English Actress

Gwen Watford

  • Sep 10, 1927 - Feb 06, 1994 (age 66)
  • 5' 5" (1.65 m)
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1994
Gwen Watford
PersonalFebruary 1994

Gwen Watford

Gwen Watford passed away.
1992
Miss Marple: The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side
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MovieDec 27, 1992

Miss Marple: The Mirror Crack'd from Sid…

At a reception for a fading …
At a reception for a fading film star making a screen comeback, a gushing, pushy fan is poisoned by a drink apparently meant for the actress.
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1987
Cry Freedom
MovieNov 1, 1987

Cry Freedom

South African journalist Donald Woods is forced to flee the …
South African journalist Donald Woods is forced to flee the country, after attempting to investigate the death in custody of his friend, the black activist Steve Biko.
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1985
Theatre Night
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TV ShowSep 15, 1985

Theatre Night

Theatre Night is the umbrella title under which adaptations of …
Theatre Night is the umbrella title under which adaptations of classic and contemporary stage plays were usually broadcast on BBC 2 between 15 September 1985 and 21 July 1990.
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1984
Miss Marple
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TV ShowDec 26, 1984

Miss Marple

Miss Marple is a British television series based on the Miss …
Miss Marple is a British television series based on the Miss Marple murder mystery novels by Agatha Christie, starring Joan Hickson in the title role. It aired from 26 December 1984 to 27 December 1992 on BBC One. All 12 original Miss Marple Christie novels were dramatised. The adaptations were written by T. R. Bowen, Julia Jones, Alan Plater, Ken Taylor and Jill Hyem, and the series was produced by George Gallaccio. In addition to its availability on VHS and DVD, the series began to be released on Blu-ray Disc in October 2014, marking its 30th anniversary.
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Sorrell and Son
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TV ShowJun 6, 1984

Sorrell and Son

Sorrell and Son is a British television miniseries which …
Sorrell and Son is a British television miniseries which aired on ITV in six hour-long episodes from 6 to 11 July 1984. The story is taken from the 1925 novel of the same name by Warwick Deeping. The story was previously filmed as a silent film in 1927 and again in 1934.
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1982
The Comic Strip
TV ShowNov 2, 1982

The Comic Strip

The Comic Strip is a group of British comedians who came …
The Comic Strip is a group of British comedians who came to prominence in the 1980s. They are known for their television series The Comic Strip Presents... which was labelled as a pioneering example of the alternative comedy scene. The core members are Adrian Edmondson, Dawn French, Rik Mayall, Nigel Planer, Peter Richardson, Jennifer Saunders and Alexei Sayle, with frequent appearances by Keith Allen, Robbie Coltrane, Lanah P and others.
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The Agatha Christie Hour
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TV ShowSep 7, 1982

The Agatha Christie Hour

From Thames Television …
From Thames Television come these faithful adaptations of some of Agatha Christie's lesser known but no less exciting mystery and suspense stories and novels, all without her best known detectives. Performed and set almost like an ensemble stage play there are gripping stories of anarchists, assassins, romances, cat burglars and mysterious deaths abound. All peppered with classic British television actors and actresses including John Nettles, Michael Gough, Stephanie Cole and Rupert Everett. Perfect for die-hard fans or anyone wanting a taste of Christie but something out of the ordinary, these ten exciting and romantic adventures and mysteries will not disappoint!
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1981
Present Laughter
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MovieDec 16, 1981

Present Laughter

An aging and self-obsessed actor finds himself in a situation …
An aging and self-obsessed actor finds himself in a situation bordering on farce when he is besieged by the demands of his estranged wife, women who want to seduce him, and a crazed playwright.
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Best Actress in a Supporting Role
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Award1981

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Won award for "Present Laughter".
Laurence Olivier Award
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
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Nomination1981

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Nominated for "Present Laughter".
Laurence Olivier Award
1980
Shillingbury Tales
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TV ShowJan 6, 1980

