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Rosalie Williams (I) (1919–2009)

Rosalie Williams was born on June 12, 1919 in Barton upon Irwell, Lancashire, England. She was an actress and producer, known for Soul Music (1997), Truckers (1992) and The Sign of Four (1987). She was married to David Scase. She died on December 11, 2009 in Manchester, England. See full bio »

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 1997 Soul Music (TV Series) (voice, as Rosalie Scase)
 1993 Dancing Queen (TV Movie)
 1992 Truckers (TV Series)
Gran'ma Morkie / Baroness of Delicacy (voice)
 1988 The Beiderbecke Connection (TV Mini-Series)
Miss Pringle
- Oh Look, It's Average-Sized Trevor Chaplin (1988) ... Miss Pringle
 1988 Casualty (TV Series)
Mary Payton
- Caring (1988) ... Mary Payton
 1987 The Sign of Four (TV Movie)
Mrs Hudson
 1987 Brookside (TV Series)
Mrs Frazer
- Good Turn (1987) ... Mrs Frazer
 1985 A Different Kind of Love
Dinner Guest
 1985 Fell Tiger (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.5 (1985) ... Janet
 1978-1985 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Mrs. Rimmer / Mrs. Lacey
- Episode #1.2505 (1985) ... Mrs. Rimmer
- Episode #1.2504 (1985) ... Mrs. Rimmer
- Episode #1.1787 (1978) ... Mrs. Lacey
 1984 How We Used to Live (TV Series)
- 1909: The People's Budget (1984) ... Bessie
 1984 The Jewel in the Crown (TV Mini-Series)
Sister Mary
- The Towers of Silence (1984) ... Sister Mary
 1983 The Outsider (TV Series)
Irene Jefford
- A Question of Judgement (1983) ... Irene Jefford
 1981-1983 Juliet Bravo (TV Series)
Ann Lambert / Chairman of the First Bench
- Retribution (1983) ... Ann Lambert
- Arlene (1981) ... Chairman of the First Bench
 1983 Affairs of the Heart (TV Series)
1st Neighbour
- Pilot (1983) ... 1st Neighbour
 1969-1982 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Neighbour / Mrs. Foster / Principal
- The Reunion (1982) ... Neighbour
- Blind Love (1977) ... Mrs. Foster
- The Ha Ha (1969) ... Principal
 1981 Celebrity Playhouse (TV Series)
Mrs. Potter
- The Potting Shed (1981) ... Mrs. Potter
 1981 Get Lost! (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs Crimmins
- Kiss Me Quick (1981) ... Mrs Crimmins
 1981 Hedda Gabler (TV Movie)
 1981 Second Chance (TV Series)
Rose Marshall
- April II (1981) ... Rose Marshall
- April (1981) ... Rose Marshall
 1980 The Sandbaggers (TV Mini-Series)
English Lady
- Decision by Committee (1980) ... English Lady
 1979 The Dick Francis Thriller: The Racing Game (TV Series)
Mrs. Dysart
- Odds Against (1979) ... Mrs. Dysart
 1979 Flambards (TV Mini-Series)
- The Inheritance (1979) ... Mary
- What Are Servants For? (1979) ... Mary
- Prisoners of War (1979) ... Mary
- New Blood (1979) ... Mary
- Sing No Sad Songs (1979) ... Mary
 1978 Sense of Place (TV Series)
Mrs. Skern
- The Day Dumbfounded Got His Pylon (1978) ... Mrs. Skern
 1978 Crown Court (TV Series)
Ella Moriarty
- The Change: Part 1 (1978) ... Ella Moriarty
 1972 Open Window (Short)
 1972 Holly (TV Series)
Mrs. Mattingly / Mrs. Mattingley
- Episode #1.6 (1972) ... Mrs. Mattingly
- Episode #1.1 (1972) ... Mrs. Mattingley
 1972 Getting Away from It All (TV Movie)
Rose Malone
 1971 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
- Paper Roses (1971) ... Neighbor
 1968 Softly Softly (TV Series)
Mrs. Thomas
 1965 Z Cars (TV Series)
Mrs. Pearson
- Suspected Murder (1965) ... Mrs. Pearson
 1961 A Taste of Honey
Nurse (as Rosalie Scase)
 1961 The Younger Generation (TV Series)
Mrs. Sayers
- Josie (1961) ... Mrs. Sayers
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (1 credit)

Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Tennessee Williams' play, "The Glass Menagerie", at the Library Theatre in Manchester, England with John Franklyn-Robbins and Marah Stohl in the cast. David Scase was the director.

Alternate Names:

Rosalie Scase

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Personal Quote:

[About playing "Mrs. Hudson" and working with Jeremy Brett] "I used to call it embroidery. Jeremy used to embroider things for me in my part. There's very little in the actual writing for Mrs. Hudson, and he used to come up with lovely little inventions, like pieces, like when he gave me a flower in one episode. There were lots of moments like that, where Holmes revealed that Mrs. Hudson was so ... See more »


Mother of actress Annabel Scase (b.1948), actor (George) Rory Scase (b.1954), and Josephine & Katharine (b.1963).

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