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May Warden (1891–1978)

May Warden was born on May 9, 1891 in Leeds, England. She was an actress, known for Der 90. Geburtstag oder Dinner for One (1963), Billy Liar (1973) and Ours Is a Nice House (1969). She was married to Silvester Stewart. She died on October 5, 1978 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 87) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Billy Liar
Billy Liar Grandma / Grandmother / Gran
(1973-1974)
Ours Is a Nice House
(1969-1970)
It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet
(1976)

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 1977 The Sunday Drama (TV Series)
- Spawn (1977)
 1976 It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet
Mrs. Tompkins
 1975-1976 Angels (TV Series)
Mrs. Robbins / Mrs. Levitt
- Day Hospital (1976) ... Mrs. Robbins
- Staff (1975) ... Mrs. Levitt
 1976 Centre Play (TV Series)
Miss Harrison
- In the Labyrinth (1976) ... Miss Harrison
 1973-1974 Billy Liar (TV Series)
Grandma / Grandmother / Gran
- Billy and a Missing Item (1974) ... Grandmother
- Billy and Some Orange Blossom (1974) ... Grandmother
- Billy and the Temporary Position (1974) ... Grandmother
- Billy and the Bedside Manner (1974) ... Grandma
- Billy and the Scales of Justice (1974) ... Grandmother
 1973 All Star Comedy Carnival (TV Movie)
Grandma
 1973 Doctor in Charge (TV Series)
First Old Lady
- In Place of Strife (1973) ... First Old Lady
 1973 The Donati Conspiracy (TV Series)
Old woman
- Episode #1.3 (1973) ... Old woman
 1972-1973 The Fenn Street Gang (TV Series)
Gran / Woman
- Alone at Last (1973) ... Gran
- Horse of the Year (1972) ... Woman
 1973 Pardon My Genie (TV Series)
Old lady
- The Shoddy Bodyguard (1973) ... Old lady
 1972 Ace of Wands (TV Series)
4th Old Lady
- Sisters Deadly: Part 3 (1972) ... 4th Old Lady
- Sisters Deadly: Part 2 (1972) ... 4th Old Lady
- Sisters Deadly: Part 1 (1972) ... 4th Old Lady
 1972 Cosmo and Thingy (TV Movie)
Bag
 1972 Made
Patient in Hospital
 1972 Budgie (TV Series)
Carrie
 1972 The Goodies (TV Series)
- The Baddies (1972)
 1971 ITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Murray
- Mr. Pargiter (1971) ... Mrs. Murray
 1971 Doctor at Large (TV Series)
Mrs. Thompson
- You've Really Landed Me in It This Time (1971) ... Mrs. Thompson
 1969-1970 Ours Is a Nice House (TV Series)
Gran
- Judge for Yourself (1970) ... Gran
- Uproar at the Opera (1970) ... Gran
- Pretty Bubbles in the Air (1970) ... Gran
- The Bella of the Ball (1970) ... Gran
 1970 Hark at Barker (TV Series)
Old Lady / Old lady
- Rustless on Do-It-Yourself (1970) ... Old Lady
- Rustless on Medicine (1970) ... Old lady
 1970 Frost on Sunday (TV Series)
- Episode #2.9 (1970)
 1969 Dad's Army (TV Series)
Mrs. Dowding
- The Bullet Is Not for Firing (1969) ... Mrs. Dowding
 1969 Christ Recrucified (TV Mini-Series)
Mother Penelope
- The Apostles (1969) ... Mother Penelope
 1969 Doctor in the House (TV Series)
Winifred
- Peace and Quiet (1969) ... Winifred
 1968 Resurrection (TV Mini-Series)
Marya
- Dmitri (1968) ... Marya
 1967 Z Cars (TV Series)
Old Lady
- The Collector: Part 2 (1967) ... Old Lady
 1967 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Mrs. Pope
- The Team (1967) ... Mrs. Pope
 1967 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Mrs. Abercrombie
- Tell Me True (1967) ... Mrs. Abercrombie
 1967 After Many a Summer (TV Movie)
Lady Anne
 1966 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Mrs. Tole
- A Cheery Soul (1966) ... Mrs. Tole
 1966 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Old Sara
- Destruction of Time (1966) ... Old Sara (uncredited)
 1961 Bitte, lassen Sie sich unterhalten (TV Movie)
Miss Sophie
 1960-1961 Guten Abend! (TV Series)
Miss Sophie (rumored) / Miss Sophie
- Episode #1.5 (1961) ... Miss Sophie (rumored)
- Episode #1.2 (1960) ... Miss Sophie (rumored)
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Personal Details

Height:

4' 11½" (1.51 m)
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Trivia:

She was the earliest born actor to appear in any episode of Doctor Who (1963). She played Sara Kingdom as an elderly woman in Doctor Who: Destruction of Time (1966) but went uncredited for the role. See more »

Trademark:

Invariably played spirited old ladies

Star Sign:

Taurus

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