Frances de la Tour

Frances de la Tour

  • Born on
    • July 30th, 1944
Frances de la Tour is an English television, stage and film actress, known for her role as Miss Ruth Jones in the television sitcom "Rising Damp" from 1974 until 1978; Madame Olympe Maxime in "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" (2005) and "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1" (2010) and Mrs. Lintott in Alan Bennett's "The History Boys". She is a Tony Award winner and three-time Olivier Award winner.


Acting (32 Credits)

2021Professor T (2021) as Adelaide Tempest
2020Enola Holmes as The Dowager
2020Dolittle as Dragon (voice)
2018Vanity Fair (2018) as Lady Matilda Crawley
2017The Highway Rat as The Rabbit (voice)
2016The Collection as Yvette Sabine
2016Alice Through the Looking Glass as Aunt Imogene (uncredited)
2015The Lady in the Van as Ursula Vaughan Williams
2015Mr. Holmes as Madame Schirmer
2015Miss You Already as Jill the Wigmaker
2015Survivor as Sally
2014Into the Woods as Giant
2013Vicious as Violet Crosby
2013Big School (2013) as Ms Baron
2013Trap for Cinderella as Aunt Elinor
2012Private Peaceful as Grandma Wolf
2012Suspension of Disbelief as Nesta
2011Hugo as Madame Emilie
2010The Nutcracker: The Untold Story as The Rat Queen / Frau Eva
2010The Book of Eli as Martha
2010Alice in Wonderland as Aunt Imogene
2010Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 as Madame Maxime
2006The History Boys as Mrs. Lintott
2005Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire as Madame Olympe Maxime
1999The Cherry Orchard as Charlotte Ivanovna
1997The History of Tom Jones as Aunt Western
1997The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling
1996Cold Lazarus as Emma Porlock
1985Murder with Mirrors as Miss Bellaver
1980Rising Damp as Miss Jones
1976To the Devil a Daughter as Salvation Army Major
1974Rising Damp as Mrs Jones

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