Hannah Gordon Biography (1941-)

Full name, Hannah Cambell Grant Gordon; born April 9, 1941, in Edinburgh, Scotland; daughter of William Munro and Hannah (maiden name, Grant) Gordon; married Norman Warwick (a film cameraman), February 5, 1970; children: Ben.

Birth Details
April 9, 1941
Edinburgh, Scotland

Famous Works

  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Great Expectations, 1969
  • Hadleigh, 1969
  • Middlemarch, 1969
  • Suzy, My Wife Next Door, 1972
  • Virginia Bellamy, Upstairs, Downstairs, 1974-75
  • Sylvia Telford, Telford's Change, 1979
  • Victoria Jones, Goodbye, Mr. Kent, 1983
  • Gardeners Calendar, 1986
  • Mrs. Durrell, My Family and Other Animals, 1987
  • Belinda Braithwaite, Joint Account, 1989
  • Voice, Testament: The Bible in Animation, HBO, 1996
  • Presenter, Watercolour Challenge, Channel 4, 1998
  • Specials
  • The Bond (also known as Wednesday Play: The Bond), 1965
  • The Twelfth Hour (also known as Theatre 625: The Twelfth Hour), 1966
  • Wanted (also known as Thirty-Minute Theatre: Wanted), 1967
  • When the Bough Breaks (also known as Play for Today: When the Bough Breaks), 1971
  • Orkney (also known as Play for Today: Orkney), 1971
  • Waste (also known as Play of the Month: Waste), 1977
  • Maggie Dowd, Tennis Court (also known as Hammer House of Mystery and Suspense: Tennis Court), 1984
  • Movies
  • Nurse Maggie Coates, A Separate Peace, 1966
  • Edith, The Day after the Fair, 1987
  • Episodic
  • Zaylo, "No Place Like Earth," Out of the Unknown, 1965
  • Kirsty, "The Highlanders," Doctor Who, 1966
  • Anna, "The Final Countdown," The Champions, 1969
  • Lucy, "A Home of One's Own," The Persuaders!, 1971
  • "... With a Little Help from My Friends," The Protectors, 1973
  • Ethel Le Neve, "Miss Elmore," Lady Killers, 1981
  • "Day after the Fair," Masterpiece Theatre, PBS, 1988
  • Dr. Janet Napier, "Fatal Inheritance," Taggart, Scottish television, 1993
  • Marcella Carney, "Black Canary," Jonathan Creek, BBC1, 1998
  • Bella Devere, "Judgement Day," Midsomer Murders, Arts and Entertainment, 2000
  • "Things Aren't Simple Anymore," One Foot in the Grave, BBC1, 2000
  • Also appeared as herself in an episode of The Morecambe & Wise Show.
  • Other
  • (Television debut) Johnson over Jordan, 1965
  • Good Behaviour, 1983
  • Also appeared as Celia, Three Stories of Orkney; in David Copperfield; Abelard and Heloise; Dear Octopus; What Every Woman Knows; Cilla Black; The Gay Lord Quex.
  • Stage Appearances
  • Desdemona, Othello, Chichester Festival Theatre, Chichester, England, then Hong Kong Festival Theatre, Hong Kong, 1975
  • (London debut) Helen, Baggage, Vaudeville Theatre, 1976
  • Can You Hear Me at the Back?, Piccadilly Theatre, London, 1979-80
  • Clarissa Holden, The Killing Game, Greenwich Theatre, then ApolloTheatre, both London, 1981
  • Teresa, The Jewellers Shop, Westminster Theatre, London, 1982
  • Georgie, The Country Girl, Apollo Theatre, 1983-84
  • Irene Livingstone, Light Up the Sky, Old Vic Theatre, London, 1985
  • Mary Stuart, Edinburgh Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1987
  • Title role, Shirley Valentine, Duke of York's Theatre, London,1989
  • Visitor, Star Quality, Richmond Theatre, London, 1989
  • Hidden Laughter, Vaudeville Theatre, 1991
  • Lady Chiltern, An Ideal Husband, Globe Theatre, London, 1992-93
  • Also appeared as Marguerite Duras, Suzannah Andler.
  • Film Appearances
  • Florence Crompton, Spring and Port Wine, Warner Bros./Pathe, 1970
  • Dora, Alfie Darling (also known as Oh, Alfie), EMI, 1975
  • Voice of Hyzenthlay, Watership Down (animated; also known as Richard Adams' Watership Down), Avco Embassy, 1978
  • Mrs. Treves, The Elephant Man, Paramount, 1980
  • Miss Frances Lamont, Miss Morison's Ghost, 1981
  • Doris, Tire a part (also known as Limited Edition), CTV International, 1997
  • Radio Appearances
  • Appeared in Hedda Gabler; Candida; Paradise Lost; Everything in the Garden; Macbeth; The Golden Years; The Merchant of Venice; A Winters Tale.

User Contributions:

Ann Tolman
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Jun 26, 2015 @ 7:19 pm
I think Hannah Gordon is one of the loveliest women I have ever seen on screen, and I have wondered if "Day After the Fair," will ever be available on DVD.

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