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Margaret Yarde (1878–1944)

Margaret Yarde was born on April 2, 1878 in Dartmouth, Devon, England. She was an actress, known for Crimes at the Dark House (1940), Scrooge (1935) and The Unwanted Bride (1922). She died on March 11, 1944 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 65) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Crimes at the Dark House
Scrooge Scrooge's laundress
The Unwanted Bride
The Unwanted Bride Anne of Cleves
Henry Steps Out
Henry Steps Out Cynthia Smith


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 1944 Two Fathers (Short)
 1944 It's in the Bag
Landlady (uncredited)
 1943 Thursday's Child
Mrs. Chard
 1943 At Dawn We Die
 1942 From the Four Corners (Short)
Woman Who Greets Soldiers (uncredited)
 1940 Two Smart Men
Mrs. Smith
 1940 George and Margaret
 1940 Henry Steps Out
Cynthia Smith
 1940 The Second Mr. Bush (uncredited)
 1940 Crimes at the Dark House
Mrs. Bullen
 1939 Prison Without Bars (TV Movie)
 1939 The Face at the Window
La Pinan
 1939 Dance Without Music (TV Movie)
 1939 Oh Dear Uncle! (Short)
 1938 The Knight of the Burning Pestle (TV Movie)
His Wife
 1938 You're the Doctor
Mrs. Taggart
 1938 Prison Without Bars
Mlle. Artemise
 1938 Two Gentlemen of Soho (TV Movie)
 1937 Calling All Ma's
 1937 You Live and Learn
Mrs. Biddle
 1937 French Leave
Mme. Dernaux
 1937 Merry Comes to Town (uncredited)
 1937 The Compulsory Wife
Mrs. Thackery
 1937 Beauty and the Barge
Mrs. Porton
 1936 No Escape
 1936 Gypsy Melody
Grand Duchess
 1936 In the Soup
Mrs. Bates
 1936 Queen of Hearts
Mrs. Porter
 1936 Viennese Love Song
Mrs. Kemp
 1936 The Dream Doctor (Short)
Lady Avon
 1936 What the Puppy Said (Short)
Mrs. Benson
 1935 Scrooge
Scrooge's laundress
 1935 Man of the Moment
 1935 The Deputy Drummer
Lady Sylvester
 1935 The Crouching Beast
Bar owner
 1935 It Happened in Paris
 1935 Jubilee Window
Mrs. Holroyd
 1935 Squibs
Mrs. Lee
 1935 This Woman Is Mine
 1935 Full Circle
 1935 Handle with Care
Mrs. Tunbody
 1935 That's My Uncle
Mrs. Frisbee
 1935 Who's Your Father
Mrs. Medway
 1935 Widow's Might
 1934 Her Song of Love
 1934 A Glimpse of Paradise
Mrs. Kidd
 1934 Father and Son
 1934 Sing As We Go!
Mrs. Clotty
 1934 Nine Forty-Five
Margaret Clancy
 1934 Tiger Bay
 1934 Trouble in Store (Short)
 1933 Matinee Idol
Mrs. Clappit
 1933 Shot in the Dark
Kate Browne
 1933 Enemy of the Police
Lady Tapleigh
 1933 The Man from Toronto
Mrs. Hubbard
 1931 Let's Love and Laugh
Bride's Mother
 1931 Uneasy Virtue
Mrs. Robinson
 1931 Third Time Lucky
Mrs. Clutterbuck
 1931/I The Woman Decides
Mrs. Robinson
 1930 Night Birds
Mrs. Hallick
 1926 London
Eliza Critten
 1925 The Lady in Furs (Short)
 1925 The Painted Lady (Short)

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She directed the revue, "Left Theatre Revue," at the Collins' Music Hall in London, England with Donald Bissett, John Rae, Prudence Blaikie, Alfred Atkins, Peter Moseley, Eve Lynett, Kenneth Evans, Barbara Nixon, and Duncan Guthrie in the cast. Barbara Nixon was also director. Benjamin Britten was composer. See more »

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Stocky, heavy-eyebrowed character actress who began on stage as a chorus girl in the 1890s. Had an interlude as an opera singer, before settling down to playing querulous or fluttery domestics, landladies and mothers in British films.

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