Valerie French Biography (1932-)

Born Valerie Harrison, March 11, 1932, in London, England; daughter of FrankOrvin Percy and Muriel Clare (Smith) Harrison; married Michael Pertwee (divorced); married Thayer David (died). Addresses: AGENT--c/o Peter Crouch,Crouch Associates, 59 Frith Street, London W1, England.

Birth Details
March 11, 1932
London, England

Famous Works

  • Credits
  • STAGE DEBUT--Treasure Hunt, Theatre Royal, Windsor, U.K., 1951.
  • LONDON DEBUT--Cockles and Champagne, Saville Theatre, 1954.
  • BROADWAY DEBUT--Liz, Inadmissible Evidence, Belasco Theatre, New York City, 1965.
  • Doreen, It's Different for Men, Duchess Theatre, London, 1955.
  • Sarah Lord, Help Stamp Out Marriage, Booth Theatre, New York City, 1966.
  • Wendy, The Tea Party, Eastside Playhouse, New York City, 1968.
  • Griselda, The Mother Lover, Booth Theatre, New York City, 1969.
  • Imogen Parrott, Trelawny of the Wells, Anspacher Theatre, New York City,1970.
  • Cecily Hundson, Studs Edsel, Ensemble Studio Theatre, New York City, 1974.
  • Dark Marion, Finn McKool, The Grand Distraction, Theatre de Lys, New YorkCity, 1975.
  • Alice, Henry V, New York Shakespeare Festival, Delacorte Theatre, 1976.
  • Lucy, Alphabetical Order, Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1976.
  • Fanny Wilton, John Gabriel Borkman, Roundabout Theatre, New York City, 1976.
  • Ruth, Blithe Spirit, Meadowbrook Theatre, Detroit, MI, 1979.
  • Sister Ubbidienza, Bicicletta, Public Theatre, New York City, 1980.
  • Julie, Fallen Angels, Roundabout Theatre, New York City, 1980.
  • Lavinia, The Cocktail Party, Chapel Hill, NC, 1980.
  • Helen, A Taste of Honey, Roundabout Theatre, New York City, 1981.
  • Also appeared in What the Butler Saw, Arena Theatre, Washington, DC; Nag's Head, New Theatre, Children, Children, Ritz Theatre, and The Wayward Stork,Theatre Guild, all New York City.
  • Credits; MAJOR TOURS
  • Dominique Beaurevers, A Shot in the Dark, national, 1962-63.
  • Madge Larrabee, Sherlock Holmes, national, 1975-76.
  • FILM DEBUT--The Constant Husband, British, 1954.
  • Maddalena, I.F.E., 1955.
  • Jubal, Columbia, 1956.
  • The Secret of Treasure Mountain, Columbia, 1956.
  • The Garment Jungle, Columbia, 1957.
  • The 27th Day, Columbia, 1957.
  • The Hard Man, Columbia, 1957.
  • Decision at Sundown, Columbia, 1957.
  • The Four Skulls of Jonathan Drake, United Artists, 1959.
  • Shalako, Cinerama, 1968.
  • Nighthawks, Universal, 1981.
  • The Nurses, CBS.
  • Schlitz Playhouse, CBS.
  • Have Gun, Will Travel, CBS.
  • The Prisoner, CBS.
  • Meet McGraw, NBC.
  • The Third Man, syndicated.
  • The Alaskans, ABC.
  • Love Story, NBC, 1973.
  • One of the Boys, NBC, 1981.
  • Credits; MOVIES
  • Get Christie Love!, 1974.
  • Arias and Arabesques.
  • The Detour.
  • Credits; SERIES
  • The Edge of Night, ABC.
  • One Life to Live, ABC.
  • Maureen Teller, All My Children, ABC.
  • Also appeared in Ten Little Indians, A Time for Us, Brighter Day, Balladof the Artificial Mash, and Champion House.

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