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Maria Britneva (1921–1994)

Maria Britneva was born on July 2, 1921 in Petrograd [now St. Petersburg], Russia as Maria Bretneva. She was an actress, known for A Room with a View (1985), Maurice (1987) and Suddenly, Last Summer (1959). She was married to Grenfell, Peter. She died on February 15, 1994 in Newton Toney, Witshire, England. See full bio »

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Known For

A Room with a View Mrs Vyse, Cecil's mother
Maurice Mrs. Sheepshanks
Studio One Calpurnia


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 1987 Maurice
Mrs. Sheepshanks
 1985 A Room with a View
Mrs Vyse, Cecil's mother
 1961 The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone
Principessa Bonmeni (uncredited)
 1959 Suddenly, Last Summer
 1959 The Scapegoat
 1955 Omnibus (TV Series) (segment)
- She Stoops to Conquer (1955) ... (segment)
 1955 Studio One (TV Series)
- Julius Caesar (1955) ... Calpurnia (as Maria Brit-neva)
 1954 Too Bad She's Bad
La turista inglese (as Maria Britnewa)
 1952 Moulin Rouge
Woman Mistaken for Marie (uncredited)
 1949 Charles and Mary (TV Movie)
 1947 The Kingdom of God (TV Movie)
 1947 The Cherry Orchard (TV Movie)
 1947 Musical Chairs (TV Movie)
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 1994 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
- Tennessee Williams: Orpheus of the American Stage (1994) ... Self (as Maria St. Just)
 1990 The Dick Cavett Show (TV Series)
Self - Guest
- Maria St. Just (1990) ... Self - Guest (as Maria St. Just)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Maria Brit-neva | Maria Britnewa | Maria St. Just


Grenfell, Peter  (his death)  (2 children)

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In real life she was Lady St. Just, wife of an English peer. See more »

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