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Rachel Roberts (I) (1927–1980)


Beautiful, swift and tough-tongued British character actress Rachel Roberts gained notice for her roles on the English stage, before she hit it largely in films. Born in Wales and married to actor Rex Harrison in 1962, Roberts made her film debut in a key role in J. Lee Thompson's Young and Willing (1954) a drama film about the life of women in ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

This Sporting Life
This Sporting Life Mrs. Margaret Hammond
(1963)
Picnic at Hanging Rock
Picnic at Hanging Rock Mrs. Appleyard
(1975)
Foul Play
Foul Play Gerda Casswell
(1978)

Filmography

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 1982 The Wall (TV Movie)
Regina Kowalska
 1980 The Hostage Tower (TV Movie)
Sonya
 1979 3 by Cheever (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Henlein
- The Sorrows of Gin (1979) ... Mrs. Henlein
 1979 When a Stranger Calls
Dr. Monk
 1979 Yanks
Mrs. Clarrie Moreton
 1979 The Old Crowd (TV Movie)
Pauline
 1979 Family (TV Series)
Angela Brown
- Exits and Entrances (1979) ... Angela Brown
 1978 Foul Play
Gerda Casswell
 1976-1978 The Tony Randall Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Bonnie McClellen
- Wyatt Loves Bonnie (1978) ... Mrs. Bonnie McClellen
- The Way It Was (1978) ... Mrs. Bonnie McClellen
- Twice Is Not Enough (1978) ... Mrs. Bonnie McClellen
- I Live to Dance (1978) ... Mrs. Bonnie McClellen
- The Sylvia Needleman Experience (1977) ... Mrs. Bonnie McClellen
 1978 The Wilds of Ten Thousand Islands (TV Movie)
Clara Mooney
 1977 A Circle of Children (TV Movie)
Helga
 1975 Picnic at Hanging Rock
Mrs. Appleyard
 1974 Great Expectations (TV Movie)
Mrs. Gargery
 1974 Murder on the Orient Express
Hildegarde
 1974 Play for Today (TV Series)
Olwen
- Back of Beyond (1974) ... Olwen
 1974 Late Night Drama (TV Series)
- Graceless Go I (1974)
 1974 Alpha Beta
Nora Elliot
 1973 The Belstone Fox
Cathie Smith
 1973 O Lucky Man!
Gloria Rowe / Madame Paillard / Mrs. Richards
 1972 Baffled! (TV Movie)
Mrs. Farraday
 1972 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Gladys Taylor
- You're Free (1972) ... Gladys Taylor
 1971 Wild Rovers
Maybell
 1971 Doctors' Wives
Della Randolph
 1971 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Dr. Victoria Thorson
- A Woman's Place (1971) ... Dr. Victoria Thorson
 1970 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Rebecca Brigham (segment "Certain Shadows on the Wall")
- The House/Certain Shadows on the Wall (1970) ... Rebecca Brigham (segment "Certain Shadows on the Wall")
 1970 The Reckoning
Joyce Eglington
 1969 Happy Ever After (TV Series)
Joanna Bulstrode
- The Party Piece (1969) ... Joanna Bulstrode
 1969 Destiny of a Spy (TV Movie)
Megan Thomas
 1968 A Flea in Her Ear
Suzanne de Castilian
 1968 A Touch of Venus (TV Series)
Nadine
- A Blue Movie of My Own True Love (1968) ... Nadine
 1966 Blithe Spirit (TV Movie)
Ruth Condomine
 1966 Out of the Unknown (TV Series)
Anna Preston
- Frankenstein Mark 2 (1966) ... Anna Preston
 1966 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Lady Emma Hamilton
- Nelson: A Study in Miniature (1966) ... Lady Emma Hamilton
 1963 The Eleventh Hour (TV Series)
Mary Newell
- This Wonderful Madman Calls Me Beauty (1963) ... Mary Newell
 1963 This Sporting Life
Mrs. Margaret Hammond
 1961 Girl on Approval
Anne Howland
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Holyoake / Stella
- A Subject of Scandal and Concern (1960) ... Mrs. Holyoake
 1960 On Trial (TV Series)
Mrs. Rogerson
- The Dilke Case (1960) ... Mrs. Rogerson
 1960 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Ann Patten
- A Clean Kill (1960) ... Ann Patten
 1959 Our Man in Havana
Prostitute (uncredited)
 1957-1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Catherine Bailey / Sally Fraser
- Release (1959) ... Catherine Bailey
- Jonathan North (1957) ... Sally Fraser
 1958-1959 Our Mutual Friend (TV Series)
Lizzie Hexam
- Part 12 (1959) ... Lizzie Hexam
- Part 11 (1959) ... Lizzie Hexam
- Part 10 (1959) ... Lizzie Hexam
- Part 8 (1958) ... Lizzie Hexam
- Part 6 (1958) ... Lizzie Hexam
 1958 The Firm of Girdlestone (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Scully
- Murder (1958) ... Mrs. Scully
- In the Spider's Web (1958) ... Mrs. Scully
 1958 Yvette (TV Movie)
Yvette Guilbert
 1957 The Good Companions
Elsie & Effie Longstaff
 1954 Shop Spoiled
Maggie
 1954 Young and Willing
Pat, pregnant inmate
 1953 The Limping Man
Barmaid
 1953 Valley of Song
Bessie Lewis
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She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Tempest", in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Richard Burton, Alan Badel, Michael Redgrave, Hugh Griffith, Barbara Jefford and Ian Bannen in the cast. Michael Benthall was the director. Loudon Sainthill was the ... See more »

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1 Print Biography | 5 Articles | 3 Pictorials | See more »

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Personal Quote:

Everybody has a story...and a scream. See more »

Trivia:

Trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art where she was awarded the Athene Seyler Award for Comedy. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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