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Fiona Walker

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Occupation  Actress
Spouse  Herbert Wise (m. 1988)
Role  Actress
Name  Fiona Walker
Years active  1964 - 1994

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Born  24 May 1944 (age 78) (1944-05-24) London, England
Movies and TV shows  Far from the Madding Crowd, I, Claudius
Children  Susannah Wise, Charlie Walker-Wise
Books  French Relations, Kiss Chase, The Woman Who Fell i, The Summer Wedding, The Country Escape
Similar People  Herbert Wise, Susannah Wise, Sarah Mlynowski, Kathy Lette, Rebecca Gable

Fiona Walker (born 24 May 1944) is an English actress, known for numerous theatre and television roles between the 1960s and 1990s.

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Robert Stephens and Fiona Walker in The Asphyx (1972)

Her best remembered TV part is probably the role of Agrippina in the BBC adaptation of I, Claudius (1976), directed by Herbert Wise. She excelled as 'Miss Meteyard', the intelligent, wise-cracking copy-writer modelled on the author in Dorothy L Sayers' Murder Must Advertise (1973 BBC TV dramatisation). She was an acidic Mrs Elton in BBC2's 1972 adaptation of Jane Austen's Emma and played the ill-fated Stella Mawson in Anglia's first P. D. James' adaptation, Death of an Expert Witness (1983), also directed by Wise. Other television appearances have included All Creatures Great and Small (1978), Pope John Paul II (1984), Bleak House (1985), The Woman in Black (1989), Agatha Christie's Poirot (1993), and two Doctor Who serials, 24 years apart, playing villainesses Kala in The Keys of Marinus in 1964, and Lady Peinforte in Silver Nemesis in 1988, as well as a definitive Ruth in Alan Ayckbourn's trilogy The Norman Conquests – Thames Television (1977).

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Fiona Walker in The Asphyx (1972)

Her film roles included Liddy in Far from the Madding Crowd (1967), the cult horror film The Asphyx (1972), and Century (1993), starring Charles Dance and Clive Owen.

Fiona Walker in All Creatures Great and Small (1978)

Walker married Herbert Wise in 1988. Her children, Charlie Walker-Wise and Susannah Wise, are also actors.

Partial filmography

  • Far from the Madding Crowd (1967) - Liddy
  • The Asphyx (1972) - Anna Wheatley
  • Century (1993) - Mrs. Pritchard
  • References

    Fiona Walker Wikipedia