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Anita Dobson


Anita Dobson was born on April 29, 1949 in Stepney, London, England. She is an actress, known for Red Dwarf (1988), EastEnders (1985) and Hotel Babylon (2006). She has been married to Brian May since November 18, 2000. They have three children. See full bio »

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Known For

Red Dwarf Captain Tau
(1993)
EastEnders Angie Watts / Angie
(1985-2010)
Hotel Babylon Lady Amelia Hamilton
(2008)
Urban Gothic Fenella
(2000)

Filmography

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 2018-2019 The Worst Witch (TV Series)
Mirabelle Hubble
- Bad Magic (2019) ... Mirabelle Hubble
- The Big Freeze (2018) ... Mirabelle Hubble
- All Hallows' Eve (2018) ... Mirabelle Hubble
 2018 Torvill & Dean (TV Movie)
Miss Perry
 2018/II The Fight
Gene
 2017 Call the Midwife (TV Series)
Mabel Tillerson
- Christmas Special (2017) ... Mabel Tillerson
 2016-2017 The Rebel (TV Series)
Margaret
- Love (2017) ... Margaret
- Sex (2017) ... Margaret
- Drugs (2017) ... Margaret
- Health (2017) ... Margaret
- Death (2017) ... Margaret
 2000-2017 Casualty (TV Series)
Naomi Danes / Ruth Boswell / Rachel Lan / ...
- Episode #32.8 (2017) ... Naomi Danes
- And the Walls Come Tumbling Down (2013) ... Ruth Boswell
- Pascal's Wager (2011) ... Rachel Lan
- Ask Me No Questions (2009) ... Cora
- Choked: Part Two (2000) ... Elaine Carrington
 2003-2016 Doctors (TV Series)
Edwina Herriot / Elizabeth Prior
- Mother of Mine: Part Two (2016) ... Edwina Herriot
- Mother of Mine: Part One (2016) ... Edwina Herriot
- Truth or Dare (2003) ... Elizabeth Prior
 2016 A Special Guest (Short)
Audrey
 2016/I The Lift (Short)
Belle
 2016 The Fall of the Krays
Madge
 2015 London Road
June
 2015 The Rise of the Krays
Madge
 2015/III Solitary
Nurse Mary
 2015 Pompidou (TV Series)
Sally
- The Date (2015) ... Sally
 2003-2014 Holby City (TV Series)
Betty Stern / Lynn Spencer
- Star of Wonder (2014) ... Betty Stern
- Love Nor Money (2003) ... Lynn Spencer
 2013 Moving On (TV Series)
Kate Marr
- The Value (2013) ... Kate Marr
 2012 Sadie J (TV Series)
Nan Bet
- Kissalicious (2012) ... Nan Bet
 2011 Coming Up (TV Series)
Maggie
- Hooked (2011) ... Maggie
 2009-2011 Gigglebiz (TV Series)
Various
- Episode #2.15 (2011) ... Various
- Episode #2.7 (2011) ... Various
- Episode #2.5 (2011) ... Various
- Episode #2.4 (2011) ... Various
- Episode #2.3 (2011) ... Various
 2010 Mission Green Santa (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Santa
 2009 Katy Brand's Big Ass Show (TV Series)
- Episode #3.6 (2009)
 2008 Hotel Babylon (TV Series)
Lady Amelia Hamilton
- Episode #3.2 (2008) ... Lady Amelia Hamilton
 1997-2005 The Bill (TV Series)
Lynn Hunter / Jane Elliot
- 326: Dangerous Relationships (2005) ... Lynn Hunter
- Has Anybody Here Seen Bigmouth? (1997) ... Jane Elliot
 2005 New Tricks (TV Series)
Elaine Wanless
- A Delicate Touch (2005) ... Elaine Wanless
 2004 The Last Detective (TV Series)
Ruth Leyman
- Christine (2004) ... Ruth Leyman
 2004 Charlie
Mrs. Richardson Senior
 2002 Fun at the Funeral Parlour (TV Series)
Fernando
- Dog Dago Afternoon (2002) ... Fernando
 2002 NCS Manhunt (TV Series)
Jean Harris
- Collision Course: Part 2 (2002) ... Jean Harris
- Collision Course: Part 1 (2002) ... Jean Harris
 2000 Daddyfox (TV Movie)
Joanne
 2000 The Stretch (TV Movie)
Sam Greene
 2000 Urban Gothic (TV Series)
Fenella
- Pineapple Chunks (2000) ... Fenella
 2000 Hearts and Bones (TV Series)
Donna Slaney
- Slipping Through My Fingers (2000) ... Donna Slaney
