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Anne Heywood

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Anne Heywood (born 11 December 1932) is a British film actress. Born as Violet Pretty in Handsworth, Birmingham, England, she won the Miss Great Britain title under her real name in 1950, At one time she was the personal assistant of Radio's Talent Spotter Carroll Levis, a show which toured the countries main Theatres throughout Great Britain. later she also attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. She began acting in films in the early 1950s, first in supporting roles but gradually evolving into a leading lady. One of her more prominent film roles was in a film adaptation of a D. H. Lawrence novel, The Fox, co-starring Sandy Dennis, made in 1967, which caused controversy at the time due to its lesbian themes. In the 1970s, she appeared in several giallo-type thrillers made in Italy. Her career declined in the 1980s. Her penultimate role was on the United States television series The Equalizer, which starred actor Edward Woodward, in 1988 as Manon Brevard Marcel. The following year she appeared in a television movie, Memories of Manon, based on this same character. After this role she retired. She resides in California. Description above from the Wikipedia article Anne Heywood, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Dec 11, 1932 In Birmingham, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Lady Godiva Rides Again 1951-10-25
Latest Project:
Movie Memories of Manon 1989-02-13
Known For
Poster of Memories of Manon
Poster of The Equalizer
Poster of Love Under the Elms
Poster of Violent Playground
Movie Memories of Manon Manon Brevard Marcel 1989-02-13
Series The Equalizer Manon Brevard Marcel 1985-09-18
Movie What Waits Below Frieda Shelley 1984-11-19
Movie Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff Evelyn Wyckoff 1979-04-13
Movie Ring of Darkness Carlotta Rhodes 1979-10-29
Movie Love Under the Elms Unknown 1975-09-08
Movie The Nun and the Devil Mother Giulia 1973-01-25
Movie Trader Horn Nicole Mercer 1973-06-01
Movie The Killer Is on the Phone Eleanor Loraine 1972-10-06
Movie I Want What I Want Roy / Wendy 1972-02-25
Movie The Lady of Monza Virginia de Leyva 1969-02-26
Movie The Chairman Kay Hanna 1969-06-25
Movie Midas Run Sylvia Giroux 1969-05-07
Series The Dick Cavett Show Herself - Guest 1968-06-06
Movie The Fox Ellen March 1967-12-13
Movie Ninety Degrees in the Shade Alena 1965-06-01
Movie The Very Edge Tracey Lawrence 1963-04-30
Movie The Brain Anna Holt 1962-09-05
Movie Petticoat Pirates Chief Oficer Anne Stevens 1961-11-01
Movie A Terrible Beauty Neeve Donnelly 1960-06-17
Movie Carthage in Flames Fulvia 1960-01-28
Movie Upstairs and Downstairs Kate Barry 1959-11-02
Movie Violent Playground Cathie 1958-01-14
Movie Floods of Fear Elizabeth Matthews 1958-11-18
Movie Dangerous Exile Glynis 1957-12-12
Movie Doctor at Large Emerald 1957-03-26
Movie The Depraved Laura Wilton 1957-11-01
Movie Find the Lady Receptionist 1956-10-01
Movie Checkpoint Gabriela 1956-12-25
Movie Lady Godiva Rides Again Dorothy Marlowe 1951-10-25