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Eileen Essell (born in London on October 8, 1922) is an English actress noted in part for the age at which she began her screen acting career.

Although she acted on the stage for 13 years in the 1940s and 50s, her first screen performance was in her late 70s, in an episode of Doctors, and has since appeared in many other TV programmes, including The Bill, Doc Martin, Holby City, Hustle, Casualty, Ideal and Sensitive Skin.

On film she appeared in Finding Neverland (2004), Ali G Indahouse (2002), The Producers (2005), and as Grandma Josephine in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005).

Description above from the Wikipedia article Eileen Essell, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Eileen Essell (born in London on October 8, 1922) is an English actress noted in part for the age at which she began her screen acting career.

Although she acted on the stage for 13 years in the 1940s and 50s, her first screen performance was in her late 70s, in an episode of Doctors, and has since appeared in many other TV programmes, including The Bill, Doc Martin, Holby City, Hustle, Casualty, Ideal and Sensitive Skin.

On film she appeared in Finding Neverland (2004), Ali G Indahouse (2002), The Producers (2005), and as Grandma Josephine in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005).

Description above from the Wikipedia article Eileen Essell, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 11

Birthday 1922-10-08

Day of Death 2015-02-15

Place of Birth London

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2009 Law & Order: UK (1 episode)
2009 Demons (The Last Van Helsing) (1 episode)
2006 Torchwood (1 episode)
2006 Feel the Force (1 episode)
2005 The Producers as Hold Me-Touch Me
2005 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory as Grandma Josephine
2005 Ideal (1 episode) as Mrs Coneybear
2004 Finding Neverland as Mrs. Snow
2003 Duplex as Mrs. Connelly
2002 Ali G Indahouse as Mrs. Hugh
2002 Strange (1 episode)

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