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Frances Bennett (I) (1930–2014)


Frances Bennett was born on December 22, 1930 in Simla, West Bengal, India as Felicité Jan Shirley Barrington. She was an actress and writer, known for Compact (1962), It Ain't Half Hot Mum (1974) and ITV Playhouse (1967). She was married to John McMichael. She died on March 5, 2014 in Denville Hall, Northwood, London, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Compact
Compact Mary Augusta 'Gussie' Beatty / Mary Augusta 'Gussie' Brown
(1962-1965)
It Ain't Half Hot Mum
It Ain't Half Hot Mum Daphne Waddilove-Evans
(1976)
ITV Playhouse
ITV Playhouse Mary Sheridan
(1968)
My Partner the Ghost
My Partner the Ghost Anne Fenwick
(1969)

Filmography

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 1989 Chelworth (TV Mini-Series)
Cecily Hollar-Wilson
 1983 Up the Elephant and Round the Castle (TV Series)
Lady Debt Collector
 1983 Affairs of the Heart (TV Series)
Margery
 1983 Are You Being Served? (TV Series)
Tights Customer
 1983 Number 10 (TV Mini-Series)
Duchess of Gordon
 1980-1981 Brendon Chase (TV Series)
Lady Bramshott
 1980 Lady Killers (TV Series)
Mrs. Van der Elst
 1980 The Enigma Files (TV Series)
Pat Brookeway
 1980 Fox (TV Series)
Mrs. Pegram
 1979 Thomas and Sarah (TV Series)
Lady Weidler
 1978 Robin's Nest (TV Series)
Sheila Charlton-Horethorne
 1978 The Losers (TV Series)
Oslo Sadie
 1978 Disraeli: Portrait of a Romantic (TV Mini-Series)
Lady Chesterfield
 1978 The Sunday Drama (TV Series)
Mrs. Rowley
 1978 Enemy at the Door (TV Series)
Lady Diana Prideaux
 1977 Jubilee (TV Series)
Charlotte
 1977 Big Boy Now! (TV Series)
Doris Gilmour
 1976 It Ain't Half Hot Mum (TV Series)
Daphne Waddilove-Evans
 1976 Yes, Honestly (TV Series)
Maria Bellcanto
 1974-1975 Moody and Pegg (TV Series)
Monica Bakewell
 1975 And Mother Makes Five (TV Series)
 1975 Village Hall (TV Series)
Sylvia Dunbar
 1974 Can I Keep It Up for a Week?
Lady Driver
 1974 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Vanity
 1974 Thriller (TV Series)
Mrs. Gale
 1973 Helen: A Woman of Today (TV Series)
Rose Waterman
 1973 The Brontës of Haworth (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Robinson
 1973 Crown Court (TV Series)
Barbara Airey
 1973 Baxter!
Mrs. Newman
 1971 Albert and Victoria (TV Series)
Victoria Hackett
 1969 My Partner the Ghost (TV Series)
Anne Fenwick
 1969 The Root of All Evil? (TV Series)
Miss Love
 1969 Out of the Unknown (TV Series)
Mrs. Proctor
 1968 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Mary Sheridan
 1968 Mr. Rose (TV Series)
Miss Douglas
 1967 A Hundred Years of Humphrey Hastings (TV Series)
Emily Hastings
 1967 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Winifred
 1966 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Angela Sholto
 1965 Summer Comedy Hour (TV Mini-Series)
Yvonne Marsham
 1962-1965 Compact (TV Series)
Mary Augusta 'Gussie' Beatty / Mary Augusta 'Gussie' Brown
 1962 Only Two Can Play
Amorous Woman in Mobile Library (uncredited)
 1961 Attempt to Kill
Barmaid
 1961 The Pursuers (TV Series)
Rachel
 1961 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Barmaid
 1961 Mary Had a Little...
Esther
 1961 The Snake Woman
Polly, the Barmaid
 1961 A Life of Bliss (TV Series)
Pam Batten
 1960 The Hand
Mother
 1960 St. Ives (TV Series)
Madame Jupille
 1959 Nothing Is for Ever (TV Movie)
Lettice Cramney
 1958 Pepe Moreno (TV Mini-Series)
Señora Maria
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Studied at RADA in the late 1940's and later acted on stage in classical roles with the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon. See more »

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