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Margaret Rawlings (1906–1996)

The daughter of a missionary in Japan, Margaret was educated at Oxford High School and Lady Margaret Hall, also in Oxford. She began her career with the Macdona Players, Bernard Shaw Rep., then Little Theatre, London and New York. She played many outstanding roles in West End and New York theatre. See full bio »

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Known For

Roman Holiday Countess Vereberg
Wives and Daughters Mrs. Hamley
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre Lily James / Mary Charrington / Powermistress General
ITV Play of the Week Fortune Teller


Jump to: Actress | Self
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 1990 Jekyll & Hyde (TV Movie)
Jekyll's Mother
 1973 The Dragon's Opponent (TV Series)
Dowager Countess of Suffolk
- Rebellion (1973) ... Dowager Countess of Suffolk
 1972 The Public Eye
Mrs. Sidley
 1971 Wives and Daughters (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Hamley
- The Daughters (1971) ... Mrs. Hamley
- The Bride (1971) ... Mrs. Hamley
- The Widower (1971) ... Mrs. Hamley
 1971 Hands of the Ripper
Madame Bullard
 1970 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
- Still Life (1970) ... Patricia
 1970 Ryan International (TV Series)
- Angel Unawares (1970) ... Josephine
 1968 Half Hour Story (TV Series)
Mrs. Canning
- In Loving Memory Of? (1968) ... Mrs. Canning
 1966 Chopin and George Sand - The Creative Years (TV Movie)
George Sand
 1962-1964 Compact (TV Series)
Mrs. Nora Donaldson / A Visitor / Ellen Bailey / ...
- Over the Wall (1964) ... Ellen Bailley
- Waiting for News (1963) ... Ellen Bailey
- Picture Page (1963) ... Ellen Bailey
- Lost and Found (1962) ... Mrs. Nora Donaldson
- French Leave (1962) ... Mrs. Nora Donaldson
 1964 The Plane Makers (TV Series)
Marion Brown
- "A Matter of Priorities" (1964) ... Marion Brown
 1963 Maigret (TV Series)
Madame Vernoux
- The Fontenay Murders (1963) ... Madame Vernoux
 1961 Somerset Maugham Hour (TV Series)
Duchess de Dos Palos
- The Romantic Young Lady (1961) ... Duchess de Dos Palos
 1959 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Fortune Teller
- The Skin of Our Teeth (1959) ... Fortune Teller
 1952-1957 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Powermistress General / Mary Charrington / Lily James
- The Apple Cart (1957) ... Powermistress General
- Black Limelight (1952) ... Mary Charrington / Lily James
 1957 Men, Women and Clothes (TV Series)
Self Modelling Fashions
- Facing the Elements (1957) ... Self Modelling Fashions
- Informal Clothes (1957) ... Self Modelling Fashions
- Sense and Nonsense in Fashion (1957) ... Self Modelling Fashions
 1957 Getting Married (TV Movie)
Mrs. George Collins
 1957 No Road Back
Mrs. Railton
 1954 The Vise (TV Series)
Katherine Hayden
- The Secret Place (1954) ... Katherine Hayden
 1954 Twist of Fate
Marie Galt
 1954 Special Providence (TV Movie)
Aziza Mathieu
 1953 Roman Holiday
Countess Vereberg
 1951 Spring at Marino (TV Movie)
Anna Sergievna
 1947 Hamlet Part 2/II (TV Movie)
 1947 Hamlet Part 2 (TV Movie)
 1947 Hamlet Part 1/II (TV Movie)
 1947 Hamlet Part 1 (TV Movie)
 1938 Will Shakespeare (TV Movie)
Mary Fitton
 1929 The Way of Lost Souls
Show Show Self (5 credits)

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She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Antony and Cleopatra," at the New Theatre in London, England with Donald Wolfit, Eugenie Leontovich, George Hayes, Rosalind Iden, Leon Quartermaine, Eric Maxon, Rosamund John, Ion Swinley, Stringer Davis, and Basil Langton in the cast. Theodor Komisarjevsky was director and designer. ... See more »

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Educated at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford. Debuted on stage in 1927. See more »

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