Esma Cannon

Esma Cannon

  • Born on
    • December 27th, 1905
  • Died on
    • October 18th, 1972
Esma Ellen Charlotte Littman, credited as Esme or Esma Cannon, was a diminutive (4 feet 7 inches) Australian-born character actress and comedian, who moved to Britain in the early 1930s. Although she frequently appeared on television in her latter years, Cannon is best known as a film actress, with a lengthy career in British productions from the 1930s to the 1950s.


Acting (15 Credits)

1963Carry on Cabby as Flo Sims
1962On the Beat as Mrs. Stammers
1962Carry on Cruising as Bridget Madderley
1962The Fast Lady as Lady on Zebra Crossing
1961No Place Like Homicide! as Aunt Emily
1961Carry on Regardless as Miss Cooling
1960The Flesh and the Fiends as Aggie
1959Jack the Ripper as Nelly
1954The Sleeping Tiger as Scrubwoman with ladder
1950Last Holiday as Miss Fox
1944A Canterbury Tale as Agnes
1944Man of Evil as Maid (uncredited)
1944The Way Ahead as Mrs. Ted Brewer
1940Blackout as Erik Skold's Niece
1939The Spy in Black as Maggie

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