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Catherine Lacey (I) (1904–1979)

Catherine Lacey was born on May 6, 1904 in Paddington, London, England as Catherine Alice Ada Lacey. She was an actress, known for The Lady Vanishes (1938), Whisky Galore (1949) and Gideon C.I.D. (1964). She was married to Thomas Anthony S. Wright, Roy Emerton and Geoffrey Clark. She died on September 20, 1979 in Denville Hall, Northwood, ... See full bio »

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Known For

Whisky Galore Mrs. Waggett
Gideon C.I.D. Sarah Fischer
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre Agatha / Christine Mannon / Grace Barlow


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 1973 Play for Today (TV Series)
Mrs. Arbuthnot
- Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont (1973) ... Mrs. Arbuthnot
 1972 Six Faces (TV Series)
- An Old Deceiver (1972) ... Kate
 1972 The Intruder (TV Series)
Miss Hendry
- Mavis (1972) ... Miss Hendry
- Jane Again (1972) ... Miss Hendry
- Jane (1972) ... Miss Hendry
 1971 Cider with Rosie (TV Movie)
Granny Trill
 1971 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Mrs Steinberg
- The Woman in the Big Hat (1971) ... Mrs Steinberg
 1971 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Hanley
- Mr. Pargiter (1971) ... Mrs. Hanley
 1971 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
- The Mysterious Mr Eliot (1971) ... Agatha
 1970 The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes
Woman in Wheelchair
 1967-1970 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Bee / Frau Mittermayer
- Wine of India (1970) ... Bee
- The Order (1967) ... Frau Mittermayer
 1970 The Six Wives of Henry VIII (TV Mini-Series)
Dowager Duchess of Norfolk
- Catherine Howard (1970) ... Dowager Duchess of Norfolk
 1969 Paul Temple (TV Series)
Mrs. Capell
- The Man Who Wasn't There (1969) ... Mrs. Capell
 1969 The Expert (TV Series)
Esther Hillman
- A Family Affair (1969) ... Esther Hillman
 1968 Journey to Midnight
Miss Sarah Prinn (episode 'The Indian Spirit Guide')
 1968 Journey to the Unknown (TV Series)
Miss Sarah Prinn
- The Indian Spirit Guide (1968) ... Miss Sarah Prinn
 1968 Detective (TV Series)
Mrs. Rattery
- The Beast Must Die (1968) ... Mrs. Rattery
 1968 All's Well That Ends Well (TV Movie)
The Countess of Rousillon
 1967 The Sorcerers
Estelle Monserrat
 1967 The Mummy's Shroud
 1967 The Rat Catchers (TV Series)
Madame Achmet
- The Mask of Agamemnon (1967) ... Madame Achmet
- The Seven Pillars of Hercules (1967) ... Madame Achmet
 1966 The New Inferno (TV Movie documentary)
The Company
 1958-1966 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Hettie / Marquesa de Montemayor / Queen Elizabeth I
- Variation on a Theme (1966) ... Hettie
- The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1959) ... Marquesa de Montemayor
- In the Shadow of the Axe (1958) ... Queen Elizabeth I
 1966 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Miss Matlock
- Miss Letitia (1966) ... Miss Matlock
 1965 The Wednesday Thriller (TV Series)
Miss Chafecote
- The Impostor (1965) ... Miss Chafecote
 1964 The Human Jungle (TV Series)
Mrs. Box
- Heartbeats in a Tin Box (1964) ... Mrs. Box
 1964 Gideon C.I.D. (TV Series)
Sarah Fischer
- State Visit (1964) ... Sarah Fischer
 1964 Espionage (TV Series)
- Medal for a Turned Coat (1964) ... Mother
 1963 Festival (TV Series)
The Rat-Wife
- Little Eyolf (1963) ... The Rat-Wife
 1963 The Servant
Lady Mounset
 1962 Maigret (TV Series)
- Voices from the Past (1962) ... Isabelle
 1962 Captain Brassbound's Conversion (TV Movie)
Lady Cicely Waynflete
 1962 The Tiger and the Horse (TV Movie)
Mrs. Gwendoline Dean
 1961 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Mrs. Mourtzinos
- Drama '61: Local Incident (1961) ... Mrs. Mourtzinos
 1957-1961 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Rose / Maria
- The Room (1961) ... Rose
- The Crown of the Road (1957) ... Maria
 1961 The Shadow of the Cat
Ella Venable
 1961 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Gwendoline Dean
- The Tiger and the Horse (1961) ... Gwendoline Dean
 1960 Crack in the Mirror
Mother Superior
 1960 Somerset Maugham Hour (TV Series)
Madame Perrier
- The Unconquered (1960) ... Madame Perrier
 1958 Mad Little Island
Mrs. Waggett
 1958 The Solitary Child
Mrs. Evans
 1958 Innocent Sinners
Angela Chesney
 1958 Television World Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Amos Evans / Mrs. Solness / Hecuba
- Strange Interlude: Part 1 (1958) ... Mrs. Amos Evans
- The Master Builder (1958) ... Mrs. Solness
- Women of Troy (1958) ... Hecuba
 1950-1957 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Grace Barlow / Christine Mannon / Agatha
- The Day's Mischief (1957) ... Grace Barlow
- Mourning Becomes Elektra (1952) ... Christine Mannon
- The Family Reunion (1950) ... Agatha
 1957 Decision Against Time
Mary's Mother
 1956 Nom-de-Plume (TV Series)
- Legacy of Death (1956) ... Agrippina
 1954 Another Sky
Selena Prouse
 1953 A Place of Execution (TV Series)
Mrs. Steen
- Surgery Hours (1953) ... Mrs. Steen
- Eye for an Eye (1953) ... Mrs. Steen
 1953 Shadow of the Vine (TV Movie)
Lilian Heath
 1952 The Princess and the Pea (TV Movie)
The Queen
 1952 A Cradle of Willow (TV Movie)
Mistress Hoad
 1950 The Master Builder (TV Movie)
Mrs. Aline Solness
 1949 The Late Edwina Black (TV Movie)
Elizabeth Graham
 1949 Whisky Galore
Mrs. Waggett
 1947 When the Bough Breaks
 1947 Bad Sister
Miss Cater
 1947 The October Man
Miss Selby
 1947 Gaslight (TV Movie)
Mrs. Manningham
 1946 Carnival
Florrie Raeburn
 1945 Pink String and Sealing Wax
Miss Porter
 1945 I Know Where I'm Going!
Mrs. Robinson
 1941 Bombsight Stolen
Mrs. Stokes
 1940 The House of the Arrow
Francine Rollard
 1939 All Living Things (Short)
Lady Deye
 1939 Poison Pen
Connie Fateley
 1939 The Unquiet Spirit (TV Movie)
 1939 Marco Millions (TV Movie)
Princess Kukachin
 1938 The Lady Vanishes
The Nun (as Catherine Lacy)
 1938 The Immortal Lady (TV Short)
Lady Nithsdale
 1938 The Duchess of Malfi (TV Movie)
The Duchess
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She acted in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford, England with Randle Ayrton, Roy Emerton, Roy Byford, and Jean Shepeard in the cast. B. Iden Payne was director. See more »

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Catherine Lacy

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English character actress, on stage from 1925. Broadway debut in 1931. Acted with the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in the mid-1930's and became a regular performer with the Old Vic Company from 1951. On screen, latterly seen in eccentric or quirky roles, or as spinsters and dowagers.

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