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Margaretta Scott (1912–2005)


Margaretta Scott was born on February 13, 1912 in Westminster, London, England as Margaretta Mary Winifred Scott. She was an actress and writer, known for All Creatures Great and Small (1978), Things to Come (1936) and Where's Charley? (1952). She was married to John Wooldridge. She died on April 15, 2005 in Marylebone, London. See full bio »

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Known For

All Creatures Great and Small
All Creatures Great and Small Mrs. Pumphrey / Mrs Pumphrey
(1978-1990)
Things to Come
Things to Come Roxana / Rowena
(1936)
Where's Charley?
Where's Charley? Dona Lucia
(1952)
Dirty Work
Dirty Work Leonora Stafford
(1934)

Filmography

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 1997 The Moth (TV Movie)
Lady Clinton-Smyth
 1993 Lovejoy (TV Series)
Mabel Horsham
- The Price of Fish (1993) ... Mabel Horsham
 1978-1990 All Creatures Great and Small (TV Series)
Mrs. Pumphrey / Mrs Pumphrey
- Hampered (1990) ... Mrs Pumphrey
- Old Dogs, New Tricks (1990) ... Mrs Pumphrey
- The Best Time (1989) ... Mrs. Pumphrey
- Where Sheep May Safely Graze (1989) ... Mrs Pumphrey
- Place of Honour (1988) ... Mrs. Pumphrey
 1990 The Play on One (TV Series)
Countess of Ardarroch
- Changing Step (1990) ... Countess of Ardarroch
 1988 The Woman He Loved (TV Movie)
Lady Wigram
 1987 A Dorothy L. Sayers Mystery (TV Series)
The Dowager Duchess of Denver
- Strong Poison: Episode Three (1987) ... The Dowager Duchess of Denver
- Strong Poison: Episode One (1987) ... The Dowager Duchess of Denver
 1986 Bergerac (TV Series)
Roberta Jardine
- Fires in the Fall (1986) ... Roberta Jardine
 1986 Screenplay (TV Series)
Countess Appledore
- Paying Guests - Part 2 (1986) ... Countess Appledore
- Paying Guests - Part 1 (1986) ... Countess Appledore
 1980 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Lady Birdwell
- Georgy Porgy (1980) ... Lady Birdwell
 1980 Together (TV Series)
Daphne Porter
- Episode #1.27 (1980) ... Daphne Porter
- Episode #1.26 (1980) ... Daphne Porter
- Episode #1.25 (1980) ... Daphne Porter
- Episode #1.22 (1980) ... Daphne Porter
- Episode #1.21 (1980) ... Daphne Porter
 1980 Play for Today (TV Series)
Magistrate Ferris
- Murder Rap (1980) ... Magistrate Ferris
 1980 The Dick Francis Thriller: The Racing Game (TV Series)
Dolly Lanchester
- Needle (1980) ... Dolly Lanchester
 1976 The Duchess of Duke Street (TV Mini-Series)
Lady Blenkiron
- Plain Sailing (1976) ... Lady Blenkiron
 1975 Days of Hope (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Pritchard
- 1921 (1975) ... Mrs. Pritchard
 1975 The Poisoning of Charles Bravo (TV Series)
Mrs. Joseph Bravo
- Marital Rights (1975) ... Mrs. Joseph Bravo
- Intimate Relations (1975) ... Mrs. Joseph Bravo
 1972 The Adventurer (TV Series)
Lady Hargrom
 1971 Upstairs, Downstairs (TV Series)
Lady Castleton
- The Path of Duty (1971) ... Lady Castleton
 1971 Elizabeth R (TV Mini-Series)
Catherine de Medici
- Shadow in the Sun (1971) ... Catherine de Medici
 1971 Percy
Rita's Mother
 1970 Ryan International (TV Series)
Hélène Grimaud
- The Dead Live Longer (1970) ... Hélène Grimaud
 1970 Crescendo
Danielle Ryman
 1970 ITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Miss Mockridge
