Gwen Watford

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Gwen Watford (unknown year)

Gwendoline "Gwen" Watford (10 September 1927 — 6 February 1994) was an English film, stage and television actress. She married actor Richard Bebb in 1952.

Early life and education[edit]

Born in London, Watford attended an independent school in Hastings where her father, a retired army officer ran a public house.[1] She trained at the Embassy Theatre and the Old Vic.[2]

Career[edit]

Watford made her film debut playing Lady Usher in The Fall of the House of Usher (1950). Other films include Never Take Sweets from a Stranger (1960), The Very Edge (1962), Cleopatra (1963), and Cry Freedom (1987).

Death[edit]

She died from cancer, aged 66, in 1994.

Awards[edit]

Selected TV and filmography[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Who's Who on Television 1970. Independent Television Publications Ltd
  2. ^ The Independent. 07 February 1994. Obituary: Gwen Watford, by Adam Benedick