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Madge Ryan (1919–1994)


Madge Ryan was born on January 8, 1919 in Townsville, Queensland, Australia. She was an actress, known for A Clockwork Orange (1971), Frenzy (1972) and The Lady Vanishes (1979). She was married to Michael Rumble. She died on January 9, 1994 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 75) in London, England, UK

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Known For

A Clockwork Orange
A Clockwork Orange Dr. Branom
(1971)
Frenzy
Frenzy Mrs. Davison
(1972)
The Lady Vanishes
The Lady Vanishes Rose Flood Porter
(1979)
London Belongs to Me
London Belongs to Me Mrs. Vizzard
(1977)

Filmography

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 1993 Alleyn Mysteries (TV Series)
Lucy Lorrimer
- Death in a White Tie (1993) ... Lucy Lorrimer
 1993 Splitting Heirs
Woman with Dog
 1993 The 10 Percenters (TV Series)
Gloria
- Pilot (1993) ... Gloria
 1992 Casualty (TV Series)
Doreen Phillips
- One Step Forward (1992) ... Doreen Phillips
 1992 Screenplay (TV Series)
Beattie
- The Countess Alice (1992) ... Beattie
 1990 Families (TV Series)
Ruby Davidson
 1989 Kokoda Crescent
Margaret
 1983 Heartattack Hotel (TV Movie)
Mrs. Todd
 1983 Events in a Museum (TV Movie)
Narrator
 1983 Nanny (TV Series)
Lydia Crawford
- Let Nothing You Dismay (1983) ... Lydia Crawford
- Short Engagements (1983) ... Lydia Crawford
- Frankly Speaking (1983) ... Lydia Crawford
- A Journey (1983) ... Lydia Crawford
 1983 Bergerac (TV Series)
Mrs Van Stratton
- Prime Target (1983) ... Mrs Van Stratton
 1982 Cymbeline (TV Movie)
Mother
 1979 S.O.S. Titanic (TV Movie)
Stewardess: Violet Jessop
 1979 The Lady Vanishes
Rose Flood Porter
 1978 Shadows (TV Series)
Nanny
- HoneyAnn (1978) ... Nanny
 1978 A Horseman Riding By (TV Series)
Arabella Codsall
- 1905: A Birth and a Death (1978) ... Arabella Codsall
- 1903: An Outbreak of Romance (1978) ... Arabella Codsall
- 1902: The Party (1978) ... Arabella Codsall
- 1902: Valley for Sale (1978) ... Arabella Codsall
 1978 All Creatures Great and Small (TV Series)
Miss Harbottle
- Calf Love (1978) ... Miss Harbottle
- It Takes All Kinds (1978) ... Miss Harbottle
 1971-1977 Play for Today (TV Series)
Elizabeth / Mother - Mrs. Rainbird
- One Day at a Time (1977) ... Elizabeth
- The Rainbirds (1971) ... Mother - Mrs. Rainbird
 1977 London Belongs to Me (TV Series)
Mrs. Vizzard
- Episode #1.7 (1977) ... Mrs. Vizzard
- Episode #1.6 (1977) ... Mrs. Vizzard
- Episode #1.4 (1977) ... Mrs. Vizzard
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... Mrs. Vizzard
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... Mrs. Vizzard
 1977 Beryl's Lot (TV Series)
Miss Quillet
- Episode #3.18 (1977) ... Miss Quillet
- Episode #3.17 (1977) ... Miss Quillet
 1976 Angels (TV Series)
Mrs. Dutton
- Somewhere to Go (1976) ... Mrs. Dutton
 1976 Beasts (TV Series)
Florence Raymount
- What Big Eyes (1976) ... Florence Raymount
 1976 Katy (TV Series)
Bridget
- Episode #1.4 (1976) ... Bridget
- Episode #1.3 (1976) ... Bridget
- Episode #1.2 (1976) ... Bridget
 1975 Anne of Avonlea (TV Mini-Series)
Rachel Lynde
- Episode #1.6 (1975) ... Rachel Lynde
- Episode #1.5 (1975) ... Rachel Lynde
- Episode #1.4 (1975) ... Rachel Lynde
- Episode #1.3 (1975) ... Rachel Lynde
- Episode #1.2 (1975) ... Rachel Lynde
 1975 Moll Flanders (TV Movie)
Mrs. Oliver
 1975 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Mrs. Dean
- Going, Going, Gone... Free? (1975) ... Mrs. Dean
 1975 Crown Court (TV Series)
Bridget Behan
- Matron: Part 1 (1975) ... Bridget Behan
 1974 Cakes and Ale (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Barton Trafford
- Part 3 (1974) ... Mrs. Barton Trafford
- Part 2 (1974) ... Mrs. Barton Trafford
 1974 The Protectors (TV Series)
Mrs. Apsimon
- Burning Bush (1974) ... Mrs. Apsimon
 1973 Yellow Dog
Della's Mother
 1969-1973 ITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Jean's Mother / Simone / Mrs. Pearce
- A.D.A.M. (1973) ... Jean's Mother
- The Regulars (1973) ... Simone
- The Funeral of Queen Victoria (1969) ... Mrs. Pearce
 1972 The Man and the Snake (Short)
Mrs. Druring
 1972 Full House (TV Series)
Madame Sorin
- Episode dated 16 December 1972 (1972) ... Madame Sorin
 1972 Zinotchka (TV Short)
Madame Sorin
 1972/I Endless Night
Michael's Mother
 1972 Frenzy
Mrs. Davison
 1971 A Clockwork Orange
Dr. Branom
 1971 Now Look Here (TV Series)
Mother
- Episode #1.7 (1971) ... Mother
- Episode #1.6 (1971) ... Mother
- Episode #1.5 (1971) ... Mother
- Episode #1.4 (1971) ... Mother
