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Ruth Madoc

Ruth Madoc was born on April 16, 1943 in Norwich, Norfolk, England as Ruth Llewellyn. She is an actress, known for Fiddler on the Roof (1971), Hi-de-Hi! (1980) and Under Milk Wood (1971). She has been married to John Jackson since April 3, 1982. She was previously married to Philip Madoc. See full bio »

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Known For

Fiddler on the Roof Fruma Sarah
(1971)
Hi-de-Hi! Gladys Pugh / Gladys Dempster
(1980-1988)
Under Milk Wood Mrs. Dai Bread Two
(1971)
Horizon Governess
(1973)

Filmography

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 2016-2019 Casualty (TV Series)
Millie Faulkner / Bev Whipsnade-Partridge
- Episode #34.7 (2019) ... Millie Faulkner
- Hopelessly Addicted (2016) ... Bev Whipsnade-Partridge
 2019 Creepy Pasta Salad (Short)
 2014-2018 Doctors (TV Series)
Jean March / Alice Swanson
- Feud (2018) ... Jean March
- Boiling Point (2014) ... Alice Swanson
 2016 Stella (TV Series)
Mayor Mary Meyer
- Episode #5.3 (2016) ... Mayor Mary Meyer
 2015 Benidorm (TV Series)
Rhiannon
- Episode #7.7 (2015) ... Rhiannon
 2014 Mount Pleasant (TV Series)
Florence
- Episode #4.8 (2014) ... Florence
 2009 Big Top (TV Series)
Georgie
- Thief (2009) ... Georgie
- Clown (2009) ... Georgie
- Dad (2009) ... Georgie
- Skydiver (2009) ... Georgie
- Visa (2009) ... Georgie
 2008-2009 Mist: Sheepdog Tales (TV Series)
Winnie
- The End of the Tail (2009) ... Winnie (voice)
- A Piece of Cake (2009) ... Winnie (voice)
- Dognapped (2009) ... Winnie (voice)
- Storm Exodus (2009) ... Winnie (voice)
- A Load of Rubbish (2009) ... Winnie (voice)
 2004-2005 Little Britain (TV Series)
Mrs Thomas / Mrs. Thomas
- Episode #3.5 (2005) ... Mrs. Thomas
- Episode #2.6 (2004) ... Mrs Thomas
- Episode #2.4 (2004) ... Mrs Thomas
- Episode #2.3 (2004) ... Mrs Thomas
- Episode #2.2 (2004) ... Mrs Thomas
 2004 Mine All Mine (TV Series)
Myrtle Jones
- Episode #1.5 (2004) ... Myrtle Jones
- Episode #1.4 (2004) ... Myrtle Jones
- Episode #1.3 (2004) ... Myrtle Jones
- Episode #1.2 (2004) ... Myrtle Jones
- Episode #1.1 (2004) ... Myrtle Jones
 2004 Revolver (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #1.5 (2004) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.3 (2004) ... Various Characters
 2004 Holly & Stephen's Saturday Showdown (TV Series)
Miss Buthaven
 2002 Journey Man (Short)
 2001 Very Annie Mary
Mrs. Ifans
 1999 Jack of Hearts (TV Series)
Jean Pryce
- Episode #1.6 (1999) ... Jean Pryce
- Episode #1.5 (1999) ... Jean Pryce
- Episode #1.4 (1999) ... Jean Pryce
- Episode #1.3 (1999) ... Jean Pryce
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Jean Pryce
 1997-1998 Animal Ark (TV Series)
Dorothy Hope
- Hedgehog in the Hall (1998) ... Dorothy Hope
- Donkey on the Doorstep (1998) ... Dorothy Hope
- Hamster in the Hamper (1997) ... Dorothy Hope
- Puppies in the Pantry (1997) ... Dorothy Hope
- Goose on the Loose (1997) ... Dorothy Hope
 1997 The Pale Horse (TV Movie)
Sybil Stamfordis
 1995-1997 The Famous Five (TV Series)
Mrs. Jones
- Five Get into a Fix (1997) ... Mrs. Jones
- Five Go Adventuring Again (1995) ... Mrs. Jones
 1995 Oliver's Travels (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Evans
- Land of My Fathers (1995) ... Mrs. Evans
 1991 An Actor's Life for Me (TV Series)
Lynn
- Night of the Living Dead (1991) ... Lynn
 1990 Woof! (TV Series)
Mrs. Morgan
- Mixed Doubles (1990) ... Mrs. Morgan
 1988 Shaping Up (TV Movie)
Shirley Dixon
 1980-1988 Hi-de-Hi! (TV Series)
Gladys Pugh / Gladys Dempster
- The Wind of Change (1988) ... Gladys Dempster
- Wedding Bells (1988) ... Gladys Pugh
- Let Them Eat Cake (1988) ... Gladys Pugh
- The Perils of Peggy (1988) ... Gladys Pugh
- Marry Go Round (1988) ... Gladys Pugh
 1987 Ferry Aid: Let It Be (Video short)
 1981 The Life and Times of David Lloyd George (TV Series)
Lizzie Davies
- He Is Wise, and Merciful (1981) ... Lizzie Davies
- A Wicked War (1981) ... Lizzie Davies
 1979 Leave It to Charlie (TV Series)
Myfanwy Morgan
- Strike Me Pink (1979) ... Myfanwy Morgan
 1977 Crossed Swords
Moll
 1973-1976 Hunter's Walk (TV Series)
Betty Smith
- Kicking & Screaming (1976) ... Betty Smith
- Take Away (1976) ... Betty Smith
- Spinsters (1976) ... Betty Smith
- Missing (1976) ... Betty Smith
- Job (1976) ... Betty Smith
 1973 Horizon (TV Series documentary)
Governess
- The Rat Man (1973) ... Governess
 1972 New Scotland Yard (TV Series)
Det. Sgt. Helen Bliss
- Two Into One Will Go (1972) ... Det. Sgt. Helen Bliss
 1971 Fiddler on the Roof
Fruma Sarah
 1971 Under Milk Wood
Mrs. Dai Bread Two
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Wolf Mankowitz, Leslie Bricusse and Cyril Ornadel's musical, "Pickwick", in a Chichester Festival Production at the Chichester Festival Theatre in Chichester, West Sussex, England with Harry Secombe, Glyn Houston, Alexandra Bastedo, David Cardy, Michael Howe, Peter Land, Robert Meadmore, Kevin Ranson and Roy Castle... See more »

Alternate Names:

"Christmas Cracker"

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Personal Quote:

I've got a confession to make - I wasn't born in Wales. I was born slap bang in the middle of the Second World War, so my mum couldn't get home quick enough to have me, so I was born in Norfolk... My parents weren't very much around in my formative years. I'm not actually emotional about it. They made a difference, they were doing important jobs in England for other people and for me to be with ... See more »

Trivia:

Son Rhys born 1967, daughter Lowri born 1974. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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