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Joan Hickson

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Agatha... Joan Hickson ('the reincarnation of Miss Marple' - Sunday Telegraph, London)... more info $29.95was $44.98 Buy Now

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Also Known As: Died: October 17, 1998
Born: August 5, 1906 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Northampton, England, GB Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Century (1993) as Mrs Whitweather
Turn-of-the-century love story centered around a young doctor and the emergence of modern science.
King of the Wind (1990) as Duchess Of Marlborough
The story of a young Arab boy named Akba whose master allows him to raise an Arabian colt, Sham, after its mother dies. The boy and the horse are traded and sold many times. Eventually, they move to England where they live with an earl who would like one of his horses to win the famous Newmarket Rac
Clockwise (1986)
Wicked Lady, The (1983)
Set in 17th-century England, a noblewoman moonlights as a highway robber.
Yanks (1979)
One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing (1975)
A group of spies hide a microfilm inside a dinosaur in The British Museum. Some children enroll a group of nannies to thwart the spies and Save England !!
Confessions of a Window Cleaner (1974) as Mrs Radlett
Robin Askwith, Anthony Booth, Sheila White, Dandy Nichols, Bill Maynard, Linda Hayden, John LeMesurier. An apprentice window washer gets an eyeful peeking in on a French maid, a nymphomaniac, a frustrated schoolteacher, a stripper, and a lesbian. Val Guest (EXPRESSO BONGO) directed this leering British sex comedy.
Theatre Of Blood (1973) as Mrs Sprout
Using deaths from Shakespeare''''s plays, an actor takes revenge on the critics who panned his work.
A Day in the Death of Joe Egg (1972) as Grace
A couple uses extremely black comedy to survive taking care of a daughter who is nearly completely brain dead. They take turns doing the daughter's voice and stare into the eyes of death and emotional trauma with a humor that hides their pain.
Friends (1971)
A lonely English boy meets a French girl in Paris.
Carry on Loving (1970) as Mrs Grubb
The Wedded Bliss computer dating agency aims to bring together the lonely hearts of Much-Snoggin-in-the-Green. Its owner, Sidney Bliss, has enough complications in his own love life, but still produces a pamphlet called "The Wit to Woo". The strange collection of hopefuls lead to some outlandish matches, and jealousies are bound to lead to trouble.
Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter (1968) as Landlady
Herman''''s Hermits travel to England for a high-stakes greyhound race.
The Secret of My Success (1965) as Mrs. Pringle
A young innocent becomes the prey for a series of devious, if unlucky females.
In the Doghouse (1964) as Miss Gibbs
Carry On Regardless (1963) as Matron
An employment agency places its bumbling workers in a series of unorthodox positions.
Nurse on Wheels (1963) as Mrs. Wood
A young woman moves with her scatterbrain mother to a country village to take up her first job as District Nurse.
Heavens Above! (1963) as Garrulous housewife
A priest who always speaks the truth shocks his conservative parishioners.
Roommates (1962) as Mrs. Bostwick
Music students try to help each other academically and financially while sharing quarters in London.
I Thank a Fool (1962) as Landlady
A woman once convicted of euthanasia gets a job caring for her prosecutor's wife.
Carry On Constable (1961) as Mrs. May
A flu epidemic forces a police sergeant to take on four bumbling newcomers.
Murder She Said (1961) as Mrs. Kidder
When nobody will believe she witnessed a murder, elderly sleuth Miss Marple takes a job as a maid to ferret out clues.
Beware of Children (1961) as Cook
39 Steps, The (1959) as Miss Dobson
When a strange young woman is stabbed to death in his flat, Kenneth More finds himself involved in a mysterious adventure involving espionage and murder. Before her death the girl tells him that she is a secret agent and gives him all the clues she knows about a spy organization seeking to smuggle s
Carry On Nurse (1959)
Patients in a surgical ward rebel against the tyrannical head nurse.
Law and Disorder (1958) as Aunt Florence
Happy Is the Bride (1958) as Mrs Bowles
In a quiet summer corner of Wiltshire that is forever England, David and Janet decide to tie the knot. Unfortunately this is the cue for everyone else to take over proceedings, to the dismay of the couple and the increasing despair of Janet's father. One way or another the wedding - if there is one - is going to be an unforgettable occasion.
All at Sea (1958) as Mrs. Kent
When he''''s stricken with seasickness, the last of a family of sailors takes charge of a decaying amusement pier.
Carry On, Admiral (1957)
Two friends get drunk and decide to switch identities. One is a public relations executive and the other is a captain of a ship. His lack of sea knowledge causes several catastrophes.
As Long as They're Happy (1957)
An American pop sensation invades a London stockbroker''''s home.
The Man Who Never Was (1956) as Landlady
British Intelligence during World War II is trying to get the German High Command to shift it's forces away from Italy prior to the invasion. To create the illusion of a plan for England to invade Greece a dead body is to be procured, allowed to be found with secret papers on him by Spanish authorities who will send the papers on to the Germans, or that's the plan. First they have to find a body that will look drowned, and create an identity for him that will pass the examination of the German agent who is sure to check him out. Based on a true story.
Cash on Delivery (1956) as Tavern owner's wife
Under a complicated bequest from her uncle, Myrtle stands to inherit $2,000,000 if her ex-husband doesn't have any male heirs on the way, else he gets the cash. She journies from New York to England, and finally tracks him down with his heavily pregnant new wife. Should she try and woo him back or challenge the legality of the new marriage?
The Last Man to Hang (1956) as Lucy's mother
A man is put on trial for the alleged murder of his wife.
Simon and Laura (1956) as Barmaid
In the 1950's days of only BBC television, a wet-behind-the-ears producer has the idea of basing a family drama series on a real-life happily married actor couple. Unfortunately he chooses the Fosters, who need the money and so do the show. Actors they may be, but happily married they most surely are not.
Dance Little Lady (1955) as Mrs. Matthews
A sleazy gangster has a gang of young girls commit robberies and prostitution for him by getting them hooked on drugs.
Woman For Joe, The (1955)
The owner of some circus fairground attractions buys a midget to try and improve his luck. The move is a success and the small lad starts to help run the expanding shows. Problems start when he falls for a more normal size young Hungarian singer who then joins the circus.
Doctor in the House (1955)
A medical student tries to balance partying with healing the sick.
Doctor at Sea (1955)
Dr Sparrow is assigned to a naval ship with only two women aboard.
Time To Kill, A (1955)
An Italian officer, after accidentally wounding a native girl, then killing her, begins to fear that she's infected him with leprosy.
Value For Money (1955)
A young man from Yorkshire inherits a sizeable legacy from his millionaire father. He decides to try the nightlife of London and meets a young girl performing in a nightclub. She intends to take him for all he's got and he's quite happy to be taken.
Heat Wave (1954) as Mrs. Hardcastle
A blonde bombshell enlists an American writer to help kill her wealthy husband.
Man with a Million (1954) as Restaurant proprietor's wife
On a bet, a man tries to see how much he can get without breaking a million-pound bank note.
Shoot First (1953) as Woman station announcer
American officer in England confronts spies and accusations of murder.
Sailor of the King (1953) as Mrs. Godliman
A British naval officer has a brief affair with a woman in England and never knows that she bears him a son. 20 years later the boy is on a ship under his command when he is tracking a German Raider. When the boy is captured after his ship is sunk, he finds a way to slow the German's progress while a lethal hunt for him goes on.
The Magic Box (1951)
A successful photographer becomes obsessed with inventing a motion picture projector.
Seven Days to Noon (1950) as Mrs Pecket
A scientist threatens to detonate a nuclear warhead if the nation will not halt arms research.
Guinea Pig, The (1948) as Mrs Read
A tobacconist's son wins a place at a posh public school.
Love from a Stranger (1937) as Emmy
Carol wins the lottery, but unfortunately her sudden wealth leads to a disagreement with her fiancé Ronald, and the two break up. Carol quickly falls in love with the romantic and mysterious Gerald, and marries him despite the warnings of her friends. It is not long before Carol begins to see that Gerald is disturbed and perhaps even dangerous, and she soon realizes that she is in great peril.
The Man Who Could Work Miracles (1937) as Effie
An ordinary man discovers he can make anything happen just by saying it.

