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Margaretta Scott (1912–2005)

Margaretta Scott was born on February 13, 1912 in London, England as Margaretta Mary Scott. She was an actress, known for Things to Come (1936), All Creatures Great and Small (1978) and A Woman Possessed (1958). She was married to John Wooldridge. She died on April 15, 2005 in London. See full bio »


(age 93) in London, England, UK

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 1997 The Moth (TV Movie)
Lady Clinton-Smyth
 1993 Lovejoy (TV Series)
Mabel Horsham
- The Price of Fish (1993) ... Mabel Horsham
 1990 The Play on One (TV Series)
Countess of Ardarroch
- Changing Step (1990) ... Countess of Ardarroch
 1988 The Woman He Loved (TV Movie)
Lady Wigram
 1986 Bergerac (TV Series)
Roberta Jardine
- Fires in the Fall (1986) ... Roberta Jardine
 1986 Screenplay (TV Series)
Countess Appledore
- Paying Guests - Part 1 (1986) ... Countess Appledore
 1980 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Lady Birdwell
- Georgy Porgy (1980) ... Lady Birdwell
 1980 Play for Today (TV Series)
Magistrate Ferris
- Murder Rap (1980) ... Magistrate Ferris
 1980 Together (TV Series)
Daphne Porter
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... Daphne Porter
 1980 The Dick Francis Thriller: The Racing Game (TV Series)
Dolly Lanchester
- Needle (1980) ... Dolly Lanchester
 1976 The Duchess of Duke Street (TV Series)
Lady Blenkiron
- Plain Sailing (1976) ... Lady Blenkiron
 1975 Days of Hope (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Pritchard
- 1921 (1975) ... Mrs. Pritchard
 1972 The Adventurer (TV Series)
Lady Hargrom
 1971 Upstairs, Downstairs (TV Series)
Aunt Kate
 1971 Percy
Rita's Mother
 1970 Ryan International (TV Series)
Helen Grimaud
- The Dead Live Longer (1970) ... Helen Grimaud
 1970 Crescendo
Danielle Ryman
 1969 The Root of All Evil? (TV Series)
Mrs. Shand
- What's in It for Me? (1969) ... Mrs. Shand
 1969 Who-Dun-It (TV Series)
Lady Myra
- Murder Goes to School (1969) ... Lady Myra
 1968 Ukridge (TV Series)
Lady Lakenham
- The Nasty Corner (1968) ... Lady Lakenham
 1968 Les dossiers de l'agence O (TV Series)
Mme Pitchard
- Le club des vieilles dames (1968) ... Mme Pitchard
 1965-1966 Love Story (TV Series)
Matron Crowhurst / Betty Smith
- Casanova and the Old Crow (1966) ... Matron Crowhurst
- End of Term (1965) ... Betty Smith
 1965 The Third Man (TV Series)
The Countess
- Members Only: Part 2 (1965) ... The Countess
- Members Only: Part 1 (1965) ... The Countess
 1963 Richard the Lionheart (TV Series)
- The Heir of England (1963) ... Constance
 1963 The Saint (TV Series)
Lady Sangore
- The Saint Plays with Fire (1963) ... Lady Sangore
 1963 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Mrs. Emily Trout
- Nicked at the Bottle (1963) ... Mrs. Emily Trout
 1963 Jezebel ex UK (TV Series)
 1962 Studio 4 (TV Series)
Lady Spencer
- The Weather in the Streets (1962) ... Lady Spencer
 1960-1962 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Cynthia Nash / Olivia Geiss
- Member of the Family (1962) ... Cynthia Nash
- Summer Theatre: The Devil's General (1960) ... Olivia Geiss
 1962 The Cheaters (TV Series)
Mrs. Osborne
- Green for Danger (1962) ... Mrs. Osborne
 1962 The Second Mrs. Tanqueray (TV Movie)
 1961 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Miss Davies
- Episode #1.491 (1961) ... Miss Davies
- Episode #1.488 (1961) ... Miss Davies
 1961 Hamlet (TV Series)
 1961 Adventure Story (TV Movie)
The Queen Mother
 1961 Adventure Story (TV Series)
- The Switch (1961)
- The Gunslinger (1961)
- Only One Hope (1961)
- One More Chance (1961)