Shillingbury Tales

Shillingbury Tales was a British television comedy-drama …
Shillingbury Tales was a British television comedy-drama series made by ATV for ITV and broadcast 1980–81. Comprising a single feature-length pilot and six one-hour episodes, the series deals with life in an idealised fictional English village and stars Robin Nedwell, Diane Keen, Nigel Lambert, Jack Douglas, John Le Mesurier, Bernard Cribbins and Trevor Howard.
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1976
Ripping Yarns
TV ShowJan 7, 1976

Ripping Yarns

Ripping Yarns is a British television adventure comedy anthology …
Ripping Yarns is a British television adventure comedy anthology series. It was written by Michael Palin and Terry Jones of Monty Python fame. It was transmitted on BBC 2. Following an initial pilot episode in January 1976, it ran for two series — six episodes in September and October 1977 and three episodes in October 1979. Each episode had a different setting and characters, each looking at a different aspect of British culture and parodying pre-World War II literature aimed at schoolboys. In the title, "ripping" is a chiefly-British slang colloquialism for "exciting" or "thrilling", with yarn used in the sense of a story.
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1975
The Ghoul
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MovieJun 1, 1975

The Ghoul

A former Priest named Dr. Lawrence harbors a dark and …
A former Priest named Dr. Lawrence harbors a dark and horrible secret in his attic. The locked room serves as a prison cell for his crazed, cannibalistic adult son, who acquired his savage ...
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In This House of Brede
MovieFeb 27, 1975

In This House of Brede

A well-to-do London …
A well-to-do London businesswoman gives up her comfortable life, including the man who loves her, to become a cloistered Benedictine nun.
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A Suitable Case for Killing?
TV ShowFeb 8, 1975

A Suitable Case for Killing?

A Suitable Case for Killing? released.
1970
Menace
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TV ShowSep 29, 1970

Menace

Menace was a British anthology series of thrillers, each …
Menace was a British anthology series of thrillers, each looking at a different form of menace, whether from an individual, the environment, or circumstances. A second season, with a greater emphasis on action, ran on mainstream sister channel BBC-1.
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Taste the Blood of Dracula
MovieMay 7, 1970

Taste the Blood of Dracula

Three distinguished English …
Three distinguished English gentlemen accidentally resurrect Count Dracula, killing a disciple of his in process. The Count seeks to avenge his dead servant, by making the trio die in the hands of their own children.
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Best Actress
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Nomination1970

Best Actress

Nominated for "ITV Sunday Night Theatre".
British Academy Television Award
1969
Special Branch
TV ShowSep 17, 1969

Special Branch

Special Branch is a British television series made by …
Special Branch is a British television series made by Thames Television for ITV and shown between 1969 and 1974. A police drama series, the action was centred on members of the Special Branch anti-espionage and anti-terrorist department of the London Metropolitan Police.
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1966
Court Martial
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TV ShowJan 8, 1966

Court Martial

Court Martial is an ITC Entertainment and Roncom …
Court Martial is an ITC Entertainment and Roncom Productions co-production crime drama TV series that premiered in 1966. Set during World War II, the series details the investigations of a Judge Advocate General's office. The series ran for one 26-episode season, with each episode being 60 minutes. The series was shown on ABC in the United States and won the 1966 British Society of Film and Television TV award for Best Dramatic Series. The series had its genesis in a two-part episode of NBC's Kraft Suspense Theatre, "The Case Against Paul Ryker" [ 10–17 October 1963], which was later re-edited into a 1968 theatrical feature, Sergeant Ryker. Directors of individual episodes included Sam Wanamaker and British TV stalwart Peter Graham Scott.
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Best Actress
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Nomination1966

Best Actress

Nominated for "ITV Play of the Week".
British Academy Television Award
Best Actress
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Award1966

Best Actress

Won award for "ITV Play of the Week".
British Academy Television Award
1964
Valley of the Kings
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MovieDec 1, 1964

Valley of the Kings

Two children on vacation in Egypt with their archaeologist …
Two children on vacation in Egypt with their archaeologist parents expose the villainy of Arab workmen and help their father find the treasure he seeks.
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Do You Know This Voice?
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MovieJun 1, 1964

Do You Know This Voice?

