Children Alexander John Leon
Parents Jack Melford
Name Jill Melford
|Born November 23, 1934 (age 81) (1934-11-23) London|
Spouse John Standing (m. 1961–1972)
Grandparents Austin Melford, Alice Gambra
Movies The Vengeance of She, The Servant, Edge of Sanity, Bunny Lake Is Missing, Murder by Proxy
Similar People John Standing, Jerry Desmonde, Edward Chapman, Jeanette Sterke, Jack Melford
[Wikipedia] Jill Melford
Jill Melford (born on 23 November 1934) is an English actress.
- Wikipedia Jill Melford
- Early career
- Television and movies
- Personal life
- Selected TV appearances
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
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.
Melford was married to the actor John Standing from 1961 to 1972; the couple had a son, Alexander.