BAFTA Film Award.
2 wins & 7 nominations.
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Madame Schirmer (as Frances De La Tour)
Mrs. Maud Dane Calthrop
Miss Ruth Jones (as Frances De La Tour)
She acted in Tennessee Williams's play, "Small Craft Warnings," at the Comedy Theatre in London, England with Elaine Stritch, Peter Jones, George Pravda, and Edward Judd in the cast. Vivian Matalon was director.
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Frances De La Tour | Frances De la Tour
5' 7" (1.7 m)
Did You Know?
I didn't think that Rising Damp
(1974) would have quite the longevity it's enjoying actually. At the time we knew it was good because it was very well written by Eric Chappell
, and he wrote characters as well as situations. In fact, very little situation happens in this particular situation comedy, it's character based. And we knew it was good but there were a lot of very popular and good sitcoms...
She was awarded the 2006 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance as Mrs. Lintott in Alan Bennett's "The History Boys" on Broadway in New York City.