party (1951) ... Mrs. O'Halloran
 1951 The Lady with a Lamp
Sister Wheeler
 1950 The Gentle Gunman (TV Movie)
Maureen Phelan
 1947 Power Without Glory (TV Movie)
Anna (as Maureen Pook)
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Other Works:

She acted in John Bowen's play, "After the Rain", at the Hampstead Theatre Club in Hampstead, London, England with Alec McCowen, Alan MacNaughton, Anthony Oliver, Valerie White, Robert James and Douglas Sheldon in the cast. See more »

Alternate Names:

Maureen Pook
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