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Rosemary Leach

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Rosemary Leach (18 December 1935 – 21 October 2017) was a British stage, television and film actress and singer. She was born at Much Wenlock, Shropshire. Her parents were teachers related to Edmund Leach. She attended grammar school and RADA. After appearing in repertory theatres and the Old Vic she became well known to UK TV viewers between 1965-69 for playing Susan Wheldon, the mistress of building tycoon John Wilder (Patrick Wymark) in the TV boardroom drama The Power Game. Subsequently she became a familiar face on British television. In 1973, she played Aldonza/Dulcinea in the BBC production of Don Quixote (retitled The Adventures of Don Quixote), starring Rex Harrison and Frank Finlay. In 1981 she played Emilia opposite Bob Hoskins's Iago in the BBC Shakespeare's production of Othello. In 1982 she played Aunt Fenny in The Jewel in the Crown. Rosemary played a leading role as smitten Joan Plumleigh-Bruce in the six part ITV 1987 production of The Charmer (TV series) which starred Nigel Havers. In 1987, she was nominated for BAFTA's Best Supporting Actress for A Room with a View (1985). In 1992, Leach starred in An Ungentlemanly Act, a BBC television film about the first days of the invasion of the Falkland Islands in 1982, portraying the real-life Lady Mavis Hunt, wife of the islands' then-governor, Sir Rex Hunt. Leach plays the part of Anna in BBC Radio 4's No Commitments, and Susan Harper's mother in My Family. She made a guest appearance as 'Bessie' on Waterloo Road (the TV series), in Series 3 Spring Term. Since 1994, she has made occasional appearances in The Archers as Ellen Rogers, the ex-pat aunt of Nigel Pargetter. In 2001 Leach played a leading role as a charming murderess in Destroying Angel, an episode of Midsomer Murders. Recently she has played Queen Elizabeth II three times: in the 2002 television movie Prince William; in a 2006 updated edition of The Afternoon Play, entitled Tea with Betty; and in 2009's Margaret. Description above from the Wikipedia article Rosemary Leach, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Dec 18, 1935 In Much Wenlock, Shropshire, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
Movie May I Kill U? 2013-01-11
Latest Project:
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Known For
Poster of Spywatch
Poster of The Prince Of Denmark
Poster of Sherlock Holmes
Poster of The Plane Makers
Movie May I Kill U? Mags
Movie The Great Ghost Rescue The Queen
Movie Mission London Miss Cunningham
Movie Margaret The Queen
Series Afterlife Unknown
Movie Prince William Queen Elizabeth
Movie The Baroness and the Pig Margaret
Movie Back Home Mrs. Dickinson
Movie Breathtaking Mrs. Henshaw
Series My Family Unknown
Series Doctors Meg Carpenter
Movie Whatever Happened to Harold Smith? Harold's Mother
Series Berkeley Square Nanny Collins
Series Midsomer Murders Unknown
Series Spywatch Amy Hobbs
Series The Buccaneers Lady Brittlesea
Series Chiller
Movie Blood and Peaches Nan
Movie The Hawk Mrs Marsh
Movie Tender Loving Care Mary
Movie The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Movie An Ungentlemanly Act Mavis Hunt
Series Growing Pains Joan Craddock
Series Heartbeat Miss Plum
Series Up the Garden Path Unknown
Series Summer's Lease Nancy Leadbetter
Movie The Winslow Boy Violet
Movie Across the Lake Connie Robinson
Series The Charmer
Movie Still Crazy Like a Fox Eleanor Trundle
Series Casualty Miranda Watts
Movie Displaced Person Sister Agnes
Movie The 17th Bride Esther
Movie A Room with a View Mrs. Honeychurch
Movie Turtle Diary Mrs. Charlie Inchcliff
Series The Jewel in the Crown Aunt Fenny
Movie The Plague Dogs Vera (voice)
Movie Othello Emilia
Movie All's Well That Ends Well Widow of Florence
Movie S.O.S. Titanic Mrs. Odgen (uncredited)
Series Life Begins at Forty
Series An Audience with... Herself
Movie Disraeli Queen Victoria
Series Disraeli
Series BBC Television Shakespeare Unknown
Movie Hindle Wakes Mrs. Jeffcote
Series Laurence Olivier Presents Mrs Jeffcote
Movie Tiptoe Through the Tulips Rita
Series Rumpole of the Bailey Unknown
Movie When Day Is Done Rosemary Warne
Series The Prince Of Denmark
Movie Brief Encounter Mrs. Gaines
Movie That'll Be The Day Mrs. MacLaine
Series The Tomorrow People Unknown
Movie The Adventures Of Don Quixote Dulcinea / Aldonza
Movie Ghost in the Noonday Sun Kate
Series Pebble Mill at One Unknown
Movie Bermondsey Iris
Movie Cider with Rosie Mother
Series Now Look Here...
Series Germinal
Series Judge Dee Unknown
Movie Birthday
Series The Wednesday Play Unknown
Movie Face of a Stranger
Series Sherlock Holmes Unknown
Series The Plane Makers
Series Z-Cars Unknown
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown