Moira Redmond

as Miss Kent in the movie Brothers in Law

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Was born at 14 July 1928 in Bognor Regis, West Sussex, England, UK . Died at 16 March 2006, London, England, UK (complications from dementia)
There is some small facts about Moira Redmond:
  • Second husband 'Herbert Wise' directed her in a stage production of "Vanity Fair" in 1962. The following year they married. Divorcing in 1970, he continued to direct her in various TV productions.
  • Had no children from either marriages.
  • Mother was actress Molly Redmond and father was a stage manager.
  • Began on stage but quickly relocated to Australia after marrying her first husband in the early 1950s. She returned after their divorce in 1957.
  • Understudied 'Vivien Leigh' in 'Laurence Olivier' 's 1957 theatre production of "Titus Andronicus."
  • Tested for the part of Emma Peel in "The Avengers" (1961) when it became clear 'Elizabeth Shepherd' was unsuitable for the part, which eventually went to 'Diana Rigg (I)' .
  • Was one of the 'Windmill Girls', appearing in revue at the Windmill Theatre in the London West End during the 1940's.
  • One of the founder members of The Actor's Company in 1972, along with Sir Ian McKellen.
  • Had many leading roles with the Bristol Old Vic.
  • Best known for her numerous titled ladies in period drama: among them, she played Queen Victoria on stage at the Royal Court Theatre in "Early Morning" (1968/69); Lady Gurney in "The Ruling Class" (1968); the Duchess of Cleveland in "The First Churchills" (TV,1969) and Lady Bantling in "The Alleyn Mysteries" (1994).
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There is the list of movies, where Moira Redmond was taked part:
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1 Thriller: The Restoration movie Thriller: The Restoration 2005 as Janice Main
2 Armchair Mystery Theatre movie Armchair Mystery Theatre 1960 as Madam Denvier
3 BBC Sunday-Night Play movie BBC Sunday-Night Play 1960 as Manning Bennett
4 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre movie BBC Sunday-Night Theatre 1950 as Vicky Selway
5 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre movie The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre 1960 as Tina
6 A Matter of Conscience movie A Matter of Conscience 1962 as Mariette
7 A Shot in the Dark movie A Shot in the Dark 1964 as Simone
8 Doctor in Love movie Doctor in Love 1960 as Sally Nightingale
9 Freud movie Freud 1962 as Nora Wimmer
10 Jigsaw movie Jigsaw 1962 as Joan Simpson
11 Kill or Cure movie Kill or Cure 1962 as Frances Roitman - Clifford's Secretary
12 Nightmare movie Nightmare 1964 as Grace Maddox
13 Pit of Darkness movie Pit of Darkness 1961 as Julie Logan
14 The Cocktail Party movie The Cocktail Party 1957 as Nurse-secretary
15 The Limbo Line movie The Limbo Line 1968 as Ludmilla
16 The Share Out movie The Share Out 1962 as Diana Marsh
17 The Terrorists movie The Terrorists 1961 as Anne Fielding
18 The Winters Tale movie The Winters Tale 1967 as Hermione
19 Violent Moment movie Violent Moment 1959 as Kate Glennon
20 Alleyn Mysteries movie Alleyn Mysteries 1990 as Desiree Dodds
21 Armchair Theatre movie Armchair Theatre 1956 as Angela Ryder
22 BBC Play of the Month movie BBC Play of the Month 1965 as Imogen Parrott
23 Blackmail movie Blackmail 1965 as Mrs. Elvira Von Smith
24 Brothers in Law movie Brothers in Law 1962 as Miss Kent
25 Corrigan Blake movie Corrigan Blake 1962 as Lady Elizabeth Ainley
26 Court Martial movie Court Martial 1965 as Yvette Lefebure
27 Crane movie Crane 1963 as Louise Gerard
28 Crown Court movie Crown Court 1972 as Brenda Kingsley
29 Danger Man movie Danger Man 1960 as Ruth Mitchell
30 Danger Man movie Danger Man 1964 as Nicola Tarasova
31 Dixon of Dock Green movie Dixon of Dock Green 1955 as Kate Harris
32 Drama 61-67 movie Drama 61-67 1961 as Fenella Lee
33 Edward the Seventh movie Edward the Seventh 1975 as Alice Keppel
34 Emergency-Ward 10 movie Emergency-Ward 10 1957 as Raine Travers
35 Festival movie Festival 1963 as Jane
36 Ghost Squad movie Ghost Squad 1961 as Anita
37 Goodbye Darling movie Goodbye Darling 1979 as Anne Cowper
38 Great Performances movie Great Performances 1971 as Mrs. Holly
39 I, Claudius movie I, Claudius 1976 as Domitia
40 International Detective movie International Detective 1959 as Maureen/Mary Dolan
There is the list of some articles of Moira Redmond:
  • "Daily Telegraph" (UK), 23 March 2006, Iss. 46901, pg. 21, "Moira Redmond (obituary)"
  • "The Guardian" (UK), 21 March 2006, by: Philip Purser, "Moira Redmond (obituary)"
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