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Edith Sharpe (1894–1984)

Edith Sharpe was born on September 14, 1894 in Hackney, London, England as Edith Mary Sharpe. She was an actress, known for The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (1958), Brothers in Law (1957) and Satan Never Sleeps (1962). She was married to Alexander Francis Part. She died on June 6, 1984 in Harrow-on-the-Hill, London. See full bio »

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Known For

The Inn of the Sixth Happiness
The Inn of the Sixth Happiness Secretary at China Inland Mission
Brothers in Law
Brothers in Law Mrs. Thursby
Satan Never Sleeps
Satan Never Sleeps Sister Theresa
Cash on Demand
Cash on Demand Miss Pringle


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 1972 War & Peace (TV Mini-Series)
Madame Scherer
- Part Four: A Letter and Two Proposals (1972) ... Madame Scherer
- Sounds of War (1972) ... Madame Scherer
 1968 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Mrs. Drummond
- Find the Lady (1968) ... Mrs. Drummond
 1967 Z Cars (TV Series)
Miss Mary
- The Collector: Part 2 (1967) ... Miss Mary
 1967 Turn Out the Lights (TV Series)
Mrs. Cunliffe
- The Happy Medium (1967) ... Mrs. Cunliffe
 1965 Incident (TV Short)
Mrs. Blake
 1959-1962 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Assistant Matron
- Episode #1.519 (1962) ... Assistant Matron
- Episode #1.518 (1962) ... Assistant Matron
- Episode #1.358 (1960) ... Assistant Matron
- Episode #1.274 (1959) ... Assistant Matron
- Episode #1.273 (1959) ... Assistant Matron
 1962 Satan Never Sleeps
Sister Theresa
 1960 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
- The Happy Man (1960) ... Nanny
 1960 Probation Officer (TV Series)
Nell Hawkins
- Episode #2.2 (1960) ... Nell Hawkins
 1960 A French Mistress
 1958 The Inn of the Sixth Happiness
Secretary at China Inland Mission
 1958 Television Playwright (TV Series)
- The Board of Management (1958) ... Secretary
 1958 Theatre Night (TV Series)
- The Happy Man (1958) ... Nannie
 1956-1957 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Miss Faber / Mrs. Hampden
- The Day's Mischief (1957) ... Miss Faber
- Escapade (1956) ... Mrs. Hampden
 1956 The Death of the Heart (TV Movie)
Mrs. Heccomb
 1955 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Garside
- Flight One-Zero-One (1955) ... Mrs. Garside
 1951 Cloudburst
Mrs. Reece
 1950 Once a Sinner
Mrs. Ross
 1950 No Place for Jennifer
The Doctor
 1949 Landfall
Mrs. Chambers - Rick's Mother
 1949 The Guinea Pig (TV Movie)
Mrs. Hartley
 1949 If This Be Sin
Angela Caine
 1947 When the Bough Breaks
 1937 Old Mother Riley
Matilda Lawson
 1936 The Tenth Man
Miss Hobbs
 1936 Broken Blossoms
Mrs. Reed
 1935 Music Hath Charms
Miss Wilkinson
 1921 The Education of Elizabeth
Lucy Fairfax

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She acted in Edward Lewis's stage adaptation of Mary Webb's novel, "Precious Bane," in a two week engagement at the Embassy Theatre in London, England with Donald Wolfit, Robert Donat, Francis L. Sullivan, Andre Van Gysegham, Richard Caldicot, and Joyce Bland in the cast. See more »


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