Mary Clare (1892–1970)

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Mary Clare was a versatile British character actress of redoubtable presence. On the London stage from 1910 (some sources say 1912), she later alternated her theatrical appearances with acting on screen. During the 1920's and 30's, she specialised in stately characters and villainesses in period dramas. On stage, she was best served as star of ... See full bio »


(age 78) in London, England, UK

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Oliver Twist Mrs. Corney
The Lady Vanishes Baroness Athona
Foolish Monte Carlo Angela Brentwood


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 1960 The Price of Silence
Mrs. West
 1956 London Playhouse (TV Series)
Mrs. Andros
- The House in Athens (1956) ... Mrs. Andros
 1956 Theatre Royal (TV Series)
 1955 Colonel March of Scotland Yard (TV Series)
Mrs. Wrigley
- The Talking Head (1955) ... Mrs. Wrigley
 1954 Mambo
La contessa Luisa Marisoni
 1953-1954 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Baroness von Bernstorf / Queen Elizabeth
- Captain Banner (1954) ... Baroness von Bernstorf
- Will Shakespeare (1953) ... Queen Elizabeth
 1953 The Beggar's Opera
Mrs. Peachum
 1952 Moulin Rouge
Madame Loubet
 1952 Holiday Week
Mrs. Martha Jeffcote
 1952 Penny Princess
 1950 Portrait of Clare
Lady Hingston
 1950 The Black Rose
Countess Eleanor of Lessford
 1949 Cardboard Cavalier
Milady Doverhouse
 1948 Sin of Esther Waters
Mrs. Latch
 1948 Oliver Twist
Mrs. Corney
 1948 My Brother Jonathan
Mrs. Dakers
 1948 The Three Weird Sisters
Maude Morgan-Vaughan
 1947 Mrs. Fitzherbert
Duchess of Devonshire
 1946 London Town
Mrs. Gates
 1946 The Words Upon the Window Pane (TV Movie)
Mrs. Henderson
 1944 One Exciting Night
Mrs. Trout
 1944 While Nero Fiddled
 1944 The Hundred Pound Window
Millie Draper
 1943 According to Our Records (Short)
 1942 The Night Has Eyes
Mrs. Ranger
 1942 The Next of Kin
Mrs. 'Ma' Webster
 1941 Death Cell
 1941 Old Bill and Son
 1940 The Briggs Family
Mrs. Briggs
 1940 Miss Grant Goes to the Door (Short)
 1940 Mrs. Pym of Scotland Yard
Mrs Pym
 1939 The Fugitive
Lizzie Crane
 1939 There Ain't No Justice
Ma Mutch
 1939 A Girl Must Live
Mrs. Wallis
 1938 Climbing High
Lady Emily
 1938 The Citadel
Mrs. Orlando
 1938 The Lady Vanishes
Baroness Athona
 1938 The Challenge
His Mother
 1937 Young and Innocent
Erica's Aunt
 1937 The Rat
Mere Colline
 1936 The Mill on the Floss
Mrs. Moss
 1935 Line Engaged
Mrs. Gardner
 1935 Mister Hobo
Mme. Barsac
 1935 The Clairvoyant
 1935 A Real Bloke
 1934 Lorna Doone
Mistress Sara Ridd
 1934 Power
Countess Wurben (uncredited)
 1934 The Night Club Queen
Mary Brown
 1934 Say It with Flowers
Kate Bishop
 1933 The Constant Nymph
Linda Sanger
 1932 Carmen
Factory Girl
 1931 Keepers of Youth
Mrs. Venner
 1931 Shadows
 1931 Many Waters
Mrs. Rosel
 1931 Bill's Legacy
Mrs. Smithers
 1931 Hindle Wakes
Mrs. Jeffcote
 1931 The Outsider
Mrs. Coates
 1929 The Feather
Mrs. Dalton
 1928 The Princes in the Tower (Short)
Queen Elizabeth
 1928 The Constant Nymph
Linda Sanger
 1927 Packing Up (Short)
 1923 Becket
Queen Eleanor
 1923 The Lights of London
Hetty Preene
 1922 A Gypsy Cavalier
 1922 The Life of Lord Byron
Lady Caroline Lamb
 1921 The Skin Game
Chloe Hornblower
 1920 Foolish Monte Carlo
Angela Brentwood
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She acted in Robert De Flers, Gaston Caillvet, and Etienne Rey's play, "Accounting for Love," at the Saville Theatre in London, England with Per Aabel and Leslie Phillips in the cast. See more »

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