Joyce Grenfell

Actor, Journalist, Radio critic ("The Observer")
Former journalist and radio critic turned popular comedienne and revue performer who toured the world in her own one-woman show. With her sharp features and talent for refined gaucherie, she also graced a number of ... Read more »
Born: 02/10/1910 in London, England, GB

Filmography

Actor (14)

The Americanization of Emily 1964 (Movie)

Mrs Barham (Actor)

The Yellow Rolls-Royce 1963 (Movie)

Miss Hortense Astor (Actor)

The Old Dark House 1962 (Movie)

(Actor)

Pure Hell of St. Trinian's 1960 (Movie)

Sergeant Ruby Gates (Actor)

Happy Is the Bride 1957 (Movie)

Aunt Florence (Actor)

Blue Murder at St. Trinian's 1956 (Movie)

Sergeant Gates (Actor)

Forbidden Cargo 1954 (Movie)

Lady Flavin Queensway (Actor)

Genevieve 1953 (Movie)

Hotel Proprietress (Actor)

The Belles of St. Trinian's 1953 (Movie)

Sergeant Ruby Gates (Actor)

The Man With a Million 1953 (Movie)

Duchess of Cromarty (Actor)

The Pickwick Papers 1953 (Movie)

Mrs Leo Hunter (Actor)

Stage Fright 1950 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Demi-Paradise 1942 (Movie)

Mrs Pawson (Actor)

The Good Companions (Movie)

Lady Parlitt (Actor)

Biography

Former journalist and radio critic turned popular comedienne and revue performer who toured the world in her own one-woman show. With her sharp features and talent for refined gaucherie, she also graced a number of British films, debuting in 1943.

Milestones

1942

Film debut

1939

Made London revue debut presenting her own monologues

Bonus Trivia

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She was named president of England's Society of Women Writers and Journalists (1957)

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