Lana Morris

Lana Morris, born Averil Maureen Anita Morris (11 March 1930 28 May 1998) was a British film, stage and television actress during the 1950s and 1960s.

Lana Morris
Averil Maureen Anita Morris

(1930-03-11)11 March 1930
Ruislip, Middlesex, England
Died28 May 1998(1998-05-28) (aged 68)
Windsor, Berkshire, England
Years active19481990
Spouse(s)Ronnie Waldman (19531978) (his death)

She played the role of Helene in the 1967 BBC adaptation of The Forsyte Saga, and appeared in many other television programmes. She worked with Roger Moore in The Saint, appearing on the cover of an early 1960s tie-in reprinting of the novel The Saint in New York. She later became a television panellist. She was also in British films such as I Start Counting.

She was married to the BBC executive Ronnie Waldman (1914–1978) (from 1953 to 1978).

She died of a heart attack in Windsor, Berkshire, aged 68.


Year Title Role Notes
1948Spring in Park LaneRosie
1948The Weaker SexLolly
1948It's Hard to Be GoodDaphne
1949Trottie TrueBouncie Barrington
1949The Chiltern HundredsBessie Sykes
1950Morning DepartureRose Snipe
1950Guilt Is My ShadowBetty
1950The Reluctant WidowBecky
1950TrioGladys(segment "The Verger")
1950The Woman in QuestionLana Clark
1951A Tale of Five CitiesDelia Morel Romanoff
1953The Red BeretPinky
1953The Straw ManRuth Hunter
1953The Good BeginningEvie Watson
1953Black 13Marion
1953Trouble in StoreSally Wilson
1954Radio Cab MurderMyra
1954Thought to KillRuby
1955Man of the MomentPenny
1956Home and AwayMary
1958Moment of IndiscretionJanet Miller
1958Passport to ShameGirl
1959No Trees in the StreetMarge
1959Jet StormJane Tracer
1960October MothMolly
1970I Start CountingLeonie

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