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Jill Balcon (1925–2009)


Jill Balcon was born on January 3, 1925 in Westminster, London, England as Jill Angela Henrietta Balcon. She was an actress, known for An Ideal Husband (1999), Esther Waters (1977) and The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1947). She was married to Cecil Day-Lewis. She died on July 18, 2009 in London. See full bio »

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(age 84) in London, England, UK

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Known For

An Ideal Husband Lady Bracknell
(1999)
Esther Waters Mrs. Barfield
(1977)
Edward II Chorus of Nobility
(1991)

Filmography

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 1999/I An Ideal Husband
Lady Bracknell
 1997 David's Dream (Short)
Nanny
 1993 Wittgenstein
Leopoldine Wittgenstein
 1991 Edward II
Chorus of Nobility
 1991 Selling Hitler (TV Mini-Series)
Lady Alexandra Dacre
- Episode #1.5 (1991) ... Lady Alexandra Dacre
 1989 The Play on One (TV Series)
Magistrate
- A View of Harry Clark (1989) ... Magistrate
 1986 The Fools on the Hill (TV Movie)
Miss Stanley
 1984 The Secret Servant (TV Series)
Mary Jackaman
- Episode #1.2 (1984) ... Mary Jackaman
- Episode #1.1 (1984) ... Mary Jackaman
 1979 A Moment in Time (TV Series)
Catharine
- Episode #1.4 (1979) ... Catharine
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... Catharine
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... Catharine
- Episode #1.1 (1979) ... Catharine
 1977 Esther Waters (TV Series)
Mrs. Barfield
- Episode #1.4 (1977) ... Mrs. Barfield
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... Mrs. Barfield
- Episode #1.1 (1977) ... Mrs. Barfield
 1975 Spy Trap (TV Series)
Mrs. Pitman
- A Nice Place to Live (1975) ... Mrs. Pitman
 1975 The Sweeney (TV Series)
Miss Hepple
- Contact Breaker (1975) ... Miss Hepple
 1974 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Stella Rayner
- Pardon (1974) ... Stella Rayner
 1974 Z Cars (TV Series)
Fiona Robbins
- Turnabout (1974) ... Fiona Robbins
 1973 Six Days of Justice (TV Series)
Chairman / Chairman of the Bench
- The Complaint (1973) ... Chairman
- A Question of Discipline (1973) ... Chairman
- Excuse Me, Madam (1973) ... Chairman of the Bench
- A Clear-Cut Case (1973) ... Chairman of the Bench
 1972 The Strauss Family (TV Mini-Series)
Madame Smirnitska
- Josef (1972) ... Madame Smirnitska
 1972 Seeing and Believing (TV Series)
Helen Thomas
- Edward and Helen (1972) ... Helen Thomas
 1972 General Hospital (TV Series)
Dr. Catherine Eliot (1976-1979)
 1972 The Protectors (TV Series)
Maria Karoleon
- Brother Hood (1972) ... Maria Karoleon
 1971 Elizabeth R (TV Mini-Series)
Lady Cobham
- Shadow in the Sun (1971) ... Lady Cobham
 1969 The First Churchills (TV Mini-Series)
Abigail Hill / Abigail Masham
- Not Without Honour (1969) ... Abigail Masham
- Breaking the Circle (1969) ... Abigail Hill
- A Famous Victory (1969) ... Abigail Hill
- Reconciliation (1969) ... Abigail Hill
- The Queen Commands (1969) ... Abigail Hill
 1956-1961 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Margot Burnes / Mary Mitchell / Frances Broderick / ...
- The Gentle Shade (1961) ... Margot Burnes
- Nannie (1961) ... Mary Mitchell
- Night Run to the West (1960) ... Frances Broderick
- Ashes in the Wind (1956) ... Edith
 1961 The Angry Gods (TV Mini-Series)
Hermione / Clytemnestra / Clytemnestra's Ghost
- The Oracle is Fulfilled (1961) ... Hermione
- Apollo's Angry (1961) ... Hermione
- Some Ill Planet Reigns (1961) ... Hermione
- The Judgment (1961) ... Clytemnestra's Ghost
- The Black Furies (1961) ... Clytemnestra
 1959 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Dona Clara
- The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1959) ... Dona Clara
 1956 Kitty Clive (TV Movie)
Mrs. Rogers
 1955 The Holly and the Ivy (TV Movie)
Jenny Gregory
 1950-1954 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Cassandra / Shiphra / A chrysalis / ...
- Troilus and Cressida/II (1954) ... Cassandra
- Troilus and Cressida (1954) ... Cassandra
- Jonah (1950) ... Shiphra
- The Insect Play (1950) ... A chrysalis
- Promise of Tomorrow (1950) ... Ann Harlow
 1954 Clementina (TV Series)
Maria Vittoria
- The End of a Journey (1954) ... Maria Vittoria
 1951 Murder in the Cathedral
Women's Chorus
 1950 Highly Dangerous
Wardress (uncredited)
 1950 The Master Builder (TV Movie)
Kaia Fosli
 1950 For the Children (TV Series)
Storyteller
- Toad of Toad Hall (1950) ... Storyteller
 1949 The Lost People
Rebecca
 1949 The Passionate Pilgrim (TV Movie)
Sarah Anne Terrot
 1949 The Case of Thomas Pyke (TV Movie)
Fay
 1948 Saraband
Knesebeck
 1948 The Chronicles of Ben (TV Mini-Series)
Dorothy
- Through a Window (1948) ... Dorothy
 1948 Good-Time Girl
Roberta
 1947 The Merchant of Venice/II (TV Movie)
Jessica
 1947 The Merchant of Venice (TV Movie)
Jessica
 1947 Martine (TV Movie)
Jeanne
 1946 The Masque of Kings (TV Movie)
Baroness Mary Vetsera
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Other Works:

(1951-52) Stage: Appeared in William Shakespeare's play, "A Midsummer's Night Dream," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England, with Irene Worth, Robert Shaw, Alan Badel, Paul Rogers and Kenneth Griffith in the cast. Tyrone Guthrie was director. See more »

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Daughter of Michael Balcon. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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