Rita Webb

  • Born on
    • February 25th, 1904
  • Died on
    • August 30th, 1981
Rita Webb, later known as Olive Rita Thompson, was an English character actress, mainly in comedy roles. She was the eldest child of Henry Augustus Webb (1880–1926) and Rose Jeannette Keysor. She had a younger brother, Henry Richard Webb, also an actor, and two elder identical twin half-brothers, Leslie and Gordon Durlacher, from her mother's first marriage to Samuel Durlacher. She was the niece of Leonard Keysor, the first Jewish serviceman to win the Victoria Cross in the First World War. A half-brother was the actor George Webb.


Acting (10 Credits)

1981Venom as Mrs. Loewenthal
1978Revenge of the Pink Panther as Lady at Window
1975Confessions of a Pop Performer as Fanny's Mother
1972Frenzy as Mrs Rusk
1971Up Pompeii as Cassandra
1969The Love Factor as Clippie
1967To Sir, with Love as Mrs. Joseph
1962The Boys as Mrs. Lee
1961Wonderful to Be Young! as Woman in Market
1959Suddenly, Last Summer as Asylum Patient

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