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Gwen Ffrangcon Davies (1891–1992)


Gwen Ffrangcon Davies was born on January 25, 1891 in London, England. 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 Essex, England. See full bio »

Died:

(age 101) in Essex, England, UK

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Known For

Nine Days a Queen Mary Tudor
(1936)
Paul Krüger Queen Victoria
(1956)
BBC Play of the Month Lady Agatha
(1976)

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 Saturday 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 / Mrs. Nichols / ...
- Finders Keepers (1965) ... Miss Hill
- Ladies of the Corridor (1960) ... Mrs. Nichols
- The Patchwork Quilt (1960) ... Lady Madeleine Hillard
- The Violent Years (1959) ... Emma
 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 William Shakespeare's play, "King Henry VIII," in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Anthony Quayle, Andrew Cruickshank, Robert Shaw, Alan Badel, Paul Hardwick, Michael Bates, Barbara Jefford, George Rose, Robert Hardy, and Maxine Audley in the ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Dame Gwen Ffrangcon Davies | Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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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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