Nigel Patrick and Beatrice Campbell in Grand National Night (1953).
|Born||Beatrice Josephine Campbell
July 13, 1922
County Down, Northern Ireland UK
|Died||10 May 1979
London, England UK
|Spouse(s)||Nigel Patrick (1951–1979)
Robert MacClancy (1939–1942)
After a distinguished London stage career, Campbell entered film in the mid-1940s. She received positive notices internationally for her performances in Silent Dust (1949) and Last Holiday (1950), with Alec Guinness, which remains her best-known role.
Campbell was married twice. Her first marriage was to Squadron Leader Michael Robert MacClancy of No. 226 Squadron RAF, who died aged 22, on 12 April 1942 at RAF Hemswell when his aircraft crash landed. Her second marriage was to the actor Nigel Patrick in 1951. The two remained married until her death in 1979.
- Meet Me at Dawn (1947)
- Laughter in Paradise (1951)
- Grand National Night (1953)
- The Master of Ballantrae (1953)
- Cockleshell Heroes - Mrs. Ruddock (1955)
- T. M. P., "British Import Based on Play." New York Times, December 30, 1949, http://www.proquest.com/ (accessed November 22, 2007).
- Bosley Crowther "The Screen in Review: 'Last Holiday,' Written by J.B. Priestley, Stars Alec Guinness as Man Doomed to Die." New York Times (1857-Current file), November 14, 1950, http://www.proquest.com/ (accessed November 22, 2007).