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Janette Scott

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Thora Janette Scott (born 14 December 1938) is an English actress. She was born in Morecambe, England. She is the daughter of actors Jimmy Scott and Thora Hird. She started her acting career as a child actress, known as Janette Scott, and became a popular leading lady. Among her best known roles was as April Smith in the 1960 film School for Scoundrels, based on the "One-upmanship" books by Stephen Potter, in which Ian Carmichael and Terry-Thomas competed for her attention. Scott wrote her autobiography at the age of 14. Her role in the film The Day of the Triffids is referenced in the opening song of The Rocky Horror Show ("Science Fiction/Double Feature") which made references to many B-movie sci-fi and horror films. Description above from the Wikipedia article Janette Scott, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Dec 14, 1938 In Morecambe, Lancashire, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
29
First Appeared:
In the movie The Lamp Still Burns 1943-11-29
Latest Project:
Movie Peter Sellers: A State of Comic Ecstasy 2020-05-09
Known For
Poster of Last of the Summer Wine
Poster of Crack in the World
Poster of Burke's Law
Poster of The Lady is a Square
Filmography
Movie Peter Sellers: A State of Comic Ecstasy Self 2020-05-09
Movie How to Lose Friends & Alienate People Sidney's Mother 2008-10-02
Series Last of the Summer Wine Cameo (uncredited) 1973-01-04
Movie Bikini Paradise Rachel 1967-05-03
Movie Crack in the World Dr. Maggie Sorenson 1965-04-15
Movie The Beauty Jungle Shirley Freeman 1964-08-25
Movie Paranoiac Eleanor Ashby 1963-01-07
Movie Siege of the Saxons Princess Katherine 1963-07-01
Movie The Old Dark House Cecily Femm 1963-10-30
Series Burke's Law Unknown 1963-09-20
Movie Two and Two Make Six Irene 1962-05-01
Movie The Day of the Triffids Karen Goodwin 1962-07-05
Movie His and Hers Fran Blake 1961-01-01
Movie Double Bunk Peggy Goddard 1961-05-06
Movie School for Scoundrels April Smith 1960-03-24
Movie The Lady is a Square Joanna Baring 1959-02-03
Movie The Devil's Disciple Judith Anderson 1959-08-20
Movie Happy Is the Bride Janet Royd 1958-03-04
Movie The Good Companions Susie Dean 1957-04-22
Movie Helen of Troy Cassandra 1956-01-26
Movie Now and Forever Janette Grant 1956-09-10
Movie As Long as They're Happy Gwen Bentley 1955-03-15
Movie Background Jess Lomax 1953-11-09
Movie The Magic Box Ethel Friese-Greene 1952-01-01
Movie The Galloping Major Susan Hill 1951-05-07
Movie No Highway Elspeth Honey 1951-06-28
Movie No Place for Jennifer Jennifer Parry 1950-01-17
Movie Conspirator Toby 1949-07-28
Movie The Lamp Still Burns (uncredited) 1943-11-29