Moira Lister (1923–2007)


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Moira Lister started her career on the stage in South Africa. She appeared on the London stage at the age of 14 and started working in films in 1943. Always popular, she was usually cast as 'posh' lady. See full bio »

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Wicked Wife Babs Coates
(1953)
Not Now Darling Maude Bodley
(1973)
(1969)

Filmography

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 2007 Geraldina die Tweede (TV Series)
Lady Anne Fairchild (2007)
 2007 Flood
Gran
 2005 Sterne über Madeira (TV Movie)
Mutter Oberin
 2000 The 10th Kingdom (TV Mini Series)
Grandmother
- Episode #1.10 (2000) ... Grandmother
- Episode #1.1 (2000) ... Grandmother
 1989 Ten Little Indians
Mrs. Rodgers
 1987 The Finding (TV Movie)
Gran
 1984 Hayfever (TV Movie)
Judith Bliss
 1980 Only When I Laugh (TV Series)
Gloria
 1980 Life Begins at Forty (TV Series)
Gertie
- The Christening (1980) ... Gertie
 1973 Late Night Theatre (TV Series)
Vicky Labone
- She'll Have to Go (1973) ... Vicky Labone
 1973 Not Now Darling
Maude Bodley
 1969 The Very Merry Widow and How (TV Series)
Jacqui Villiers
- How About Going Into Transports of Delight? (1969) ... Jacqui Villiers
- How to Lose Friends and Not Influence People (1969) ... Jacqui Villiers
- How About the Patter of Tiny Feet? (1969) ... Jacqui Villiers
- How Are You Feeling? (1969) ... Jacqui Villiers
- How Far Can You Go? (1969) ... Jacqui Villiers
 1969 Love Story (TV Series)
Ariade
- The Dolly Spike (1969) ... Ariade
 1968 The Sex Game (TV Series)
Mimsy
- The Lovemakers (1968) ... Mimsy
 1967-1968 The Very Merry Widow (TV Series)
Jacqui Villiers
- Judgement in Paris (1968) ... Jacqui Villiers
- Under Cover, If Wet (1968) ... Jacqui Villiers
- Animal Crackers in My Group (1968) ... Jacqui Villiers
- Anything Legal Considered (1968) ... Jacqui Villiers
- Green-eyed Monster Trouble (1968) ... Jacqui Villiers
 1968 A Touch of Venus (TV Series)
Emma Grant
- Desmond (1968) ... Emma Grant
 1967 Cop-Out
Mrs. Flower
 1967 The Double Man
Mrs. Carrington
 1967 The Whitehall Worrier (TV Series)
Janet Pugh
- Strip for Action (1967) ... Janet Pugh
- Chapter of Accidents (1967) ... Janet Pugh
- No Smear Without Fire (1967) ... Janet Pugh
- Sebastian (1967) ... Janet Pugh
- Curtains for No. 11 (1967) ... Janet Pugh
 1967 The Avengers (TV Series)
Elena
- The See-Through Man (1967) ... Elena
 1966 Major Barbara (TV Movie)
Lady Britomart
 1966 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Janet Pugh
- The Mallard Imaginaire (1966) ... Janet Pugh
 1966 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Laura Foster
- Simon and Laura (1966) ... Laura Foster
 1966 Secret Agent (TV Series)
Claudia Jordan
- The Hunting Party (1966) ... Claudia Jordan
 1965 Joey Boy
Lady Thameridge
 1964 The Yellow Rolls-Royce
Lady St. Simeon
 1964 Thursday Theatre (TV Series)
Laura Foster
- Simon and Laura (1964) ... Laura Foster
 1963 Zero One (TV Series)
Mrs. Grey
- The Golden Silence (1963) ... Mrs. Grey
 1961 The Devil's Hands (Short)
 1956-1961 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Louise Yeyder / Maggie Palmer / Letty Golightly
- Gilt and Gingerbread (1961) ... Louise Yeyder
- His and Hers (1957) ... Maggie Palmer
- The Golden Cuckoo (1956) ... Letty Golightly
 1961 Danger Man (TV Series)
Vanessa Stewart
- Find and Return (1961) ... Vanessa Stewart
 1960 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Nell Nash
- The Gazebo (1960) ... Nell Nash
 1960 Somerset Maugham Hour (TV Series)
Vesta Grange
- Flotsam and Jetsam (1960) ... Vesta Grange
 1959 Hiroshima Mon Amour (Dubbed Emmanuelle Riva) (uncredited)
 1950-1957 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Orinthia / Amelia Laurenson / Senora Maria
- The Apple Cart (1957) ... Orinthia
- Mayors' Nest (1957) ... Amelia Laurenson
- The Bridge of Estaban (1950) ... Senora Maria
 1957 Seven Days from Now
Edith Middleton
 1957 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Mathilde Loisel
- The Necklace (1957) ... Mathilde Loisel
 1956 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Eve
- The Intruder (1956) ... Eve
 1955 The Deep Blue Sea
Dawn Maxwell
 1955 John and Julie
Dora
 1954 Stage by Stage (TV Series)
Berinthia
- The Relapse or, Virtue in Danger (1954) ... Berinthia
 1954 The Bear (TV Movie)
Yelena Ivanovna Popova
 1954 The Concert (TV Movie)
Anne
 1953 Trouble in Store
Peggy Drew
 1953 The Limping Man
Pauline French
 1953 Wicked Wife
Babs Coates
 1953 The Cruel Sea
Elaine Morell
 1952 Something Money Can't Buy
Diana Haverstock
 1951 White Corridors
Dolly Clark
 1951 My Seal and Them
Diana
 1951 Files from Scotland Yard
Joanna Goring
 1951 Pool of London
Maisie
 1951 Joseph Proctor's Money (TV Movie)
Poppy Marsh
 1949 And So to Bed (TV Movie)
Mrs. Pepys
 1949 Maniacs on Wheels
Dotty Liz
 1948 Another Shore
Jennifer
 1948 Frieda (TV Movie)
Frieda
 1948 Uneasy Terms
Corinne Alardyse
 1948 So Evil My Love
Kitty Feathers
 1946 Wanted for Murder
Miss Willis
 1945 The Agitator
Joan Shackleton
 1945 Don Chicago
Telephone Operator
 1945 My Ain Folk
Joan Mackenzie
 1944 A Lady Surrenders
Carol
 1943 The Shipbuilders
Rita (as Moire Lister)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She starred in Ray Cooney and John T. Chapman's play, "Move Over Mrs. Markham", at London's Vaudeville Theatre with Tony Britton and Dame Cicely Courtneidge in the cast. Ray Cooney was the director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Moire Lister

Height:

5' 4½" (1.64 m)

Spouse:

Jacques de Gachassin-Lafite Vicomte d'Orthez  (his death)  (2 children)
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Trivia:

She was scheduled to play Mrs King as a child in a film titled Mr and Mrs KIng but it was cancelled the day after King Edward VIII abdicated. See more »

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