In England, two criminals …
In England, two criminals kidnap a child for ransom and make their ransom demands in a disguised voice from a phone booth.
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1963
Cleopatra
MovieJun 12, 1963

Cleopatra

Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt experiences both triumph …
Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt experiences both triumph and tragedy as she attempts to resist the imperial ambitions of Rome.
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The Very Edge
MovieApr 30, 1963

The Very Edge

A young married woman finds herself being stalked by a …
A young married woman finds herself being stalked by a sinister psychopath.
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1962
Dr. Finlay's Casebook
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TV ShowAug 16, 1962

Dr. Finlay's Casebook

Dr. Finlay's Casebook is a …
Dr. Finlay's Casebook is a television drama series that was produced and broadcast by the BBC from 1962 until 1971. Based on A. J. Cronin's novella entitled Country Doctor, the storylines centred on a general medical practice in the fictional Scottish town of Tannochbrae during the late 1920s. Cronin was the primary writer for the show between 1962 and 1964.
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1960
Never Take Sweets from a Stranger
MovieMar 4, 1960

Never Take Sweets from a Stranger

Peter Carter meets official …
Peter Carter meets official resistance when he finds his 9 year old daughter has been the victim of the pedophile patriarch of the town's most powerful family.
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1959
The Three Princes
MovieDec 26, 1959

The Three Princes

The Three Princes released.
This Desirable Residence
MovieApr 23, 1959

This Desirable Residence

This Desirable Residence released.
Nomination1959

Best Actress

Nominated for British Academy Television Award for Best …
Nominated for British Academy Television Award for Best Actress.
British Academy Television Award
Award1959

Best Actress

Won British Academy Television Award for Best Actress.
British Academy Television Award
1958
The Winslow Boy
MovieMar 13, 1958

The Winslow Boy

Arthur Winslow is prepared to risk everything to clear his son of …
Arthur Winslow is prepared to risk everything to clear his son of a charge of theft.
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1957
White Hunter
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TV ShowOct 12, 1957

White Hunter

White Hunter follows the adventures of John A. …
White Hunter follows the adventures of John A. Hunter, a man after game in the dark continent. Rhodes Reason played Hunter and Harry Baird played Atimbu. The bulk of the show was filmed in the United Kingdom, using stock footage for the scenes in Africa.
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Jessica
MovieSep 19, 1957

Jessica

Jessica released.
1956
The Chertsey Apprentice
MovieOct 25, 1956

The Chertsey Apprentice

The Chertsey Apprentice released.
1955
Dixon of Dock Green
TV ShowJul 9, 1955

Dixon of Dock Green

Dixon of Dock Green was a BBC television series about daily …
Dixon of Dock Green was a BBC television series about daily life at a fictional London police station, with the emphasis on petty crime, successfully controlled through common sense and human understanding. The central character was a mature and sympathetic police constable, George Dixon, played by Jack Warner in all of the 432 episodes, from 1955 to 1976.
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1952
Richard Bebb
Marriage1952

Richard Bebb

Richard Bebb (12 January 1927 – 12 April 2006) was an …
Richard Bebb (12 January 1927 – 12 April 2006) was an English actor of stage, screen and radio.
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1948
The Fall of the House of Usher
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MovieMay 13, 1948

The Fall of the House of Usher

A traveller arrives at the …
A traveller arrives at the Usher mansion to visit his old friend, Roderick Usher. Upon arriving, however, he discovers that Roderick and his sister, Madeline, have been afflicted with a mysterious malady: Roderick's senses have become painfully acute, while Madeline has become nearly catatonic. That evening, Roderick tells his guest of an old Usher family curse: any time there has been more than one Usher child, all of the siblings have gone insane and died horrible deaths. As the days wear on, the effects of the curse reach their terrifying climax.
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1927
Gwen Watford
BirthSeptember 1927

Gwen Watford

Gwen Watford was born.
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