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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 ...
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MILESTONES

1927:
Made stage debut, "His Wife's Children"
1928:
Made London West End debut, "The Tragic Muse"
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Became a member of the Oxford Repertory Company
1937:
Made feature film debut, "Love From a Stranger"
1947:
Early TV appearance in the BBC production "Busman's Honeymoon", a Lord Peter Wimsey mystery
1948:
First collaboration with the Boulting brothers, "The Guinea Pig"
1957:
Began appearing in the "Carry On . . ." film series
1957:
Had regular role of the receptionist on the BBC half-hour drama "The Royalty", set in a hotel
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Co-starred in the British comedy series "Our Man at St Mark's", playing the housekeeper to a county vicar
1967:
Earned praise for her stage role in "A Day in the Death of Joe Egg"
1970:
Appeared in the feature film version of "A Day in the Day of Joe Egg" (released theatrically in 1972)
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Broadway debut, "Bedroom Farce"; won Tony Award
1982:
Played Miss Haversham in TV remake of "Great Expectations" (aired in USA on The Entertainment Channel)
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Appeared as Agatha Christie's fictional detective Miss Jane Marple in a series of TV adaptations; aired in the USA from 1986-1989
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Reprised role of Miss Marple in made-for-TV movies (aired in USA on A&E in 1990-1993)
1992:
Announced retirement from acting
1993:
Final film, "Century", directed by Stephen Poliakoff

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