Natasha Pyne

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Natasha Pyne
Born (1946-07-09) 9 July 1946 (age 69)
Crawley, Sussex, England, UK
Occupation Actress
Years active 1963–present
Spouse(s) Paul Copley (1972–present)

Natasha Pyne (born 9 July 1946), is an English actress.


Born in Crawley, Sussex, Pyne started her career at the Royal Court in a production of John Osborne's Inadmissible Evidence and followed it in productions at the Lyric and Royal Shakespeare Company. She returned to the Royal Court in 1990 in Robert Holman's Rafts and Dreams. She is best known for her role in the British television sitcom series Father, Dear Father (as Anna Glover). Made by Thames Television an ITV London franchise. In the show Patrick Cargill was her father, and she also reprised the role in the 1973 film version.

She appeared as Bianca in the Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton film The Taming of the Shrew (1967), and her other film roles include The Breaking of Bumbo (1970), Madhouse (1973) with Vincent Price, and the Disney British film One of Our Dinosaurs is Missing (as Susan, a young pretty nanny). She also appeared in an episode of Jason King and also The Adventurer with Gene Barry. Her appearances now are mostly in television dramas such as The Bill. Pyne has also been in many Radio 4 plays.

She married the actor Paul Copley after performing with him in a 1971 production of Frank Wedekind's Lulu, directed by Peter Barnes in Leeds.

In 2007, she guest-starred in the Doctor Who audio play I.D..



Radio work[edit]

She was in BBC's Radio Drama Company (RDC) in the mid-1980s and appeared in numerous Radio 4 plays and readings. Also she did Drama on 3 and Children's BBC Radio 5 (former).


She was in Van der Valk when it was revived once again towards the end of Thames' life as a part of the ITV network, with four two-hour episodes of the fourth series in January and February 1991, and the fifth series three two-hour episodes in February 1992.

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