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Phillida Sewell (1910–1998)

Phillida Sewell was born on May 20, 1910 in Bushey, Hertfordshire, England. She was an actress, known for A Room with a View (1985), Maurice (1987) and Prime Suspect: Inner Circles (1995). She died on November 24, 1998 in Buckinghamshire, England. See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1995 Prime Suspect: Inner Circles (TV Movie)
Olive Carradine (as Phillada Sewell)
 1993 Screenplay (TV Series)
Travis' wife
- The Vision Thing (1993) ... Travis' wife
 1993 The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Lady Mary
- The Eligible Bachelor (1993) ... Lady Mary (as Phillada Sewell)
 1992 The Darling Buds of May (TV Series)
Mrs. Meredith
- Oh! To Be in England: Part 1 (1992) ... Mrs. Meredith (as Phillada Sewell)
 1987-1991 Screen Two (TV Series)
Peggy / Miss Poraway
- Aimée (1991) ... Peggy
- The Children of Dynmouth (1987) ... Miss Poraway
 1989 Forever Green (TV Series)
Miss Geyman
- Episode #1.6 (1989) ... Miss Geyman (as Phillada Sewell)
 1989 Shadow of the Noose (TV Mini-Series)
Lady Cardigan
- Noblesse Oblige (1989) ... Lady Cardigan
 1988 Troubles (TV Mini-Series)
Miss Johnston
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... Miss Johnston
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... Miss Johnston
 1987 Maurice
Matron (as Phillada Sewell)
 1985 A Room with a View
Lady at Sir Harry's Garden Party
 1985 Drummonds (TV Series)
Lady Morell
- Accusations (1985) ... Lady Morell
 1985 Bulman (TV Series)
Ma Gurney
- Death of a Hitman (1985) ... Ma Gurney
 1983 Angels (TV Series)
Mrs. Waring
- Episode #9.29 (1983) ... Mrs. Waring
 1983 Dombey & Son (TV Mini-Series)
Old Mother Brown
- Episode #1.3 (1983) ... Old Mother Brown (as Phillada Sewell)
- Episode #1.1 (1983) ... Old Mother Brown (as Phillada Sewell)
 1982 All for Love (TV Series)
Elderly Lady
- A Dedicated Man (1982) ... Elderly Lady
 1982 We'll Meet Again (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Troughton
- One Step Forward, Two Steps Back (1982) ... Mrs. Troughton (as Phillada Sewell)
 1982 Playhouse: The Combination (TV Movie)
Miss Towsy
 1981 The Bagthorpe Saga (TV Series)
Grandma
 1980 A Question of Guilt (TV Series)
Ann Emmet
- Mary Blandy: Part 6 (1980) ... Ann Emmet
- Mary Blandy: Part 5 (1980) ... Ann Emmet
- Mary Blandy: Part 4 (1980) ... Ann Emmet
- Mary Blandy: Part 3 (1980) ... Ann Emmet
 1980 The Gentle Touch (TV Series)
Eileen Scott
- Help (1980) ... Eileen Scott
 1979 The Professionals (TV Series)
Mrs. Cottingham
- A Hiding to Nothing (1979) ... Mrs. Cottingham (as Phillada Sewell)
 1978 Richard II (TV Movie)
Queen's Lady
 1978 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Major's widow
- Ice Age (1978) ... Major's widow
 1978 The Mayor of Casterbridge (TV Mini-Series)
Old Woman
- Episode #1.5 (1978) ... Old Woman
 1972 Suspicion (TV Series)
Alice Fiske
- The Resting Place (1972) ... Alice Fiske
 1971 The Runaway Summer (TV Mini-Series)
Gran Trumpet
- Part 4 (1971) ... Gran Trumpet (as Phillada Sewell)
- Part 2 (1971) ... Gran Trumpet (as Phillada Sewell)
 1971 Play for Today (TV Series)
Lady Archdale
- O Fat White Woman (1971) ... Lady Archdale
 1971 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Joanna
- The Loving Lesson (1971) ... Joanna
 1969 Dombey and Son (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Blackitt
- Dombey and Son, and Daughter (1969) ... Mrs. Blackitt
 1964 Crossroads (TV Series)
Mrs. Addy
 1957 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Second Englishwoman
- Mrs. Wickens in the Fall (1957) ... Second Englishwoman
 1949 The Case of Thomas Pyke (TV Movie) (as Phillada Sewell)
 1946 The Middle Watch (TV Movie)
Charlotte Hopkinson (as Phillada Sewell)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Phillada Sewell

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Trivia:

Character actress and soprano who first broadcast on radio in 1937. Always referred to herself as an "expert hen", whatever that means!

Star Sign:

Taurus

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