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Penelope Wilton

Penelope Wilton

Date of Birth: Jun 3, 1946

Country: UK

Total Credits at Criticker: 40 (Actor)

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    Downton Abbey: A New Era (2022)
    Lady Mary and the staff have to deal with a movie crew using Downton for a location shoot. Meanwhile, most of the other Crawleys travel to France to visit the mysterious villa inherited by the Dowager Countess.
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    Operation Mincemeat (2021)
    During WWII, two intelligence officers use a corpse and false papers to outwit German troops.
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    Summerland (2020)
    During World War II, an Englishwoman (Gemma Arterton) opens her heart to an evacuee after initially resolving to be rid of him in this moving journey of womanhood, love and friendship. (imdb)
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    After Life (2019)
    After Life (2019) - TV Series
    After Tony's wife dies unexpectedly, his nice-guy persona is altered into an impulsive, devil-may-care attitude taking his old world by storm.
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    Downton Abbey (2019)
    The continuing story of the Crawley family, wealthy owners of a large estate in the English countryside in the early 20th century. (imdb)
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    Eternal Beauty (2019)
    After Jane (Sally Hawkins) falls into a state of despair over her schizophrenia, she encounters new sources of love and life with surprising results. (imdb)
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    The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)
    A writer forms an unexpected bond with the residents of Guernsey Island in the aftermath of World War II when she decides to write a book about their experiences during the war. (imdb)
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    Zoo (2017)
    Young Tom and his misfit friends fight to save 'Buster' the baby elephant during the German air raid bombings of Belfast in 1941. (imdb)
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    The BFG (2016)
    A girl named Sophie encounters the Big Friendly Giant who, despite his intimidating appearance, turns out to be a kindhearted soul who is considered an outcast by the other giants because unlike his peers refuses to eat boys and girls. (imdb)
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    Belle (2014)
    Period drama inspired by the life of Dido Elizabeth Belle. She was the illegitimate daughter of John Lindsay a Captain in the Royal Navy, stationed in the Caribbean with a Black woman named Maria Belle who bore him a daughter c. 1762. There has been a great deal of speculation about Maria Belle's status: whether enslaved, captured, free and so on. It is likely she was a slave aboard a captured Spanish ship. (imdb)
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    The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2012)
    British retirees travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel. Less luxurious than its advertisements, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless slowly begins to charm in unexpected ways. (imdb)
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    The Girl (2012)
    The Girl (2012) - TV Movie
    Alfred Hitcock spots commercial model Tippi Hedren on TV and decide to cast her in 'The Birds'. But what Hedren doesn't expect is the sexual and psychological harassment Hitch is about to put her through.
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    South Riding (2011)
    South Riding (2011) - TV Mini-Series
    Sarah Burton returns to a small, working-class town in Yorkshire, as headmistress of a local, failing girls' school, full of idealism and opinions. Britain's unforgiving class system is in strict effect as Sarah tilts against windmills to try to give all of South Riding's young women a chance at education and realizing their dreams. (amazon.com)
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    Margot (2009)
    Margot (2009) - TV Movie
    At the age of forty Dame Margot Fonteyn is considered to be past her best as a prima ballerina and Ninette de Valois is reducing her roles at the Royal Ballet. Then the exciting young Russian dancer Rudolf Nureyev, a recent defector to the West, comes into her life and her bed and revitalizes her career. Frederick Aashton creates a new ballet for them and they become the golden couple of the ballet world.
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    The Passion (2008)
    The Passion (2008) - TV Mini-Series
    The last week in the life of Jesus.
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    Half Broken Things (2007)
    A middle aged house-sitter meets two tearaways, and together they form a surrogate family. (imdb)
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    Five Days (2007)
    Five Days (2007) - TV Series
    A five-part miniseries that revolves around the disappearance of a young mother in a quiet British suburb and the circumstances that leave her children abandoned far from home.
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    Pride & Prejudice (2005)
    Keira Knightly stars as Elizabeth Bennet in this classic tale of love and misunderstanding which unfolds in class-conscious England near the close of the 18th century. (Focus Features)
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    Falling (2005)
    Falling (2005) - TV Movie
    Henry Kent meets writer Daisy Langrish and offers to take care of her overgrown garden. The relationship develops but Mr. Kent is fooling no one but Daisy!
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    Shaun of the Dead (2004)
    This romantic zombie comedy follows the bloody funny adventures of underachiever Shaun and his best mate Ed as they cope with a zombie invasion of North London and attempt to rescue Shaun's girlfriend Liz and his Mum. It's going to be one hell of a weekend.
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    Calendar Girls (2003)
