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Gwen Ffrangcon Davies (1891–1992)


Gwen Ffrangcon Davies was born on January 25, 1891 in Hampstead, London, England as Gwen Lucy Ffrangcon Davies. She was an actress, known for Nine Days a Queen (1936), The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991) and Paul Krüger (1956). She died on January 27, 1992 in Stambourne, Essex, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Nine Days a Queen Mary Tudor
(1936)
Paul Krüger Queen Victoria
(1956)
BBC Sunday-Night Play Dora Randolph
(1960)

Filmography

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 1992 The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
The Dowager
- The Master Blackmailer (1992) ... The Dowager (as Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies)
 1982 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Reverend Mother
- Aubrey (1982) ... Reverend Mother
 1978 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Marfa Timofievna
- Liza (1978) ... Marfa Timofievna
 1976 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Lady Agatha
- The Picture of Dorian Gray (1976) ... Lady Agatha
 1972 The Edwardians (TV Mini Series)
Olave Baden Powell
- Baden-Powell (1972) ... Olave Baden Powell
 1971 Speaking of Murder (TV Movie)
Mrs. Walworth
 1970 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Miss Mybus
- The Policeman and the Cook (1970) ... Miss Mybus
 1970 Leo the Last
Hilda
 1967-1969 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Mrs. Ritchie / Florence
- The Mark II Wife (1969) ... Mrs. Ritchie
- Kippers and Curtains (1967) ... Florence
 1969 Boy Meets Girl (TV Series)
Miss. Spinney
- Portrait of Jennie (1969) ... Miss. Spinney
 1968 The Burning (Short)
Gran (as Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies)
 1968 The Devil Rides Out
Countess
 1968 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Acsa Beddgelert Williams
- Albinos in Black (1968) ... Acsa Beddgelert Williams
 1959-1967 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Mrs. Voysey / Miss Hill / Lilian Jason / ...
- Finders Keepers (1965) ... Miss Hill
- The Jason Group (1961) ... Lilian Jason
- Ladies of the Corridor (1960) ... Mrs. Nichols
- The Patchwork Quilt (1960) ... Lady Madeleine Hillard
 1966 The Witches
Granny Rigg (as Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies)
 1965 Londoners (TV Series)
Dora Ashton
- Old Man of Chelsea Reach (1965) ... Dora Ashton
 1964 Thursday Theatre (TV Series)
Laura Anson
- A Day by the Sea (1964) ... Laura Anson
 1961 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Queen Isolde
- Ondine (1961) ... Queen Isolde
 1960 The Hill (TV Movie)
Mary (as Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies)
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Dora Randolph
- Twentieth Century Theatre: Dear Octopus (1960) ... Dora Randolph
 1959 The Hill (TV Movie)
Mary (as Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies)
 1956 Paul Krüger
Queen Victoria
 1940 Haunted Honeymoon
Woman (uncredited)
 1939 Gas Light (TV Movie)
Bella Manningham
 1938 Richard of Bordeaux (TV Movie)
Anne of Bohemia
 1936 Nine Days a Queen
Mary Tudor (as Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Emlyn Williams' play, "He was Born Gay," at the Queen's Theatre in London, England with John Gielgud, Harry Andrews, Glen Byam Shaw, Sydney Fairbrother, Carol Goodner, Frank Pettingell, and Emlyn Williams in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Dame Gwen Ffrangcon Davies | Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

British actress, mainly in theatre. Silent footage exists of her stage performance as Juliet opposite Sir John Gielgud's Romeo from the early 1920s. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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