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Thora Hird

Dame Thora Hird, DBE 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.


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Born:
May 28, 1911 In Morecambe, Lancashire, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
87
First Appeared:
In the movie Go to Blazes 1942-01-01
Latest Project:
Movie Lost for Words 1999-01-03
Known For
Poster of Last of the Summer Wine
Poster of Play for Today
Poster of Meet the Wife
Poster of Z-Cars
Filmography
Movie Julie and the Cadillacs Julie's grandmother 1999-01-01
Movie Lost for Words Annie Longden 1999-01-03
Movie Talking Heads 2 Unknown 1998-10-06
Movie Pat and Margaret Jim's Mother 1994-09-11
Series Goggle Eyes Mrs Harrington 1993-03-24
Movie Wide-Eyed and Legless Deric's Mother 1993-09-05
Movie Memento Mori Jean Taylor 1992-04-19
Series Heartbeat Unknown 1992-04-10
Movie The Tale of Little Pig Robinson Old Betsy 1990-12-26
Movie Consuming Passions Mrs. Gordon 1988-04-06
Movie Talking Heads Unknown 1988-04-19
Series ITV Christmas Comedy 1983-04-23
Series Hallelujah! 1983-04-29
Movie Intensive Care Aunty Kitty 1982-11-09
Series Objects of Affection Elizabeth Mary Rhodes 1982-11-12
Series Blankety Blank Unknown 1979-01-18
Movie Afternoon Off Mrs Beevers 1979-02-03
Movie Me! I'm Afraid of Virginia Woolf Mrs. Hopkins 1978-12-02
Movie The Mayor's Charity Olive Major 1977-11-29
Series Last of the Summer Wine Herself (archive footage) 1973-01-04
Movie The Villa Maroc Doris 1972-02-17
Movie The Foxtrot Gwen 1971-04-29
Movie The Nightcomers Mrs. Grose 1971-08-30
Movie Some Will, Some Won't Agnes Russell 1970-04-01
Series Play for Today Unknown 1970-10-15
Series In Loving Memory 1969-11-04
Series The First Lady Unknown 1968-04-07
Series Play of the Month Unknown 1965-10-19
Movie Rattle of a Simple Man Mrs. Winthram 1964-12-20
Movie Bitter Harvest Mrs. Jessup 1963-03-08
Series Meet the Wife 1963-12-28
Movie A Kind of Loving Mrs. Rothwell 1962-04-12
Series Z-Cars Unknown 1962-01-02
Movie Term of Trial Mrs. Taylor 1962-08-16
Movie The Entertainer Mrs. Ada Lapford 1960-07-25
Movie A Clean Sweep Vera Watson 1958-01-01
Movie Further Up the Creek Mrs. Galloway 1958-10-28
Movie The Good Companions Mrs Oakroyd 1957-04-22
Movie These Dangerous Years Mrs. Ada Larkin 1957-07-03
Movie Lost Kelly's landlady 1956-01-31
Movie Blonde Bait 'Granny' Ramsey 1956-04-01
Movie Home and Away Margie Groves 1956-09-04
Movie Women Without Men Gran' Rafferty 1956-06-01
Movie The Love Match Sal Brown 1955-02-01
Movie Sailor Beware Mrs Lack 1955-06-06
Movie One Good Turn Cook 1955-01-01
Movie Simon and Laura Jessie 1955-11-02
Movie The Quatermass Xperiment Rosemary 'Rosie' Elizabeth Wrigley 1955-08-26
Series The Adventures of Robin Hood Unknown 1955-09-26
Movie Tiger by the Tail Mary 1955-09-19
Movie Don't Blame the Stork Agnes O'Connor 1954-01-01
Movie For Better, for Worse Mrs. Doyle 1954-06-20
Movie Street Corner Mrs. Perkins 1953-03-17
Movie The Long Memory Mrs Pewsey 1953-01-23
Movie Turn the Key Softly Mrs. Rowan, landlady 1953-04-29
Movie The Great Game Miss Rawlings 1953-01-01
Movie Personal Affair Mrs. Usher 1953-10-20
Movie A Day to Remember Mrs. Trott 1953-11-10
Movie Background Mrs. Humphries 1953-11-09
Movie Emergency Call Mrs. Cornelius 1952-05-19
Movie The Frightened Man Vera 1952-03-01
Movie Time, Gentlemen, Please! Alice Crouch 1952-07-01
Movie The Big Frame Hotel Maid 1952-09-01
Movie The Magic Box Doctor's Housekeeper 1951-01-01
Movie Once a Sinner Mrs. James 1950-07-01
Movie The Magnet Nanny's friend 1950-10-01
Movie A Boy, a Girl and a Bike Mrs. Bates 1949-05-23
Movie Once a Jolly Swagman Ma Fox 1949-02-02
Movie Fools Rush In Mrs. Coot 1949-01-01
Movie Maytime in Mayfair Janet 1949-05-24
Movie The Cure for Love Mrs. Dorbell 1949-12-29
Movie Conspirator Broaders 1949-07-28
Movie Madness of the Heart Rosa 1949-12-20
Movie Boys in Brown Mrs. Knowles 1949-12-01
Movie Corridor of Mirrors Visitor in Tussauds 1948-07-24
Movie The Blind Goddess Derek's Charwoman 1948-09-14
Movie My Brother Jonathan Ada 1948-02-05
Movie The Weaker Sex Mrs. Gaye 1948-10-11
Movie Portrait from Life Mrs. Skinner 1948-12-15
Movie The Courtneys of Curzon Street Maud 1947-04-11
Movie The Lodger First Murder Victim Katie (uncredited) 1944-01-19
Movie Two Thousand Women Mrs. Burtshaw 1944-11-06
Movie Go to Blazes Elsie 1942-01-01
Movie The Black Sheep of Whitehall Joyce 1942-02-23
Movie The Foreman Went to France Barmaid 1942-06-22
Movie Went the Day Well? Ivy 1942-12-07
Movie The Next of Kin ATS drover with puncture 1942-06-15