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Nellie Bowman (I) (1877–1953)

Nellie Bowman was born on November 29, 1877 in Woolwich, London, England as Hellen Holmes Bowman. She was an actress, known for Tilly of Bloomsbury (1948), Busman's Honeymoon (1947) and Bypass to Happiness (1934). She died on April 20, 1953 in Battersea, London. See full bio »

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Known For

Tilly of Bloomsbury Grandma Banks
Busman's Honeymoon Mrs. Ruddle


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 1949 Vote for Huggett
Old Lady
 1948 Tilly of Bloomsbury (TV Movie)
Grandma Banks
 1947 Busman's Honeymoon (TV Movie)
Mrs. Ruddle
 1946 The Words Upon the Window Pane (TV Movie)
Mrs. Mallet
 1945 Waterloo Road
Tillie's Mother (uncredited)
 1943 Old Mother Riley Detective
Undetermined Role
 1936 David Livingstone
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1934 Bypass to Happiness
 1933 Eyes of Fate
Mrs. Knocker
 1928 The Bells of St. Mary's
The Woman

Personal Details


5' 1" (1.55 m)

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Sister of Empsie Bowman and Isa Bowman.

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