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Athene Seyler (1889–1990)

Athene Seyler was born on May 31, 1889 in Hackney, London, England. She was an actress, known for The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (1958), Curse of the Demon (1957) and Make Mine Mink (1960). She was married to Nicholas Hannen and James Bury Sterndale-Bennett. She died on September 12, 1990 in Hammersmith, London. See full bio »

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Known For

The Inn of the Sixth Happiness
Curse of the Demon
Curse of the Demon Mrs. Karswell
Make Mine Mink
Make Mine Mink Dame Beatrice Appleby
Scrooge Scrooge's charwoman


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 1968-1970 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Mrs. Boham / Mrs. Whyte / Lucy Amorest
- In Good King Charles's Golden Days (1970) ... Mrs. Boham
 1958-1966 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Nellie Pringle / Mrs. Beauchamp senior
- Dont Utter a Note (1966) ... Nellie Pringle
- Invasion (1963)
- Night of the Ding-Dong (1958) ... Mrs. Beauchamp senior
 1964-1965 The Avengers (TV Series)
Doctor Sheldon / Cynthia
- Man-Eater of Surrey Green (1965) ... Doctor Sheldon
- Build a Better Mousetrap (1964) ... Cynthia
 1965 The World of Wooster (TV Series)
Aunt Isbel
- Jeeves, the Aunt and the Sluggard (1965) ... Aunt Isbel
 1960-1964 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Mother Superior / Lady Hunstanton
- Gina (1964) ... Mother Superior
 1963 Tin Pan Alice (TV Movie)
 1963 Nurse on Wheels
Miss Farthingale
 1962 The Girl on the Boat
Mrs. Hignett
 1962 I Thank a Fool
Aunt Heather
 1962 The Third Man (TV Series)
Lady Millicent Bridges
- A Question of Libel (1962) ... Lady Millicent Bridges
 1962 Two and Two Make Six
Aunt Phoebe Tonks
 1962 Satan Never Sleeps
Sister Agness
 1961 Francis of Assisi
Aunt Buona
 1961 Passport to China
Mao Tai Tai
 1961 Jango (TV Series)
Lady Ffoulkes
- The Itching Fingers of Lady Ffoukes (1961) ... Lady Ffoulkes
 1960 A French Mistress
Beatrice Peake
 1960 Make Mine Mink
Dame Beatrice Appleby
 1959 World Theatre (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Candour
 1958 The Inn of the Sixth Happiness
Jeannie Lawson
 1958 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Dame Beatrice Appleby, DBE
- Breath of Spring (1958) ... Dame Beatrice Appleby, DBE
 1958 Happy Is the Bride
Aunt Harriet
 1957 Curse of the Demon
Mrs. Karswell
 1957 Campbell's Kingdom
Miss Abigail
 1957 Doctor at Large
Lady Hawkins
 1956 Blonde Sinner
Miss Bligh
 1955 As Long as They're Happy
Mrs. Arbuthnot
 1954 Cocktails in the Kitchen
Miss Mainbrace
 1954 Pygmalion (TV Movie)
Mrs. Higgins
 1954 Young and Willing
Millie Williams, inmate
 1952 Made in Heaven
Miss Rosabelle Honeycroft
 1952 Treasure Hunt
Consuelo Howard
 1952 Secret People
Mrs. Reginald Kellick
 1951 Young Wives' Tale
Nanny Gallop
 1949 The Queen of Spades
Princess Ivashin
 1948 The Romantic Young Lady (TV Movie)
Dona Barbarita
 1948 Affairs of a Rogue
Miss Knight
 1941 Quiet Wedding
Aunt Mary
 1940 The House of the Arrow (uncredited)
 1939 Johnson Was No Gentleman (TV Movie)
Mrs. Peters
 1939 Young Man's Fancy
 1939 The Saint in London
Mrs. Buckley
 1938 The Sky's the Limit
Miss Prinney
 1938 The Ware Case
Mrs. Pinto
 1938 The Breadwinner (TV Movie)
 1938 The Citadel
Lady Raebank
 1938 Many Waters (TV Movie)
 1938 Winter Sunshine (TV Movie)
Sophie Lucas
 1938 Jane Steps Out
 1938 Sailing Along
Victoria Gulliver
 1937 Non-Stop New York
Aunt Veronica
 1937 Love and How to Cure It (TV Movie)
 1937 The Lilac Domino
Mme. Alary
 1936 The Mill on the Floss
Mrs. Pullet (uncredited)
 1936 Sensation
Madame Henry
 1936 Irish for Luck
The Duchess
 1936 Southern Roses
Mrs. Rowland
 1936 It's Love Again
Mrs. Durland
 1935 The Rocks of Valpre
Aunt Philippa
 1934 The Private Life of Don Juan
Theresa, the Innkeeper, a Middle Aged Lady of Young Sentiment
 1933 Early to Bed
Frau Weiser
 1932 Be Mine Tonight
Mrs. Pategg
 1931 The Perfect Lady
Lady Westhaven
 1923 This Freedom
Miss Keggs
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She acted in Richard Brisley Sheridan's play, "The Rivals," at the Saville Theatre in London, England with Sir John Clements, Laurence Harvey, Gwen Cherrell, Kay Hammond, Paul Daneman, William Mervyn, Michael Medwin OBE, and Brian Hayes in the cast. William Chappell was director. See more »

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My work was my holiday to me, I enjoyed it so much. I had a smashing time.


Stage actress who made her début in 1909 See more »

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