Elizabeth Allan (I) (1910–1990)

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British stage and film actress Elizabeth Allan was born in Skegness, Lincolnshire. She made her stage debut at the age of 17; her movie debut came about four years later with an appearance in the Hercule Poirot mystery Alibi (1931). At the beginning of her career, Allan mainly appeared in films for Julius Hagen's Twickenham Studios, but later ... See full bio »

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 1967-1968 The Very Merry Widow (TV Series)
Millicent Dickson / Millicent Frobisher
- Under Cover, If Wet (1968) ... Millicent Dickson
- Anything Legal Considered (1968) ... Millicent Dickson
- Wonderful, Wonderful Copenhagen (1968) ... Millicent Dickson
- Creepy Time Down South (1967) ... Millicent Dickson
- The Thing's the Play (1967) ... Millicent Frobisher
 1961 Call Oxbridge 2000 (TV Series)
Peggy Graham
- Episode #1.9 (1961) ... Peggy Graham
- Episode #1.8 (1961) ... Peggy Graham
- Episode #1.7 (1961) ... Peggy Graham
- Episode #1.6 (1961) ... Peggy Graham
- Episode #1.5 (1961) ... Peggy Graham
 1958 The Haunted Strangler
Barbara Rankin
 1956 Aggie (TV Series)
- Top Secret (1956) ... Toni
 1956 The Chalet (TV Movie)
Cyra Carter
 1955-1956 The Adventures of Annabel (TV Series)
- Trouble for Company (1956) ... Annabel
- Fair Exchange (1956) ... Annabel
- The Memento Mori (1955) ... Annabel
- Busman's Holiday (1955) ... Annabel
- Say It with Music (1955) ... Annabel
 1955 Channel Nine (TV Movie)
 1955 The Brain Machine
Dr. Philippa Roberts
 1954 Front Page Story
Susan Grant
 1953 Twice Upon a Time
Carol-Anne Bailey
 1953 The Heart of the Matter
Louise Scobie
 1953 Call Me Madam
Singing Telephone Operator (uncredited)
 1952 Folly to Be Wise
Angela Prout
 1951 The Concert (TV Movie)
Frances Hein
 1951 No Highway in the Sky
Shirley Scott
 1949 If This Be Sin
Lady Sybil
 1948 Virtuoso (TV Movie)
Judith Wainwright
 1945 He Snoops to Conquer
Jane Strawbridge
 1942 The Great Mr. Handel
Mrs. Cibber
 1942 Went the Day Well?
 1940 Saloon Bar
Queenie King
 1940 The Girl Who Forgot
Leonora Barradine
 1939 Inquest
Margaret Hamilton
 1938 It Might Be You (Short)
 1938 Dangerous Medicine
Victoria Ainswell
 1937 Slave Ship
Nancy Marlowe
 1936 Camille
 1936 A Woman Rebels
Flora Anne Thistlewaite
 1935 A Tale of Two Cities
Lucie Manette
 1935 Mark of the Vampire
Irena Borotyn
 1935 David Copperfield
Mrs. Copperfield
 1934 Outcast Lady
Venice Harpenden
 1934 Java Head
Nettie Vollar
 1934 Men in White
Barbara Denham
 1934 The Mystery of Mr. X
Jane Frensham
 1933 Ace of Aces
Nancy Adams
 1933 The Solitaire Man
Helen Heming
 1933 No Marriage Ties
Peggy Wilson
 1933 The Lost Chord
Joan Elton
 1933 Looking Forward
Caroline Service
 1933 The Shadow
Sonia Bryant
 1932 The Phantom Fiend
Daisy Bunting
 1932 Insult
Pola Dubois
 1932 Down Our Street
Maisie Collins
 1932 Nine Till Six
Gracie Abbott
 1932 The Chinese Puzzle
Naomi Melsham
 1932 Reserved for Ladies
Sylvia Robertson (as Elizabeth Allen)
 1931 Many Waters
Freda Barcaldine
 1931 Michael and Mary
 1931 The Boat from Shanghai
Countess Olga Dureska
 1931 Black Coffee
Barbara Amory
 1931 The Rosary
Vera Mannering
 1931 Rodney Steps in (Short)
Masked Lady
 1931 Alibi
Ursula Browne
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She acted in the play, "Easy Does It," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Tom Poston in the cast. Jerry Epstein was director. See more »

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From making her film debut in 1931 in Alibi she had the lead in' Inquest' in 1939. See more »

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