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Joan Sanderson (1912–1992)

Joan Sanderson was a well known British television and stage actress. During several seasons at Stratford Upon Avon, she played the roles of Goneril in King Lear, Constance in King John, and Queen Margaret in Richard III. In a single season at the Old Vic she appeared in The Mousetrap, and in 1981 ended her stage career in the production of "... See full bio »

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 1988-1992 After Henry (TV Series)
Eleanor Prescott
- The Other Married Man (1992) ... Eleanor Prescott
- The Married Man (1992) ... Eleanor Prescott
- Yes and No (1992) ... Eleanor Prescott
- A Fully Extended Family (1992) ... Eleanor Prescott
- Poor Relations (1992) ... Eleanor Prescott
 1992 Land of Hope and Gloria (TV Series)
Nancy Princeton
- Country House Murders (1992) ... Nancy Princeton
- The Authentic Taste of England (1992) ... Nancy Princeton
- Running Before Walking (1992) ... Nancy Princeton
- Getting It Taped (1992) ... Nancy Princeton
- The Guided Tour (1992) ... Nancy Princeton
 1988 Thompson (TV Series)
- Episode #1.5 (1988)
 1984-1988 Me and My Girl (TV Series)
Nell Cresset
- A Bit of Overtime (1988) ... Nell Cresset
- Love Thy Neighbour (1988) ... Nell Cresset
- Play Your Cards Right (1988) ... Nell Cresset
- A Couple of Rough Nights (1988) ... Nell Cresset
- Question Time (1988) ... Nell Cresset
 1987 Prick Up Your Ears
Anthea's Mother
 1987 Screen Two (TV Series)
Miss Wilbraham
- East of Ipswich (1987) ... Miss Wilbraham
 1986 Mixed Doubles (TV Series)
Mrs. Hatfield
- If at First You Don't Succeed (1986) ... Mrs. Hatfield
 1984 The Fainthearted Feminist (TV Series)
Mother
 1983 Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime (TV Series)
Miss Logan
- The House of Lurking Death (1983) ... Miss Logan
 1983 All for Love (TV Series)
Mrs. Davidson
- Down at the Hydro (1983) ... Mrs. Davidson
 1982 Anyone for Denis? (TV Movie)
Rear Admiral
 1982 Play for Today (TV Series)
Miss Tunstall
- Intensive Care (1982) ... Miss Tunstall
 1981 Janet and Company (TV Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1981)
 1981 Barriers (TV Series)
Miss Morton
- Episode #1.8 (1981) ... Miss Morton
 1980 How's Your Father? (TV Series)
- The Promotion (1980)
 1979 Ripping Yarns (TV Series)
Lady Bartlesham
- Roger of the Raj (1979) ... Lady Bartlesham
 1978 Doris and Doreen (TV Movie)
Dorothy Binns
 1978 Rising Damp (TV Series)
Mother
- Pink Carnations (1978) ... Mother
 1978 Mixed Blessings (TV Series)
Aunt Dorothy
- The Housewarming (1978) ... Aunt Dorothy
- We're Only Trying to Help (1978) ... Aunt Dorothy
- Happy Birthdays, Dear Fathers (1978) ... Aunt Dorothy
- Jobs for the Boys (1978) ... Aunt Dorothy
- You Haven't Got Much, Have You? (1978) ... Aunt Dorothy
 1978 The Ghosts of Motley Hall (TV Series)
Alexandra
- Skeleton in the Cupboard: Part 2 (1978) ... Alexandra
- Skeleton in the Cupboard: Part 1 (1978) ... Alexandra
 1977 Jubilee (TV Series)
- Silver Lining (1977)
 1976 Well Anyway (TV Series)
The Countess
- Be That as It May (1976) ... The Countess
 1976 Wodehouse Playhouse (TV Series)
Lady Bassett
- Strychnine in the Soup (1976) ... Lady Bassett
 1976 Yus My Dear (TV Series)
Mrs. Hartington
- Brother Benny (1976) ... Mrs. Hartington
 1975 Upstairs, Downstairs (TV Series)
Mrs. Waddilove
- Noblesse Oblige (1975) ... Mrs. Waddilove
 1975 The Les Dawson Show (TV Movie)
Various Characters
 1975 Crown Court (TV Series)
Susan Halls
- Matron: Part 1 (1975) ... Susan Halls
 1970 Never Say Die (TV Series)
Sister Brooding
- The New Sister (1970) ... Sister Brooding
 1970 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Smythe
- Meter Maids (1970) ... Smythe
 1970 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series)
Lady Brancaster
- The Human Element (1970) ... Lady Brancaster
 1969 Wild, Wild Women (TV Series)
Mrs. Harcourt
- Episode #1.6 (1969) ... Mrs. Harcourt
- Episode #1.4 (1969) ... Mrs. Harcourt
- Episode #1.1 (1969) ... Mrs. Harcourt
 1965-1967 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Isobel / Angela Walker
- Fall of the Goat (1967) ... Isobel
- The Confidence Course (1965) ... Angela Walker
 1967 Boy Meets Girl (TV Series)
Germaine
- Goodnight Pelican (1967) ... Germaine
 1966 Who Killed the Cat?
Mrs. Sandford
 1966 Seven Deadly Sins (TV Series)
Hotel Receptionist
- A Temporary Typist (1966) ... Hotel Receptionist
 1965 Night Train to Surbiton (TV Mini-Series)
Manageress
- Episode #1.1 (1965) ... Manageress
 1964 Detective (TV Series)
Mrs. Blayne
- End of Chapter (1964) ... Mrs. Blayne
 1963 Maigret (TV Series)
- Poor Cecile! (1963)
 1962 Dial RIX (TV Series)
Mrs. Hathaway
- No Plums in the Pudding (1962) ... Mrs. Hathaway
 1962 Hotel Paradiso (TV Movie)
Angelique
 1962 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Mrs. Hollyman
- The Slip (1962) ... Mrs. Hollyman
 1962 She Knows Y'Know
Euphemia Smallhope
 1961 The Pocket Lancer (TV Series)
Countess of Clarencourt
- A Million Pounds (1961) ... Countess of Clarencourt
 1954-1958 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Ralston / Mrs. Dangerfield
- Halcyon Days (1954) ... Mrs. Dangerfield
 1956 Rex Milligan (TV Series)
Mrs. Pinkney
- The Bogus Formula (1956) ... Mrs. Pinkney
 1951 Young Wives' Tale
Nurse
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in P.L. Travers, Addison, and David Heneker's musical, "Popkiss," at the Globe Theatre in London, England with Daniel Massey, John Standing, Isla Blair, and Patricia Hodge in the cast. See more »

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Playing formidable dragon-like roles

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Sagittarius

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