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Rita Merkelis

Rita Merkelis was born on April 14, 1942 in Canada. She is an actress, known for Angel Pavement (1967), Spyder's Web (1972) and Special Branch (1969). She has been married to Jonathan Lynn since August 1, 1967. See full bio »


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Known For

Angel Pavement
Angel Pavement Dot Mitty
Spyder's Web
Spyder's Web Slav girl
Special Branch
Then and Now


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 1973 Then and Now (TV Series)
- In Memoriam (1973) ... Ruth
 1973 Special Branch (TV Series)
- Polonaise (1973) ... Eva
 1972 Spyder's Web (TV Series)
Slav girl
- Lies and Dolls (1972) ... Slav girl
 1972 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Ann Peters
- Flight (1972) ... Ann Peters
 1970 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
- Rumour (1970) ... Cherry
 1967 Angel Pavement (TV Series)
Dot Mitty
- They Go Home (1967) ... Dot Mitty
- Arabian Nights (1967) ... Dot Mitty

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Other Works:

She acted in Michael Bogdanov's adaptation of "The Bootleg Gentleman" also known as "Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme," at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre in Guildford, Surrey, England with Bill Wallis, Lewis Fiander, Maggie Jones, John Rye, Debbie Bowen, Bob Hornery, and Michael Da Costa in the cast. Michael Bogdanov was director.

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