Friday 31 October 2014

Thora Hird

Born: 28 May 1911, Morecambe, Lancashire, England
Died: 15 March 2003, Brinsworth House, Twickenham, Middlesex, England
Thora Hird was a 'national treasure' making her name on the stage and eventually in film and television. Her most famous roles came when she was already over 50 years old. She appeared in over 150 episodes of the long running, gentle, British comedy 'Last of the Summer Wine (1973)', making her first appearance when she was 75. 
Go to Blazes (1942) as Elsie
A short information film about what to do in case of an incendiary device during WWII.
Emergency Call (1952) as Mrs. Cornelius

The Lost Hours (1952) as Hotel maid

With Mark Stevens.

The Long Memory (1953) as Mrs. Pewsey

With John McCallum.

Clean Sweep (1958) as Vera Watson

Screen One: Pat and Margaret (1994) (Season 6, Episode 3) as Jim's Mother

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