Barbara Everest (1883–1968)

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Barbara Everest was born on June 9, 1883 in Wandsworth, Surrey, England as Barbara Mary Everest. She was an actress, known for Gaslight (1944), The Phantom Fiend (1932) and The Uninvited (1944). She died on February 9, 1968 in Wimbledon, Surrey. See full bio »

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Known For

Gaslight Elizabeth
The Phantom Fiend Mrs. Bunting
The Uninvited Lizzie Flynn
Jane Eyre Lady Ingraham


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 1967 Trouble with Junia
 1965 Rotten to the Core
Mrs. Dick
 1964 Z Cars (TV Series)
Mrs. Sims
- First Foot (1964) ... Mrs. Sims
 1963 The Man Who Finally Died
Martha Gelman
 1963 Nurse on Wheels
Nurse Merrick
 1962 These Are the Damned
Miss Lamont
 1961 Dangerous Afternoon
Mrs. Judson
 1961 Mr. Pastry Hooks a Spook (TV Movie)
Lady Phoebe
 1961 El Cid
Mother Superior
 1956-1960 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Mrs. Foley / Mrs. Alan / Olive Fable
- The Mystery of the Wandering Voice (1960) ... Mrs. Foley
- Flint Rides Again (1958) ... Mrs. Alan
- The Gentle Scratcher (1956) ... Olive Fable
 1960 Yorky (TV Series)
Mrs. Blake
- What's in a Name? (1960) ... Mrs. Blake
 1959 Upstairs and Downstairs
2nd Old Lady
 1959 Sunday's Child (TV Series)
Miss Lawson
- Sunday Closing (1959) ... Miss Lawson
- What Makes the Wheels Go Round (1959) ... Miss Lawson
 1950-1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Collard / Mrs. Innis / Mrs. Parker / ...
- The Gentle Goddess (1959) ... Mrs. Collard
- The End of the Summer (1957) ... Mrs. Innis
- The Letter (1956) ... Mrs. Parker
- The Last of the De Mullins (1954) ... Mrs. Clouston
- Ambrose Applejohn's Adventure (1954) ... Agatha Whatcombe
 1959 Heidi (TV Series)
Clara's grandmamma
- Happy Ending (1959) ... Clara's grandmamma
- Another Grandmother (1959) ... Clara's grandmamma
 1958 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series)
Mrs. Sumner / Mrs. Emily Heron
- Trespass (1958) ... Mrs. Sumner
- And No Birds Sing (1958) ... Mrs. Emily Heron
 1957-1958 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Aunt Lin / Nanine
- The Franchise Affair (1958) ... Aunt Lin
- The Lady of Camellias (1958) ... Nanine
- Man in a Moon (1957)
 1958 The Safecracker
Mrs. Dawson
 1958 Television World Theatre (TV Series)
- The Dark Is Light Enough (1958) ... Bella
 1956 Nom-de-Plume (TV Series)
Madame de Bretteville
- Friend of the People (1956) ... Madame de Bretteville
 1956 Jane Eyre (TV Series)
Mrs. Fairfax
- Episode #1.6 (1956) ... Mrs. Fairfax
- Episode #1.5 (1956) ... Mrs. Fairfax
- Episode #1.4 (1956) ... Mrs. Fairfax
- Episode #1.3 (1956) ... Mrs. Fairfax
- Episode #1.2 (1956) ... Mrs. Fairfax
 1956 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Miss Lucy Amorest
- The Old Ladies (1956) ... Miss Lucy Amorest
 1955 The Grove Family (TV Series)
Mrs. Burroughs
- The Duchess (1955) ... Mrs. Burroughs
- Love Thy Neighbour (1955) ... Mrs. Burroughs
 1954 Barbara's Wedding (TV Short)
The Colonel's Wife
 1954 A Hundred Years Old (TV Movie)
Dona Filomena
 1954 The Gentle Falcon (TV Series)
Isabella's mother
- Enemy or Friend? (1954) ... Isabella's mother
 1954 Special Providence (TV Movie)
Mathilde Campion
 1954 An Inspector Calls
Committee Member
 1954 Clementina (TV Series)
Clementina's mother
- The Road to Italy (1954) ... Clementina's mother
- The Night of the 27th (1954) ... Clementina's mother
- A Man Needs His Friends (1954) ... Clementina's mother
- For the Sake of a Throne (1954) ... Clementina's mother
 1950-1951 Little Women (TV Series)
Mrs. March
- Pleasant Meadows (1951) ... Mrs. March
- The Telegram (1951) ... Mrs. March
