Molly Urquhart

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Molly Urquhart
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Born (1906-01-06)6 January 1906
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Died 6 October 1977(1977-10-06) (aged 71)
Glasgow, Scotland
Occupation Actress

Molly Urquhart (1906-1977) was a Scottish actress.[1][2]

Roles included the maid in A Man For All Seasons[3] and the matron in Doctor Finlay's Casebook.[4] She was one of the co-founders of Glasgow's Curtain theatre company in 1933, and during World War Two she set up and ran her own theatre company, the MSU Theatre now known as the Rutherglen Repertory Theatre, in Rutherglen, Scotland.[5]

A dramatised version of her life was performed by Dumbarton People's Theatre. There is also a biography of Molly written by Helen Murdoch which is entitled Travelling Hopefully: The Story of Molly Urquhart.[6]

Partial filmography[edit]

External links[edit]

Molly Urquhart at the Internet Movie Database


  1. ^ Born: 21 January 1906, GlasgowDied: 6 October 1977, Glasgow. "Molly Urquhart | BFI". Retrieved 2014-08-01. 
  2. ^ "The Glasgow Herald - Google News Archive Search". 
  3. ^ "Overview for Molly Urquhart". Retrieved 2014-08-01. 
  4. ^ "BFI Screenonline: Dr Finlay's Casebook (1962-71) Credits". 
  5. ^ "gb247-stabq-bu - Papers of Molly s Urquhart, (1906-1977), Actress and Theatre Owner". Archives Hub. 2005-06-06. Retrieved 2014-08-01. 
  6. ^ Murdoch, TRAVELLING HOPEFULLY The Story of Molly Urquhart,Edinburgh: Paul Harris Publishing, 1981