Marjorie Fielding

Doris Marjorie Fielding (known as Marjorie) (born 17 February 1892, Gloucester, Gloucestershire – d. 28 December 1956, London) was a British stage and film actress.[1][2]

Marjorie Fielding was the second daughter of John & Ellen Fielding (née Miles). She was born on 17 February 1892 in Gloucester.[3] The family were well to do and her father was a partner in the engineering firm Fielding and Platt.

She attended Cheltenham Ladies College and then obtained a place as an actor in the Liverpool Playhouse as part of the Liverpool Repertory Company She then went on to play in West End productions such as Quiet Wedding, a Quiet Weekend and Modern Triangle[2][3]. She lived in London during the 1940s and '50s[2] acting in a number of British films. Most of her roles were as elderly women with an aristocratic demeanor.[4]

Marjorie Fielding never married.[2]

She was friends with the young Laurence Olivier and John Gielgud who attended her memorial service.[2][3]

She died of cancer on 28 December 1956 at St Martin in the Fields.

Selected filmography


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  3. "Doris Marjorie Fielding". Fielding and Platt History. Retrieved 2019-06-06.
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