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Valerie Taylor (I) (1902–1988)

Valerie Taylor was born on November 10, 1902 in Fulham, London, England. She was an actress and writer, known for Repulsion (1965), Went the Day Well? (1942) and Berkeley Square (1933). She was married to Hugh Sinclair. She died on October 24, 1988 in Kensington, London. See full bio »

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Repulsion Madame Denise
Went the Day Well?
Berkeley Square
Berkeley Square Kate Pettigrew
Designing Women
Designing Women Diana Dent


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 1973 Baffled! (TV Movie)
Louise Sanford
 1969 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Madame Alexandra
- Colombe (1969) ... Madame Alexandra
 1966-1968 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Shelterer / Parisian Woman
- The Enemy of the World: Episode 6 (1968) ... Shelterer (uncredited)
- The Enemy of the World: Episode 5 (1968) ... Shelterer (uncredited)
- War of God (1966) ... Parisian Woman (uncredited)
 1967 Write a Play (TV Series)
 1967 Adam Adamant Lives! (TV Series)
Customer in Cocktail Bar
- A Sinister Sort of Service (1967) ... Customer in Cocktail Bar (uncredited)
 1964 Count of Monte Cristo (TV Series)
Marquise de Saint-Méran
- The Chateau D'If (1964) ... Marquise de Saint-Méran
 1963 In the Cool of the Day
Lily Kendrick
 1963 24-Hour Call (TV Series)
 1962 Call Oxbridge 2000 (TV Series)
Miss Charlotte Tavener
- Episode #2.2 (1962) ... Miss Charlotte Tavener
 1961 Anna Karenina (TV Movie)
Countess Vronsky
 1961 No Place Like Homicide!
Janet Broughton
 1960 Faces in the Dark
Miss Hopkins
 1960/III Macbeth (TV Movie)
1st Witch
 1956-1960 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Carrie Ellis / Madame Renaud / Mrs. Phelps
- The Autumn Garden (1960) ... Carrie Ellis
 1958-1959 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Blanche Carrell / Mamselle
- Eighty in the Shade (1959) ... Blanche Carrell
- The Happy Man (1958) ... Mamselle
 1956-1958 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Kathleen Skinner / Rachel Lloyd
- Before the Party (1958) ... Kathleen Skinner
- No Escape (1956) ... Rachel Lloyd
 1958 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series)
Ellen Creed
- Ladies in Retirement (1958) ... Ellen Creed
 1948 The Long Mirror (TV Movie)
Branwen Elder
 1947 The Gay Lord Quex (TV Movie)
The Duchess of Strood
 1942 Went the Day Well?
 1934 Designing Women
Diana Dent
Show Show Writer (2 credits)

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She acted in Friedrich Schiller's play, "Mary Stuart", at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Gwen Watford, Robert Harris, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, John Humphry, Derek Smith, William Hobbs and Vernon Dobtcheff in the cast. Philip Dale was the director. See more »


5' 7½" (1.71 m)

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According to the writer Winston Graham, with whom she collaborated on the script of "Take My Life" (1947) : "She was a highly strung, highly articulate, beautiful but rather overpowering young woman who was full of ideas.". See more »

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