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13 September 1884|
|Died||24 September 1967
|Children||John Cadell Perceval-Clark (later John Cadell)|
Born in Edinburgh, she performed in the cinema and on the stage. One of her best-known cinema roles was in the Ealing Studios comedy Whisky Galore! (1948). She once performed opposite W. C. Fields in Hollywood, cast as Mrs. Micawber to his Wilkins Micawber in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's 1935 production of David Copperfield. Although Cadell remains in the released version of the film, her biggest scene (when the Micawber family prepare to emigrate) was deleted from the release prints.
Her son, born John Cadell Perceval-Clark in 1915 changed his name to John Cadell and became a theatrical agent. Her grandson Simon Cadell and her granddaughter Selina Cadell also became actors. 
- The Man Who Stayed at Home (1915)
- Anna the Adventuress (1920)
- Alf's Button (1920)
- The Naked Man (1923)
- Fires of Fate (1932)
- Timbuctoo (1933)
- The Luck of a Sailor (1934)
- David Copperfield (1935)
- Whom the Gods Love (1936)
- Love from a Stranger (1937)
- South Riding (1938)
- Pygmalion (1938)
- Confidential Lady (1939)
- Quiet Wedding (1941)
- The Young Mr Pitt (1942)
- Dear Octopus (1943)
- I Know Where I'm Going! (1945)
- Jassy (1947)
- Marry Me! (1949)
- Whisky Galore! (1949)
- Madeleine (1950)
- The Reluctant Widow (1950)
- The Late Edwina Black (1951)
- Meet Mr. Lucifer (1953)
- Rockets Galore! (1957)
- The Little Hut (1957)
- The Surgeon's Knife (1957)
- Serious Charge (1959)
- Upstairs and Downstairs (1959)
- Very Important Person (1961)
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- "Selina Cadell: 'Being plain has been pretty good for me' Doc Martin star on her late brother Simon, best friend Sigourney Weaver - and why she's glad she was never a ravishing beauty". Mail Online. Retrieved 22 January 2016. line feed character in
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- "Obituary: Simon Cadell". The Independent.
- Jean Cadell at the Internet Movie Database
- Jean Cadell at the Internet Broadway Database
- Jean Cadell at Find a Grave