Yolande Palfrey

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Yolande Palfrey
Born Yolande Anne Elissa Palfrey
(1957-03-29)29 March 1957
Died 9 April 2011(2011-04-09) (aged 54)
Esher, England
Cause of death Brain tumour
Occupation Actress
Years active 1976–1991

Yolande Anne Elissa Palfrey (29 March 1957 – 9 April 2011) was a British actress.

She appeared in many BBC programmes including Pennies from Heaven,[1] Measure for Measure, Elizabeth Alone, Wings, Blake's 7 (Pressure Point), Crime and Punishment, Nanny, and Doctor Who (in the serial Terror of the Vervoids).

She also appeared in (among others) The Finishing Line, Love in a Cold Climate for Thames Television, Dragonslayer for The Walt Disney Company and Paramount Pictures, and The Breadwinner for Yorkshire Television.

Her stage performances included Murder, Dear Watson at The Mill at Sonning and Great Expectations at the Old Vic.

Palfrey died from a brain tumour on 9 April 2011, aged 54.


  1. ^ "Yolande Palfrey (1957-2011)". The Stage. 9 May 2011. Retrieved 15 March 2014. 

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