- Dangerous Corner (1970) ... Miss Mockridge
 1969 The Root of All Evil? (TV Series)
Mrs. Shand
- What's in It for Me? (1969) ... Mrs. Shand
 1969 Who-Dun-It (TV Series)
Lady Myra
- Murder Goes to School (1969) ... Lady Myra
 1968 Ukridge (TV Series)
Lady Lakenham
- The Nasty Corner (1968) ... Lady Lakenham
 1968 Les dossiers de l'agence O (TV Series)
Mme Pitchard
- Le club des vieilles dames (1968) ... Mme Pitchard
 1961-1967 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Miss Davies / Hilda Maxton-Murray
- The Man in Room 34 (1967) ... Hilda Maxton-Murray
- Episode #1.491 (1961) ... Miss Davies
- Episode #1.488 (1961) ... Miss Davies
 1966 Conflict (TV Series)
Lady Bracknell
- The Importance of Being Earnest (1966) ... Lady Bracknell
 1965-1966 Love Story (TV Series)
Matron Crowhurst / Betty Smith
- Casanova and the Old Crow (1966) ... Matron Crowhurst
- End of Term (1965) ... Betty Smith
 1966 Seven Deadly Sins (TV Series)
Miss. Grainer
- File on Harry Jordan (1966) ... Miss. Grainer
 1965 The Third Man (TV Series)
The Countess
- Members Only: Part 2 (1965) ... The Countess
- Members Only: Part 1 (1965) ... The Countess
 1963 Richard the Lionheart (TV Series)
Constance
- The Heir of England (1963) ... Constance
 1963 The Saint (TV Series)
Lady Gwen Sangore
- The Saint Plays with Fire (1963) ... Lady Gwen Sangore
 1963 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Mrs. Emily Trout
- Nicked at the Bottle (1963) ... Mrs. Emily Trout
 1963 Jezebel ex UK (TV Series)
Mary
- Slow Boat to Niniveh (1963) ... Mary
 1962 Studio 4 (TV Series)
Lady Spencer
- The Weather in the Streets (1962) ... Lady Spencer
 1960-1962 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Cynthia Nash / Olivia Geiss, actress
- Member of the Family (1962) ... Cynthia Nash
- Summer Theatre: The Devil's General (1960) ... Olivia Geiss, actress
 1962 The Cheaters (TV Series)
Mrs. Osborne
- Green for Danger (1962) ... Mrs. Osborne
 1962 The Second Mrs. Tanqueray (TV Movie)
Mrs. Cortelyon
 1961 Adventure Story (TV Series)
- The Switch (1961)
- The Gunslinger (1961)
- Only One Hope (1961)
- One More Chance (1961)
- Captured! (1961)
 1961 Hamlet (TV Series)
Gertrude
 1961 Adventure Story (TV Movie)
The Queen Mother
 1960 An Honourable Murder
Claudia Caesar
 1960 Maigret (TV Series)
Madame Debul
- The Revolver (1960) ... Madame Debul
 1956-1959 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Marquesa de Santa Roca / Laura Frost / Queen Marya the Queen Mother
- The Golden Horn (1959) ... Marquesa de Santa Roca
- My Guess Would Be Murder (1959) ... Laura Frost
- The Terrorist (1958)
- The Hollow Crown (1956) ... Queen Marya the Queen Mother
 1959 World Theatre (TV Mini-Series)
Donna Matilda
- Henry IV (1959) ... Donna Matilda
 1950-1958 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Lady Marguerite Blakeney / Emilia / Madame Millet / ...
- Bernadette Soubirous (1958) ... Madame Millet
- The Heiress (1958) ... Lavinia Penniman
- The Long Sunset (1958) ... Serena
- The Mayerling Affair (1956) ... Empress Elizabeth
- The White Falcon (1956) ... Catherine of Aragon
 1958 A Woman Possessed
Katharine
 1956-1958 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Mrs. Clandon
- You Never Can Tell (1958) ... Mrs. Clandon
 1957 Robert's Wife (TV Movie)
