Biography

Quayle was educated at the Convent of Jesus and Mary High School, Harlesden. She has appeared on film, on stage and on television. Her film appearances include Smashing Time (1967), a short but memorable scene that she shares with John Lennon in A Hard Day's Night (1964), the German expressionist sequence of Casino Royale (1967) and in the musical Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968) as Baroness Bomburst. In 1963, Quayle appeared on Broadway in the original production of Stop the World - I Want to Get Off opposite Anthony Newley, for which she won a Tony Award for Best Supporting Musical Actress. Other television work includes the comedy drama Mapp and Lucia, the children's science fiction series The Georgian House and Grange Hill where she played the role of Mrs Monroe from 1990–94. In 1973, she appeared as a regular panellist on the popular BBC2 panel game show What's My Line?

Quayle was educated at the Convent of Jesus and Mary High School, Harlesden. She has appeared on film, on stage and on television. Her film appearances include Smashing Time (1967), a short but memorable scene that she shares with John Lennon in A Hard Day's Night (1964), the German expressionist sequence of Casino Royale (1967) and in the musical Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968) as Baroness Bomburst. In 1963, Quayle appeared on Broadway in the original production of Stop the World - I Want to Get Off opposite Anthony Newley, for which she won a Tony Award for Best Supporting Musical Actress. Other television work includes the comedy drama Mapp and Lucia, the children's science fiction series The Georgian House and Grange Hill where she played the role of Mrs Monroe from 1990–94. In 1973, she appeared as a regular panellist on the popular BBC2 panel game show What's My Line?

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 15

Birthday 1936-10-06

Place of Birth Birmingham, England, UK

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1982 Rolling Home as Pam
1981 Brideshead Revisited (11 episodes) as Nancy Tallboys
1979 Henry V as Alice
1978 The Light Princess as Makemnoit
1978 BBC Television Shakespeare (1 episode)
1978 Adventures of a Plumber's Mate as Loretta Proudfoot
1978 Grange Hill (100 episodes) as Mrs. Monroe
1976 The Seven-Per-Cent Solution as Freda
1968 Chitty Chitty Bang Bang as Baroness Bomburst
1967 Smashing Time as Charlotte Brillig
1967 Casino Royale as Frau Hoffner
1966 Arrivederci, Baby! as Aunt Miriam
1966 The Sandwich Man as Second Billingsgate Woman
1964 A Hard Day's Night as Millie
1961 The Avengers (1 episode) as Olga

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