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Gwen Watford (1927–1994)


Gwen Watford was born on September 10, 1927 in Islington, London, England as Gwendoline Watford. She was an actress, known for ITV Saturday Night Theatre (1969), Cleopatra (1963) and The Company of Five (1968). She was married to Richard Bebb. She died on February 6, 1994 in Westminster, London. See full bio »

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Known For

ITV Saturday Night Theatre
ITV Saturday Night Theatre Dorrie / Janet Nottage / Nicola / Olwen Peel
(1969-1972)
Cleopatra
Cleopatra Calpurnia
(1963)
The Company of Five
The Company of Five Ada Gritter / Amanda Conroy / Helen Sinclair / Megan Owen / Mrs. Gifford
(1968)
The Fall of the House of Usher
The Fall of the House of Usher Lady Madeline Usher
(1950)

Filmography

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 1992 Miss Marple: The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side (TV Movie)
Mrs. Dolly Bantry
 1990 Relatively Speaking (TV Movie)
Sheila Carter
 1989 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Grace Winslow
- The Winslow Boy (1989) ... Grace Winslow
 1989 Behaving Badly (TV Mini-Series)
Frieda
- The Horse May Talk (1989) ... Frieda
- Seize the Day (1989) ... Frieda
- Home Fires (1989) ... Frieda
- The Tale of the Turbot (1989) ... Frieda
 1988 The Comic Strip Presents... (TV Series)
Mrs. Kendel
- The Yob (1988) ... Mrs. Kendel (as Gwen Walford)
 1987 Cry Freedom
Wendy's mother
 1986 Masterpiece Mystery (TV Series)
Dolly Bantry
 1984 Miss Marple: The Body in the Library (TV Mini-Series)
Dolly Bantry
- Part 1 (1984) ... Dolly Bantry
 1984 Weekend Playhouse (TV Series)
Regina
- Not That Kind of People (1984) ... Regina
 1984 Sorrell and Son (TV Mini-Series)
Dora Sorrell
- Episode #1.4 (1984) ... Dora Sorrell
- Episode #1.3 (1984) ... Dora Sorrell
- Episode #1.2 (1984) ... Dora Sorrell
- Episode #1.1 (1984) ... Dora Sorrell
 1984 Sharing Time (TV Series)
Belle
- Happy Days (1984) ... Belle
 1977-1984 Crown Court (TV Series)
Nina Miles / Mrs. Barbara Truscott
- There Was an Old Woman: Part 1 (1984) ... Nina Miles
- Living in Sin?: Part 1 (1983) ... Nina Miles
- The Silencer: Part 1 (1977) ... Mrs. Barbara Truscott
 1973-1983 Play for Today (TV Series)
Jo / Cynthia / Susan
- Reluctant Chickens (1983) ... Jo
- John David (1982) ... Cynthia
- Man Above Men (1973) ... Susan
 1982 The Agatha Christie Hour (TV Series)
Maria Packington
- The Case of the Middle-Aged Wife (1982) ... Maria Packington
 1981 Present Laughter (TV Movie)
Monica Reed
 1981 Shillingbury Tales (TV Series)
Martha Langton
- The Shillingbury Melon (1981) ... Martha Langton
 1977-1979 Don't Forget to Write! (TV Series)
Mabel Maple
- We're Going to Maxim's (1979) ... Mabel Maple
- Götterdämmerung (1979) ... Mabel Maple
- The Greening of Gordon (1979) ... Mabel Maple
- In Place of Our Advertised Programme (1979) ... Mabel Maple
- Exit Goering (1979) ... Mabel Maple
 1978 Do You Remember? (TV Series)
Lady Frinton
- Aren't We All (1978) ... Lady Frinton
 1977 Jubilee (TV Series)
Rita Iverson
- Age of Hypocrisy (1977) ... Rita Iverson
 1976 Ripping Yarns (TV Series)
Mummy
- Tomkinson's Schooldays (1976) ... Mummy
 1975 Ten from the Twenties (TV Series)
Aunt Lizzie
- Fanny and Annie (1975) ... Aunt Lizzie
 1975 The Ghoul
Ayah
 1975 In This House of Brede (TV Movie)
Dame Catherine
 1974 Bedtime Stories (TV Series)
Irene James
- Hansel and Gretel (1974) ... Irene James
 1974 The Person Responsible (TV Movie)
Miss Chapman
 1973 The Train Now Standing (TV Series)
Celia Braithwaite
- Brief Encounter (1973) ... Celia Braithwaite
