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Eileen Way (1911–1994)

Eileen Way was born on September 2, 1911 in Surrey, England. She was an actress, known for The Vikings (1958), Macbeth (1983) and Queen of Hearts (1989). She died on June 16, 1994 in Canterbury, Kent, England. See full bio »

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 1992-1993 Sean's Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Pebbles
- Episode #2.1 (1993) ... Mrs. Pebbles
- Blind Date (1992) ... Mrs. Pebbles
- Gordon (1992) ... Mrs. Pebbles
- Badgers (1992) ... Mrs. Pebbles
- Jelly and Blizzards (1992) ... Mrs. Pebbles
 1993 Century Falls (TV Mini-Series)
Alice Harkness
- Episode #1.6 (1993) ... Alice Harkness
- Episode #1.4 (1993) ... Alice Harkness
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Alice Harkness
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Alice Harkness
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Alice Harkness
 1993 The Detectives (TV Series)
Old Lady
- Hostage (1993) ... Old Lady
 1992 The Bill (TV Series)
Mrs. Collins
- A Blind Eye (1992) ... Mrs. Collins
 1992 Mistress of Suspense (TV Series)
Edna
- Under a Dark Angel's Eye (1992) ... Edna
 1991 Birds of a Feather (TV Series)
Irene
- Cuckoo (1991) ... Irene
 1991 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
Mrs Papas
- Greeks Bearing Gifts (1991) ... Mrs Papas
 1991 Bergerac (TV Series)
Mrs. Edwards
- The Waiting Game (1991) ... Mrs. Edwards
 1990 Screen One (TV Series)
Aunt Anna
- One Last Chance (1990) ... Aunt Anna
 1989 Queen of Hearts
Mama Sibilla
 1989 War and Remembrance (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Stern
- Part 11 (1989) ... Mrs. Stern
- Part 10 (1989) ... Mrs. Stern
 1988 The Rainbow (TV Series)
Lydia Brangwen
- The Darkness of Paradise (1988) ... Lydia Brangwen
- Ghosts (1988) ... Lydia Brangwen
 1987 One by One (TV Series)
Mrs. Maplin
- Changing Places (1987) ... Mrs. Maplin
 1987 Screen Two (TV Series)
Finn's Grandma
- Naming the Names (1987) ... Finn's Grandma
 1986 All Passion Spent (TV Movie)
Genoux
 1986 Paradise Postponed (TV Mini-Series)
Dora Nowt
- Faith Unfaithful (1986) ... Dora Nowt
 1985 Mussolini: The Untold Story (TV Mini-Series)
Vendor
 1983-1985 By the Sword Divided (TV Series)
Minty
- Restoration (1985) ... Minty
- Retribution (1985) ... Minty
- Forlorn Hope (1985) ... Minty
- Fateful Days (1985) ... Minty
- Escape (1985) ... Minty
 1984 Sakharov (TV Movie)
Ruf Grigorievna
 1984 Memed My Hawk
Seuneh
 1983 Macbeth (TV Movie)
Second Witch
 1983 The Old Men at the Zoo (TV Series)
Mrs. Langley-Beard
- Armageddon (1983) ... Mrs. Langley-Beard
 1982 Minder (TV Series)
Mrs. Chambers' Mother
- Dead Men Do Tell Tales (1982) ... Mrs. Chambers' Mother
 1981 Sphinx
Aida
 1980 Fair Stood the Wind for France (TV Mini-Series)
Grandmother
 1979 Secret Army (TV Series)
Woman Patient
- Collaborator (1979) ... Woman Patient
 1978 Les Miserables (TV Movie)
Lodger
 1977 Just William (TV Series)
Mrs. Marsh
- William the Philanthropist (1977) ... Mrs. Marsh
 1977 Ripping Yarns (TV Series)
Old woman
- Across the Andes by Frog (1977) ... Old woman
 1977 Poldark (TV Series)
Agatha Poldark
- Episode #2.5 (1977) ... Agatha Poldark
- Episode #2.4 (1977) ... Agatha Poldark
- Episode #2.3 (1977) ... Agatha Poldark
- Episode #2.2 (1977) ... Agatha Poldark
- Episode #2.1 (1977) ... Agatha Poldark
 1977 The Mackinnons (TV Series)
Christina McSween
- Shame the Devil (1977) ... Christina McSween
 1967-1977 Z Cars (TV Series)
Mrs. Riley / Mrs. McGann / Mrs. Hancock
- Rage (1977) ... Mrs. Riley
- Bits An' Bats (1974) ... Mrs. McGann
- The Great Art Robbery: Part 1 (1967) ... Mrs. Hancock
 1976 The Glittering Prizes (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Hersh
- A Double Life (1976) ... Mrs. Hersh
 1974 Upstairs, Downstairs (TV Series)
Madame Francini
- The Glorious Dead (1974) ... Madame Francini
 1973 The Adventures of Black Beauty (TV Series)
Maggie
- The Barge (1973) ... Maggie
 1972 Thirty Minutes Worth (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (1972)
 1972 The Onedin Line (TV Series)
Old Woman
- A Woman Alone (1972) ... Old Woman
 1972 New Scotland Yard (TV Series)
Mrs. Esther Grubber
- Memory of a Gauntlet (1972) ... Mrs. Esther Grubber
 1968-1970 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Woman / Gypsy woman
- A Sound from the Sea (1970) ... Woman
- The Kindness of Mrs Radcliffe (1968) ... Gypsy woman
 1970 Germinal (TV Mini-Series)
Ma Brûlé
- Soldiers (1970) ... Ma Brûlé
- Mob Rule (1970) ... Ma Brûlé
 1969 The Flaxton Boys (TV Series)
Macena
- 1854: The Witches (1969) ... Macena
