Rosalie Crutchley

Actor
British actress Rosalie Crutchley played a variety of strong roles in Hollywood cinema. In 1938, she began her career with a season at the Liverpool Playhouse. Early on in her acting career, Crutchley landed roles in ... Read more »
Born: 01/04/1920 in London, England, GB

Filmography

Actor (43)

The Killings at Badger's Drift 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

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Cadfael 1994 (TV Show)

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Agatha Christie's Poirot 1993 (Tv Show)

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The Fool 1991 (Movie)

Mrs Harris (Actor)

Death of a Ghost 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

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She's Been Away 1990 (Movie)

Gladys (Actor)

Agatha Christie's Miss Marple, Series IV 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

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By the Sword Divided II 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

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The Theban Plays 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

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A World Apart 1988 (Movie)

Mrs Harris (Actor)

Beryl Markham: A Shadow on the Sun 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

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Memed My Hawk 1987 (Movie)

Hatche's Mother (Actor)

By the Sword Divided 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Series II 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

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Eleni 1985 (Movie)

Grandmother (Actor)

Hard Times 1976 - 1977 (TV Show)

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Country Matters I 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

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Mahler 1974 (Movie)

Marie Mahler (Actor)

And Now the Screaming Starts 1972 (Movie)

Mrs Luke (Actor)

Cold Comfort Farm 1971 - 1972 (TV Show)

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Man of La Mancha 1972 (Movie)

Housekeeper (Actor)

The Possessed 1970 - 1971 (TV Show)

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Who Slew Auntie Roo? 1971 (Movie)

Miss Henley (Actor)

Blood From the Mummy's Tomb 1970 (Movie)

Helen Dickerson (Actor)

Wuthering Heights 1970 (Movie)

Mrs Earnshaw (Actor)

Creatures the World Forgot 1969 (Movie)

Old Crone (Actor)

Behold a Pale Horse 1964 (Movie)

Teresa (Actor)

The Haunting 1963 (Movie)

Mrs Dudley (Actor)

Freud 1962 (Movie)

Frau Freud (Actor)

No Love For Johnnie 1960 (Movie)

Alice Byrne (Actor)

Sons and Lovers 1960 (Movie)

Louisa (Actor)

A Tale of Two Cities 1958 (Movie)

Madame Defarge (Actor)

The Nun's Story 1958 (Movie)

Sister Eleanor (Actor)

The Spanish Gardener 1955 (Movie)

Magdalena (Actor)

Flame and the Flesh 1954 (Movie)

Francesca (Actor)

Malta Story 1953 (Movie)

Carmella (Actor)

Quo Vadis 1951 (Movie)

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Elizabeth R (TV Show)

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Monsignor Quixote (TV Show)

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Queenie (TV Show)

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Smiley's People (TV Show)

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame (TV Show)

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The Six Wives of Henry VIII (TV Show)

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Biography

British actress Rosalie Crutchley played a variety of strong roles in Hollywood cinema. In 1938, she began her career with a season at the Liverpool Playhouse. Early on in her acting career, Crutchley landed roles in various films, including "Quo Vadis" (1951), the romance "Malta Story" (1953) with Alec Guinness and "Flame and the Flesh" (1954). She also appeared in the drama "The Spanish Gardener" (1956) with Dirk Bogarde, "A Tale of Two Cities" (1958) with Dirk Bogarde and the dramatic adaptation "The Nun's Story" (1959) with Audrey Hepburn. She continued to work steadily in film throughout the seventies, appearing in the Anna Calder-Marshall historical romance "Wuthering Heights" (1970), the Andrew Keir horror flick "Blood From the Mummy's Tomb" (1971) and the thriller "Who Slew Auntie Roo?" (1971) with Shelley Winters. She also appeared in "Man of La Mancha" (1972) with Peter O'Toole. Toward the end of her career, she tackled roles in the dramatic period piece "A World Apart" (1988) with Barbara Hershey, the drama "She's Been Away" (1990) with Peggy Ashcroft and the Derek Jacobi drama "The Fool" (1991). Crutchley last appeared in "The Killings at Badger's Drift" (1997-98). Crutchley passed away in July 1997 at the age of 77.

Relationships

Daughter
father, Peter Ashmore survived her

Son
father, Peter Ashmore survived her

Peter Ashmore

Husband
divorced

Danson Cunningham

Husband
divorced

EDUCATION

Royal College of Music

Milestones

1950

American debut as the heroine in "The Heart of the Matter" on Broadway

1947

Feature debut in "Take My Life"

1942

London debut as Angelica in "Love for Love"

1938

Began her career with a season at the Liverpool Playhouse

Acting debut as a walk-on in "St Joan"

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