Colette O'Neil

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Colette O'Neil
Born Colette McCrossan[1]
1935
Glasgow, Scotland
This article is about the Scottish television actress. For the English silent-film actress, see Colette O'Niel.

Colette O'Neil (born 1935) is a Glasgow-born actress noted for her various roles on British television.

She was a semi-regular cast member of Coronation Street in the mid-1960s as Ruth Winter, and also made frequent guest appearances in series such as Z-Cars, Dixon of Dock Green, Adam Adamant Lives!, No Hiding Place and Softly, Softly. She was also a leading cast member in the drama series The Standard. In 1983 she appeared in Doctor Who in the role of Tanha in the serial Snakedance.

More recently, she has appeared in Taggart, Lovejoy, Hamish Macbeth, Heartbeat, Peak Practice, Holby City, Monarch of the Glen and Bad Girls.

Her film appearances were few, but included roles in Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969), The Smashing Bird I Used to Know (1969), Dreams Lost, Dreams Found (1987), Wild Flowers (1989), and Mortdecai (2015).

Radio[edit]

Date Title Role Director Station
2 June 2004 Visiting Time Sarah Lu Kemp BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play
11 June 2004 Soft Fall the Sounds of Eden Janet Gaynor Macfarlane BBC Radio 4 Friday Play
28 January 2005 Folie à Trois Colleen Gaynor Macfarlane BBC Radio 4 Friday Play
14 July 2005 The Best Snow for Skiing Valda Lu Kemp BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play
11 August 200815 August 2008 The Pillow Book[2] Tozammi Lu Kemp BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour Drama
26 November 2012 McLevy: A Dangerous Remedy[3] Hannah Bruce Young BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Drama
3 December 2012 McLevy: No Looking Back[4] Hannah Bruce Young BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Drama

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