Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Miriam Margoyles Biography (1941-)
Surname is pronounced "Margoleez"; born May 18, 1941, in Oxford, England; daughter of Joseph (a physician) and Ruth (a real estate investor; maiden name,Walters) Margoyles. Addresses: Agent--c/o Kate Feast Management, 43-APrincess Road, London NW1, England.
- Birth Details
- May 18, 1941
- Oxford, England
Credits; Film Appearances
- (Film debut) A Nice Girl Like Me, AVCO-Embassy, 1969.
- The Battle of Billy's Pond, Children's Film Foundation, 1976.
- Elephant Ethel, Stand Up Virgin Soldiers, Warner Bros., 1977.
- Dr. Kadira, The Awakening, Warner Bros., 1980.
- Landlady, The Apple, Cannon, 1980.
- Political activist, Reds, Paramount, 1981.
- Officer Jones, Scrubbers, Orion, 1982.
- Sarah, Yentl, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)/United Artists (UA), 1984.
- Ticket girl, Electric Dreams, MGM/UA, 1984.
- Dental receptionist, Little Shop of Horrors, Warner Bros., 1986.
- Jane Powell, The Good Father, Skouras, 1987.
- Flora Finching, Little Dorritt, Cannon, 1987.
- Realtor, Pacific Heights, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1990.
- Joey's Mother, I Love You to Death, TriStar, 1990.
- Gina, The Butcher's Wife, Paramount, 1991.
- Mrs. Mingott, The Age of Innocence, Columbia, 1993.
- Mother, Ed and His Dead Mother, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1993.
- Nanette Streicher, Immortal Beloved, Columbia/TriStar, 1994.
- Narration, Liberation (documentary), Samuel Goldwyn, 1994.
- Also appeared in On a Paving Stone Mounted, 1978; Newsreader, Crystal Gazing, 1982; lady scientist, Morons from Outer Space, 1985; Nellie, Old Flames,1989; Mrs. Browning, The Fool, 1990; Audrey, As You Like It, 1992; and in Handel--Honour, Profit, and Pleasure.
Credits; Television Appearances; Series
- The Living Body, Films for the Humanities, 1985.
- Frannie Escobar, Frannie's Turn, CBS, 1992.
Credits; Television Appearances; Movies
- Nurse, The Life and Loves of a She-Devil, Arts and Entertainment, 1987.Murderers among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Story, HBO, 1989.
- Vee Talbot, Orpheus Descending, TNT, 1990.
- Krupskaya, Stalin, HBO, 1992.
- Mrs. Beetle, Cold Comfort Farm, BBC, 1995.
Credits; Television Appearances; Episodic
- Miss Amelia, "The Little Princess," WonderWorks, PBS, 1987.
- Poll, "The Finding," WonderWorks, PBS, 1990.
- "Collins Meets Coward," A&E Stage, Arts and Entertainment, 1992.
- Also appeared in The Stanley Baxter Christmas Show, London Weekly Television; as Wife, "Fat Chance," Tales of the Unexpected, Anglia; and in The Ken Dodd Show, BBC.
Credits; Television Appearances; Miniseries
- Elsa Maxwell, Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story, NBC, 1987.
Credits; Other Television Appearances
- Enter Solly Gold (television debut); Melissa Todoroff, The History Man, BBC; Queenie, The Lost Tribe, BBC; Maria, Talk a Letter, Mr.
- Jones, Southern TV; Mrs. King, Crown Court, Granada; Infanta of Spain, The Black Adder, BBC, rebroadcast on Arts and Entertainment; Baroness, Freud, BBC; Alice, Strange But True: Flights of Fancy, TVS; Hoffman, A Rough Stage: The Mexican Rebels, Channel Four; Mrs.
- Bumble, Oliver Twist, BBC; Mrs. Goko, Rates of Exchange, BBC; You Tell Such Dreadful Lies, Granada; Fall of Eagles, BBC; Girls of Slender Means, BBC;Kizzy, BBC; The Eleventh Hour, BBC; The Widowing of Mrs. Holroyd, BBC; Glittering Prizes, BBC, thenPBS; Angels, BBC; Scotch and Wry, BBC-Scotland; The First Schlemiel, Channel Four; Secret Diaries of Film Censors, Limehouse Productions; The Chip Show, BBC; and The Johnny Carson Show.
Credits; Stage Appearances
- (London debut) Nelly, The Threepenny Opera, Prince of Wales Theatre, thenPiccadilly Theatre, London, England, 1972.
- Rona, Kennedy's Children, Arts Theatre, London, 1975.
- Zanche, The White Devil, Old Vic Theatre, London, 1976.
- Mercedes Mordecai, Flaming Bodies, Institute of Contemporary Arts Theatre, London, 1979.
- Wooman, Lovely Wooman, Tiffany Theatre, West Hollywood, CA, 1990.
- Mrs. Hardcastle, She Stoops to Conquer, Queen's Theatre, London, 1993.
- June Buckridge/Sister George, The Killing of Sister George, Ambassadors Theatre, London, 1995.
- Also appeared as Wife of Bath, The Canterbury Tales, Bristol Old Vic Theatre, Bristol, U.K.; Gertrude Stein, Gertrude Stein and a Companion, EdinburghFestival, Edinburgh, Scotland, then Tron Theatre, Glasgow, Scotland, later Bush Theatre; Helen Hanff, 84 Charing Cross Road, Mercury Theatre; Widow Begbick, Man Equals Man, Almeida Theatre.
Credits; Major Tours
- Toured as the Matchmaker, Fiddler on the Roof, U.K. cities; Cloud Nine, U.K. cities.
Credits; Taped Readings
- Miriam Margoyles Reads a Bad Spell for the Worst Witch, Cover to Cover, 1984.
- Echoes that Remain, Simon Weisenthal Center, 1991.
- People, November 8, 1993, p. 77.
- New York Times, October 17, 1993, pp. 2, 21.
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