Freda Jackson (1907–1990)

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Freda Jackson was born in Nottingham, England in 1908, the daughter of a railway porter. After studying at High Pavement School and the University College there, she became a schoolteacher but gave up her career to study acting at the Royal College of Art, in London. Her first professional stage appearance was in Northampton, England in 1934, ... See full bio »

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Clash of the Titans A Stygian Witch
Tom Jones Mrs. Seagrim
Henry V Mistress Quickly


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 1981 Clash of the Titans
A Stygian Witch
 1979-1980 The Old Curiosity Shop (TV Mini Series)
Mrs. Jiniwin
- Episode #1.7 (1980) ... Mrs. Jiniwin
- Episode #1.5 (1980) ... Mrs. Jiniwin
- Episode #1.1 (1979) ... Mrs. Jiniwin
 1979 Blake's 7 (TV Series)
- The Keeper (1979) ... Tara
 1978 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series)
- She Fell Among Thieves (1978) ... Lafone
 1977 Kilvert's Diary (TV Series)
Mrs. Watkins
- The Mad Woman (1977) ... Mrs. Watkins
 1972 Owen, M.D. (TV Series)
Mrs. Shepherd
- The Return: Part 2 (1972) ... Mrs. Shepherd
- The Return: Part 1 (1972) ... Mrs. Shepherd
 1970 My Partner the Ghost (TV Series)
Mrs. Evans
- The Smile Behind the Veil (1970) ... Mrs. Evans
 1969 The Valley of Gwangi
Tia Zorina - the Witch
 1967 The Jokers
Mrs. Pervis
 1966 Adam Adamant Lives! (TV Series)
Margo Kane
- A Vintage Year for Scoundrels (1966) ... Margo Kane
 1966 The Spies (TV Series)
- Your Own Hand Strikes You Dead (1966) ... Imradda
 1965 Knock on Any Door (TV Series)
Mrs. Fieldwalker
- Close Season (1965) ... Mrs. Fieldwalker
 1965 Monster of Terror
Letitia Witley
 1964 Boy with a Flute (Short)
Anne Winters
 1964 The Third Secret
Mrs. Bales
 1963 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
- Room for Doubt (1963) ... Margaret
 1963 West 11
Mrs. Hartley
 1963 Tom Jones
Mrs. Seagrim
 1960-1963 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Nechama Krick / Madame Georges
- The Fall of Mendel Krick (1963) ... Nechama Krick
- Twentieth Century Theatre: Colombe (1960) ... Madame Georges
 1961 Attempt to Kill
Mrs. Weyman
 1956-1961 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Mrs. Hitchcock / Mrs. Adamson
- Serjeant Musgrave's Dance (1961) ... Mrs. Hitchcock
- MacAdam and Eve (1956) ... Mrs. Adamson
 1961 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Weyman
- Attempt to Kill (1961) ... Mrs. Weyman
 1961 Greyfriars Bobby: The True Story of a Dog
Old woman caretaker
 1961 The Shadow of the Cat
Clara, the Maid
 1960 Maigret (TV Series)
Rose Alfonsi
- Murder in Montmarte (1960) ... Rose Alfonsi
 1960 The Brides of Dracula
 1957-1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Bailey / Old Madame Lafarge
- Release (1959) ... Mrs. Bailey
- The Trial of Mary LaFarge (1957) ... Old Madame Lafarge
 1958 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Daphne Ridley
- Trial by Candlelight (1958) ... Mrs. Daphne Ridley
 1958 A Tale of Two Cities
The Vengeance
 1957 The Flesh Is Weak
 1956 The Last Man to Hang
The Story: Mrs. Tucker
 1956 Bhowani Junction
The Sandani
 1955 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Rose Calamit
- Enchanted Doll (1955) ... Rose Calamit
 1954 Shop Spoiled
Mrs. Morgan
 1954 The Good Die Young
Mrs. Freeman
 1952 Twilight Women
Mrs. Helen 'Nelly' Allistair
 1951 Mr. Denning Drives North
Ma Smith
 1951 Flesh and Blood
Mrs. Hannah
 1948 No Room at the Inn
Mrs. Voray
 1946 Great Expectations
 1946 Beware of Pity
 1944 Henry V
Mistress Quickly
 1944 A Canterbury Tale
Prudence Honeywood
 1938 Mountains O'Mourne
Biddy O'Hara
 1938 Trelawny of the Wells (TV Movie)
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She acted in John Mortimer and Robert Graves's play, "I, Claudius", at the Queen's Theatre in London, England with David Warner, Sara Kestelman and Warren Clarke in the cast. Tony Richardson was the director. See more »

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