 1966-1969 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Woman in pub / Mrs. Phillips / Marguerite Rosmer / ...
- All Out for Kangaroo Valley (1969) ... Woman in pub
- The Last Train through Harecastle Tunnel (1969) ... Mrs. Phillips
- Calf Love (1966) ... Aunt Erika
 1969 The Gold Robbers (TV Series)
Dowager
- The Man with Two Faces (1969) ... Dowager
 1969 The Saint (TV Series)
The Maid
- Vendetta for the Saint: Part 2 (1969) ... The Maid
 1968 The Spanish Farm (TV Movie)
Berthe
 1965-1967 Mogul (TV Series)
Saroya / Mrs. Murtagh
- Who Buys Who? (1967) ... Saroya
- A Job for Willy (1965) ... Mrs. Murtagh
 1966 Arrivederci, Baby!
Italian Dressmaker
 1966 Court Martial (TV Series)
Woman
- Where There Was No Echo (1966) ... Woman
 1964-1965 Cluff (TV Series)
Amy Horrisey / Mrs. Bateson
- The Daughters (1965) ... Amy Horrisey
- The Daughter-In-Law (1964) ... Mrs. Bateson
 1964 The Comedy Man
Landlady
 1964 The Bargee
Onlooker
 1964 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
La Madrecita
- Camino Real (1964) ... La Madrecita
 1963 Kidnapped (TV Mini-Series)
Jennet Clouston
- Catriona (1963) ... Jennet Clouston
 1963 The Sentimental Agent (TV Series)
Miss Mithras
- A Little Sweetness and Light (1963) ... Miss Mithras
 1963 Maigret (TV Series)
- The Lost Life (1963)
 1963 Maupassant (TV Series)
Mme. Padoie
- Bachelors (1963) ... Mme. Padoie
 1963 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Landlady
 1963 Man of the World (TV Series)
Catrina
- The Bullfighter (1963) ... Catrina
 1963 Crane (TV Series)
- The Executioners (1963)
 1962 Benny Hill (TV Series)
Lorna
- The Mystery of Black Bog Manor (1962) ... Lorna
 1962 Sir Francis Drake (TV Series)
Pastora
- The Gypsies (1962) ... Pastora
 1962 Village of Daughters
Gloria Balbino (A Mother)
 1961 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Isa Capon
- Desperation (1961) ... Isa Capon
 1961 Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (TV Series)
Mrs. Evans
- The Confession (1961) ... Mrs. Evans
 1961 Rashomon (TV Movie)
The Medium
 1961 The Singer Not the Song
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1960 Rendezvous (TV Series)
Signora Zampino
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Senora Rivera / Ruth Kellner
- Playhouse 90: A Town Has Turned to Dust (1960) ... Senora Rivera
 1960 Hancock's Half Hour (TV Series)
Mavis Smith
- The Reunion Party (1960) ... Mavis Smith
 1960 International Detective (TV Series)
Mama Carlucci
- The Winthrop Case (1960) ... Mama Carlucci
 1959 The Vagrant Heart (TV Movie)
Mrs. Smith
 1959 William Tell (TV Series)
Granny Rossi
- The Black Brothers (1959) ... Granny Rossi
 1958 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Susan
- Breakdown (1958) ... Susan
 1958 The Vikings
Kitala
 1958 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Old Maid
- Time to Go Now (1958) ... Old Maid
 1955-1957 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Sarah Becker / La Cachiporra
- Midsummer Fire (1955) ... La Cachiporra
 1957 Bullet from the Past (Short)
Lady At No 72 (uncredited)
 1956 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
- The Right Thing (1956)
 1955 Barbie (TV Series)
Miss McGinty
- Episode #1.3 (1955) ... Miss McGinty
- Episode #1.2 (1955) ... Miss McGinty
 1955 The Blakes (TV Mini-Series)
Gypsy Rebecca
- Episode #1.1 (1955) ... Gypsy Rebecca
 1954 Aunt Clara
Maggie Mason
 1954 Thunder Rock (TV Movie)
Ellen Kirby
 1954 Lovers, Happy Lovers!
1st Landlady (uncredited)
 1954 They Who Dare
Greek Woman
 1953 Three Stops to Murder
Mme. Fernande
 1953 The Shadow Man
Mrs. Thoms, Angele's landlady
 1952 The Assassin
Woman Detective
 1952 The Stranger Left No Card (Short)
Secretary
 1952 Mr. Lord Says No
Mrs. Potter
 1939 The Day Is Gone (TV Movie)
Florrie
 1938 The Gay Lord Quex (TV Movie)
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Other Works:

She acted in George Ryga's play, "The Ecstasy of Rita Joe," at the Hampstead Theatre in Hampstead, London, England with Donald Burton, Jon Croft, Frederick Farley, and Don Fellows in the cast. Nicholas Renton was director. See more »

Height:

5' 4½" (1.64 m)
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Trivia:

Character actress of Mediterranean appearance. At age 16, the youngest student at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts. On stage in Stratford-upon-Avon by the early 1930's', followed by a move to London in the 1940's. With Olivier and Leigh in "A Streetcar Named Desire" at Aldwych in 1949. Subsequently, found much work in films and TV. Married to psychiatrist Felix Brown. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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