Moyra Fraser Actor

Moyra Fraser (3 December 1923 – 13 December 2009) was an Australian-born British actress and ballet dancer, who is best known for playing Penny in the long-running sitcom As Time Goes By. Her sister was the actress Shelagh Fraser. She married author Douglas Sutherland, with whom she had a daughter, and Old Etonian Roger Lubbock, by whom she had two sons. Moyra Fraser was born in Sydney, Australia on 3 December 1923 and with her family emigrated to the United Kingdom in June 1924. Her father was a director of Mappin & Webb. She left school at 14 to take up a scholarship with Sadler's Wells Ballet, where she was befriended by fellow Australian, Robert Helpmann. Fraser joined the Sadler's Wells Ballet after training, dancing the title role in Giselle, the Lilac Fairy in The Sleeping Princess and creating the role of Hope in The Quest (Ashton/Walton after Spenser). She left the company to play the principal role in Song of Norway at the Palace Theatre, London. Following that Fraser appeared as Venus in The Olympians at Covent Garden, and starred in many plays and pantomimes. These included Girl in the Window and the musical romance Golden City;

Personal details

Date of birth
December 3rd, 1923
Nationality
United Kingdom,Australia
Date of death
December 13th, 2009 at age of 86
Place of death
England, United Kingdom

Family

Parents
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Movie performances

1. Daphne Laureola (1978)

Drama
played Bored Woman
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
90.0
Derek Granger
9 Show list

Daphne Laureola is a 1978 drama film written by Hugh Whitemore and directed by Waris Hussein.

Awards

Top cast

Sir Joseph
Lady Pitts
Maisie
Vincent
Gooch
Mr. Watson
Bored Man
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Jane Robinson
English
United Kingdom

2. Take Me High (1974)

Comedy, Musical, Romance
played Molly Jones
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
90.0
David Askey
10 Show list

Take Me High is a 1973 British feature film, directed by David Askey, written by Christopher Penfold and starring Cliff Richard in his final film role, with Deborah Watling, Hugh Griffith, George Cole and Anthony Andrews. Set and filmed in Birmingham, it featured many landmarks from the city, including Gas Street Basin, Alpha Tower, the Council House, Spaghetti Junction, New Street, Corporation Street, Central Library and the Hall of Memory. It was released on Warner Home Video in 1988 as a VHS tape, but has never been given a retail release on DVD, however a free DVD of the film was issued with The Daily Mail on 25 September 2010. A soundtrack album by Richard was issued and remains in print to this day. The title cut was a UK top 30 single.

Awards

Top cast

Hulbert
Hugo Flaxman
Sir Harry Cunningham
Sir Charles Furness
Bert Jackson
Grandson
Sam Jones
Sarah Jones
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Tony Cole
Norman Warwick
English
United Kingdom

3. The Man Who Loved Redheads (1955)

Comedy, Music, Romance
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
100.0

The Man Who Loved Redheads is a 1955 British comedy film directed by Harold French and starring Moira Shearer, John Justin and Roland Culver. The film is based on the play Who is Sylvia? by Terence Rattigan. It contains a ballet sequence containing extracts from The Sleeping Beauty, which was decorated by Loudon Sainthill.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United Kingdom

Starring TV roles

1. Life Beyond the Box: Margo Leadbetter

Comedy
Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages

BBC Two
December 31st, 2003 English

Wikipedia

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