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November 23, 1934 (age 89) (

John Standing (m. 1961–1972)

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The Vengeance of She, The Servant, Edge of Sanity, Bunny Lake Is Missing, Murder by Proxy

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Jill Melford (born on 23 November 1934) is an English actress.


Early career

The daughter of actor Jack Melford, she attended the Ballet Arts School in New York and made her theatre debut in 1949 as a dancer in a production of Oklahoma! in New York, before appearing in other Broadway performances. In 1953 she performed in 'The Seven Year Itch' on the London stage, and later appeared in other stage plays. These include Auntie Mame, Ulysses in Night-time, The Life of the Party, The Right Honourable Gentleman, There's a Girl in My Soup, Not Now, Darling, Best of Friends and The Chairman.

Television and movies

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Melford made her first UK television appearance in 1952 in The Three Hostages and her first movie, Will Any Gentleman...? in 1953 not long afterwards. She made several appearances in Danger Man (known as Secret Agent in the USA), and made her last film appearance in Shoreditch in 2003.

Personal life

Melford was married to the actor John Standing from 1961 to 1972; the couple had a son, Alexander.


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  • Will Any Gentleman...? (1953)
  • Murder by Proxy (1954)
  • The Constant Husband (1955)
  • Out of the Clouds (1955)
  • Murder at Site 3 (1959)
  • Escort for Hire (1960)
  • The Servant (1963)
  • A Stitch in Time (1963)
  • Hot Enough for June (1964)
  • Bunny Lake Is Missing (1965)
  • The Vengeance of She (1968)
  • I Want What I Want (1972)
  • Father, Dear Father (1973)
  • The Greek Tycoon (1978)
  • The Bitch (1979)
  • Hussy (1980)
  • Edge of Sanity (1989)
  • Shoreditch (2003)
  • Selected TV appearances

  • The Three Hostages (1952)
  • Sunday Night Theatre (TV series) (1956)
  • The New Adventures of Charlie Chan (TV series) (1957)
  • Studio 4 (1962)
  • Danger Man (1964 & 1965)
  • Dixon of Dock Green (1966)
  • Theatre 625 (1968)
  • Armchair Theatre (1971)
  • The Organization (1972)
  • Crossroads (1977)
  • Hazell (1979)
  • The House of Eliott (1991)
  • Taggart (1993)
  • References

    Jill Melford Wikipedia

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