|Born||Damaris Ann Kennedy Hayman
16 June 1929
Kensington, London England
Hayman was born in Kensington, London, England and educated at Cheltenham Ladies' College. After repertory work in the theatre, she made her film début in The Belles of St Trinian's (1954) in an uncredited role as a sixth former.
Apart from scores of small parts, Hayman appeared in the Doctor Who serial The Dæmons (1971) as Miss Hawthorne, the self-proclaimed White Witch of the village Devil's End. Doctor Who, the Television Companion described her character as, "very memorable," and praised Hayman as being "perfectly cast in the role, her engaging performance adding much to the story".
Hayman has also appeared in such comedies as Steptoe and Son, The Young Ones, One Foot In The Grave and Sez Les. She worked with Ronnie Barker, appearing in one episode of his final series, Clarence (1988). She appeared in The Liver Birds (1971) as Miss Rigby and in the 1986 Duty Free Christmas special.
Damaris Hayman lives near Cirencester, Gloucestershire.
- The Belles of St. Trinian's (1954) - Visiting Parent (uncredited)
- Greyfriars Bobby: The True Story of a Dog (1961) - Black-haired woman (uncredited)
- Only Two Can Play (1962) - Lady Committee Member (uncredited)
- West 11 (1963) - Guide with School Party (uncredited)
- Smokescreen (1964) - Mrs. Roper's Nurse (uncredited)
- Bunny Lake Is Missing (1965) - Daphne
- The Magnificent Six and 1/2: The Ski Wheelers (1971)
- Mutiny on the Buses (1972) - Mrs. Jenkins
- Anoop and the Elephant (1972) - Miss Flint
- Love Thy Neighbour (1973) - Woman on Bus
- Paganini Strikes Again (1973) - Miss Lanyard
- Man About the House (1974) - Old Lady (uncredited)
- Confessions of a Driving Instructor (1976) - Tweedy Golfing Lady
- The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976) - Fiona
- Full Circle (1977) - Miss Pinner
- The Missionary (1982) - Lady Quimby
- "Damaris Hayman".
- "Damaris Hayman - Movies and Filmography - AllMovie".
- "Damaris Hayman".
- "Index to Motion Picture Credits: The Belles of St Trinians". Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. 10 June 2011. Retrieved 28 October 2015.
- "Doctor Who: The Daemons, Episode 1 (1971) - Christopher Barry - Cast and Crew - AllMovie".
- "BBC - Doctor Who Classic Episode Guide - The Daemons - Details".
- "Clarence[08/02/88] (1988)".
- "The Liver Birds[11/03/71] (1971)".
- John Fisher Tony Hancock: The Definitive Biography, London:: HarperCollins, 2008, pp. 446-49
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