|Died||21 March 1955 71) (aged|
Settle, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Muriel Aked (9 November 1883 – 21 March 1955) was an English film actress.
Aked was born in Bingley, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandto George Henry Aked and his wife Emma (née Bairstow).
She was a student at Liverpool Repertory Theatre for six months but due to World War I left to perform war work.
Aked made her screen debut in 1920 in A Sister to Assist 'Er. She also appeared in Can You Hear Me, Mother?, Public Nuisance No.1, Autumn Crocus (1934), Royal Eagle, Fame and Don't Rush Me .
|1922||A Sister to Assist 'Er||Mrs. Crawley|
|1926||Bindle's Cocktail||Lady Knobb-Kerrick||Short|
|1930||A Sister to Assist 'Er||Mrs. Crawley|
|1930||The Middle Watch||Charlotte Hopkinson|
|1930||Bed and Breakfast||Mrs. Boase|
|1932||The Indiscretions of Eve||Mother|
|1932||The Mayor's Nest||Mrs. Ashcroft|
|1932||Her First Affaire||Agatha Brent|
|1933||Yes, Madam||Mrs. Peabody|
|1933||The Good Companions||Vicar's Wife|
|1933||No Funny Business||Mrs. Fothergill|
|1933||Friday the Thirteenth||Miss Twigg|
|1934||Autumn Crocus||Miss Mayne|
|1934||Runaway Queen||Marie Soubrekoff|
|1934||Mr Stringfellow Says No||Mrs. Piper|
|1934||Josser on the Farm||Mrs. Savage|
|1935||The Night of the Party||Princess Maria Amelia|
|1935||Can You Hear Me, Mother?||Mother|
|1936||Mother, Don't Rush Me||Amy Andrews|
|1936||Public Nuisance No. 1||Miss Trumps|
|1936||Royal Eagle||Miss Mimm|
|1939||Continental Express||Mme. Duvivier|
|1939||A Girl Must Live||Mme. Dupont|
|1940||The Girl Who Forgot||Mrs. Badger|
|1941||Cottage to Let||Miss Fernery||U.S. title, 'Bombsight Stolen'.|
|1943||The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp||Aunt Margaret|
|1943||The Demi-Paradise||Mrs. Tisdall-Stanton|
|1944||Two Thousand Women||Claire Meredith|
|1944||Men of Rochdale||Annie||Short|
|1945||The Wicked Lady||Mrs. Munce|
|1946||They Knew Mr. Knight||Lady Gilling|
|1946||The Years Between||Mrs. May||Uncredited|
|1948||So Evil My Love||Miss Shoebridge|
|1948||Just William's Luck||Emily|
|1948||A Sister to Assist 'Er||Daisy Crawley|
|1948||It's Hard to Be Good||Ellen Beckett|
|1948||Another Shore||Little Old Lady|
|1948||William Comes to Town||Emily|
|1950||The Blue Lamp||Beryl Waterboume||Uncredited|
|1950||The Happiest Days of Your Life||Miss Jezzard|
|1951||The Wonder Kid||Miss Frisbie|
|1951||Flesh and Blood||Mrs. Walker|
|1953||The Story of Gilbert and Sullivan||Queen Victoria||(final film role)|
|1939||Murder on the Second Floor||Miss Snell||TV movie|
|1947||The Cradle Song||The Vicaress||TV movie|
|1947||Goodness, How Sad!||Mrs. Priskin||TV movie|
|1948||Chain Male||Aunt Louie||TV movie|
|1952||Sunday Night Theatre||Episode: "The Truth About the Truth"|
The Happiest Days of Your Life is a 1950 British comedy film directed by Frank Launder, based on the 1947 play of the same name by John Dighton. The two men also wrote the screenplay. It is one of a stable of classic British film comedies produced by Frank Launder and Sidney Gilliat for British Lion Film Corporation. The film was made on location in Liss and at Riverside Studios, London. In several respects, including some common casting, it was a precursor of the St. Trinian's films of the 1950s and 1960s.
The Story of Gilbert and Sullivan is a 1953 British musical drama film dramatisation of the collaboration between Gilbert and Sullivan. Librettist W. S. Gilbert and composer Arthur Sullivan, portrayed by Robert Morley and Maurice Evans, co-wrote fourteen extraordinarily successful comic operas, later referred to as the Savoy Operas, which continue to be popular today.
Cottage to Let is a 1941 British spy thriller film directed by Anthony Asquith starring Leslie Banks, Alastair Sim and John Mills. Filmed during the Second World War and set in Scotland during the war, its plot concerns Nazi spies trying to kidnap an inventor.
