Pauline Brailsford

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Pauline Alethea Brailsford (born 7 December 1928 in Ecclesall, Sheffield[1][2][3]) is an English retired film and television actress.

Her most notable performance was A League of Their Own, as the team's chaperone "Miss Cuthburt", for which she shared a 1993 MTV Movie Award nomination with Tom Hanks for Best Kiss. She taught theatre studies at Columbia College in Chicago and was the artistic director of the Body Politic theatre company in Chicago in the 1980s and early 1990s.[4]



  1. ^ Note: Brailsford was born on 7 December 1928; according to, her birth was registered in the last quarter (Oct-Nov-Dec) of 1928. The primary issue is that at some point a mistranscription from the European-style dd/mm/yyyy to the US-style mm/dd/yyyy occurred. Intelius and cite 12 July 1928.
  2. ^ "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008", database, FamilySearch ( accessed 19 August 2015), Pauline A Brailsford, 1928; from "England & Wales Births, 1837-2006" database, findmypast ( 2012); citing Birth Registration, Ecclesall Bierlow, Yorkshire, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.
  3. ^ United States Public Records Index from a third party aggregator of publicly available information; accessed 10 April 2014.
  4. ^ Profile,; accessed 19 July 2015.

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