 1972-1973 Late Night Theatre (TV Series)
Kate Sims / Alison Freeman
- The Twelve-Pound Look (1973) ... Kate Sims
- Trapped: Vacent Possession (1972) ... Alison Freeman
 1973 Between the Wars (TV Series)
Mrs. Tonge
- The Greeting (1973) ... Mrs. Tonge
 1973 Special Branch (TV Series)
Mrs. Dolland
- Death by Drowning (1973) ... Mrs. Dolland
 1964-1973 Love Story (TV Series)
Moira / Caroline Grant / Fay
- A Face of Your Own (1973) ... Moira
- Ain't Afraid to Dance (1966) ... Caroline Grant
- Divorce, Divorce (1964) ... Fay
 1969-1972 ITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Janet Nottage / Nicola / Olwen Peel / ...
- Just in Time for Christmas (1972) ... Janet Nottage
- Second Time Around (1971) ... Nicola
- Dangerous Corner (1970) ... Olwen Peel
- A Walk Through the Forest (1969) ... Dorrie
 1971 Seasons of the Year (TV Series)
Mrs Arbuthnot
- Court Circular Spring 1877 (1971) ... Mrs Arbuthnot
 1971 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Jennifer Davis
- Sleigh Ride (1971) ... Jennifer Davis
 1971 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Dola
- The Waters of Babylon (1971) ... Dola
 1970 Menace (TV Series)
Hilly Parsloe
- Inheritance (1970) ... Hilly Parsloe
 1970 Husbands and Lovers (TV Mini-Series)
Baroness
- Episode #1.3 (1970) ... Baroness
- Episode #1.1 (1970) ... Baroness
 1970 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Isobelle / Carla Hudson
- Good Times (1970) ... Isobelle
- Whispers (1970) ... Carla Hudson
 1970 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series)
Lea Makart
- The Alien Corn (1970) ... Lea Makart
 1970 Shadows of Fear (TV Series)
Moira Astle
- Did You Lock Up? (1970) ... Moira Astle
 1970 Taste the Blood of Dracula
Martha Hargood
 1969 The Root of All Evil? (TV Series)
Mabel Maple
- A Bit of a Holiday (1969) ... Mabel Maple
 1968 The Company of Five (TV Series)
Megan Owen / Ada Gritter / Amanda Conroy / ...
- Gareth (1968) ... Megan Owen
- Stand by Your Screen (1968) ... Ada Gritter
- Thank U Very Much for the Family Circle (1968) ... Helen Sinclair
 1968 The Gamblers (TV Series)
Rachel Grant
 1968 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Monica
- Let's Murder Vivaldi (1968) ... Monica
 1958-1968 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Dorothy / Bertha Morris / Diana / ...
- The Scallop Shell (1968) ... Dorothy
- Marriage and Henry Sunday (1967) ... Bertha Morris
- The Noise Stopped (1966) ... Diana
- Suspicious Mind (1959) ... Louise Ridgeway
 1968 Half Hour Story (TV Series)
Ruth
- Do You Play Requests? (1968) ... Ruth
 1957-1967 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Lina M'Leod / Silia / Signora Ualdi / ...
- The Rules of the Game (1965) ... Silia
- The Lovers of Florence (1964) ... Signora Ualdi
- The Threatening Storm (1961) ... Elizabeth Wiedman
- A Woman of No Importance (1960) ... Mrs. Arbuthnot
 1966 Broome Stages (TV Mini-Series)
Lettice Broome
- In Sleep a King (1966) ... Lettice Broome
- Harry Broome's Daughter (1966) ... Lettice Broome
- High Summer and Harvest (1966) ... Lettice Broome
- Dear Maud (1966) ... Lettice Broome
- Lettice and Her Sons (1966) ... Lettice Broome
 1966 Court Martial (TV Series)
Laura McGregor
- All Is a Dream to Me (1966) ... Laura McGregor
 1965 Blackmail (TV Series)
Alice Rollings
- Take Care of Madam (1965) ... Alice Rollings
 1965 Armchair Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Paula
- The Madam (1965) ... Paula
 1965 The Rise and Fall of César Birotteau (TV Series)
Constance Birotteau
- Give Us This Day (1965) ... Constance Birotteau
- Land Near the Madeleine (1965) ... Constance Birotteau