The Years Between (1946) is a British film directed by Compton Bennett and starring Michael Redgrave, Valerie Hobson and Flora Robson in an adaptation of the 1945 play The Years Between by Daphne du Maurier. It was shot at the Riverside Studios.
Two Thousand Women is a 1944 British comedy-drama war film about a German internment camp in Occupied France which holds British women who have been resident in the country. Three RAF aircrewmen, whose bomber has been shot down, enter the camp and are hidden by the women from the Germans.
The Queen's Affair is a 1934 British musical film directed by Herbert Wilcox and starring Anna Neagle, Fernand Gravey, Muriel Aked and Edward Chapman. An Eastern European President falls in love with the Queen whom he had previously deposed. It was also released as Queen's Affair and Runaway Queen.
The Night of the Party is a 1934 British mystery thriller film directed by Michael Powell and starring Leslie Banks, Ian Hunter, Jane Baxter, Ernest Thesiger and Malcolm Keen. In the United States it was released as The Murder Party. It was made at the Lime Grove Studios in Shepherd's Bush. The art direction was by Alfred Junge, later a regular contributor to the films of Powell and Pressburger.
Mr Stringfellow Says No is a 1934 British thriller film directed by Randall Faye and starring Neil Hamilton, Claude Dampier and Muriel Aked. It was also released as Accidental Spy.
Friday the Thirteenth is a 1933 British drama film directed by Victor Saville and starring Jessie Matthews, Sonnie Hale and Muriel Aked.
The Middle Watch is a 1930 British comedy film directed by Norman Walker and starring Owen Nares, Jacqueline Logan, Jack Raine and Dodo Watts. It was based on a play of the same title by Ian Hay. The film's sets were designed by John Mead.
Autumn Crocus is a 1934 British romance film directed by Basil Dean and starring Ivor Novello, Fay Compton and Muriel Aked. The film follows a teacher who falls in love with the married owner of the guest house in which she is staying during a holiday to Austria. It was based on Dodie Smith's first play Autumn Crocus, previously a West End hit for director Basil Dean. The film was made by Associated Talking Pictures at Ealing Studios, with art direction by Edward Carrick. It was the final film appearance of its star, Ivor Novello. A contemporary reviewer wrote, "Novello's schoolboy knees under his Tyrolean shorts make the audience, if not the players, feel bashful".
Her First Affaire is a 1932 British drama film directed by Allan Dwan and starring Ida Lupino, George Curzon and Diana Napier. It was based on a 1930 play of the same title by Merrill Rogers and Frederick J. Jackson. It was shot at Teddington Studios, with sets designed by the art director J. Elder Wills.
Public Nuisance No. 1 is a 1936 British musical comedy film directed by Marcel Varnel and starring Frances Day, Arthur Riscoe and Muriel Aked. It was made at Beaconsfield Studios. The screenplay concerns a young man who goes to work as a waiter at his uncle's hotel in Nice.
Josser on the Farm is a 1934 British comedy film directed by T. Hayes Hunter and starring Ernie Lotinga, Betty Astell and Garry Marsh. It was part of the series of Josser films featuring Lotinga.
Royal Eagle is a 1936 British crime film directed by George A. Cooper and starring John Garrick, Nancy Burne, Felix Aylmer and Edmund Willard. The screenplay was written by Arnold Ridley.
A Sister to Assist 'Er is a 1922 British silent comedy film directed by George Dewhurst and starring Mary Brough, Polly Emery and Muriel Aked. It was based on the play A Sister to Assist 'Er by John le Breton.
A Sister to Assist 'Er is a 1930 British comedy film directed by George Dewhurst and starring Barbara Gott, Polly Emery and Donald Stuart. It was based on the play A Sister to Assist 'Er by John le Breton.
A Sister to Assist 'Er is a 1948 British comedy film directed by George Dewhurst and starring Muriel Aked, Muriel George and Michael Howard. It was based on the popular play A Sister to Assist 'Er by John le Breton.
The Wonder Kid is a 1952 British drama film directed by Karl Hartl and starring Bobby Henrey, Elwyn Brook-Jones and Oskar Werner. The film was completed in 1950, premiered in Europe in January 1951 but was not given a full release in Britain for a further year.
Mother, Don't Rush Me is a 1936 British comedy film directed by Norman Lee and starring Robb Wilton, Muriel Aked and Peter Haddon. It was made at the Riverside Studios in Hammersmith. It is based on a sketch by the celebrated music hall performer Fred Karno, who produced the film.