Signed photograph of English actress, Joan Hickson. Picture reads ‘All good wishes, Joan Hickson’

Joan Hickson

British actress (1906–1998) | Seven Days to Noon (1950), The Guinea Pig (1948), The Man Who Could Work Miracles (1936)

British character actress, in innumerable films as understanding mum or dotty aunt

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At the age of nearly 80, JH made a big hit on TV in adaptations of Agatha Christie's Miss Marple stories.

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The Man Who Could Work Miracles (1936)
Effie
The Rake’s Progress (1945)
Miss Parker
The Guinea Pig (1948)
Mrs Read
Marry Me (1949)
Mrs Pearson
Seven Days to Noon (1950)
Mrs Peckett
The Magnet (1950)
Mrs Ward
Hell Is Sold Out (1951)
Hortense, the housekeeper
Hindle Wakes (1952)
Mrs Hawthorn
The Tall Headlines (1952)
Waitress
Curtain Up (1952)
Harry’s Landlady
The Card (1952)
Mrs Codleyn
Mad About Men (1954)
Mrs Forster
To Dorothy, a Son (1954)
Pub Landlady
Doctor in the House (1954)
Mrs Groaker
Value for Money (1955)
Mrs Perkins
Port of Escape (1956)
Rosalie Watchett
Child in the House (1956)
Cook
Jumping for Joy (1956)
Lady Emily Cranfield
No Time for Tears (1957)
Sister Duckworth
Carry on Admiral (1957)
Mother
Chain of Events (1958)
Barmaid
Law and Disorder (1958)
Aunt Florence
Please Turn Over (1959)
Saleswoman
The 39 Steps (1959)
Miss Dobson
Carry On Nurse (1959)
Sister
No Kidding (1960)
Cook
Murder She Said (1961)
Mrs Kidder
In the Doghouse (1961)
Miss Gibbs
Heavens Above! (1963)
Housewife
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