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Yvonne Gilan (1931–2018)

Yvonne Gilan was born on October 12, 1931 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Yvonne Janette Gilan. She was an actress and writer, known for Chariots of Fire (1981), Empire of the Sun (1987) and Fawlty Towers (1975). She was married to Michael Gill. She died on June 14, 2018 in London, UK. See full bio »

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(age 86) in London, UK

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Known For

Chariots of Fire
Chariots of Fire Mrs Liddell
(1981)
Empire of the Sun
Empire of the Sun Mrs. Lockwood
(1987)
Fawlty Towers
Fawlty Towers Mrs. Peignoir
(1975)
BBC Play of the Month
BBC Play of the Month Sister Marthe
(1968)

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 1994 The House of Eliott (TV Series)
Faith Bannister
- Episode #3.10 (1994) ... Faith Bannister
 1989-1991 French Fields (TV Series)
Old Woman / Madame Nadal
- Make for the Hills! (1991) ... Old Woman
- Who's Been Eating My Porridge? (1989) ... Madame Nadal
 1989 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Mrs. Dunning
- Knuckle (1989) ... Mrs. Dunning
 1987 Empire of the Sun
Mrs. Lockwood
 1987 Vanity Fair (TV Series)
Mrs. Blackbrook
- Arcadian Simplicity (1987) ... Mrs. Blackbrook
 1986 Screen Two (TV Series)
Widow Macleay
- Blood Hunt (1986) ... Widow Macleay
 1985 By the Sword Divided (TV Series)
Mrs. Cromwell
- Retribution (1985) ... Mrs. Cromwell
 1981 Chariots of Fire
Mrs Liddell
 1980 Shoestring (TV Series)
Rosemary Mortimer
- The Farmer Had a Wife (1980) ... Rosemary Mortimer
 1979 Agatha
Mrs. Braithwaite
 1977 1990 (TV Series)
Defence Counsel
- Witness (1977) ... Defence Counsel
 1976 Crossroads (TV Series)
Eileen Blythe
- Episode #1.2583 (1976) ... Eileen Blythe
- Episode #1.2582 (1976) ... Eileen Blythe
- Episode #1.2581 (1976) ... Eileen Blythe
 1975 The Tiger Lily
Lotus Blossom
 1975 Fawlty Towers (TV Series)
Mrs. Peignoir
- The Wedding Party (1975) ... Mrs. Peignoir
 1974 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Lady
- Amy, Wonderful Amy (1974) ... Lady
 1973 A Picture of Katherine Mansfield (TV Series)
Mrs. Knight
- Episode #1.5 (1973) ... Mrs. Knight
 1973 Public Eye (TV Series)
Beryl
- It's a Woman's Privilege (1973) ... Beryl
 1972 General Hospital (TV Series)
Gynaecology Sister
- Episode #1.18 (1972) ... Gynaecology Sister
 1971 Play for Today (TV Series)
Helen
- The Man in the Sidecar (1971) ... Helen
 1969 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Sarah Kendrick
- The Set-Up (1969) ... Sarah Kendrick
 1969 Plays of Today (TV Series)
Miss Cox
- A Voyage Round My Father (1969) ... Miss Cox
 1963-1969 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Annie Hetherington / Kate / Mildred Allison / ...
- The Barrier (1969) ... Annie Hetherington
- Resolution (1967) ... Mildred Allison
- The Seniority Rule (1966) ... Elsie Carnegie
- Beware of the Dog (1965) ... Agnes Gregg
 1969 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Dr. Hedges
- Birthday (1969) ... Dr. Hedges
 1968 Journey to the Unknown (TV Series)
Mrs. Brown
- Jane Brown's Body (1968) ... Mrs. Brown
 1968 Detective (TV Series)
Georgia Strangeways
- The Beast Must Die (1968) ... Georgia Strangeways
 1968 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Sister Marthe
- Cyrano de Bergerac (1968) ... Sister Marthe
 1968 Mogul (TV Series)
Allison MacKenzie
- Just a Bunch of Arabs in Kilts (1968) ... Allison MacKenzie
 1967 Z Cars (TV Series)
Vera Cowley
- I Never Meant to Drop Him: Part 2 (1967) ... Vera Cowley
- I Never Meant to Drop Him: Part 1 (1967) ... Vera Cowley
 1966 On the Margin (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (1966)
- Episode #1.5 (1966)
- Episode #1.4 (1966)
- Episode #1.3 (1966)
- Episode #1.2 (1966)
 1962 Television Club (TV Series)
Mrs. Simpson
- The Wade Family: On the Canal (1962) ... Mrs. Simpson
 1961 The Seven Faces of Jim (TV Series)
Judith Chalmers
- The Face of Genius (1961) ... Judith Chalmers
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Mother of journalist A.A. Gill.

Star Sign:

Libra

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