- Plans for Vengeance (1965) ... Constance Birotteau
- Chevalier of the Legion of Honour (1965) ... Constance Birotteau
 1964 Valley of the Kings
Mrs. Marsh
 1964 Do You Know This Voice?
Jackie Hopta
 1964 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Nan MacKenzie
- A Man May Drink (1964) ... Nan MacKenzie
 1963 The Victorians (TV Mini-Series)
Ruth Rolt
- Sweet Lavender (1963) ... Ruth Rolt
 1963 Cleopatra
Calpurnia
 1963 Jezebel ex UK (TV Series)
Miss Beecher
- Bitter Lemon in Biscay (1963) ... Miss Beecher
 1963 The Very Edge
Sister Holden
 1958-1963 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Anna Cooksley / Miss Harris
- There Could Be a Knighthood in It (1963) ... Miss Harris
- Mr. Browne Comes Home (1959) ... Anna Cooksley
- Fate and Mister Browne (1958) ... Anna Cooksley
 1963 Suspense (TV Series)
Nan Watkin
- A Ride in a Pram (1963) ... Nan Watkin
 1961-1962 Seeing and Believing (TV Series)
- In Love with God (1961)
- The Good of Evil (1961)
 1960-1961 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Elizabeth Moulton-Barrett / Ellen Manders
- The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1961) ... Elizabeth Moulton-Barrett
- A Time to Fight (1960) ... Ellen Manders
 1960 The Grass Is Greener
Hairdresser's Receptionist (uncredited)
 1960 Never Take Sweets from a Stranger
Sally Carter
 1959 The Three Princes (TV Movie)
Scheherazade (voice)
 1959 This Desirable Residence (TV Movie)
Mary Penshott
 1957-1958 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Queen Elizabeth I / Lilian Kirby / Kay Conway
- Till Time Shall End (1958) ... Queen Elizabeth I
- Eden End (II) (1958) ... Lilian Kirby
- Time and the Conways (II) (1957) ... Kay Conway
 1958 Television Playwright (TV Series)
Hester Oldroyd
- Afternoon for Antigone (1958) ... Hester Oldroyd
 1958 The Winslow Boy (TV Movie)
Catherine Winslow
 1957-1958 The Silver Sword (TV Series)
Magrit Balicki
- The Last Lap (1958) ... Magrit Balicki
- The Escape from the Nazis (1957) ... Magrit Balicki
 1957 White Hunter (TV Series)
Ruth Osterman
- Brute Man (1957) ... Ruth Osterman
 1957 Jessica (TV Movie)
Jessica Bowton
 1957 Hour of Mystery (TV Series)
Olivia Greyne
- Night Must Fall (1957) ... Olivia Greyne
 1956 David Copperfield (TV Series)
Rosa Dartle
- Part 10 (1956) ... Rosa Dartle (as Gwendoline Watford)
- Part 8 (1956) ... Rosa Dartle (as Gwendoline Watford)
- Part 5 (1956) ... Rosa Dartle (as Gwendoline Watford)
 1956 The Chertsey Apprentice (TV Movie)
Susan Pengethrin (as Gwendoline Watford)
 1956 Nom-de-Plume (TV Series)
Sarah
- The Ten Strangers (1956) ... Sarah (as Gwendoline Watford)
 1956 Jesus of Nazareth (TV Mini-Series)
Mary, Mother of Jesus
- Episode #1.8 (1956) ... Mary, Mother of Jesus (as Gwendoline Watford)
- Episode #1.4 (1956) ... Mary, Mother of Jesus (as Gwendoline Watford)
- Episode #1.1 (1956) ... Mary, Mother of Jesus (as Gwendoline Watford)
 1950 The Fall of the House of Usher
Lady Madeline Usher (as Gwendoline Watford)
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Other Works:

She acted in Ugo Betti's play, "The Queen and the Rebels", at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London, England with Irene Worth, Leo McKern, Patrick Magee, John Nettleton, Jack Good and Patricia Kneale in the cast. Frank Hauser was the director. See more »

Alternate Names:

Gwen Walford | Gwendoline Watford

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Trivia:

Trained at the Old Vic and at the Embassy Theatre. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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