Sanchia Carson
 1957 Strange Affection
Mrs. Blundell
 1957 A Tale of Two Cities (TV Mini-Series)
Madame Defarge
- The Footsteps Die Out for Ever (1957) ... Madame Defarge
- The Darkness (1957) ... Madame Defarge
- The Storm Breaks (1957) ... Madame Defarge
- The Honest Tradesman (1957) ... Madame Defarge
- Recalled to Life (1957) ... Madame Defarge
 1957 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Queen Martha
- The Queen's Husband (1957) ... Queen Martha
 1957 Town on Trial
Helen Dixon
 1956 The Last Man to Hang?
Mrs. Cranshaw
 1956 The Count of Monte Cristo (TV Series)
The Queen
- Mecklenburg (1956) ... The Queen
 1954 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Daria
- Provincial Lady (1954) ... Daria
 1954 Day for Happiness (TV Movie)
Delia Rivani
 1954 Sacrifice to the Wind (TV Movie)
Clytemnestra
 1953 The Nine Days' Wonder (TV Movie)
Sarah Siddons
 1953 The Young Elizabeth (TV Movie)
Katherine Parr
 1952 Where's Charley?
Dona Lucia
 1951 Captain Carvallo (TV Movie)
Smilja Darde
 1950 Master of Arts (TV Movie)
The Duchess of Fernyrigg
 1949 Landfall
Mrs. Burnaby
 1949 The Flashing Stream (TV Movie)
Karen Selby
 1949 Dear Murderer (TV Movie)
Vivien Warren
 1948 The Story of Shirley Yorke
Alison Gwynne
 1948 Calling Paul Temple
Mrs. Barbara Trevellyan
 1948 Counterblast
Sister 'Johnnie' Johnson
 1948 Idol of Paris
Empress Euginie
 1948 Good Friday (TV Movie)
Procula
 1948 Affairs of a Rogue
Lady Hartford
 1947 Mrs. Fitzherbert
Lady Jersey
 1947 The Likes of 'Er (TV Movie)
Sally Winch
 1947 The Merchant of Venice/II (TV Movie)
Portia
 1947 The Merchant of Venice (TV Movie)
Portia
 1947 Caesar's Friend (TV Movie)
Claudia Procula, wife of Pilate
 1945 The Man from Morocco
Manuela
 1944 Man of Evil
Alicia
 1942 Sabotage at Sea
Jane Dighton
 1941 Atlantic Ferry
Susan Donaldson
 1941 Quiet Wedding
Marcia
 1940 Girl in the News
Judith Bentley
 1939 Shall We Join the Ladies? (TV Movie)
Lady Wrathie
 1939 Katharine and Petruchio (TV Movie)
Katharine
 1939 A Marriage Has Been Arranged (TV Movie)
Lady Aline de Vaux
 1939 Traitor's Gate (TV Movie)
Peg Clement
 1938 Parnell (TV Movie)
Katherine O'Shea
 1938 The Constant Nymph (TV Movie)
 1938 Will Shakespeare (TV Movie)
Anne
 1938 The Beautiful One (TV Movie)
Nefertiti
 1937 The Return of the Scarlet Pimpernel
Theresia Cobarrus
 1937 Much Ado About Nothing (TV Movie)
Beatrice
 1937 Action for Slander
Josie Bradford
 1936 The Conquest of the Air
Isobella d'Este (uncredited)
 1936 Things to Come
Roxana / Rowena (as Margueretta Scott)
 1935 Peg of Old Drury
Kitty Clive
 1934 Dirty Work
Leonora Stafford
 1934 The Private Life of Don Juan
Pepilla (uncredited)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (2 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "As You Like It," at the Open Air Theatre in Regents Park, London, England with Jack Hawkins CBE, Dame Anna Neagle, John Drinkwater, Leslie French, Nigel Playfair, and Robert Eddison in the cast. Sir Robert Atkins was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Margueretta Scott
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Trivia:

Married to composer John Wooldridge, who was killed in a car crash in 1958. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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