Margaret Lockwood (1916–1990)

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Karachi-born Margaret Lockwood, daughter of a British colonial railway clerk, was educated in London and studied to be an actress at the Italia Conti Drama School. Her first moment on stage came at the age of 12, when she played a fairy in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" in 1928. She had a bit part in the Drury Lane production of "Cavalcade" in 1932, ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »


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The Lady Vanishes Iris Matilda Henderson
Night Train to Munich Anna Bomasch
Cast a Dark Shadow Freda Jeffries
Jassy Jassy


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 1971-1974 Justice (TV Series)
Harriet Peterson
- Collision Course (1974) ... Harriet Peterson
- Point of Death (1974) ... Harriet Peterson
- Decisions, Decisions (1974) ... Harriet Peterson
- Under Suspicion (1974) ... Harriet Peterson
- Twice the Legal Limit (1974) ... Harriet Peterson
 1974 Whodunnit? (TV Series)
- The Last Act (1974) ... Panellist
 1970 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Louise Harrington
- Five Finger Exercise (1970) ... Louise Harrington
 1969 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Julia Stanford
- Justice Is a Woman (1969) ... Julia Stanford
 1965 The Flying Swan (TV Series)
Mollie Manning
- The Contract (1965) ... Mollie Manning
- The Diamond Pendant (1965) ... Mollie Manning
- Open Day (1965) ... Mollie Manning
- The Waiting Time (1965) ... Mollie Manning
- Shock Tactics (1965) ... Mollie Manning
 1964 The Human Jungle (TV Series)
Jean Forrest
- Solo Performance (1964) ... Jean Forrest
 1956-1961 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Anna / Mrs. Cheyney
- A House of Strangers (1961) ... Anna
- The Last of Mrs. Cheyney (1956) ... Mrs. Cheyney
 1961 Yorky (TV Series)
Bessie Turpin
- The Actress (1961) ... Bessie Turpin
 1961 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Ana de Mendoza, Princess of Eboli
- That Lady (1961) ... Ana de Mendoza, Princess of Eboli
 1960 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series)
Laura Pemberton
- Your Obedient Servant (1960) ... Laura Pemberton
 1957-1959 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Sally Seymour / Dinah Holland
- And Suddenly It's Spring (1959) ... Sally Seymour
- Subway in the Sky (1957) ... Dinah Holland
 1957-1958 The Royalty (TV Series)
Mollie Miller
- Episode #2.6 (1958) ... Mollie Miller
- Episode #2.5 (1958) ... Mollie Miller
- Episode #2.4 (1958) ... Mollie Miller
- Episode #2.3 (1958) ... Mollie Miller
- Episode #2.2 (1958) ... Mollie Miller
 1952-1958 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Janet Cannot / Ann Veronica Stanley
- The Great Adventure (1958) ... Janet Cannot
- Ann Veronica (1952) ... Ann Veronica Stanley
 1957 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Elizabeth Claire
- Deadline (1957) ... Elizabeth Claire
 1956 Call It a Day (TV Movie)
Dorothy Hilton
 1956 Murder Mistaken (TV Movie)
Freda Jeffries
 1955 Cast a Dark Shadow
Freda Jeffries
 1955 Spider's Web (TV Movie)
Clarissa Hailsham-Brown
 1954 Trouble in the Glen
Marissa Mengues
 1953 Laughing Anne
Laughing Anne
 1953 Captain Brassbound's Conversion (TV Movie)
Lady Cicely Wayneflete
 1952 Trent's Last Case
Margaret Manderson
 1950 Highly Dangerous
Frances Gray
 1949 Madness of the Heart
Lydia Garth
 1949 Cardboard Cavalier
Nell Gwynne
 1948 Look Before You Love
Ann Markham
 1948 Pygmalion (TV Movie)
Eliza Doolittle
 1947 Bad Sister
 1947 Jassy
 1947 Hungry Hill
Fanny Rosa
 1946 Bedelia
Bedelia Carrington
 1945 The Wicked Lady
Barbara Skelton
 1945 I'll Be Your Sweetheart
Edie Story
 1945 A Place of One's Own
 1944 A Lady Surrenders
Lissa Campbell a.k.a. Felicity Crichton
 1944 Give Us the Moon
 1943 Dear Octopus
Penny Randolph
 1943 The Man in Grey
Hesther Shaw. later Barbary
 1942 Alibi
Helene Ardouin
 1941 Quiet Wedding
Janet Royd
 1940 The Girl in the News
Anne Graham a.k.a. Anne Lovell
 1940 Night Train to Munich
Anna Bomasch
 1940 The Stars Look Down
Jenny Sunley
 1939 Rulers of the Sea
Mary Shaw
 1939 Susannah of the Mounties
Vicky Standing
 1939 A Girl Must Live
Leslie James
 1938 The Lady Vanishes
Iris Matilda Henderson
 1938 Bank Holiday
 1938 To the Victor
Jeannie McAdam
 1937 Melody and Romance
Margaret Williams
 1937 Doctor Syn
Imogene Clegg
 1937 The Street Singer
Jenny Green
 1936 Irish for Luck
Ellen O'Hare
 1936 The Beloved Vagabond
 1936 The Amateur Gentleman
Georgina Huntstanton
 1936 Jury's Evidence
Betty Stanton
 1935 Someday
 1935 Midshipman Easy
Donna Agnes
 1935 Man of the Moment
Vera Barton
 1935 Honours Easy
 1935 The Case of Gabriel Perry
Mildred Perry
 1934 Lorna Doone
Annie Ridd
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Stage: Appeared in W. Somerset Maugham's play, "Lady Frederick," at the Duke of York's Theatre in London, England, with Tony Britton, Raymond Francis, Heather Chasen and Dermot Walsh in the cast. See more »

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6 Print Biographies | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


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Declined Michael Winner's invitation to attend his screening of The Wicked Lady (1983); Margaret had starred in the original film (The Wicked Lady (1945). See more »


Her beauty spot, added during filming of A Place of One's Own (1945) in 1945



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