Patricia Haines

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Patricia Haines
Born Patricia Ann Haines
(1932-02-03)3 February 1932
Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Died 21 February 1977(1977-02-21) (aged 45)
Northampton, Northamptonshire, England, UK[1]
Cause of death Lung cancer
Nationality British
Occupation Actress
Years active 1959–1976
Spouse(s) Michael Caine
(1955-1962, divorced)
Bernard Kay
(1963-1977, her death)
Children Dominique

Patricia Haines (3 February 1932 – 25 February 1977 [2]) was an English actress.

Born in Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire [3] Haines is best known for her television work. Her credits include: Dixon of Dock Green, Steptoe and Son, The Avengers (in which she appeared in three episodes: The Nutshell, The Master Minds and Who's Who?), Danger Man, Public Eye, The Baron, Softly, Softly, Adam Adamant Lives!, The Champions, The Saint, Department S, Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased), Up Pompeii! (as "Pussius Galoria" in an episode entitled Jamus Bondus), Emmerdale Farm, Special Branch, The Protectors and Within These Walls. Her film roles include The Last Shot You Hear (1969), Walk a Crooked Path (1969), The Fast Kill (1972), and the horror films The Night Caller (1965) and Virgin Witch (1972), directed by Ray Austin.

She met actor Michael Caine, in repertory theatre in Lowestoft, Suffolk. They were married from 1955 to 1962 and had a daughter, Dominique[4] (aka "Nikki").[5]

Patricia Haines died from lung cancer, on 25 February 1977, aged 45,[6] cremated on 1 March. She was survived by actor Bernard Kay whom she married in 1963.


  1. ^ William Hall, Arise, Sir Michael Caine: The Biography (John Blake, 2000). ISBN 978-1903402023
  2. ^ William Hall, Arise, Sir Michael Caine: The Biography (John Blake, 2000). ISBN 978-1903402023
  3. ^ Peter Noble (editor), British Film and Television Year Book, Volumes 29-30 (Cinema TV Today, 1974).
  4. ^ "England Expects". The Times. 4 November 2006. Retrieved 18 May 2009. 
  5. ^ "(unknown)". The Daily Telegraph. 27 December 2001. 
  6. ^ Jerome, Jim (27 March 2000). "Caine Enables". People. Retrieved 18 May 2009. 

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