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Joan Hickson

Joan Hickson

  • Born on
    • August 5th, 1906
  • Died on
    • October 17th, 1998
Joan Bogle Hickson, OBE (5 August 1906 – 17 October 1998) was an English actress of theatre, film and television. She was known for her role as Agatha Christie's Miss Marple in the television series Miss Marple. As well as portraying Miss Marple on television, Hickson also narrated a number of Miss Marple stories on audio books. Born in Kingsthorpe, Northampton, Hickson was a daughter of Edith Mary (née Bogle) and Alfred Harold Hickson, a shoe manufacturer. Boarding at Oldfield School at Swanage in Dorset she went on to train at RADA in London. Making her stage debut in 1927, she worked for several years throughout the United Kingdom and achieved success playing comedic, often eccentric characters in London's West End, including the role of the cockney maid Ida in the original production of See How They Run, at the Q Theatre in 1944, and then at the Comedy Theatre in January 1945. She made her first film appearance in 1934. The numerous supporting roles of her career included several Carry On films including Sister in Carry On Nurse and Mrs May in Carry On Constable. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Filmography

Acting (43 Credits)

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1992Miss Marple: The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side as Miss Marple
1991Miss Marple: They Do It with Mirrors as Miss Marple
1989Miss Marple: A Caribbean Mystery as Miss Marple
1987Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: 4:50 from Paddington as Miss Jane Marple
1987Miss Marple: Sleeping Murder as Miss Marple
1987Miss Marple: Nemesis as Miss Jane Marple
1987Miss Marple: Sleeping Murder as Miss Jane Marple
1987Miss Marple: At Bertram's Hotel as Miss Jane Marple
1987Miss Marple: 4.50 from Paddington as Miss Jane Marple
1986Miss Marple: The Murder at the Vicarage as Miss Marple
1986Clockwise as Mrs. Ellie Trellis
1986Miss Marple: The Murder at the Vicarage as Miss Marple
1985Miss Marple as Miss Marple
1985Miss Marple as Miss Jane Marple
1985Miss Marple: A Pocketful of Rye as Miss Jane Marple
1984Miss Marple: The Body in the Library as Miss Marple
1983The Wicked Lady as Aunt Agatha
1980Why Didn't They Ask Evans? as Mrs. Rivington
1979Yanks as Mrs. Moody
1975One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing as Mrs Gibbons
1974Confessions of a Window Cleaner as Mrs. Radlett
1973Carry on Girls as Mrs. Dukes
1973Theater of Blood as Mrs. Sprout
1971Friends as Lady in Bookstore
1970Carry on Loving as Mrs Grubb
1963Heavens Above! as Housewife
1962Crooks Anonymous
1961Murder She Said as Mrs. Kidder
1961Carry on Regardless as Matron
1960Carry on, Constable as Mrs. May
1959Carry on Nurse as Matron
1959The 39 Steps as Miss Dobson
1956The Man Who Never Was as Landlady
1955Doctor at Sea as Mrs. Thomas
1954Mad About Men as Mrs. Forster
1954Doctor in the House as Mrs. Groaker
1954Man with a Million as Maggie
1952The Promoter as Mrs. Codleyn
1952Angels One Five as Housekeeper (Uncredited)
1951The Magic Box as Mrs Stukely
1950Seven Days to Noon as Mrs. Emily Georgina Peckett
1946I See a Dark Stranger as Hotel Manageress
1936The Man Who Could Work Miracles as Effie

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