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Penelope Wilton

Penelope Wilton (b. 1946) is a common name in British Theatre for which she has been nominated for the Laurence Oliver Award several times. Furthermore, she is a known name for all her work in British Television as well, most recently as a consistent part of 'Downton Abbey' on ITV.

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Jun 3, 1946 In Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Play for Today 1970-10-15
Latest Project:
Movie The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry 2023-04-27
Known For
Poster of Downton Abbey
Poster of Pride & Prejudice
Poster of Doctor Who
Poster of Shaun of the Dead
Movie The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry Maureen Fry 2023-04-27
Movie Operation Mincemeat Hester Leggett 2022-04-01
Movie Downton Abbey: A New Era Isobel Merton 2022-04-27
Movie Summerland Older Alice 2020-07-24
Movie Eternal Beauty Vivian 2020-08-21
Movie Downton Abbey Isobel Merton 2019-09-12
Series After Life Anne 2019-03-08
Movie The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society Amelia Maugery 2018-04-19
Movie Zoo Denise Austin 2018-06-08
Series Brief Encounters Pauline 2016-07-04
Movie The BFG The Queen 2016-06-01
Movie The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Jean Ainslie 2015-02-26
Movie Belle Lady Mary Murray 2013-05-01
Movie National Theatre Live: 50 Years on Stage Delia 2013-11-02
Movie The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Jean Ainslie 2012-02-23
Movie The Girl Peggy Robertson 2012-10-22
Series South Riding Mrs Beddows 2011-02-20
Movie Harold Pinter: A Celebration 2010-01-24
Series Downton Abbey Isobel Crawley 2010-09-26
Movie Margot B.Q. 2009-11-30
Series The Passion Mary 2008-03-16
Series Five Days Barbara Poole 2007-01-23
Movie Celebration Julie 2007-02-26
Movie The History Boys Mrs. Bibby 2006-10-02
Series Doctor Who Harriet Jones 2005-03-26
Movie Falling Daisy Langrish 2005-03-06
Movie Pride & Prejudice Mrs. Gardiner 2005-09-16
Movie Match Point Eleanor Hewett 2005-10-26
Movie Shaun of the Dead Barbara 2004-04-09
Movie Lucky Jim Celia Welch 2003-04-11
Series Comedy Connections Unknown 2003-06-09
Movie Calendar Girls Ruth 2003-09-02
Series Victoria & Albert Unknown 2001-08-20
Movie The Whistle-Blower Heather Graham 2001-04-14
Series Bob & Rose Monica Gossage 2001-09-10
Movie Victoria & Albert Princess Mary Louise Victoria 2001-08-26
Movie Iris Janet Stone 2001-12-14
Movie Rockaby Old Woman 2000-01-01
Movie Victoria Wood with All the Trimmings 2000-12-25
Movie Tom's Midnight Garden Aunt Melbourne 1999-05-15
Series Wives and Daughters Mrs. Hamley 1999-11-28
Movie Talking Heads 2 1998-10-06
Movie Alice Through the Looking Glass White Queen 1998-12-26
Movie Carrington Lady Ottoline Morrell 1995-05-25
Movie Landscape Beth 1995-10-21
Movie The Deep Blue Sea Hester Collyer 1994-11-12
Movie The Secret Rapture Marion French 1993-09-12
Series The Return of the Borrowers Homily 1993-11-14
Movie Blame It on the Bellboy Patricia Fulford 1992-03-06
Series Screaming 1992-03-15
Series The Borrowers Homily 1992-11-08
Series Talking Heads Unknown 1988-04-19
Movie Cry Freedom Wendy Woods 1987-11-06
Movie Clockwise Pat Garden 1986-03-01
Series C.A.T.S. Eyes Unknown 1985-04-12
Series Ever Decreasing Circles 1984-01-29
Movie Laughterhouse Alice Singleton 1984-09-01
Series The Tale of Beatrix Potter Beatrix Potter 1982-11-01
Movie King Lear Regan 1982-09-19
Movie The French Lieutenant's Woman Sonia 1981-08-28
Movie Country Virginia Carlion 1981-10-20
Movie Othello Desdemona 1981-10-04
Movie Pasmore Helen 1980-10-21
Series BBC Television Shakespeare Unknown 1978-12-03
Movie Joseph Andrews Mrs. Wilton 1977-03-09
Series The Norman Conquests Annie 1977-10-05
Movie Mrs. Warren's Profession Vivie Warren 1972-10-03
Series Play for Today Unknown 1970-10-15