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Nora Nicholson (1892–1973)

Nora Nicholson was born on December 7, 1892 in Leamington, Warwickshire, England. She was an actress, known for A Town Like Alice (1956), The Forsyte Saga (1967) and Secret Agent (1964). She died on September 18, 1973 in London, England. See full bio »

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Known For

A Town Like Alice
A Town Like Alice Mrs. Frith
The Forsyte Saga
The Forsyte Saga Aunt Juley Forsyte
Secret Agent
Secret Agent Mrs. Manningham
The Avengers
The Avengers Ermyntrude / Miss Emily


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 1973 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Miss Catherine Alan
 1972 Turnbull's Finest Half-Hour (TV Series)
Miss Coope
 1971-1972 Kate (TV Series)
Laura / Annie Cross
 1972 The Main Chance (TV Series)
Mrs. Roach
 1972 Love Story (TV Series)
 1972 The Dick Emery Show (TV Series)
 1972 Whack-O! (TV Series)
Lady Westbury
 1972 Owen, M.D. (TV Series)
Mrs. French
 1971 Public Eye (TV Series)
Mrs. Stuart
 1971 Say Hello to Yesterday
Aged lady (uncredited)
 1971 ITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Kate Morkan
 1970 Here Come the Double Deckers! (TV Series)
Mrs. Vickers
 1970 Brian Rix Presents ... (TV Series)
Lady Clementina
 1970 The Sinners (TV Mini-Series)
Anna Maria
 1970 The Great Inimitable Mr. Dickens (TV Movie)
Rosa Emma Drummond
 1970 As Good Cooks Go (TV Series)
Emily Stutterford
 1970 Parkin's Patch (TV Series)
Mrs. Mercer
 1969 Run a Crooked Mile (TV Movie)
Miss Abernathy
 1969 Ours Is a Nice House (TV Series)
Aunt Enid Birtwhistle
 1968 Diamonds for Breakfast
Anastasia Petrovna
 1964-1968 The Avengers (TV Series)
Miss Emily / Ermyntrude
 1968 The Root of All Evil? (TV Series)
 1968 The Expert (TV Series)
Georgina Samuel
 1968 Late Night Horror (TV Series)
Miss Pendleham
 1968 Z Cars (TV Series)
Miss Reeves
 1967 The World of Wooster (TV Series)
Miss Pringle
 1967 Sorry I'm Single (TV Series)
Mrs. Brown
 1956-1967 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Mrs. Pearce / Avdotva / Miss Willesden / ...
 1967 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Twomey
 1967 Vacant Lot (TV Series)
 1967 The Forsyte Saga (TV Series)
Aunt Juley Forsyte
 1966 The Saint (TV Series)
 1966 The Marriage Lines (TV Series)
Miss Hodge
 1962-1966 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Miss Ballard / Mrs. Todd
 1966 Pardon the Expression (TV Series)
Miss Bracewell
 1966 Frankie Howerd (TV Series)
 1966 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Miss. Bealby
 1965 Joey Boy
Middle-Aged Lady (uncredited)
 1965 The Wednesday Thriller (TV Series)
Miss Efoss
 1965 The Flying Swan (TV Series)
Mabel Chislehurst
 1965 Front Page Story (TV Series)
Barbara Close
 1965 ITV Sunday Night Drama (TV Series)
Miss Hawthorn
 1965 Compact (TV Series)
Daphne Lucas
 1965 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Totty Anderson
 1965 Thursday Theatre (TV Series)
Teresa Browne
 1964 The Human Jungle (TV Series)
Lady Bridley
 1964 Secret Agent (TV Series)
Mrs. Manningham
 1964 Devil Doll
Aunt Eva
 1964 Detective (TV Series)
Miss. Wade
 1964 The Barnstormers (TV Series)
Mrs. Herriard
 1964 Laughter from the Whitehall (TV Series)
Gertrude Pigeon
 1964 It's Dark Outside (TV Series)
Julia Rossiter
 1963 Maupassant (TV Series)
Mlle D'Erabel
 1963 Zero One (TV Series)
Mrs. Sykes
 1963 Hancock (TV Series)
Maud Crispin
 1962 Saki (TV Mini-Series)
Aunt Amy
 1962 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Cornelia Brigham
 1961 Dangerous Afternoon
Mrs. Louisa Sprule
 1961 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Emmy Harris
 1956-1961 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Aunt Amy (segment "The Birdwatcher")
 1961 Deadline Midnight (TV Series)
Amy Prentice
 1960 The Cheaters (TV Series)
Mrs. Little
 1959-1960 Boyd Q.C. (TV Series)
Vera Ticehurst
 1960 Probation Officer (TV Series)
Emma Harvey
 1957-1960 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Aunt Clementina / Nannie / Mrs. Temple
 1959 Bleak House (TV Series)
Miss Flite
 1959 Upstairs and Downstairs
Edith Farringdon
 1958-1959 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series)
Old Lady / Cornelia Brigham
 1959 Charlesworth (TV Series)
Signora Pontaforlano
 1950-1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Morland / Miss Chamberlain / Marina / ...
 1959 The Captain's Table
Mrs. Lomax
 1958 Law and Disorder
Mrs. Cartwright
 1958 Folio (TV Series)
Miss Malleson
 1957 Hancock's Half Hour (TV Series)
Mrs. Fazackerley
 1957 Close My Door (TV Movie)
The Old Woman
 1957 Light Fingers
Lady Shepley-Cooke
 1957 Precious Bane (TV Series)
Mrs. Sarn
 1957 My Guess Would Be Murder (TV Movie)
Alice Hunter
 1956 Anastasia
Lady-in-Waiting (uncredited)
 1956 David Copperfield (TV Series)
Miss Clarissa Spenlow
 1956 Murder Mistaken (TV Movie)
 1956 Theatre (TV Movie)
 1956 A Town Like Alice
Mrs. Frith
 1955 Appointment with Drama (TV Series)
Mrs. Maud Carpenter
 1955 The Hornet's Nest
Rachael Crumb
 1955 Raising a Riot
Miss Pettigrew
 1954 A Party for Christmas (TV Movie)
Alice Matheson
 1954 Shop Spoiled
 1954 The Facts of Life (TV Movie)
 1953 Trial and Error (TV Movie)
 1953 Let Us Be True (TV Movie)
Mrs. Crawford
 1951-1953 The Passing Show (TV Series)
Bit part
 1952 Tread Softly
Mrs. Mayne
 1952 Crow Hollow
 1949 Fools Rush In
Mrs. Mandrake
 1949 The Blue Lagoon
Mrs. Stannard
 1949 Once Upon a Dream
1st. W.V.S
 1948 The Truth About Blayds (TV Movie)
Marion Blayds-Conway
 1938 Trelawny of the Wells (TV Movie)
 1938 Hands Across the Sea (TV Movie)
Mrs. Wadhurst
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She acted at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Dame Sybil Thorndike, Sir Ben Greet, Andrew Leigh, Estelle Stead, Hutin Britton, Constance Robertson, Fisher White, William Stack, J. Leslie Firth, John Napper, and A. Corney Grain in the company. Matheson Lang was director. See more »

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Frail-looking British character actress, on stage from 1912 at Stratford-upon-Avon. She was noted for her roles in plays by Shaw and Chekhov. On screen, she specialised in eccentric, or dotty old ladies and dowagers. She is particularly remembered as Aunt Juley in BBC's The Forsyte Saga (1967). See more »

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