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Angela Pleasence

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Alma mater  RADA
Role  Actress
Name  Angela Pleasence
Years active  1965–present
Occupation  Actress

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Full Name  Daphne Anne Angela Pleasence
Born  30 September 1941 (age 74) (1941-09-30) Chapeltown, Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Education  Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Parents  Donald Pleasence, Miriam Raymond
Siblings  Miranda Pleasence, Polly Jo Pleasence, Jean Pleasence, Lucy Pleasance
Grandparents  Thomas Stanley Pleasence, Alice Armitage
Movies and TV shows  A Christmas Carol, From Beyond the Grave, The Barchester Chronicles, The Six Wives of Henry VIII, Your Highness
Similar People  Donald Pleasence, Miranda Pleasence, Clive Donner, Michael Carter, Kevin Connor

Angela Pleasence


Daphne Anne Angela Pleasence (born 30 September 1941), better known as Angela Pleasence, is an English actress. Trained in theatre, Pleasence's first major film role came in Hitler: The Last Ten Days (1973), followed by roles in horror films such as From Beyond the Grave and Symptoms (1974).

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She worked extensively in television productions and British miniseries throughout the 1980s and 1990s. She had minor roles in the films The Search for John Gissing (2001), Gangs of New York (2002), and The Gigolos (2005).

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Biography

Pleasence was born in Chapeltown, Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, to Miriam Raymond and actor Donald Pleasence. She studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, and made her stage debut in 1964 as Titania in a production of A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre. She appeared extensively in London theatre productions throughout the 1970s.

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She is known for her performance as Catherine Howard in the 1970 BBC serial The Six Wives of Henry VIII. Other television credits include Les Misérables, The Barchester Chronicles (alongside her father), Mansfield Park, Silas Marner, Midsomer Murders, Whitechapel, Agatha Christie's Poirot and Agatha Christie's Marple.

She is also noted for her roles in horror films of the 1970s, including From Beyond the Grave, Symptoms and The Godsend. She made a guest appearance in the parody series Dr. Terrible's House of Horrible satirising her earlier performances.

She also appeared in Stealing Heaven (1988) and appeared in "The Shakespeare Code" episode of Doctor Who as Elizabeth I.

Two other roles are the Ghost of Christmas Past in the 1984 holiday television film A Christmas Carol and a role as a crowd member in Martin Scorsese's 2002 crime drama Gangs of New York.

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She appeared as Winnie in the BBC drama Happy Valley (2016).

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