Margaret Rutherford

  • Margaret Rutherford

Dame Margaret Taylor Rutherford, DBE (11 May 1892 – 22 May 1972) was an English character actress, who first came to prominence following World War II in the film adaptations of Noël Coward's Blithe Spirit, and Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest. In 1963 she won the best supporting actress Oscar as The Duchess of Brighton in The VIPs.

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Acting Credits

1967
Miss Gaulswallow

1967
Arabella (1967)
Princess Ilaria

1967
Wacky World of Mother Goose

1965
Mistress Quickly

1965
Jackanory (1965) (TV Show)
Storyteller

1964
The Stately Ghosts of England (TV Movie)
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1963
Grand Duchess Gloriana XIII

1963
The V.I.P.s (1963)
The Duchess of Brighton

1962
Zero One (TV Show)
Miss Pendenny

1961
On the Double (1961)
Lady Vivian

1960
The Day After Tomorrow (TV Movie)
Amy Carr

1959
Aunt Dolly

1959
Farewell, Farewell, Eugene
Miverva Goody

1957
Mrs. Fazackalee

1957
Just My Luck (1957)
Mrs. Dooley

1957
Dick and the Duchess (TV Show)
Cynthia Gordon

1955
Prudence Croquet

1955
ITV Play of the Week (1955) (TV Show)
Mary Smith

1955
ITV Television Playhouse (1955) (TV Show)
Emily Blagdon

1954
Mad About Men (1954)
Nurse Carey

1954
Miss Cynthia Beeston

1954
Aunt Clara (1954)
Clara Hilton

1953
Gwladys Inglott

1953
Miss Bacon

1952
Miss Honey

1952
Miss Prism

1952
Miss Nicholson

1952
Curtain Up (1952)
Catherine Beckwith, Jeremy St. Claire

1951
The Magic Box (1951)
Lady Pond

1950
Muriel Whitchurch

1950
Mrs. Dotherington

1950
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950) (TV Show)
Miss Hargreaves

1949
Professor Hatton-Jones

1948
Miranda (1948)
Nurse Carey

1947
Meet Me at Dawn
Madame Vernorel

1947
While the Sun Shines
Dr. Winifred Frye

1946
The Importance of Being Earnest (TV Movie)
Lady Bracknell

1945
Blithe Spirit (1945)
Madame Arcati

1944
Lady Christabel Beauclerk

1943
Rowena Ventnor

1943
Yellow Canary (1943)
Mrs. Towcester

1941
Quiet Wedding (1941)
Magistrate

1941
Three Wise Brides
Aunt Bijou

1938
Spring Meeting (TV Movie)
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1938
Have You Brought Your Music? (TV Show)
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1937
Big Fella
Nanny

1937
Catch As Catch Can
Maggie Carberry

1937
Beauty and the Barge
Mrs. Baldwin

1937
Missing, Believed Married
Lady Parke

1936
Evelyn Summers aka Miss Butterby, old gang moll

1936
Housekeeper

1936
Troubled Waters
Bit Role



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