Cast (special)

Life of Agatha Christie, The (1990) as Narration
A documentary commemorating the 100th anniversary of the mystery novelist Agatha Christie. Interviews are intercut with dramatized scenes to relate the story of Christie's life and works.
Miss Marple: A Caribbean Mystery (1990)
A two-part television drama about Agatha Christie's deceptively frail detective Jane Marple, who finds herself bored with life among the idle rich on a resort hideaway in the Caribbean. When a certain Major Palgrave is found murdered, she fears she may have difficulty pointing the police in the righ
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple, Series IV (1989)
The fourth series of stories from the case log of Agatha Christie's elderly, inquisitive sleuth, Miss Marple. "Murder at the Vicarage" -- Miss Marple finds clues pointing to six people who might have wanted to kill old Colonel Protheroe, with a series of false confessions creating an embarrassment
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple, Series I (1986)
The first series of stories adapted from mystery novels by Agatha Christie, featuring her renowned sleuth, Miss Jane Marple.
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple, Series II (1986)
The second series of stories featuring Agatha Christie's diminutive elderly detective, Miss Jane Marple. In "A Pocketful of Rye," Miss Marple solves the murder of a prominent London financier who is found murdered in his office with a handful of rye in his pocket, with no member of his family or st
Why Didn't They Ask Evans? (1981)
A stylish television adaptation of the 1935 whodunit by Agatha Christie. The story follows the efforts of two people, Lady Frances Derwent, and her foil, Bobby Jones, as they attempt to solve the death of a man whose last words to them are "Why didn't they ask Evans?"

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

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