 1999 Junk (TV Movie)
Mrs Lawson
 1999 Darkness Falls
Mrs. Hayter
 1999 Sunburn (TV Series)
Joyce Potts
- Episode #1.6 (1999) ... Joyce Potts
 1998 The Tichborne Claimant
Fanny Loder
 1998 The Revengers' Comedies
Daphne Teal
 1997 Get Well Soon (TV Series)
Mrs. Ivy Osborne
- Poison Ivy (1997) ... Mrs. Ivy Osborne
- Sons, Mothers, Lovers and Others (1997) ... Mrs. Ivy Osborne
- Snowbound (1997) ... Mrs. Ivy Osborne
- The New Arrival (1997) ... Mrs. Ivy Osborne
 1997 Highlander (TV Series)
Molly Kingsley
- Diplomatic Immunity (1997) ... Molly Kingsley
 1997 New Voices (TV Series)
Eileen
- Enough Excitement (1997) ... Eileen
 1996 The Famous Five (TV Series)
Mrs. Stick
- Five Run Away Together (1996) ... Mrs. Stick
 1995 Go Back Out (TV Movie)
 1995 Dangerfield (TV Series)
Miriam Lampter
- The Body in the Quarry (1995) ... Miriam Lampter
 1995 Ghosts (TV Series)
Suzi Rudkin
- I'll Be Watching You (1995) ... Suzi Rudkin
 1994 Seaview Knights
The Blind Concierge
 1994 The Fireboy (TV Movie)
Mum
 1994 Beyond Bedlam
Judith
 1994 Smokescreen (TV Mini-Series)
Gertie
- Episode #1.6 (1994) ... Gertie
- Episode #1.5 (1994) ... Gertie
- Episode #1.3 (1994) ... Gertie
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... Gertie
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... Gertie
 1993 Euphoric Scale (Short)
 1993 Sean's Show (TV Series)
Betty
- Episode #2.6 (1993) ... Betty
 1993 Woof! (TV Series)
Mrs Fuller
- State of War (1993) ... Mrs Fuller
- Love Among the Cricket Bats (1993) ... Mrs Fuller
 1993 Rab C. Nesbitt (TV Series)
Cath
- Rich (1993) ... Cath
 1993 Red Dwarf (TV Series)
Captain Tau
- Psirens (1993) ... Captain Tau
 1990 The World of Eddie Weary (TV Movie)
Roxanne
 1989 Split Ends (TV Series)
Cath
- Hair Today (1989) ... Cath
- The Brush Off (1989) ... Cath
- Tangles (1989) ... Cath
- Crew Cuts (1989) ... Cath
- Parting of the Waves (1989) ... Cath
 1985-1988 EastEnders (TV Series)
Angie Watts / Angie
- Episode #1.323 (1988) ... Angie
- Episode #1.322 (1988) ... Angie
- Episode #1.321 (1988) ... Angie
- Episode #1.320 (1988) ... Angie
- Episode #1.313 (1988) ... Angie
 1983-1984 Up the Elephant and Round the Castle (TV Series)
Lois Tight
- Up the Public Spirit (1983) ... Lois Tight
- May the Best Man Win (1983) ... Lois Tight
 1983 Partners in Crime (TV Mini-Series)
Esther Quant
- The House of Lurking Death (1983) ... Esther Quant
 1981 Play Away (TV Series)
- Episode #10.12 (1981)
 1981 Nanny (TV Series)
Dorothy
- Innocent Party (1981) ... Dorothy
 1979 Leave Him to Heaven (TV Movie)
Roxanne
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Other Works:

She acted in Ben Jonson's play, "The Alchemist", at the Nottingham Playhouse in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England with Ken Campbell, Nicholas Le Prevost, Jack Galloway, Arthur Kohn and Ralph Nossek in the cast. Sir Richard Eyre was the director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on a play remembering Sir Jimmy Savile] I will not be going to see the play about Jimmy Savile and I do ask the question is it too soon. I wouldn't want to be in it either and that's a decision that I would make, but I wouldn't want to be a part of something like that because I felt disgusted at all of the news that came out about the way he behaved and I don't want to revisit it at this point ... See more »

Trivia:

Met her husband at a preview screening of Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986). See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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