- Captured! (1961)
 1960 An Honourable Murder
Claudia Caesar
 1960 Maigret (TV Series)
- The Revolver (1960)
 1956-1959 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Marquesa de Santa Roca / Laura Frost / Queen Marya the Queen Mother
- The Golden Horn (1959) ... Marquesa de Santa Roca
- My Guess Would Be Murder (1959) ... Laura Frost
- The Terrorist (1958)
- The Hollow Crown (1956) ... Queen Marya the Queen Mother
 1959 World Theatre (TV Mini-Series)
Donna Matilda
- Henry IV (1959) ... Donna Matilda
 1950-1958 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Lady Marguerite Blakeney / Madame Millet / Empress Elizabeth / ...
- Bernadette Soubirous (1958) ... Madame Millet
- The Devil's General (1955) ... Olivia Geiss
- Caesar's Friend (1954) ... Claudia Procula
 1958 A Woman Possessed
 1957 Strange Affection
Mrs. Blundell
 1957 Town on Trial
Helen Dixon
 1956 The Last Man to Hang?
Mrs. Cranshaw
 1956 The Count of Monte Cristo (TV Series)
The Queen
- Mecklenburg (1956) ... The Queen
 1954 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
- Provincial Lady (1954) ... Daria
 1954 Day for Happiness (TV Movie)
Delia Rivani
 1953 The Nine Days' Wonder (TV Movie)
Sarah Siddons
 1953 The Young Elizabeth (TV Movie)
Katherine Parr
 1951 Captain Carvallo (TV Movie)
Smilja Darde
 1950 Master of Arts (TV Movie)
The Duchess of Fernyrigg
 1949 Landfall
Mrs. Burnaby
 1949 The Flashing Stream (TV Movie)
Karen Selby
 1949 Dear Murderer (TV Movie)
Vivien Warren
 1948 The Story of Shirley Yorke
Alison Gwynne
 1948 Devil's Plot
Sister 'Johnnie' Johnson
 1948 Good Friday (TV Movie)
 1948 Affairs of a Rogue
Lady Hartford
 1948 Idol of Paris
Empress Euginie
 1947 Mrs. Fitzherbert
Lady Jersey
 1947 The Likes of 'Er (TV Movie)
Sally Winch
 1947 The Merchant of Venice (TV Movie)
 1947 Caesar's Friend (TV Movie)
Claudia Procula, wife of Pilate
 1945 The Man from Morocco
 1944 Man of Evil
 1942 Sabotage at Sea
Jane Dighton
 1941 Atlantic Ferry
Susan Donaldson
 1941 Quiet Wedding
 1940 Girl in the News
Judith Bentley
 1939 Shall We Join the Ladies? (TV Movie)
Lady Wrathie
 1939 Katharine and Petruchio (TV Movie)
 1939 A Marriage Has Been Arranged (TV Movie)
 1939 Traitor's Gate (TV Movie)
 1938 Parnell (TV Movie)
Katherine O'Shea
 1938 The Constant Nymph (TV Movie)
 1938 Will Shakespeare (TV Movie)
 1938 The Beautiful One (TV Movie)
 1938 Action for Slander
Josie Bradford
 1937 Much Ado About Nothing (TV Movie)
 1936 The Conquest of the Air
Isobella d'Este (uncredited)
 1936 Things to Come
Roxana / Rowena (as Margueretta Scott)
 1935 Peg of Old Drury
Kitty Clive
 1934 Dirty Work
Leonora Stafford
 1934 The Private Life of Don Juan
Pepilla (uncredited)
Show Show Self (1 credit)

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She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "A Midsummer's Night Dream," at the Open-Air Theatre in Regents Park, London, England with Sir Robert Atkins, John Laurie, Basil Gill, Phyllis Neilson-Terry, Jessica Tandy, and Leslie French in the cast. Sir Robert Atkins was director. See more »

Alternate Names:

Margueretta Scott

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Auburn-haired leading actress of stage and screen, noted for her rich voice. Daughter of music critic Hugh Arthur Scott, she was educated at the Convent of the Holy Child in Cavendish Square, London. She later trained for acting at RADA and was awarded the Kendal Prize. She acted extensively at the West End, the Old Vic and at the Bristol Old Vic, achieving particular acclaim for her performances... See more »

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