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Irene Handl

1901–1987 | British actress

Dumpy British character comedienne, frequently seen as a maid or charlady; became a star in her later years

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Born in London, the daughter of an Austrian banker and his aristocratic French wife, Irene Handl studied at the Embassy School of Acting, and was on stage from 1937. She also wrote two novels: The Sioux (1965) and The Gold-Tipped Phitzer (1966), noted for their originality and ornate literary style.

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Irene Handl Filmography

Sarah
Miss Bell
Miss Baker
Spellbound (1941)
Mrs Nugent
Ma Perkins
Frau
Trude
Miss Haddock
Mrs Victory
Great Day (1945)
Lady serving Tea in Tea Stall.
Mrs Gammon
Ruby Towser
Mrs Mactavish
Mrs Butters
Lady Agnes
Mrs Fletcher
Cook
Nanny
Emily Pepys
Miss Gale
Mme Blanche
Mrs Raymond
Mrs Abramowitz
New Neighbor
Mrs Crowley, Greengrocer
The Key (1958)
Clerk
Mrs Kite
Miss Patch
No Kidding (1960)
Mrs Spicer
Mrs Stringer
Miss Harker-Parker
Madame Spolinski
Mrs Harper
The Rebel (1961)
Mrs Crevatte
Rene Smith
Mrs Hackett
Wonderwall (1968)
Mrs Peurofoy
Ada Bingley
Mrs Barrymore
Lady Bovington
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