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Bertice Reading (1933–1991)

Bertice Reading was born on July 22, 1933 in Chester, Pennsylvania, USA. She was an actress, known for Little Shop of Horrors (1986), Absolute Beginners (1986) and Theatre Night (1957). She was married to Fred Ploeg. She died on June 8, 1991 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 57) in London, England, UK

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Little Shop of Horrors 'Downtown' Old Woman
Absolute Beginners Soundtrack
Theatre Night Berenice Sadie Brown


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 1991 Gone to the Dogs (TV Mini-Series)
Cast Member
- Episode #1.4 (1991) ... Cast Member
 1986 Little Shop of Horrors
'Downtown' Old Woman
 1985 Tickle on the Tum (TV Series)
Lily Lolly
- Zebra Crossing (1985) ... Lily Lolly
- Bertie Barlow's Bike (1985) ... Lily Lolly
 1984 The Lenny Henry Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1984)
 1984 The Les Dawson Show (TV Series)
- Episode #4.6 (1984)
- Episode #4.1 (1984)
 1975 Aquí y ahora (TV Series)
 1975 Hoy 14-15 (TV Series)
 1957 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Berenice Sadie Brown
- The Member of the Wedding (1957) ... Berenice Sadie Brown
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She acted in Vernel Bagneris's musical, "One Mo' Time," at the Cambridge Theatre in London, England with Clarke Peters and Bill Dillard in the cast. See more »

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Was nominated for Broadway's 1959 Tony Award as Best Supporting or Featured Actress (Dramatic) for her Broadway debut in William Faulkner's "Requiem for a Nun."

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