    Calendar Girls is about the women of the Rylstone Women's Institute in North Yorkshire. This Women's Group produces a calendar each year based around scenes of the Yorkshire dales. In 1999, one of the ladies husbands became ill with leukemia. He would say that if the ladies planted Sunflowers, he'd make sure he'd get better so he could see them... (imdb)
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    Iris (2001)
    True story of the lifelong romance between novelist Iris Murdoch and her husband John Bayley, from their student days through her battle with Alzheimer's disease. (imdb)
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    Bob & Rose (2001)
    Bob & Rose (2001) - TV Series
    A witty, touching comedy-drama about a thirtysomething gay man who is surprised to find himself falling in love with a woman.
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    Victoria & Albert (2001)
    Victoria is barely 18 when her uncle King William IV dies. She is introduced by the family adviser to a young German prince called Albert, and in spite of their initial indifference to one another and a great deal of political opposition, they fall in love. Marriage brings its own problems, however, and as Victoria, grows from an inexperienced young woman into a shrewd and powerful monarch Albert struggles to find a role for himself in both the family and the nation. (Amazon.com)
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    Rockaby (2000)
    Rockaby (2000) - TV Special
    An old woman in a rocking chair listens to a disembodied voice (her own) that recounts her life and that of her mother's. When the voice stops, she calls for more. (imdb)
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    Tom
    Tom Long is forced to stay with his Aunt and Uncle while his brother recovers from a bout of the measles. At their flat, he is disappointed to find there is no garden to play in; but his disappointment turns to wonder when he discovers a magical garden which only appears at night when an old clock strikes thirteen. (imdb)
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    The Strange Case of Delphina Potocka or The Mystery of Chopin (1999)
    Period drama delves into the final years of Polish-born Romantic composer Frédéric François Chopin to unearth a compelling and tragic love story that developed between Chopin and Delfina Potocka, a Polish countess who served as the great musician's muse.
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    Alice Through the Looking Glass (1998)
    A modern adaptation of the classic children's story 'Alice through the Looking Glass'. This time Alice is played by the mother, who falls asleep while reading the the bedtime story to her daughter. Walking through the Looking Glass, Alice finds herself in Chessland, a magical and fun world. There she meets the Red and White Queens, as well as many other amusing friends on her journey across the chessboard countryside onto become a crowned queen.
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    Carrington (1995)
    The story of the relationship between painter Dora Carrington and author Lytton Strachey in a World War One England of cottages and countryside (imdb)
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    Blame It on the Bellboy (1992)
    Messrs Lawton (a hit-man), Horton (expecting some middle-aged dating agency nooky) and Orton (checking out properties for his boss) converge on the Hotel Gabriella in Venice. Linguistic mix-ups by the staff mean each of the trio get wrong instructions for the next day. (imdb)
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    The Borrowers (1992)
    The Borrowers (1992) - TV Mini-Series
    The Borrowers are small, 15cm high humans who live in the English hinterland. They live out their lives in mouse-hole sized nooks in human homes, and survive by 'borrowing' all they need
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    Cry Freedom (1987)
    South African journalist Donald Woods is forced to flee the country after attempting to investigate the death in custody of his friend the black activist Steve Biko. (imdb)
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    Clockwise (1986)
    An uncompromising British school headmaster finds himself beset by one thing going wrong after another. (imdb)
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    Laughterhouse (1985)
    Comedy about a Norfolk livestock farmer who revives an old tradition of walking his fattened geese to market in London when his staff go on strike near Christmas. (BFI)
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    Ever Decreasing Circles (1984)
    Martin is a committee man. He has numerous schemes and committees organised around the neighbourhood. He is so obsessive about every detail of everything he does he is driving his long suffering wife, Anne, slowly crazy. Then the new neighbour Paul arrives. He has a more worldly outlook than those who live under Martin's organisational spell. There is an immediate clash of personalities because Martin, unlike Paul, treats everything so seriously.
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    The French Lieutenant
    A film is being made of a story, set in 19th century England, about Charles, a biologist who's engaged to be married... (imdb)
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    Othello (1981)
    Othello (1981) - TV Movie
    Iago and a comrade-in-arms are outside the Venice home of Desdemona's father, who does not yet know that she has eloped with Othello... (imdb)
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    Widowing of Mrs. Holroyd (1976)
    Mrs. Holroyd is married to a loutish miner, who drinks, apparently patronizes prostitutes, and apparently brutalizes her. When a gentlemanly neighbor makes romantic advances to her, she wishes her husband dead. Sooner than she hoped, her wish comes true--when her husband dies in a mining accident.
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    Downton Abbey (2010)
    Doctor Who (2005)
    Doctor Who (2005) - TV Series