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Joyce Grenfell (1910–1979)


Toothy Britisher Joyce Grenfell with her stark, equine features charmed and humored audiences both here and abroad on radio, stage, revues, film and TV for nearly four decades. Lovingly remembered as a delightfully witty monologist and raconteur, she inherited her bold talents from her eccentric socialite mother, who just so happened to be ... See full bio »

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Known For

Stage Fright 'Lovely Ducks'
(1950)
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(1964)
Laughter in Paradise Elizabeth Robson aka Fluffy
(1951)

Filmography

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 1964 The Yellow Rolls-Royce
Hortense Astor
 1964 The Americanization of Emily
Mrs. Barham
 1963 The Old Dark House
Agatha Femm
 1960 The Pure Hell of St. Trinian's
Sergeant Ruby Gates
 1958 Happy Is the Bride
Aunt Florence
 1957 Blue Murder at St. Trinian's
Sgt. Ruby Gates
 1957 The Good Companions
Lady Parlitt
 1954 The Belles of St. Trinian's
P.W. Sgt. Ruby Gates
 1954 Forbidden Cargo
Lady Flavia Queensway
 1954 Man with a Million
Duchess of Cromarty
 1953 Genevieve
Hotel Proprietress
 1952 The Pickwick Papers
Mrs. Leo Hunter
 1952 Penny Plain (TV Movie)
 1951 The Magic Box
Mrs. Claire
 1951 Laughter in Paradise
Elizabeth Robson aka Fluffy
 1951 The Galloping Major
Maggie
 1950 The Happiest Days of Your Life
Miss Gossage
 1950 Stage Fright
'Lovely Ducks'
 1949 A Run for Your Money
Mrs. Pargiter
 1949 Tuppence Coloured (TV Movie)
 1949 Poet's Pub
Miss Horsefell-Hughes
 1949 Alice in Wonderland
Ugly Duchess / Dormouse
 1948 Designing Women (Documentary short)
Miss Arty
 1947 While the Sun Shines
Daphne
 1943 The Lamp Still Burns
Dr. Barrett (as Joyce Greenfell)
 1943 Adventure for Two
Sybil Paulson
 1941 A Letter from Home (Short)
American Mother
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Lister's revue, "Tuppence Coloured," at the Lyric Theatre in London, England with Elisabeth Welch and Max Adrian in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

8 Print Biographies | 4 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Joyce Greenfell | Joyce Grenfell O.B.E.
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Trivia:

She was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1946 King's Birthday Honours List for her services to the Forces during World War II. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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