Eleanor Bron

Actor
A veteran British character player, Eleanor Bron began her career in the 1960s appearing on with The Monty Python Flying Circus and translated her appeal to the screen in several comic romps. She made her screen debut ... Read more »
Born: 03/14/1938 in Middlesex, England, GB

Filmography

Actor (33)

Hyde Park On Hudson 2012 (Movie)

Daisy's Aunt (Actor)

Foyle's War 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

StreetDance 3D 2010 (Movie)

Madame Fleurie (Actor)

Absolutely Fabulous 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Love's Brother 2004 (Movie)

Signora Carmellina (Actor)

Wimbledon 2004 (Movie)

Augusta Colt (Actor)

The Heart of Me 2003 (Movie)

Mrs Burkett (Actor)

Iris 2001 (Movie)

College Principal (Actor)

The House of Mirth 2000 (Movie)

Mrs Peniston (Actor)

Vanity Fair 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Deadly Advice 1996 (Movie)

Judge (Actor)

A Little Princess 1995 (Movie)

Miss Minchin (Actor)

Saint-Ex 1995 (Movie)

Marie Saint Exupery (Actor)

Black Beauty 1994 (Movie)

Lady Wexmire (Actor)

Absolutely Fabulous 1993 (TV Show)

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Inspector Alleyn Mysteries 1993 (TV Show)

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Intrigue 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

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Little Dorrit 1988 (Movie)

Mrs Merdle (Actor)

Quartermaine's Terms 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

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Turtle Diary 1986 (Movie)

Miss Neap (Actor)

The Hound of the Baskervilles 1982 (Movie)

Mrs Barrymore (Actor)

Rumpole of the Bailey, Series II 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

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The Secret Policeman's Ball 1978 (Movie)

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Pleasure at Her Majesty's 1975 (Movie)

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The National Health 1973 (Movie)

Sister Mary (Actor)

Women in Love 1969 (Movie)

Hermione Roddice (Actor)

Bedazzled 1967 (Movie)

Margaret (Actor)

Two For the Road 1967 (Movie)

Cathy Manchester (Actor)

Alfie 1965 (Movie)

Woman Doctor (Actor)

Help! 1965 (Movie)

Ahme (Actor)

The Blue Boy (TV Show)

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The Day Christ Died (TV Show)

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Biography

A veteran British character player, Eleanor Bron began her career in the 1960s appearing on with The Monty Python Flying Circus and translated her appeal to the screen in several comic romps. She made her screen debut alongside the Beatles in "Help!" (1965), playing a cult member trying to get the red ruby ring off Ringo Starr's finger at any costs so that an offering might be made to the god Kalli. Bron could next be seen as the doctor treating Michael Caine's cad "Alfie" (1966) and then had featured roles in two 1967 films directed by Stanley Donen. In "Two for the Road" was the ex-lover of Albert Finney now married to William Daniels while in "Bedazzled" she was the waitress oozing sex who is the object of Dudley Moore's lust.

Milestones

2004

Appeared in the romantic comedy "Wimbledon" starring Kirsten Dunst and Paul Bettany

2001

Cast in the Richard Eyre's drama "Iris" starring Judi Dench, Jim Broadbent and Kate Winslet

2000

Had featured role in "The House of Mirth"

1999

Offered delicious turn as Lady Bareacres in "Vanity Fair" (A&E)

1996

Had small part as the aviator's mother in "Saint-Ex", a biopic of "The Little Prince" author Antoine de Saint-Exupery

1995

Played Miss Minchin in the remake of "A Little Princess"

1994

Co-starred in "The Blue Boy" (aired on PBS' "Masterpiece Theatre" in the USA)

1993

Had recurring role as Patsy's mum on the British sitcom "Absolutely Fabulous"

1988

Portrayed Edith Frank in "Attic: The Hiding Place of Anne Frank" (CBS)

1988

Was featured in the all-star cast of "Little Dorrit"

1985

Again supported Glenda Jackson in "Turtle Diary"

1980

Played Mary in "The Day Christ Died" (CBS)

1977

Acted in "Monty Python Meets Beyond the Fringe"

1975

Starred in the British series "Making Faces"

1973

Co-starred in "The National Health"

1968

TV series debut in "Where Was Spring?"

1968

Had featured role in "Women in Love", starring Alan Bates and Glenda Jackson

1967

Reteamed with Donen as the object of Dudley Moore's affection in "Bedazzled"

1967

Co-starred in "Two for the Road", directed by Stanley Donen

1965

Made film debut in "Help!"

Began career as member of Establishment Club

Appeared on stage with Monty Python

Bonus Trivia

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Sources vary on Ms. Bron's birthyear, which has been reported as 1934 and 1940.

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