Coral Browne (1913–1991)

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Australian actress who worked primarily in Britain and specialized in superior, upper-crust sorts. Browne began her stage career in Melbourne but moved to England at the age of 21 and quickly brightened the West End with her sharp delivery and stylish sense of comedy. Her film appearances were sporadic, though she made several pictures memorable ... See full bio »

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Dreamchild Alice Hargreaves
The Ruling Class Lady Claire
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 1987 Sparky's Magic Piano (Video) (voice)
 1985 Dreamchild
Alice Hargreaves
 1984 American Dreamer
Margaret McMann
 1983 An Englishman Abroad (TV Movie)
Coral Browne
 1982 Eleanor, First Lady of the World (TV Movie)
Lady Reading
 1980 Xanadu
Heavenly Voice - Female (voice)
 1979 Time Express (TV Series)
Maggie Winters / Margaret Winters
- The Boxer/Death (1979) ... Maggie Winters
- Rodeo/Cop (1979) ... Margaret Winters
- The Copy-Writer/The Figure Skater (1979) ... Maggie Winters
- Garbage Man/Doctor's Wife (1979) ... Maggie Winters
 1975 The Drowning Pool
Olivia Devereaux
 1969-1974 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Lady Bracknell / Mrs. Erlynne / Donna Lucia D'Alvadorez
- The Importance of Being Earnest (1974) ... Lady Bracknell
- Lady Windermere's Fan (1972) ... Mrs. Erlynne
- Charley's Aunt (1969) ... Donna Lucia D'Alvadorez
 1973 Theater of Blood
Chloe Moon
 1972 Stage 2 (TV Series)
Mrs. Warren
- Mrs. Warren's Profession (1972) ... Mrs. Warren
 1972 The Ruling Class
Lady Claire
 1968 The Killing of Sister George
Mercy Croft
 1968 The Legend of Lylah Clare
Molly Luther
 1967 The Night of the Generals
Eleanore von Seidlitz-Gabler
 1963 Dr. Crippen
Belle Elmore
 1963 Tamahine
Madame Becque
 1962 Go to Blazes
 1958 Auntie Mame
Vera Charles
 1956 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Bess Trent
- Castle in the Air (1956) ... Bess Trent
 1956 London Playhouse (TV Series)
Amanda Pinkerton
- The Guv'nor (1956) ... Amanda Pinkerton
 1955 Simon and Laura (TV Movie)
Laura Foster
 1954 Twist of Fate
 1952 Affairs of State (TV Movie)
 1947 Katy's Love Affair
 1946 Piccadilly Incident
Virginia Pearson
 1940 To Hell with Hitler
 1939 The Nursemaid Who Disappeared
Mabel Barnes
 1939 Footsteps in the Sand
Lily James
 1938 Yellow Sands
Emma Copplestone
 1938 We're Going to Be Rich
 1936 Guilty Melody
 1936 The Amateur Gentleman
Pauline Darville
 1935 Charing Cross Road
Lady Ruston
 1935 Line Engaged
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She acted in the Old Vic Theatre season at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with John Neville, Judi Dench, Tom Courtenay, Barbara Jefford, Derek Godfrey, Joyce Redman, Frankie Howerd, Harry Andrews, John Gielgud, Edith Evans, Paul Daneman, Paul Rogers, Robert Helpmann, Keith Michell, and Moira Shearer in the cast. Michael... See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | 1 Pictorial | See more »

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"I married Vincent Price very late in both our lives. It was chiefly because, even if Vincent can be a bit moody and frightening at times, loneliness is even more frightful. Without a husband, even an actress doesn't get invited out much". See more »


She was awarded the 1977 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Distinguished Performance in a Supporting Role for "The Importance of Being Earnest" at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California. See more »

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