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Angela Pleasence


Angela Pleasence was born in Chapeltown, South Yorkshire. She is the daughter of actor Donald Pleasence and his first wife, Miriam Raymond. The surname for both daughter and father has occasionally been credited as "Pleasance". She remains best known for her performance as Catherine Howard in the 1970 BBC mini-series The Six Wives of Henry VIII (... See full bio »

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Known For

Your Highness
Your Highness Mother
(2011)
Gangs of New York
Gangs of New York Woman Accomplice
(2002)
The Barchester Chronicles
(1982)
Whitechapel
Whitechapel Louise Iver
(2013)

Filmography

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 2016 Happy Valley (TV Series)
Winnie
- Episode #2.3 (2016) ... Winnie
- Episode #2.2 (2016) ... Winnie
 2013 Whitechapel (TV Series)
Louise Iver
- Episode #4.6 (2013) ... Louise Iver
- Episode #4.5 (2013) ... Louise Iver
- Episode #4.4 (2013) ... Louise Iver
- Episode #4.3 (2013) ... Louise Iver
- Episode #4.2 (2013) ... Louise Iver
 2011 The Sarah Jane Adventures (TV Series)
Mystic Mags
- The Curse of Clyde Langer: Part 2 (2011) ... Mystic Mags
 2011 Your Highness
Mother
 1993-2009 Casualty (TV Series)
Catherine / Sonia
- All You Need Is Love (2009) ... Catherine
- Everybody Needs Somebody (1993) ... Sonia
 2008 Poirot (TV Series)
Nanny
- Appointment with Death (2008) ... Nanny
 2007 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Queen Elizabeth
- The Shakespeare Code (2007) ... Queen Elizabeth
 2006 The Gigolos
Joy
 2006 Doctors (TV Series)
Amy Edgeworth
- A Slip of the Mind (2006) ... Amy Edgeworth
 2005 Waverley (Short)
Waverley
 2005 Conflict (Short)
Sarah
 2004 Agatha Christie's Marple (TV Series)
Miss Hartnell
- The Murder at the Vicarage (2004) ... Miss Hartnell
 1995-2003 The Bill (TV Series)
Martha / Mrs. Sadler
- 083: Cross Transfer (2003) ... Martha
- In the Midnight Hour (1995) ... Mrs. Sadler
 2002 Gangs of New York
Woman Accomplice (as Angela Pleasance)
 2001 Dr. Terrible's House of Horrible (TV Series)
Lizzy
- Scream Satan Scream! (2001) ... Lizzy
 2001 The Search for John Gissing
Johanna Frielduct
 1998 Cider with Rosie (TV Movie)
Crabby
 1998 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Doris Winstanley
- Death of a Hollow Man (1998) ... Doris Winstanley
 1997 The Pig's Family (Short)
Rosy
 1997 Crime Traveller (TV Series)
Mrs Beavis
- The Broken Crystal (1997) ... Mrs Beavis
 1996 The Shaman (Short)
Shaman
 1996 September (TV Movie)
Lottie
 1989 Somewhere to Run (TV Movie)
Anita Fitzpatrick
 1988 Stealing Heaven
Sister Cecilia
 1986 Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna (TV Movie)
Clara (madwoman)
 1986 Girls on Top (TV Series)
R.S.C. Actress #2
- Mr. Yummy Brownie (1986) ... R.S.C. Actress #2
 1985 Silas Marner (TV Movie)
Molly
 1984 A Christmas Carol (TV Movie)
Ghost of Christmas Past
 1983 Mansfield Park (TV Mini-Series)
Lady Bertram
- Episode #1.6 (1983) ... Lady Bertram
- Episode #1.5 (1983) ... Lady Bertram
- Episode #1.4 (1983) ... Lady Bertram
- Episode #1.3 (1983) ... Lady Bertram
- Episode #1.2 (1983) ... Lady Bertram
 1982 The Barchester Chronicles (TV Mini-Series)
Susan Grantly
- Part 7 (1982) ... Susan Grantly
- Part 6 (1982) ... Susan Grantly
- Part 5 (1982) ... Susan Grantly
- Part 4 (1982) ... Susan Grantly
- Part 3 (1982) ... Susan Grantly
 1981 The Walls of Jericho (TV Mini-Series)
Elsie Inglis
- Not Me, But Us (1981) ... Elsie Inglis
- Rivals in Arms (1981) ... Elsie Inglis
 1980 The Godsend
The Stranger
 1979 Murder at the Wedding (TV Mini-Series)
Pam Appleyard
- Episode #1.4 (1979) ... Pam Appleyard
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... Pam Appleyard
- Episode #1.1 (1979) ... Pam Appleyard
 1978 Les Miserables (TV Movie)
Fantine
 1976 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Alice Benfield
- Alice (1976) ... Alice Benfield
 1975 A Legacy (TV Series)
Clara von Felden / Clara von Bernin
- Episode #1.5 (1975) ... Clara von Felden
- Episode #1.3 (1975) ... Clara von Felden
- Episode #1.2 (1975) ... Clara von Bernin
- Episode #1.1 (1975) ... Clara von Bernin
 1975 Churchill's People (TV Series)
Jorild
- The Conquerors (1975) ... Jorild
 1975 Play for Today (TV Series)
Nell Hamer
- Breath (1975) ... Nell Hamer
 1974 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Julia
- The Wood Demon (1974) ... Julia
 1974 Symptoms
Helen
 1974 From Beyond the Grave
Emily Underwood (segment 2 "An Act of Kindness")
 1973 The Love Ban
Mick's Secretary
 1970 Paul Temple (TV Series)
Betty Martin
- Letters from Robert (1970) ... Betty Martin
 1970 The Six Wives of Henry VIII (TV Mini-Series)
Catherine Howard
- Catherine Howard (1970) ... Catherine Howard
- Anne of Cleves (1970) ... Catherine Howard
 1969 The Ladies: A Double Bill (TV Movie)
 1969 Destiny of a Spy (TV Movie)
Peace Girl
 1969 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Beatrice Grayson / Liz
- The Last Train through Harecastle Tunnel (1969) ... Beatrice Grayson
- Birthday (1969) ... Liz
 1969 Plays of Today (TV Series)
Jackson
- The Ladies: Joan (1969) ... Jackson
 1969 The Expert (TV Series)
Tina
- One Life: More or Less (1969) ... Tina
 1969 The Possessed (TV Mini-Series)
Marie Shatov
- The Last Murder (1969) ... Marie Shatov
- The Fire (1969) ... Marie Shatov
 1968 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Monica Sutton
- Episode #1.738 (1968) ... Monica Sutton
- Episode #1.737 (1968) ... Monica Sutton
- Episode #1.736 (1968) ... Monica Sutton
- Episode #1.735 (1968) ... Monica Sutton
 1967 Seven Deadly Virtues (TV Series)
Carol
- The Whole Truth (1967) ... Carol
 1967 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (TV Series)
Maid
- The Chemistry of Love (1967) ... Maid
 1966 Seven Deadly Sins (TV Series)
Eileen
- The Erpingham Camp (1966) ... Eileen
 1965 Armchair Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Ginny
- The Madam (1965) ... Ginny
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Harold Pinter's play, "The Hothouse," at the Ambassador's Theatre in London, England with Derek Newark, James Grout, Edward De Souza, and Michael Forest in the cast. Harold Pinter was also director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Angela Pleasance

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Trivia:

She played Queen Elizabeth I in Doctor Who: The Shakespeare Code (2007) and her stepmother Catherine Howard in The Six Wives of Henry VIII (1970). See more »

Trademark:

Piercing pale blue eyes

Star Sign:

Libra

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