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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Thora Janette Scott (born 14 December 1938) is an English actress. She was born in Morecambe, England. She is the daughter of actors Jimmy Scott and Thora Hird. She started her acting career as a child actress, known as Janette Scott, and became a popular leading lady. Among her best known roles was as April Smith in the 1960 film School for Scoundrels, based on the "One-upmanship" books by Stephen Potter, in which Ian Carmichael and Terry-Thomas competed for her attention. Scott wrote her autobiography at the age of 14. Her role in the film The Day of the Triffids is referenced in the opening song of The Rocky Horror Show ("Science Fiction/Double Feature") which made references to many B-movie sci-fi and horror films.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Thora Janette Scott (born 14 December 1938) is an English actress. She was born in Morecambe, England. She is the daughter of actors Jimmy Scott and Thora Hird. She started her acting career as a child actress, known as Janette Scott, and became a popular leading lady. Among her best known roles was as April Smith in the 1960 film School for Scoundrels, based on the "One-upmanship" books by Stephen Potter, in which Ian Carmichael and Terry-Thomas competed for her attention. Scott wrote her autobiography at the age of 14. Her role in the film The Day of the Triffids is referenced in the opening song of The Rocky Horror Show ("Science Fiction/Double Feature") which made references to many B-movie sci-fi and horror films.

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

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 24

Birthday 1938-12-14

Place of Birth Morecambe, Lancashire, England, UK

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2008 How to Lose Friends & Alienate People as Sidney's Mother
1967 Bikini Paradise as Rachel
1965 Crack in the World as Dr. Maggie Sorenson
1964 The Beauty Jungle as Shirley
1963 The Old Dark House as Cecily Femm
1963 Burke's Law (1 episode)
1963 Siege of the Saxons as Princess Katherine
1963 Paranoiac as Eleanor Ashby
1962 The Day of the Triffids as Karen Goodwin
1962 Two and Two Make Six
1961 Double Bunk as Peggy Goddard
1960 School for Scoundrels as April Smith
1959 The Devil's Disciple as Judith Anderson
1959 The Lady is a Square as Joanna Baring
1958 Happy Is the Bride as Janet Royd
1957 The Good Companions as Susie Dean
1956 Now and Forever as Janette Grant
1956 Helen of Troy as Cassandra
1955 As Long as They're Happy as Gwen Bentley
1953 Background as Jess Lomax
1951 No Highway in the Sky as Elspeth Honey
1951 The Galloping Major as Susan Hill
1950 No Place for Jennifer as Jennifer Parry
1949 Conspirator as Toby

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