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Dilys Hamlett (1928–2002)


Dilys Hamlett was born on March 31, 1928 in Tidworth, Hampshire, England. She was an actress and writer, known for BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950), Miss Marple: The Moving Finger (1985) and ITV Play of the Week (1955). She was married to Caspar Wrede. She died on November 7, 2002 in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland. See full bio »

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Known For

BBC Sunday-Night Theatre
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre Anna, Kleshch's Wife / Olga / Sonya / Viola
(1957-1959)
Miss Marple: The Moving Finger
(1985)
ITV Play of the Week
ITV Play of the Week Felisa / Lena / Mrs. Newell / Stella Rayner
(1958-1966)
Hedda Gabler
Hedda Gabler Mrs. Elvsted
(1962)

Filmography

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 2002 Sweet Charity (TV Short)
Mrs. Cooper
 1999 Wives and Daughters (TV Mini-Series)
The Duchess
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... The Duchess
 1996 Hollow Reed
School Nurse
 1994 Pie in the Sky (TV Series)
Purtwee
- A Shot in the Dark (1994) ... Purtwee
 1993 Harnessing Peacocks (TV Movie)
Lucy Duff
 1990 The Fool
Lady Emma
 1989 Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV Series)
Mrs. Scott
- No More Dying Then: Part Three (1989) ... Mrs. Scott
- No More Dying Then: Part One (1989) ... Mrs. Scott
 1988 The Rainbow (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Frankstone
- The Darkness of Paradise (1988) ... Dr. Frankstone
 1987 Three Up Two Down (TV Series)
Florence
- Mirror Mirror on the Wall (1987) ... Florence
 1987 A Dorothy L. Sayers Mystery (TV Series)
Miss Devine
- Gaudy Night: Episode Three (1987) ... Miss Devine
- Gaudy Night: Episode Two (1987) ... Miss Devine
- Gaudy Night: Episode One (1987) ... Miss Devine
 1985 Miss Marple: The Moving Finger (TV Mini-Series)
Maud Calthrop
- Part 2 (1985) ... Maud Calthrop
- Part 1 (1985) ... Maud Calthrop
 1984 Fire at Magilligan (TV Movie)
 1983 Last of the Summer Wine (TV Series)
Lydia
- The Three Astaires (1983) ... Lydia
 1976 Crown Court (TV Series)
Dr. Marion Rogerson
- A World of Difference: Part 1 (1976) ... Dr. Marion Rogerson
 1975 Diagnosis: Murder
Julia Hayward
 1975 The Bananas Boat
Miss Parchment
 1972 Kate (TV Series)
Grace
- Second Time Round (1972) ... Grace
 1971/I In the Devil's Garden
Mrs. Sanford
 1966 The New Inferno (TV Movie documentary)
The Company
 1958-1966 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Mrs. Newell / Stella Rayner / Lena / ...
- Convalescence (1966) ... Mrs. Newell
- Four Days to Fireworks (1965) ... Stella Rayner
- In Search of Happiness (1960) ... Lena
- Montserrat (1958) ... Felisa
 1964 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Clare Orton
- Women in Crisis #3: My Grandmother (1964) ... Clare Orton
 1963 Festival (TV Series)
Rita Allmers
- Little Eyolf (1963) ... Rita Allmers
 1963 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Julia Turner
- Drama '63: Question of Guilt (1963) ... Julia Turner
 1963 The Barber of Stamford Hill
Mother (uncredited)
 1962 Hedda Gabler (TV Movie)
Mrs. Elvsted
 1962 Mix Me a Person
Doris
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Helene Mariotte
- Twentieth Century Theatre: The Assassin (1960) ... Helene Mariotte
 1957-1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Olga / Anna, Kleshch's Wife / Viola / ...
- Crime Passionnel (1959) ... Olga
- The Lower Depths (1958) ... Anna, Kleshch's Wife
- Twelfth Night (II) (1957) ... Viola
- Uncle Vanya (1957) ... Sonya
 1959 World Theatre (TV Mini-Series)
Agnes / Julie
- Brand (1959) ... Agnes
- Danton's Death (1959) ... Julie
 1958 The Common Room (TV Series)
Miss Thomas
- Love in the Library (1958) ... Miss Thomas
- The Ace of Spades (1958) ... Miss Thomas
- A Dramatic Situation (1958) ... Miss Thomas
- A Sort of Coward (1958) ... Miss Thomas
- The Traveller (1958) ... Miss Thomas
 1958 Television World Theatre (TV Series)
Cassandra
- Women of Troy (1958) ... Cassandra
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Personal Details

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She acted in Edmund Rostand's play, "Cyrano De Bergerac," at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London, England with Robert Lindsay, Richard O'Callaghan, Julian Curry, Rebecca Charles, James Staddon, Rob Jarvis, Gary Cady, Guy Masterson, and David Shaw Parker in the cast. Elijah Mohinsky was director. See more »
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Sister-in-law of Nuala Willis and John Rawnsley.

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