Molly Urquhart

Molly Urquhart (1906–1977) was a Scottish actress.[1][2]

Molly Urquhart
Born(1906-01-06)6 January 1906
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Died6 October 1977(1977-10-06) (aged 71)
Glasgow, Scotland
OccupationActress

Roles included the maid in A Man For All Seasons[3] and the matron in Doctor Finlay's Casebook.[4] She was one of the co-founders of Glasgow's Curtain theatre company in 1933, and during World War Two she set up and ran her own theatre company, the MSU Theatre now known as the Rutherglen Repertory Theatre, in Rutherglen, Scotland.[5]

A dramatised version of her life was performed by Dumbarton People's Theatre. There is also a biography of Molly written by Helen Murdoch which is entitled Travelling Hopefully: The Story of Molly Urquhart.[6]

Filmography

Year Title Role Notes
1949FloodtideGuest at Mrs. Dow'sUncredited
1950Portrait of ClareThirza
1951Happy Go LovelyMadame Amanda's Assistant
1952HuntedBarmaid
1952You're Only Young TwiceLady Duffy
1955GeordieGeordie's Mother
1956Yield to the NightMatron Mason
1956Child in the HouseMrs. Parsons
1957Doctor at LargeMrs. IvesUncredited
1959The Nun's StorySister Augustine (Africa)
1960The Big DayMrs. Deeping – Baker's secretary
1960The SundownersMrs. Bateman
1964Behold a Pale HorseHospital Nurse
1966A Man For All SeasonsMaid
1973Digby, the Biggest Dog in the WorldAunt Ina
1974The Black WindmillMargaret
1977JuliaWoman

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References

  1. Born: 21 January 1906, GlasgowDied: 6 October 1977, Glasgow. "Molly Urquhart | BFI". Explore.bfi.org.uk. Retrieved 1 August 2014.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  2. "The Glasgow Herald – Google News Archive Search".
  3. "Overview for Molly Urquhart". Tcm.com. Retrieved 1 August 2014.
  4. "BFI Screenonline: Dr Finlay's Casebook (1962–71) Credits".
  5. "gb247-stabq-bu – Papers of Molly s Urquhart, (1906–1977), Actress and Theatre Owner". Archives Hub. 6 June 2005. Retrieved 1 August 2014.
  6. Murdoch, TRAVELLING HOPEFULLY The Story of Molly Urquhart,Edinburgh: Paul Harris Publishing, 1981


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