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Margaret Rutherford

Dame Margaret Taylor Rutherford DBE (11 May 1892 – 22 May 1972) was an English character actress, who first came to prominence following World War II in the film adaptations of Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit, and Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest. She is best-known for her 1960s performances as Miss Marple in several films based loosely on Agatha Christie's novels. Description above from the Wikipedia article Margaret Rutherford, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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May 11, 1892 In Balham, London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Dusty Ermine 1936-12-01
Latest Project:
Movie Truly Miss Marple: The Curious Case of Margaret Rutherford 2012-06-17
Known For
Poster of The Wacky World of Mother Goose
Poster of Murder Ahoy
Poster of Murder Most Foul
Poster of Murder She Said
Movie Truly Miss Marple: The Curious Case of Margaret Rutherford Self (archive footage) 2012-06-17
Movie To See Such Fun Unknown 1977-11-01
Movie A Countess From Hong Kong Miss Gaulswallow 1967-01-05
Movie The Wacky World of Mother Goose Mother Goose (voice) 1967-12-02
Movie Arabella Princess Ilaria 1967-11-29
Movie The Stately Ghosts of England Herself 1965-01-25
Movie The Alphabet Murders Miss Jane Marple (uncredited) 1965-12-26
Movie Chimes at Midnight Mistress Quickly 1965-03-16
Movie Murder Most Foul Miss Jane Marple 1964-03-01
Movie Murder Ahoy Miss Jane Marple 1964-09-22
Movie The Mouse on the Moon Grand Duchess Gloriana XIII 1963-05-07
Movie The V.I.P.s The Duchess of Brighton 1963-09-01
Movie Murder at the Gallop Miss Jane Marple 1963-06-24
Series The Merv Griffin Show Self 1962-10-01
Series Zero One Unknown 1962-10-03
Movie On the Double Lady Vivian 1961-05-19
Movie Murder She Said Miss Jane Marple 1961-09-26
Movie I'm All Right Jack Aunt Dolly 1959-08-18
Movie The Smallest Show on Earth Mrs. Fazackalee 1957-04-09
Movie Just My Luck Mrs. Dooley 1957-11-14
Movie An Alligator Named Daisy Prudence Croquet 1955-12-13
Movie Mad About Men Nurse Carey 1954-11-16
Movie The Runaway Bus Miss Cynthia Beeston 1954-10-23
Movie Aunt Clara Clara Hilton 1954-11-22
Movie Trouble in Store Miss Bacon 1953-01-01
Movie Innocents in Paris Gwladys Inglott 1953-07-22
Movie Curtain Up Catherine Beckwith / Jeremy St. Claire 1952-03-12
Movie The Magic Box Lady Pond 1952-01-01
Movie Castle in the Air Miss Nicholson 1952-06-01
Movie The Importance of Being Earnest Miss Prism 1952-06-02
Movie Miss Robin Hood Miss Honey 1952-11-12
Movie The Happiest Days of Your Life Muriel Whitchurch 1950-03-08
Movie Her Favourite Husband Mrs. Dotherington 1950-09-01
Movie Passport to Pimlico Professor Hatton-Jones 1949-10-26
Movie Miranda Nurse Carey 1948-04-06
Movie Meet Me at Dawn Madame Vernorel 1947-02-17
Movie While the Sun Shines 1947-02-01
Movie Blithe Spirit Madame Arcati 1945-04-05
Movie English Without Tears Lady Christabel Beauclerk 1944-07-28
Movie The Demi-Paradise Rowena Ventnor 1943-11-18
Movie Yellow Canary Mrs. Towcester 1943-12-13
Movie Spring Meeting Aunt Bijou 1941-01-23
Movie Quiet Wedding Second Magistrate 1941-04-19
Movie Beauty and the Barge Mrs. Baldwin 1937-02-07
Movie Catch as Catch Can Maggie Carberry 1937-07-01
Movie Dusty Ermine Evelyn Summers aka Miss Butterby 1936-12-01
Movie Talk of the Devil Unknown 1936-12-09