Rosamund Greenwood

Rosamund Mary Greenwood (12 June 1907 - 15 July 1997) was a British actress who was active on screen from 1935 until 1990.[1]

Rosamund Greenwood
Rosamund Mary Greenwood

(1907-06-12)12 June 1907
Died15 July 1997(1997-07-15) (aged 90)

After training at London's Central School, she was on stage from the late 1920s.[2][3] Her theatre work included starring in the original West End and Broadway productions of Thornton Wilder's The Matchmaker in 1954-1957.[4][5]

In a career stretching 60 years, Greenwood's screen work included The Prince and the Showgirl, Night of the Demon, Upstairs, Downstairs, Angels, Crown Court, and A Perfect Spy.[6] Her final role, at the age of 83, came in 1990 when she played a witch in the screen adaptation of Roald Dahl's novel The Witches.[7]

She died in July 1997, a month after her 90th birthday.[6]


Year Title Role Notes
1935School for StarsUncredited
1936Men Are Not GodsPianistUncredited
1940Room for TwoUncredited
1942Penn of PennsylvaniaUncredited
1943The Peterville DiamondMiss Geach
1944Heaven Is Round the CornerMaid
1944Give Us the MoonUncredited
1957The Prince and the ShowgirlMaud
1957Night of the DemonMrs. Meek
1958A Night to RememberMrs. BullUncredited
1959Idol on ParadeSpinster
1960Village of the DamnedMiss Ogle
1962Term of TrialConstance
1965The Murder GameMrs. Potter
1965Strangler's WebMiss Pitts
1971A Severed HeadMiss Seelhaft
1971Loving MemorySister
1976The Bawdy Adventures of Tom JonesVillage GossipUncredited
1977Stand Up, Virgin SoldiersMiss Plant
1982The MissionaryLady Fermleigh
1984Secret PlacesHannah
1990The WitchesJanice(final film role)


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