Nigel Patrick and Beatrice Campbell in Grand National Night (1953).
Beatrice Josephine Campbell
31 July 1922
County Down, Northern Ireland
|Died||10 May 1979 (aged 56)|
|Spouse(s)||Nigel Patrick (1951–1979) (her death) (2 children)|
Robert MacClancy (1939–1942) (his death)
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. They remained married until her death in 1979.
|1946||Wanted for Murder||Muriel||Uncredited|
|1946||The Laughing Lady|
|1947||Meet Me at Dawn||Margot|
|1947||The Hangman Waits||Usherette|
|1948||My Brother Jonathan||Edie Martyn|
|1948||Things Happen at Night||Joyce Prescott|
|1949||Silent Dust||Joan Rawley|
|1950||No Place for Jennifer||Paula|
|1950||Last Holiday||Sheila Rockingham|
|1950||The Mudlark||Lady Emily Prior|
|1951||Laughter in Paradise||Lady Emily Prior|
|1951||The House in the Square||Kate Pettigrew|
|1953||Grand National Night||Joyce Penrose|
|1953||The Master of Ballantrae||Lady Alison|
|1955||Cockleshell Heroes||Mrs. Ruddock|
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- T. M. P., "British Import Based on Play." New York Times, 30 December 1949, http://www.proquest.com/ (accessed 22 November 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), 14 November 1950, http://www.proquest.com/ (accessed 22 November 2007).
- CSV Media NI (26 April 2005). "Michael Robert MacClancy". WW2 People's War. BBC.