Ursula Jeans (1906–1973)

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Fair-haired, blue-eyed British actress with a long career on the London stage. She was born Ursula Jean McMinn in India, schooled in London and trained for acting at RADA. Ursula made her theatrical debut at the Criterion Theatre in 1922. From the 1930's, she specialised in classical plays by Shakespeare and Shaw, performing primarily at the Old ... See full bio »


(age 66) in London, England, UK

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 1968 The Root of All Evil? (TV Series)
Ursula Benton
- Money for Change (1968) ... Ursula Benton
 1968 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Mother Denis
- The Swallow's Nest (1968) ... Mother Denis
 1967 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Mrs. Regan
- The Mercenary (1967) ... Mrs. Regan
 1965 The Battle of the Villa Fiorita
Lady Anthea
 1964 Boy with a Flute (Short)
Dorothy Winters
 1963 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Lady Mary McDowell
- Ride in a Wheelchair (1963) ... Lady Mary McDowell
 1962 Hedda Gabler (TV Movie)
Miss Tesman
 1962 A Question of Fact (TV Movie)
Grace Smith
 1961 The Queen's Guards
Mrs. Fellowes
 1961 The Green Helmet
Mrs. Rafferty
 1959 North West Frontier
Lady Windham
 1956 H.M. Tennent Globe Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Tarleton
- Misalliance (1956) ... Mrs. Tarleton
 1955 The Dam Busters
Mrs. Wallis
 1955 The Night My Number Came Up
Mrs. Robertson
 1953 Seven Women (TV Short)
 1949 The Canvas Rainbow (TV Movie)
Joan Webster
 1949 If This Be Sin
Minor role
 1948 The Weaker Sex
Martha Dacre
 1947 The Woman in the Hall
Lorna Blake
 1946 Showtime
Isobel Forbes
 1944 Mr. Emmanuel
Frau Heinkes
 1943 The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
Frau von Kalteneck
 1939 Over the Moon
 1937 Storm in a Teacup
Lisbet Skirving
 1937 Dark Journey
 1936 The Man in the Mirror
 1933 Friday the Thirteenth
Eileen Jackson
 1933 I Lived with You
Gladys Wallis
 1933 On Thin Ice
Lady Violet
 1933 Cavalcade
Fanny Bridges
 1932 The Barton Mystery
Ethel Standish
 1932 Once Bitten
 1932 The Crooked Lady
Joan Collinson
 1931 The Flying Fool
Morella Arlen
 1931 The Love Habit
Rose Pom Pom
 1928 S.O.S.
Lady Weir
 1928 The Passing of Mr. Quin
Vera, the Maid
 1927 Quinneys
Mabel Dredge
 1927 The Fake
 1927 False Colours (Short)
 1926/II Silence (Short)
The Girl
 1923 The Virgin Queen
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1922 A Gypsy Cavalier
Minor Role (uncredited)
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She acted in the production, "Sybil: A Celebration of Sybil Thorndike's 90th Birthday" at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London, England with Sybil Thorndike, Laurence Olivier, Jane Casson, Vanessa Redgrave, Peter Ustinov, Joan Plowright, Alec Guinness, Joyce Grenfell, Angela Baddeley, Margaret Webster, Peggy Ashcroft, Ralph ... See more »

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Her husband Roger Livesey's younger sister Maggie Livesey was married to her elder brother Desmond Jeans. See more »

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