Elaine Paige


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Elaine Paige, as an actress, recording artist, producer and broadcaster, has made a major contribution to the modern musical that ensures her own chapter in the entertainment world and justifies the title "The First Lady of Musical Theatre". She has starred in numerous West End productions and on Broadway and in concert internationally, sweeping to... See full bio »

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Known For

(1978)
Cats Grizabella
(1998)
Birthday Girl Soundtrack
(2001)
Blind Revenge Canvasser
(2009)

Filmography

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 2020 Life (TV Mini Series)
Helen
- Episode #1.5 (2020) ... Helen
- Episode #1.4 (2020) ... Helen
- Episode #1.2 (2020) ... Helen
 2019 Missing a Note (Short)
Angie O'Connell
 2018 Home from Home (TV Series)
Mercy
- Mandy Rowlands (2018) ... Mercy
- Pitter Patter (2018) ... Mercy
- Into Thin Air (2018) ... Mercy
 2018 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Sylvia Reynolds
- The Ghost of Causton Abbey (2018) ... Sylvia Reynolds
 2016 Speed Love
Mary
 2016/I A Midsummer Night's Dream (TV Movie)
Mistress Quince
 2009 Blind Revenge
Canvasser
 2005 Where the Heart Is (TV Series)
Evie
- Stamp of Approval (2005) ... Evie
 2005 Marple (TV Series)
Dora Bunner
- A Murder Is Announced (2005) ... Dora Bunner
 1998 Cats
Grizabella
 1989 Saturday Night Out (TV Series)
- Episode #2.6 (1989)
 1989 The Play on One (TV Series)
Betty / Anne Clark
- Unexplained Laughter (1989) ... Betty
- A View of Harry Clark (1989) ... Anne Clark
 1985 Chess Moves (Video short)
Florence
 1985 Lyrics by Tim Rice (Video)
Eva Peron / Florence (segment "Don't Cry for Me, Argentina' / 'Heaven Help My Heart' & 'I Know Him So Well")
 1983 A Night on the Town (TV Movie)
 1982 The Brand New Illustrated Journal of the Arts (TV Movie documentary)
Grizabella
 1981 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Suzie
- The Way to Do It (1981) ... Suzie
 1980 Ladykillers (TV Series)
Kate Webster
- Not for the Nervous (1980) ... Kate Webster
 1978 The One and Only Phyllis Dixey (TV Movie)
Kim
 1973 Love Story (TV Series)
Sandra
- Do What You Want To (1973) ... Sandra
 1971 Aladdin (TV Movie)
The Princess (as Elaine Page)
 1971 Scott on... (TV Series)
Daughter
- The Home (1971) ... Daughter (as The Bowles Bevan Singers)
 1968 Oliver!
Urchin (uncredited)
 1966 King of the River (TV Series)
Nancy
- The End of the Voyage (1966) ... Nancy
 1964 Crossroads (TV Series)
Caroline Winthrop (1978)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Benny Andersson, Bjorn Ulvaeus, and Timothy Rice's musical, "Chess," at the Prince Edward Theatre in London, England with Murray Head, Tommy Korberg, John Turner, Tom Jobe, Kevin Colson, and Siobhan McCarthy in the cast. Trevor Nunn was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 2 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

The Bowles Bevan Singers | Elaine Paige OBE | Elaine Page

Height:

4' 11½" (1.51 m)

Children:

None

Parents:

Bickerstaff, Irene | Bickerstaff, Eric

Relatives:

Billings, Marion (sibling)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on being called the first lady of British musical theater] I think it's rather grand. It makes me feel very old. It's silly, really. They're probably just saying it because I've been around so long. But I accept it gracefully. I just keep slapping on the makeup, wiping away the years and going on stage. [The Arizona Republic, Feb. 24, 2013] See more »

Trivia:

She starred on Broadway in revival of musical 'Follies' at Circle on the Marquis Theatre, 2011. See more »

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