Dandy Nichols

Dandy Nichols

  • Born on
    • May 21st, 1907
  • Died on
    • February 6th, 1986
From Wikipedia Dandy Nichols (21 May 1907 – 6 February 1986) was an English actress most noted for her role as Else Garnett, the long-suffering wife of the racially bigoted and misogynistic character Alf Garnett in the BBC sitcom Till Death Us Do Part. She appeared in numerous films, which included Carry On Doctor, Ladies Who Do, The Holly and the Ivy, The Vikings, the Beatles' film Help!, Georgy Girl, Doctor in Clover, The Birthday Party, The Bed Sitting Room, O Lucky Man!, Confessions of a Window Cleaner and Britannia Hospital amongst others. After finding fame in Till Death Do Us Part, Nichols found work in television, notably playing opposite Alastair Sim in William Trevor's production of The Generals Day. She made appearances in Flint, The Tea Ladies and Bergerac. Onstage, she appeared in Ben Travers's comedy Plunder, as well as playing alongside Sir Ralph Richardson and Sir John Gielgud in David Storey's Home, in both London and on Broadway.


Acting (24 Credits)

1985In Sickness and In Health
1982Britannia Hospital as Florrie: The Workers
1974Confessions of a Window Cleaner as Mrs. Lea
1973O Lucky Man! as Tea Lady / Neighbour
1969The Bed Sitting Room as Mrs Ethel Shroake
1968The Birthday Party as Meg Bowles
1967Carry on Doctor as Mrs. Roper
1967How I Won the War as 1st Old Lady
1966Georgy Girl as Hospital Nurse
1965Till Death Us Do Part as Else Garnett
1965The Early Bird as Woman Flooded by Milk
1965The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders as Orphanage Superintendant
1965Help! as Neighbour (uncredited)
1964The Leather Boys as Mrs Stanley
1962Crooks Anonymous as Mrs. Cundall (as Dandy Nicholls)
1958The Strange World of Planet X as Mrs. Tucker
1958The Vikings as Bridget
1957Doctor at Large as Lady in Outpatients Dept.
1956Blonde Sinner as Mrs. Price
1954Mad About Men as Nurse Carey's Landlady (uncredited)
1952The Holly and the Ivy as Neighbour
1949The History of Mr. Polly as Mrs. Johnson
1948The Fallen Idol as Mrs. Patterson
1948Scott of the Antarctic as Caroline

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