Marjorie Rhodes

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Marjorie Rhodes
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BornMillicent Wise
(1897-04-09)9 April 1897
Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, UK
Died 4 July 1979(1979-07-04) (aged 82)
Hove, Sussex, England, UK
Occupation Actress
Years active 1938-1974

Marjorie Rhodes (9 April 1897 – 4 July 1979) was a British actress. She was born Millicent Wise in Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire.

Kingston upon Hull City and unitary authority in England

Kingston upon Hull, usually abbreviated to Hull, is a port city and unitary authority in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It lies upon the River Hull at its confluence with the Humber Estuary, 25 miles (40 km) inland from the North Sea, with a population of 260,700 (mid-2017 est.). Hull lies east of Leeds, east southeast of York and northeast of Sheffield.

East Riding of Yorkshire County of England

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One of her best-known roles was as Lucy Fitton, the mother in Bill Naughton's play All in Good Time . She played the role on Broadway, for which she was nominated for a Tony Award in 1965. She reprised the role in the 1966 film version, The Family Way . She was featured singing a track "The World Is for the Young" with Stanley Holloway in the Herman's Hermits 1968 film Mrs. Brown, You've Got A Lovely Daughter .

Bill Naughton Irish-born British playwright and author

William John Francis Naughton, or Bill Naughton was an Irish-born British playwright and author, best known for his play Alfie.

All in Good Time (play)

All in Good Time is a comic play by Bill Naughton based on his 1961 TV play Honeymoon Postponed. Originally produced at the Mermaid Theatre in 1963 in London, it subsequently transferred to the Phoenix Theatre, and then to Broadway, where it ran for 44 performances in February and March 1965. The Broadway cast included Donald Wolfit, Marjorie Rhodes and Richard Dysart. It received Tony Award Best Actress and Best Featured Actress nominations for Marjorie Rhodes and Alexandra Berlin.

Tony Award awards for live Broadway theatre

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Her television appearances included The Army Game (as Edith Snudge), Dixon of Dock Green (1961–62), the episode "For the Girl Who Has Everything" of Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) (1969), Doctor at Large (1971) and Z-Cars (1974).

<i>The Army Game</i> television series

The Army Game is a British sitcom that broadcast on ITV from 1957 to 1961. Made in black-and-white, it is about National Service conscription to the post-war British Army. It was created by Sid Colin. Many stars, including Charles Hawtrey, William Hartnell, Bernard Bresslaw, Alfie Bass and Dick Emery became household names, and appeared in the Carry On films, which began with Carry On Sergeant, virtually a spin-off. It was made for the ITV network by Granada.

<i>Dixon of Dock Green</i> BBC television series

Dixon of Dock Green was a BBC television series about daily life at a London police station, with the emphasis on petty crime, successfully controlled through common sense and human understanding. The central character was a mature and sympathetic police constable, George Dixon, played by Jack Warner in all of the 432 episodes, from 1955 to 1976.

<i>Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased)</i> television series (1969-1970)

Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) is a British private detective television series, starring Mike Pratt and Kenneth Cope respectively as the private detectives Jeffrey Randall and Martin Hopkirk. The series was created by Dennis Spooner and produced by Monty Berman, and was first broadcast in 1969 and 1970. In the United States, it was given the title My Partner the Ghost. In Spain it was entitled El Detective Fantasma.

Selected filmography

<i>Poison Pen</i> (film) 1939 film by Paul L. Stein

Poison Pen is a 1939 film directed by Paul L. Stein, starring Flora Robson, Reginald Tate and Ann Todd. It was based on the 1937 play by Richard Llewellyn.

Just William is a 1940 British comedy film directed by Graham Cutts and starring Richard Lupino, Fred Emney and Basil Radford. It is based on the Just William series of books by Richmal Crompton.

<i>Love on the Dole</i> (film) 1941 film by John Baxter

Love on the Dole is a 1941 British drama film starring Deborah Kerr and Clifford Evans. It was adapted from the novel of the same name by Walter Greenwood.

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Internet Broadway Database online database of Broadway theatre productions and their personnel

The Internet Broadway Database (IBDB) is an online database of Broadway theatre productions and their personnel. It was conceived and created by Karen Hauser in 1996 and is operated by the Research Department of The Broadway League, a trade association for the North American commercial theatre community. The website also has a corresponding app for both the IOS and Android.

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