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Name  Elizabeth Counsell
Role  Actress
Ex-spouse  David Simeon

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Born  7 June 1942 (1942-06-07) Windsor, Berkshire, England
Occupation  Stage, film and television actress
Movies  Song for Marion, Under the Doctor, The North London Book of The Dead
Parents  John Counsell, Mary Kerridge
Similar People  Mary Kerridge, Paul Andrew Williams, David Simeon, Terence Young, Peter R Hunt

Elizabeth Counsell (born June 7, 1942) is an English actress, best known for starring in the BBC television series Brush Strokes, and for her work in classical theatre. She played Lady Macbeth to Michael Gambon's Macbeth at the Forum Theatre in 1968, and was Michael Redgrave's leading lady in his anthology Shakespeare's People, 1976-77. In 1983 she took the nominal part in Peter Hall's Jean Seberg (musical) at the Royal National Theatre. Her film career includes roles in Hot Millions (1968), Anne of the Thousand Days (1969), Under the Doctor (1976), Killer's Moon (1978), and Claudia (1985). Her most recent film appearances include the 2012 film Song for Marion with Vanessa Redgrave, and the 2014 film Grace of Monaco starring Nicole Kidman.

Counsell is the daughter of actress Mary Kerridge and stage director John Counsell, who together ran the Theatre Royal, Windsor. In the 1970s she married the actor David Simeon, and in 1979 gave birth to a son.


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