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Maureen Swanson (1932–2011)

Maureen Swanson was born on November 25, 1932 in Glasgow, Scotland. She was an actress, known for Moulin Rouge (1952), Robbery Under Arms (1957) and Knights of the Round Table (1953). She was married to William Humble David Ward, 4th Earl of Dudley. She died on November 16, 2011 in the UK. See full bio »


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Moulin Rouge
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 1961 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Ann Evans
- A Warrant for Joe Roberts (1961) ... Ann Evans
 1960 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Audrey Bedford
- The Malpas Mystery (1960) ... Audrey Bedford
 1958 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Cecily Cardew
- The Importance of Being Earnest (1958) ... Cecily Cardew
 1957 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Cordelia Biddle
- The Happiest Millionaire (1957) ... Cordelia Biddle
 1957 Robbery Under Arms
 1956 The Spanish Gardener
 1956 Up in the World
Jeannie Andrews
 1956 Jacqueline
 1956 A Town Like Alice
 1955 Three Cornered Fate
 1954-1955 The Vise (TV Series)
Maria / Susan Allerton / Susan, Craig's daughter
- Strangle Hold (1955) ... Susan Allerton
- Death on the Boards (1955) ... Maria
- Broken Honeymoon (1955) ... Maria
- One Just Man (1954) ... Susan, Craig's daughter
 1954 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
- Rehearsal (1954) ... Marguerite
 1954 The Big Deadly Game
 1954 One Just Man
 1954 Orders Are Orders
Joanne Delamere
 1953 Valley of Song
Olwen Davies
 1952 Moulin Rouge
Denise de Frontiac
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 1987 This Is Your Life (TV Series documentary)
- Norman Wisdom - Second (1987) ... Herself
 1956 The Bob Hope Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 28 February 1956 (1956) ... Herself

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Stage: Appeared in Kyle Crichton's play, "The Happiest Millionaire," at the Cambridge Theatre in London, England, with Robert Beatty, Heather Thatcher, Daniel Massey and Leo Maguire in the cast. Wallace Douglas was director. See more »

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Married William Humble David Ward in 1961, who later became the 4th Earl of Dudley. Earning the title of Countess of Dudley, she later bore him six children. Their first child, a son, was stillborn on 21 October 1961 his name was William. Then came Lady Susanna Louise Ward (born 23 May 1963); Lady Melissa Patricia Eileen Ward (born 18 July 1964); Lady Victoria Cecilia Larissa Ward (born 28 May ... See more »

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