- The Palace Beautiful (1951) ... Mrs. March
- A Merry Christmas (1950) ... Mrs. March
 1950 Tony Draws a Horse
Mrs. Parsons
 1950 Madeleine
Mrs. Smith
 1949 Children of Chance
 1949 Pink String and Sealing Wax (TV Movie)
Mrs. Strachan
 1949 Ladies in Waiting (TV Movie)
Lady Evelyn Spate
 1949 The Six Wives of Calais (TV Short)
 1949 The Linden Tree (TV Movie)
Mrs. Linden
 1948 The Long Mirror (TV Movie)
Mrs. Tenbury
 1948 Ma's Bit o' Brass (TV Movie)
Lady Maydew
 1948 Celestial Fire (TV Movie)
Mrs. James
 1947 Frieda
Mrs Dawson
 1946 Love and How to Cure It (TV Movie)
 1946 Two Gentlemen of Soho (TV Movie)
The Duchess of Canterbury
 1946 Frieda (TV Movie)
Mrs. Mary Dawson
 1946 A Voice in the Night
Mrs. Colebrooke
 1945 The Fatal Witness
Lady Elizabeth Ferguson / Vera Cavanaugh
 1945 The Valley of Decision
 1944 Gaslight
 1944 The Uninvited
Lizzie Flynn
 1943 Jane Eyre
Lady Ingraham
 1943 Phantom of the Opera
 1943 Mission to Moscow
Mrs. Litvinov
 1943 Forever and a Day
Girl's Mother in Air Raid Shelter
 1942 Commandos Strike at Dawn
Mrs. Olav
 1941 Telefootlers (Short)
 1941 He Found a Star
Mrs. Cavour
 1941 The Patient Vanishes
Mrs. Cardby
 1941 The Prime Minister
Baroness Lehzen (uncredited)
 1940 The Second Mr. Bush
Mrs. Windel-Tod
 1940 Maxwell Archer, Detective
Miss Duke
 1939 Inquest
Mrs. Wyatt
 1939 Discoveries
Mrs. Venters
 1939 The Torchbearers (TV Movie)
Mrs. Nelly Fell
 1939 Two Gentlemen of Soho (TV Movie)
Duchess of Canterbury
 1939 The Shoemaker's Last (TV Movie)
Jinny Chester
 1939 Design for Murder
 1939 Ladies in Waiting (TV Movie)
Lady Evelyn Spate
 1938 The Ascent of F6 (TV Movie)
 1938 The Romantic Young Lady (TV Movie)
 1938 The Importance of Being Earnest (TV Movie)
Lady Bracknell
 1938 Who Killed Cock Robin? (TV Movie)
Mrs. Maxwell
 1938 A Hundred Years Old (TV Movie)
Doña Marciala
 1938 Pride and Prejudice (TV Movie)
Mrs. Bennet
 1938 Will Shakespeare (TV Movie)
Mrs. Hathaway
 1938 Count Albany (TV Movie)
Clementina Walkinshaw (1939 version)
 1937 Old Mother Riley
Mrs. Briggs
 1937 When Thief Meets Thief
Mrs. Nolan
 1936 The Man Behind the Mask
Lady Slade
 1936 Love in Exile
 1935 Scrooge
Mrs. Cratchit
 1935 Regal Cavalcade
Undetermined Minor Role (uncredited)
 1935 The Lad
Mrs. Lorraine
 1934 Passing Shadows
Mrs. Lawrence
 1934 The Warren Case (uncredited)
 1933 Love's Old Sweet Song
 1933 The Roof
Mrs. Foster
 1933 The Umbrella
Mrs. Wynne
 1933 The Lost Chord
Mother Superior
 1932 The World, the Flesh, the Devil
Mrs. Brophy
 1932 There Goes the Bride
Mme. Marquand (uncredited)
 1932 The Phantom Fiend
Mrs. Bunting (as Barbara Everst)
 1932 When London Sleeps
Madame Lamberti
 1932 Lily Christine
 1922 Fox Farm
Kate Falconer
 1922 The Persistent Lovers
 1922 A Romance of Old Baghdad
Mrs. Jocelyn
 1921 The Bigamist
Blanche Maitland
 1920 Testimony
 1920 Calvary
Rachel Penryn
 1919 The Lady Clare
 1919 Eena Deena Dinah Do (Short)
Mary Foster
 1919 The Auction (Short)
Mary Foster
 1919/I Not Guilty
Hetty Challis
 1919 Whosoever Shall Offend
 1916 I Believe
Elaine Ferrier
 1916 The Morals of Weybury
Helen Plugenet
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She acted in Christopher Fry's play, "The Firstborn," at the Winter Garden Theatre in London, England with Alec Clunes, Mark Dignam, Tony Britton, Cyril Luckham, and Dorothy Reynolds in the cast. John Fernald was director. John Hotchkis was musical director. See more »

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Barbara Everst


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Kindly-looking British character actress with lengthy stage experience. Often seen in maternal roles.

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