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Veronica Turleigh (1899–1971)

Veronica Turleigh was born on January 14, 1899 in Castleforward, County Donegal, Ireland as Bridget Veronica Turley. She was an actress, known for The Promoter (1952), The Franchise Affair (1962) and BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950). She was married to James Laver. She died on September 3, 1971 in Blackheath, London, England. See full bio »

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Known For

The Promoter Mrs. Machin
The Franchise Affair Mrs. Sharpe
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre Carrie / The Pythia, Priestess of Delphi
ITV Play of the Week Amelia Madras / Hecuba


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 1969 The Root of All Evil? (TV Series)
- Floating Man (1969) ... Mother
 1969 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Wingate
- The Innocent Ceremony (1969) ... Mrs. Wingate
 1967 Turn Out the Lights (TV Series)
Charlotte Wennington
- One for Yes, Two for No (1967) ... Charlotte Wennington
 1965 Knock on Any Door (TV Series)
Ursula's Mother
- The Guests of Honour (1965) ... Ursula's Mother
 1960-1965 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Amelia Madras / Hecuba
- The Edwardians #4: The Madras House (1965) ... Amelia Madras
- Tiger at the Gates (1960) ... Hecuba
 1964 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Mrs. Wallace
- Women in Crisis #3: My Grandmother (1964) ... Mrs. Wallace
 1964 Festival (TV Series)
Leader of Chorus
- Murder in the Cathedral (1964) ... Leader of Chorus
 1964 The Saint (TV Series)
Madame Dumont
- The Good Medicine (1964) ... Madame Dumont
 1962 Maigret (TV Series)
Madame le Cloaguen
- The Crystal Ball (1962) ... Madame le Cloaguen
 1962 Saki (TV Mini-Series)
Lady Slaggby
- Episode #1.2 (1962) ... Lady Slaggby
 1962 The Franchise Affair (TV Series)
Mrs. Sharpe
- Episode #1.6 (1962) ... Mrs. Sharpe
- Episode #1.5 (1962) ... Mrs. Sharpe
- Episode #1.4 (1962) ... Mrs. Sharpe
- Episode #1.3 (1962) ... Mrs. Sharpe
- Episode #1.2 (1962) ... Mrs. Sharpe
 1957-1960 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Myra Strachan / Aunt Ellen
- Pink String and Sealing Wax (1960) ... Myra Strachan
- My Lost Saints (1959)
- The Whiteheaded Boy (1957) ... Aunt Ellen
 1960 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Marion Wiltshire
- The Slinger and the Slush (1960) ... Marion Wiltshire
 1958 The Horse's Mouth
Lady Beeder
 1957 Nicholas Nickleby (TV Series)
Mrs. Juila Witterly
- Episode #1.3 (1957) ... Mrs. Juila Witterly
 1957 Men, Women and Clothes (TV Series)
Self Modelling Fashions
- Facing the Elements (1957) ... Self Modelling Fashions
- Formal Clothes (1957) ... Self Modelling Fashions
- Sense and Nonsense in Fashion (1957) ... Self Modelling Fashions
 1956 Victoria (TV Movie)
Baroness Lehzen
 1956 The Advancing Shadow (TV Movie)
Lady Crawford
 1950-1954 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Carrie / The Pythia, Priestess of Delphi
- Boyd's Shop (1954) ... Carrie
- Adventure Story (1950) ... The Pythia, Priestess of Delphi
 1954 Clementina (TV Series)
Countess de Bergh
- For the Sake of a Throne (1954) ... Countess de Bergh
 1953 Victoria of England (TV Movie)
Baroness Lehzen
 1952 The Promoter
Mrs. Machin
 1942 King Arthur Was a Gentleman (uncredited)
 1939 Smiling at Grief (TV Movie)
 1939 Shall We Join the Ladies? (TV Movie)
Miss Vaile

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She acted in the Old Vic Theatre Season at the Old Vic Theatre and Sadler's Wells Theatre in London, England with Peggy Ashcroft, Malcolm Keen, Anthony Quayle, Alistair Sim, George Devine, Marius Goring, Roger Livesey, Clare Harris, and Caroline Keith in the cast. Harcourt Williams was director. See more »

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