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Margaret Tyzack (1931–2011)


Margaret Tyzack was born on September 9, 1931 in Plaistow, London, England as Margaret Maud Tyzack. She was an actress, known for 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), A Clockwork Orange (1971) and Match Point (2005). She was married to Alan R. Stephenson. She died on June 25, 2011 in Blackheath, London. See full bio »

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Filmography

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 2012/II Mother's Milk
Eleanor Melrose
 2000-2009 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Harriet Compton / Naomi Inkpen
- Small Mercies (2009) ... Harriet Compton
 2009 National Theatre Live (TV Series)
Oenone
- Phèdre (2009) ... Oenone
 2006 Scoop
Sid's Co-Passenger
 2006 Rosemary & Thyme (TV Series)
Audrey Pargeter
- Seeds of Time (2006) ... Audrey Pargeter
 2006 The Thief Lord
Head Nun (uncredited)
 2005 Wallis & Edward (TV Movie)
Queen Mary
 2005 Doc Martin (TV Series)
Muriel Steel
- Old Dogs (2005) ... Muriel Steel
 2003 Bright Young Things
Lady Thobbing
 2003 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Edna Barton
- Caped Crusaders (2003) ... Edna Barton
 2002 Until Death
Dorothy Sutton
 1998 Our Mutual Friend (TV Mini-Series)
Lady Tippins
- Episode #1.4 (1998) ... Lady Tippins
- Episode #1.3 (1998) ... Lady Tippins
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... Lady Tippins
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... Lady Tippins
 1998 Dalziel and Pascoe (TV Series)
Ella Keech
- Child's Play (1998) ... Ella Keech
 1997 Mrs Dalloway
Lady Bruton
 1997 Family Money (TV Series)
Delia
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... Delia
 1994 Alleyn Mysteries (TV Series)
Emily Pride
- Dead Water (1994) ... Emily Pride
 1992 Thacker (TV Movie)
Marjorie Thacker
 1990 The King's Whore
La Comtesse douairière
 1987 Prick Up Your Ears
Madame Lambert
 1985 The Corsican Brothers (TV Movie)
Madame de Guidice
 1985 Mr. Love
Pink Lady
 1983 The Wars
Lady Emmeline
 1982 An Inspector Calls (TV Mini-Series)
Sybil Birling
 1982 Chronicle (TV Series documentary)
Amelia Edwards
- For the Love of Egypt (1982) ... Amelia Edwards
 1982 For the Love of Egypt (TV Movie)
Amelia Edwards
 1981-1982 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Daphne
- A Silly Little Habit (1982) ... Daphne
- Marriage (1981)
 1981 Ladykillers (TV Series)
Mrs. Lillian Bywaters
- The Darlingest Boy (1981) ... Mrs. Lillian Bywaters
 1981 Plays for Pleasure (TV Series)
Miss Ball
- The Reason of Things (1981) ... Miss Ball
 1981 The Winter's Tale (TV Movie)
Paulina
 1980 Premiere (TV Series)
 1979 Quatermass (TV Mini-Series)
Annie Morgan
- What Lies Beneath (1979) ... Annie Morgan
- Lovely Lightning (1979) ... Annie Morgan
 1979 The Quatermass Conclusion
Annie Morgan
 1978 The Legacy
Nurse Adams
 1976 I, Claudius (TV Series)
Antonia
- Old King Log (1976) ... Antonia
- Zeus, by Jove! (1976) ... Antonia
- Reign of Terror (1976) ... Antonia
- Queen of Heaven (1976) ... Antonia
- Some Justice (1976) ... Antonia
 1975 Affairs of the Heart (TV Series)
Miss Tita
- Miss Tita (1975) ... Miss Tita
 1974 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Mrs. Linden
- The Linden Tree (1974) ... Mrs. Linden
 1970 Solo (TV Series)
Mrs. Beeton
- Margaret Tyzack as Mrs. Beeton (1970) ... Mrs. Beeton
 1969 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series)
Mrs. Hamlyn
- P. and O. (1969) ... Mrs. Hamlyn
 1969 Thank You All Very Much
Sister Bennett
 1968 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Gladys King
- The Bonegrinder (1968) ... Gladys King
 1967 The Whisperers
Hospital Almoner
 1965 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Esther
- The Passenger (1965) ... Esther
 1965 The Wednesday Thriller (TV Series)
Grace
- Imposter. The (1965) ... Grace
 1963-1965 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
- Double Yolk (1963)
 1965 Thursday Theatre (TV Series)
Isobel Cherry
- The Flowering Cherry (1965) ... Isobel Cherry
 1964 The Indian Tales of Rudyard Kipling (TV Series)
Mrs. Bronckhurst
- The Bronckhurst Divorce Case (1964) ... Mrs. Bronckhurst
 1964 Ring of Treason
Elizabeth Gee
 1963 Maigret (TV Series)
Anna
- The Flemish Shop (1963) ... Anna
 1960-1963 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Lily / Elizabeth
- Each Wind That Blows (1960) ... Elizabeth
 1962 The Ginger Man (TV Movie)
Miss Frost
 1961 Highway to Battle
Hilda
 1961 Theatre 70 (TV Series)
- Chance Witness (1961)
 1960 Let's Get Married
Staff Nurse
 1960 The Four Just Men (TV Series)
Wife
- The Miracle of St. Phillipe (1960) ... Wife
 1959 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series)
Clare Cousins
- Love and Miss Figgis (1959) ... Clare Cousins
 1959 The Infamous John Friend (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Friend
- Episode #1.8 (1959) ... Mrs. Friend
- Episode #1.7 (1959) ... Mrs. Friend
- Episode #1.3 (1959) ... Mrs. Friend
- Episode #1.2 (1959) ... Mrs. Friend
- Episode #1.1 (1959) ... Mrs. Friend
 1958 Room 43
June, Heath's secretary
 1958 Behind the Mask
Night Sister
 1958 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
 1957 Angel Pavement (TV Series)
Miss Matfield
 1957 A Woman of Property (TV Movie)
Sarah Richmond
 1957 Kenilworth (TV Series)
Janet
- Episode #1.6 (1957) ... Janet
- Episode #1.4 (1957) ... Janet
- Episode #1.3 (1957) ... Janet
- Episode #1.1 (1957) ... Janet
 1956 The Crimson Ramblers (TV Series)
Vera Lee
 1956 The End Begins (TV Movie)
Valerie Hollis
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Her credits with Canada's Stratford Stage Company include: Queen Margaret in Shakespeare's "Richard III", the Countess of Rossillion in "All's Well That Ends Well" (also NYC), and Mrs Alving in Ibsen's "Ghosts" (all 1977). See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

There are some actors of my generation who will perform when the fridge light comes on, but not me. I envy them their passion, but I don't have it and I never had. As far as I'm concerned, acting is a job. Oh, it's a lovely, lovely job - but it's a job, and one I drifted into. See more »

Trivia:

Was the daughter of Doris (née Moseley) and Thomas Edward Tyzack. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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