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Peggy Ashcroft

1907-12-22 Croydon, Surrey, England, UK

Image of Peggy Ashcroft


​Dame Edith Margaret Emily Ashcroft, DBE, (22 December 1907 - 14 June 1991) known professionally as Peggy Ashcroft, was an English actress whose career spanned more than sixty years. Born to a comfortable middle-class family, Ashcroft was determined from an early age to become an actress, despite parental opposition.


She's Been Away 1989-07-09
The Heat of the Day Nettie 1989-06-09
Madame Sousatzka Lady Emily 1988-10-14
When the Wind Blows Hilda Bloggs (voice) 1986-10-24
Murder by the Book Agatha Christie 1986-01-01
A Passage to India Mrs. Moore 1984-12-14
Little Eyolf The Rat Wife 1982-07-19
Cream in My Coffee Jean Wilsher 1980-11-02
Caught on a Train Frau Messner 1980-10-31
Edward & Mrs. Simpson Queen Mary 1978-11-06
Hullabaloo Over Georgie and Bonnie's Pictures Lady Gee 1978-09-01
Der Fußgänger Lady Gray 1973-09-05
Sunday Bloody Sunday Mrs. Greville 1971-07-01
Three into Two Won't Go Belle 1969-07-02
Secret Ceremony Hannah 1968-10-23
Tell Me Lies 1968-02-02
Révolution d'octobre 1967-10-11
The Wars of the Roses Queen Margaret 1965-04-08
The Cherry Orchard Madame Ranevsky 1962-04-17
Terminus Mother (uncredited) 1961-12-01
The Nun's Story Mother Mathilde 1959-06-18
We Serve 1942-06-29
Quiet Wedding Flower Lisle 1941-04-19
Channel Incident The Woman 1940-04-28
Rhodes of Africa Anna Carpenter 1936-06-30
The 39 Steps The Crofter's Wife Margaret 1935-06-06
The Wandering Jew Olalla Quintana 1933-11-15