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Dame Thora Hird, DBE (28 May 1911 – 15 March 2003) was an English actress and comedian of stage and screen, presenter and writer. In a career spanning over 70 years, she appeared in more than 100 film and television roles, becoming a household name and a British institution.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Dame Thora Hird, DBE (28 May 1911 – 15 March 2003) was an English actress and comedian of stage and screen, presenter and writer. In a career spanning over 70 years, she appeared in more than 100 film and television roles, becoming a household name and a British institution.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 83

Birthday 1911-05-28

Day of Death 2003-03-15

Place of Birth Morecambe, Lancashire, England, UK

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Also Known As

  • Dame Thora Hird

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1999 Lost for Words as Annie Longden
1999 Julie and the Cadillacs as Julie's grandmother
1998 Talking Heads 2
1994 Pat and Margaret
1993 Wide Eyed and Legless as Deric's Mother
1993 Goggle Eyes (4 episodes) as Mrs Harrington
1992 Memento Mori as Jean Taylor
1992 Heartbeat (1 episode)
1988 Talking Heads
1988 Consuming Passions as Mrs. Gordon
1983 Hallelujah! (23 episodes)
1983 ITV Christmas Comedy (15 episodes)
1982 Say Something Happened as Elizabeth Mary Rhodes
1982 Intensive Care as Aunty Kitty
1979 Afternoon Off as Mrs Beevers
1979 Blankety Blank (1 episode)
1978 Me! I'm Afraid of Virginia Woolf as Mrs. Hopkins
1973 Last of the Summer Wine (153 episodes) as Edith "Edie" Pegden
1972 The Villa Maroc as Doris
1971 The Nightcomers as Mrs. Grose
1971 The Foxtrot as Gwen
1970 Play for Today (3 episodes)
1970 Some Will, Some Won't as Agnes Russell
1969 In Loving Memory (36 episodes)
1968 The First Lady (54 episodes)
1965 Play of the Month (1 episode)
1964 Rattle of a Simple Man as Mrs. Winthram
1963 Meet the Wife (38 episodes)
1963 Bitter Harvest as Mrs. Jessup
1962 Term of Trial as Mrs. Taylor
1962 A Kind of Loving as Mrs. Rothwell
1962 Z-Cars (1 episode)
1960 The Entertainer as Mrs. Ada Lapford
1958 Further Up the Creek as Mrs. Galloway
1957 These Dangerous Years as Mrs Larkin
1957 The Good Companions as Mrs Oakroyd
1956 Home and Away as Margie Groves
1956 Blonde Bait as 'Granny' Ramsey
1956 Lost as Kelly's landlady
1956 Sailor Beware as Mrs Lack
1955 Simon and Laura as Jessie
1955 The Adventures of Robin Hood (1 episode)
1955 Tiger by the Tail as Mary
1955 The Quatermass Xperiment as Rosemary 'Rosie' Elizabeth Wrigley
1955 The Love Match as Sal Brown
1955 One Good Turn as Cook
1955 Women Without Men as Gran' Rafferty
1954 For Better, for Worse as Mrs. Doyle
1954 Don't Blame the Stork as Agnes O'Connor
1953 A Day to Remember as Mrs. Trott
1953 Background as Mrs. Humphries
1953 Personal Affair as Mrs. Usher
1953 Turn the Key Softly as Mrs. Rowan, landlady
1953 Street Corner as Mrs. Perkins
1953 The Long Memory as Mrs Pewsey
1953 The Great Game as Miss Rawlings
1952 The Big Frame as Hotel Maid
1952 Time, Gentlemen, Please! as Alice Crouch
1952 Emergency Call as Mrs. Cornelius
1952 The Frightened Man as Vera
1951 The Magic Box as Doctor's Housekeeper
1950 The Magnet as Nanny's friend
1950 Once a Sinner as Mrs. James
1949 The Cure for Love as Mrs. Dorbell
1949 Madness of the Heart as Rosa
1949 Boys in Brown as Mrs. Knowles
1949 Conspirator as Broaders
1949 Maytime in Mayfair as Janet
1949 A Boy, a Girl and a Bike as Mrs. Bates
1949 Once a Jolly Swagman as Ma Fox
1949 Fools Rush In as Mrs. Coot
1948 Portrait from Life as Mrs. Skinner
1948 The Weaker Sex as Mrs. Gaye
1948 The Blind Goddess as Derek's Charwoman
1948 Corridor of Mirrors as Visitor in Tussauds
1948 My Brother Jonathan as Ada
1947 The Courtneys of Curzon Street as Maud
1944 Two Thousand Women as Mrs. Burtshaw
1944 The Lodger as First Murder Victim Katie (uncredited)
1942 Went the Day Well? as Ivy
1942 The Next of Kin as ATS drover with puncture
1942 The Black Sheep of Whitehall as Joyce
1942 Go to Blazes as Elsie

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