Died January 24, 2014
Role Film actress
|Name Lisa Daniely|
Years active 1950-2007
Spouse Grey Blake (m. 1952–1971)
|Full Name Mary Elizabeth Bodington|
Born 4 June 1929 (1929-06-04) Reading, Berkshire, England, UK
Movies and TV shows The Invisible Man, Hindle Wakes, HG Wells' Invisible Man, Operation Diplomat, Curse of Simba
Similar People Arthur Crabtree, Lindsay Shonteff, Ralph Smart, Stanley Black, Gerald Thomas
Lisa Daniely - Life and career
Lisa Daniely (born Mary Elizabeth Bodington; 4 June 1929 – 24 January 2014) was a British film and television actress.
Life and career
Born in Reading, Berkshire, to an English solicitor father and a French mother, she was educated in Paris and studied at the Sarah Bernhardt Theatre.
She made her film debut at the age of 21, in the title role of Lilli Marlene (1950), whilst in Hindle Wakes (1952) she played the part of mill worker Jenny Hawthorn. In Tiger by the Tail (1955) she played opposite Larry Parks, and later appeared in the horror film Curse of Simba (1965), but appeared more regularly on television. In the ITC series The Invisible Man (1958), loosely based on H. G. Wells' novel, she played Diane Brady.
Her other appearances in various TV programmes include The Saint, Danger Man, Doctor Who, Strange Report, The Protectors, Van Der Valk and The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. She portrayed Queen Elizabeth II in the TV film Princess In Love (1996). In 2007 she provided background commentary to several episodes of The Invisible Man released by Network DVD.
Personal life and death
Lisa Daniely was married to actor Grey Blake from 1952 until his death in 1971. The couple had no children. Daniely died aged 84 on 24 January 2014, from undisclosed causes. She was survived by a stepson, Sean Blake, as well as a niece and two nephews.