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Barbara Couper (1903–1992)

Barbara Couper was born on January 6, 1903 in London, England. She was an actress, known for Dark Secret (1949), The Story of Shirley Yorke (1948) and Doctor Knock (1961). She was married to Rose, Howard. She died on January 10, 1992 in Woking, Surrey, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Dark Secret
Dark Secret Mrs. Barrington
(1949)
The Story of Shirley Yorke
(1948)
Doctor Knock
Doctor Knock Madame Parpalaid
(1961)
Armchair Theatre
Armchair Theatre Granny / Jean Shields / Lady Jane
(1959-1969)

Filmography

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 1970 NBC Experiment in Television (TV Series)
Mother
- The Engagement (1970) ... Mother
 1969 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Lovell
- The Switch (1969) ... Mrs. Lovell
 1969 Hadleigh (TV Series)
Lady Patricia Kershaw
- A Memory of Time Past (1969) ... Lady Patricia Kershaw
 1969 Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Mrs. Paunceforth
 1969 The Inside Man (TV Series)
Mrs. Fitzroy
- The Case of the Abandoned Wife (1969) ... Mrs. Fitzroy
 1959-1969 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Granny / Jean Shields / Lady Jane
- Go on... It'll Do You Good (1969) ... Granny
- A Little Night Music (1963) ... Jean Shields
- Light from a Star (1959) ... Lady Jane
 1968 Resurrection (TV Mini-Series)
Korableva
- Maslova (1968) ... Korableva
- Dmitri (1968) ... Korableva
 1968 The Root of All Evil? (TV Series)
Beatrice
- The Fireplace Firm (1968) ... Beatrice
 1964-1968 Detective (TV Series)
Mrs. Blagrove / Mrs. Forsyth / Miss Winkworth
- A Man and His Mother-In-Law (1968) ... Mrs. Blagrove
- The Hungry Spider (1964) ... Mrs. Forsyth
- The Moving Toyshop (1964) ... Miss Winkworth
 1962-1968 Z Cars (TV Series)
Mrs. Grove / Miss Jane / Mrs. Potter / ...
- At Least You Know You've Tried: Part 2 (1968) ... Mrs. Grove
- At Least You Know You've Tried: Part 1 (1968) ... Mrs. Grove
- Some Girls Pick 'Em: Part 2 (1968) ... Mrs. Grove
- Some Girls Pick 'Em: Part 1 (1968) ... Mrs. Grove
- If He Runs - Grab Him (1964) ... Miss Jane
 1968 The ITV Play (TV Series)
Granny
- Sarah (1968) ... Granny
 1967 Vanity Fair (TV Mini-Series)
Miss Matilda Crawley
- Vanitas Vanitatum (1967) ... Miss Matilda Crawley (voice)
- The Wicked Nobleman (1967) ... Miss Matilda Crawley
- The Dragoon (1967) ... Miss Matilda Crawley
 1956-1967 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Mrs. Bodoin / Lady Westerby / Mary Herries / ...
- The Edwardians #1: The Walls of Jericho (1965) ... Lady Westerby
- Kind Lady (1960) ... Mary Herries
- Morning's at Seven (1957) ... Ida Bolton
- The Last of Mrs. Cheyney (1956) ... Lady Frinton
 1967 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Lady Kilbetty
- The Fantasist (1967) ... Lady Kilbetty
 1966-1967 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Maisie / Dowager Lady Langouste / Mrs. Craxton-Christie
- A Way with the Ladies (1967) ... Maisie
- A Soirée at Blossom's Hotel (1966) ... Dowager Lady Langouste
- Macready's Gala (1966) ... Mrs. Craxton-Christie
 1967 This Man Craig (TV Series)
Mrs. Johns
- You Can Choose Your Friends (1967) ... Mrs. Johns
 1966 The Liars (TV Series)
Madame de Rastail
- Episode #1.12 (1966) ... Madame de Rastail
 1962-1965 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Mrs. Seton / Miss Scobie
- The Deceivers (1965) ... Mrs. Seton
- Behind Closed Doors (1962) ... Miss Scobie
 1965 Call It What You Like (TV Series)
Guest Artist
- Episode #1.4 (1965) ... Guest Artist
 1965 The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders
The Mayor's wife
 1965 Thursday Theatre (TV Series)
Stella Eighty / Agnes Kinsale
