|Born||4 September 1917|
Birmingham, United Kingdom
|Died||5 September 2006 (aged 89)|
Mason was born in Birmingham and trained at the London School of Dramatic Art, before performing with repertory theatres throughout Britain. She is probably best known internationally for her performance as the blind psychic in Nicolas Roeg's film Don't Look Now.
She appeared in "Gunfight at the O.K. Laundrette", the pilot episode of ITV's critically acclaimed drama Minder. She also made regular appearances in Z-Cars and Dixon of Dock Green, and made an appearance in Ripping Yarns. In the 1985 TV movie Marple: The Moving Finger, she appeared as Emily Barton, and in 1986 she appeared as Mrs Gummidge in the BBC series David Copperfield. Mason appeared in an episode of Juliet Bravo as Mrs Unwin in an episode called "Friends and Neighbours".
|1960||Rockets in the Dunes||Mrs. Allen|
|1963||The Yellow Teddy Bears||Miss Fletch|
|1970||Morning Story||Mrs McIsaac||TV movie|
|1971||She'll Follow You Anywhere||Jackie's mum|
|1973||Don't Look Now||Heather|
|1975||I Don't Want to Be Born||Mrs. Hyde|
|1975||My Brother's Keeper||Mrs. Booth||TV series|
|1977||The Three Hostages||Mrs. Medina||TV movie|
|1977||Nicholas Nickleby||Mrs. Nickleby||TV series|
|1982||The Return of the Soldier||Ward|
|1982||Ghost in the Water||Nan||TV movie|
|1984||Moonfleet||Jane Arnold||TV series|
|1985||Anna of the Five Towns||Sarah Vodrey||TV series|
|1989||Robot Jox||Professor Laplace|
|1991||Afraid of the Dark||Basement Woman|
|1995||One Foot in the Grave||Marjorie Stewkley||TV series|
- "Hilary Mason". BFI.
- "Hilary Mason". The Independent. 16 September 2006.
- III, Harris M. Lentz (24 October 2008). Obituaries in the Performing Arts, 2006: Film, Television, Radio, Theatre, Dance, Music, Cartoons and Pop Culture. McFarland. ISBN 9780786452118 – via Google Books.
- September 5, 2006, September 4, 1917- (13 September 2006). "Hilary Mason" – via www.thetimes.co.uk.
- "Mistress of Hardwick". 8 September 1977. p. 25 – via BBC Genome.
- "Gunfight at the O.K. Laundrette (1979)". BFI.
- "Hilary Mason". www.aveleyman.com.
- "Friends and Neighbours (1985)". BFI.
- BBC. "Maid Marian and Her Merry Men". www.bbc.co.uk.