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Dorothy Tutin (1930–2001)


Dame Dorothy Tutin's esteemed company of peers included other remarkable dames, including Judi Dench and Maggie Smith. Unlike these others, Dorothy had limited screen time over the years and would develop the respect but not the stardom afforded the other two outside the realm of the theatre. Dorothy was born in London on April 8, 1930, the ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Cromwell
Cromwell Queen Henrietta Maria
(1970)
Savage Messiah
Savage Messiah Sophie Brzeska
(1972)
The Shooting Party
The Shooting Party Lady Minnie Nettleby
(1985)
The Importance of Being Earnest
(1952)

Filmography

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 1998 This Could Be the Last Time (TV Movie)
Stephanie
 1996 Alive and Kicking
Luna
 1995 The Great Kandinsky (TV Movie)
Florence
 1994 Scarlett (TV Mini-Series)
Lady Fenton
- Episode #1.4 (1994) ... Lady Fenton
 1994 Great Moments in Aviation
Gwendolyne Quim
 1993 Dancing Queen (TV Movie)
Margaret
 1993 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Amanda Young
- A Talent for Deception (1993) ... Amanda Young
 1993 The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (TV Series)
Annie Besant
- Benares, January 1910 (1993) ... Annie Besant
 1992 Casualty (TV Series)
Doreen Jackson
- Silent Night (1992) ... Doreen Jackson
 1992 Party Time (TV Short)
Melissa
 1992 Anglo Saxon Attitudes (TV Mini-Series)
Dollie Stokesay
- Episode #1.3 (1992) ... Dollie Stokesay
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... Dollie Stokesay
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... Dollie Stokesay
 1991 Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV Series)
Mrs. Crilling
- A New Lease of Death: Part Three (1991) ... Mrs. Crilling
- A New Lease of Death: Part Two (1991) ... Mrs. Crilling
- A New Lease of Death: Part One (1991) ... Mrs. Crilling
 1990 The Bill (TV Series)
Cheryl Curtess-Brown
- Near the Knuckle (1990) ... Cheryl Curtess-Brown
 1989 The Yellow Wallpaper (TV Movie)
Mrs. Stamford
 1989 All Creatures Great and Small (TV Series)
Jenny Garston
- Mending Fences (1989) ... Jenny Garston
 1986 Unnatural Causes (TV Series)
Louise
- Evensong (1986) ... Louise
 1986 Shades of Darkness (TV Series)
Kathleen Drover
- The Demon Lover (1986) ... Kathleen Drover
 1986 Robin Hood (TV Series)
Lady Margaret of Gisburne
- The Cross of St. Ciricus (1986) ... Lady Margaret of Gisburne
 1985 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Laura
- The Father (1985) ... Laura
 1985 The Shooting Party
Lady Minnie Nettleby
 1984 A Kind of Alaska (TV Movie)
 1983 King Lear (TV Movie)
Goneril
 1983 Number 10 (TV Mini-Series)
Margot Asquith
 1983 Landscape (TV Movie)
Beth
 1982 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Moira
- The Eavesdropper (1982) ... Moira
 1982 La ronde (TV Movie)
Actress
 1982 Play for Today (TV Series)
Meg
- Life After Death (1982) ... Meg
 1982 Playhouse: The Combination (TV Movie)
Mother - Mrs Bedford
 1980 The Double Dealer (TV Movie)
Lady Plyant
 1977 Ghosts (TV Movie)
Mrs Alving
 1977 Sister Dora (TV Mini-Series)
Sister Dora / Dorothy Pattison
- Part 3 (1977) ... Sister Dora
- Part 2 (1977) ... Sister Dora
- Part 1 (1977) ... Dorothy Pattison
 1975 Willow Cabins (TV Movie)
Joan
 1973 Vienna 1900 (TV Mini-Series)
Beate Heinold
- Mother and Son (1973) ... Beate Heinold
 1972 Savage Messiah
Sophie Brzeska
 1972 The Spy's Wife (Short)
Hilda Tyler
 1968 The Jazz Age (TV Series)
Dolly Urquhart
- The Princess (1968) ... Dolly Urquhart
 1968 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Laura
- The Father (1968) ... Laura
 1968 From Chekhov with Love (TV Movie)
 1956-1960 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Captain Alison Graham / Princess Victoria / Hedvig / ...
- Victoria Regina (1957) ... Princess Victoria
- The Wild Duck (1957) ... Hedvig
- The Living Room (1956) ... Rose Pemberton
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Colombe
- Twentieth Century Theatre: Colombe (1960) ... Colombe
 1959 Antigone (TV Movie)
Antigone
 1959 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Joan Bridey
- The Scent of Fear (1959) ... Joan Bridey
 1957 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
 1956 H.M. Tennent Globe Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. de Winter / Rose Pemberton
- Rebecca (1956) ... Mrs. de Winter
- The Living Room (1956) ... Rose Pemberton
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Jean Anouilh and Christopher Fry's play, "The Lark," at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith, London, England with Richard Johnson, Leo McKern, and Donald Pleasance in the cast. Peter Brook was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dame Dorothy Tutin

Height:

5' 4½" (1.64 m)
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Trivia:

She was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1967 Queen's New Year Honours List for her services to drama. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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