- Photo Finish (1965) ... Stella Eighty / Agnes Kinsale
 1965 Gideon C.I.D. (TV Series)
Jean Henderson
- The Housekeeper (1965) ... Jean Henderson
 1964 Victoria Regina (TV Mini-Series)
Duchess
- Summer (1964) ... Duchess
 1957-1964 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Miss Harmer / Jessie Jakes / Elsie Edwardes / ...
- Final Appearance (1964) ... Elsie Edwardes
- The Loose Load (1961) ... Ma Gedge
- Flint Rides Again (1958) ... Miss Harmer
- The Old Christmas Spirit (1958) ... Miss Harmer
- The Cats and the Fiddles (1958) ... Mrs. Phelps
 1960-1962 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Clover / The Comtesse / Miss O'Rean / ...
- Undercover Cat (1962) ... Mrs. Clover
- What Every Woman Knows (1961) ... The Comtesse
- Twentieth Century Theatre: Dear Octopus (1960) ... Belle Schlessinger
 1961 The Renegade (TV Movie)
Miss Fairweather
 1961 Doctor Knock (TV Series)
Madame Parpalaid
- Act 1 (1961) ... Madame Parpalaid
 1960 The World of Tim Frazer (TV Series)
Ruth Edwards
- Episode #1.5 (1960) ... Ruth Edwards
- Episode #1.4 (1960) ... Ruth Edwards
- Episode #1.3 (1960) ... Ruth Edwards
- Episode #1.2 (1960) ... Ruth Edwards
 1955-1959 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Margaret Arden / Amy
- A Card from Alison (1959) ... Margaret Arden
- French for Love (1955) ... Amy
 1959 Charlesworth (TV Series)
Duchess
- The Petrovich Medallion (1959) ... Duchess
 1959 Crime Sheet (TV Series)
 1958 Duty Bound (TV Series)
Mrs. Furnival
- Birds of a Feather (1958) ... Mrs. Furnival
 1957 The Most Likely Girl (TV Series)
Madge Dresswell
- Episode #1.4 (1957) ... Madge Dresswell
- Episode #1.3 (1957) ... Madge Dresswell
- Episode #1.2 (1957) ... Madge Dresswell
- Arethusa Arrives (1957) ... Madge Dresswell
 1957 Menace in the Night
Mrs. Francis
 1956 Without Love (TV Movie)
Mrs. Hammond
 1950-1956 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Lady Molyneux / Lady Brangwyn / Mary Ransom / ...
- Morning Star (1956) ... Lady Molyneux
- A Dream of Treason (1955) ... Lady Brangwyn
- Moonshine (1953) ... Mary Ransom
- Treasure on Pelican (1951) ... Yvonne Trout
- Caesar's Wife (1951) ... Mrs. Pritchard
 1956 The Puppet Master (TV Short)
Mrs. Chatterton
 1954 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. McLeod
- A Line in the Snow (1954) ... Mrs. McLeod
 1954 Young and Willing
Prison Doctor
 1953 A Place of Execution (TV Series)
Lady Harper
- Execution (1953) ... Lady Harper
- I Know the Place (1953) ... Lady Harper
- House of Hate (1953) ... Lady Harper
- The Hand of Kailak (1953) ... Lady Harper
- Eye for an Eye (1953) ... Lady Harper
 1951 The Lady with a Lamp
Mrs. Nightingale
 1951 Treasure on Pelican (TV Movie)
Yvonne Trout
 1951 Happy Go Lovely
Madame Amanda
 1951 The Daughters of the Late Colonel (TV Movie)
Constantia
 1950 Half-an-Hour (TV Movie)
Lady Lillian Garson
 1950 Paul Temple's Triumph
Mrs. Morgan
 1949 Dark Secret
Mrs. Barrington
 1949 Women of Dolwyn
Lady Dolwyn
 1948 The Story of Shirley Yorke
Muriel Peach
 1946 Frieda (TV Movie)
Eleanor Dawson
 1944 Heaven Is Round the Corner
Mrs. Trevor
 1939 Smiling at Grief (TV Movie)
Constance
 1939 The Lover (TV Movie)
The Queen
 1938 London Wall (TV Movie)
Miss Janus (1939 version)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Frederick Whitney's play, "The Man Who Was Fed Up", at the Embassy Repertory Theatre in London, England with Alastair Sim, Peggy Simpson, Henry Thompson and Brian Oulton in the cast. Frank Birch was the director. See more »
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Trivia:

British actress and radio playwright

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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