- Episode #1.3 (1971) ... Mother
 1965-1971 Public Eye (TV Series)
Rose Mason / Mrs. Sutton-Piper
- Come Into the Garden, Rose (1971) ... Rose Mason
- 'And a Very Fine Fiddle Has He' (1965) ... Mrs. Sutton-Piper
 1971 Budgie (TV Series)
Connie
- In Deep (1971) ... Connie
 1969-1971 Paul Temple (TV Series)
Genine Dalton / Linda Burgess
- Cue Murder! (1971) ... Genine Dalton
- Message from a Dead Man (1969) ... Linda Burgess
 1970 I Start Counting
Mother
 1958-1970 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. 'Nana' Weston / Eleanor / Mrs. Stokes / ...
- Say Goodnight to Your Grandma (1970) ... Mrs. 'Nana' Weston
- The Stranger (1960)
- The Cake Baker (1960) ... Eleanor
- A Night Out (1960) ... Mrs. Stokes
 1970 The Best Things in Life (TV Series)
Miss Rossiter
- The Emigrant (1970) ... Miss Rossiter
 1970 Manhunt (TV Series)
Celestine Moussac
- The Price of Resistance (1970) ... Celestine Moussac
 1965-1970 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Purgold / Janet Harford
- Out of Sight, Out of Mind (1970) ... Mrs. Purgold
- Family Christmas (1965) ... Janet Harford
 1970 My Partner the Ghost (TV Series)
Mrs. Roden
- Could You Recognise the Man Again? (1970) ... Mrs. Roden
 1969 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Nancy Proctor
- No Love Lost (1969) ... Nancy Proctor
 1969 Parkin's Patch (TV Series)
Mrs. Kenny
- Fame of a Kind (1969) ... Mrs. Kenny
 1968 Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Lady Morcar
- The Blue Carbuncle (1968) ... Lady Morcar
 1968 The Strange Affair
Aunt Mary
 1966 The Saint (TV Series)
Bertha Noversham
- The Better Mousetrap (1966) ... Bertha Noversham
 1966 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Dusya
 1964 Thursday Theatre (TV Series)
Pearl Cunningham
- Summer of the Seventeenth Doll (1964) ... Pearl Cunningham
 1964 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
May Gorton
- Episode #1.715 (1964) ... May Gorton
- Episode #1.713 (1964) ... May Gorton
 1964 Love Story (TV Series)
Marion
- Domino (1964) ... Marion
 1963-1964 First Night (TV Series)
Rosanne Dexter / Mercy Greely / Mrs. Bradley
- The Rock Pool (1964) ... Rosanne Dexter
- Day of the Drongo (1964) ... Mercy Greely
- Funny Noises with Their Mouths (1963) ... Mrs. Bradley
 1964 This Is My Street
Kitty
 1964 The Avengers (TV Series)
Eve Turner
- Mandrake (1964) ... Eve Turner
 1963 Doctor in Distress
Mrs. Clapper
 1963 Summer Holiday
Stella
 1963 Anna Christie (TV Movie)
Marthy Owen
 1962/II The One Day of the Year (TV Movie)
Dot Cook
 1962 Tiara Tahiti
Millie Brooks
 1962 The Slaughter of St. Teresa's Day (TV Movie)
Oola Maguire
 1962 Reunion Day (TV Movie)
Grace Hudson
 1962 Maigret (TV Series)
Madame Machére
- Murder on Monday (1962) ... Madame Machére
 1961 Kraft Mystery Theater (TV Series)
Mrs. Finch
- Witness in the Dark (1961) ... Mrs. Finch
 1959-1961 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Zenaeda Saveshna / Jane Birman / Henrietta Spicer
- Ivanov (1961) ... Zenaeda Saveshna
- A Man Involved (1959) ... Jane Birman
- A Dead Secret (1959) ... Henrietta Spicer
 1961 Hand in Hand
George's Wife
 1960 Armchair Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Maud-Taxi Dispatcher
- Flag Fall (1960) ... Maud-Taxi Dispatcher
 1960 Probation Officer (TV Series)
Ella Rhodes
- Episode #1.33 (1960) ... Ella Rhodes
 1960 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Sylvia Bates
- A Holiday Abroad (1960) ... Sylvia Bates
 1959 The Flying Doctor (TV Series)
Mrs. Evans
- Woman Hunt (1959) ... Mrs. Evans
 1959 Witness in the Dark
Mrs. Finch
 1959 Upstairs and Downstairs
Policewoman
 1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Atkinson / Margaret Lord / Hilda Binns
- The Pohutukawa Tree (1959) ... Mrs. Atkinson
- The Philadelphia Story (1959) ... Margaret Lord
- The Exiles #4: Full Circle (1959) ... Hilda Binns
 1957 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Pearl Cunningham
- Summer of the Seventeenth Doll (1957) ... Pearl Cunningham
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Ray Lawler's play, "Summer of the Seventeenth Doll," at the New Theatre in London, England with Ray Lawler in the cast. See more »
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Was noted in the 1960's for her dominant performance in the play "Mother Courage" as a member of the National Theatre. She tended to favour 'challenging' roles, often playing unsympathetic characters or misfits. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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