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Jean Anderson

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jean Anderson (12 December 1907 – 1 April 2001) was an English actress born in Eastbourne, Sussex. She is best remembered for her television roles as hard-faced matriarch Mary Hammond in the 1970s BBC drama The Brothers and as rebellious aristocrat Lady Jocelyn "Joss" Holbrook in the 1980s Second World War series Tenko . She is also notable for playing the role of the Mother in The Railway Children in two separate BBC adaptations in 1951 and 1957. Other TV credits include: Police Surgeon, Maigret, The Odd Man, The Man in Room 17, The Borderers, Paul Temple, Codename, Oil Strike North, Miss Marple, Inspector Morse, Keeping Up Appearances and Hetty Wainthropp Investigates. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jean Anderson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Dec 12, 1907 In Eastbourne, Sussex, England
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Bond Street 1948-05-12
Latest Project:
Movie Endgame 2000-09-10
Known For
Poster of Inspector Morse
Poster of Casualty
Poster of No Hiding Place
Poster of Johnny on the Run
Movie Endgame Nagg 2000-09-10
Movie Aberdeen Kaisa as a child 2000-07-05
Movie Simon Magus Roise 1999-02-17
Series Rebecca Grandma 1997-01-05
Series The Uninvited Unknown 1997-09-25
Movie The Whipping Boy Queen Mum 1994-07-31
Movie Leon The Pig Farmer Mrs Samuels 1993-02-26
Series Doctor Finlay Mrs. Stirling 1993-05-09
Movie Diana: Her True Story Lady Fermoy 1993-04-03
Series Heartbeat Unknown 1992-04-10
Movie The Bogie Man Mrs Napier 1992-12-29
Movie Do Not Disturb Lady Ann 1991-03-17
Series G.B.H. Dr Goldup 1991-06-06
Series Keeping Up Appearances Unknown 1990-10-29
Series Inspector Morse Lady Hinksey 1987-01-06
Series Miss Marple: Sleeping Murder Mrs. Fane 1987-01-11
Series Casualty Jessie Baine 1986-09-06
Movie Screamtime Mildred Hurley 1983-01-01
Series Q.E.D. Unknown 1982-03-23
Series Tenko Unknown 1981-10-22
Movie The Lady Vanishes Baroness 1979-04-30
Movie Dear Parents Unknown 1973-02-09
Series The Brothers Unknown 1972-03-10
Movie The Road Builder Mrs. Millicent McMurtrey 1971-02-25
Series Fathers and Sons Unknown 1971-10-17
Series Codename Unknown 1970-04-07
Movie Half a Sixpence Lady Botting 1967-12-21
Series Lorna Doone Unknown 1963-06-16
Movie The Three Lives of Thomasina Mrs. MacKenzie 1963-12-11
Series Dr. Finlay's Casebook Lady Mary McDowell 1962-08-16
Movie Wuthering Heights Ellen 1962-05-10
Movie Waltz of the Toreadors Agnes 1962-04-12
Movie The Inspector Mrs. Jongman 1962-05-24
Movie Spare the Rod Mrs. Pond 1961-05-23
Series Inspector Maigret Unknown 1960-10-31
Movie SOS Pacific Miss Shaw 1959-06-01
Series Interpol Calling Nun 1959-09-14
Movie Solomon and Sheba Takyan 1959-12-25
Series No Hiding Place Unknown 1959-09-16
Movie Heart of a Child Maria 1958-04-30
Movie Robbery Under Arms Ma Marston 1957-01-10
Movie Lucky Jim Mrs. Welch 1957-09-17
Movie A Town Like Alice Miss Horsefall 1956-03-01
Movie Lease of Life Miss Calthorp 1954-10-18
Movie The Weak and the Wicked Policewoman in Court 1954-02-02
Movie Time Bomb Unknown 1953-02-05
Movie Street Corner Miss Haversham - Store Detective 1953-03-17
Movie The Kidnappers Grandma MacKenzie 1953-12-01
Movie Johnny on the Run Mrs. MacIntyre 1953-06-01
Movie The Brave Don't Cry Mrs. Sloan 1952-08-01
Movie White Corridors Sister Gater 1951-01-12
Movie Life in Her Hands Night Sister 1951-06-01
Series The Railway Children Unknown 1951-02-06
Movie The Franchise Affair Miss Tuff 1951-02-19
Movie Bond Street Dress Shop Assistant 1948-05-12
Movie Elizabeth of Ladymead Unknown 1948-12-22