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Ursula Howells Autographs, Memorabilia & Collectibles

URSULA HOWELLS
Born: September 17, 1922 in London, England, United Kingdom
Died: October 16, 2005 in London, United Kingdom
Biography | show moreshow less
Ursula Howells (1922-2005) made her first stage appearance in John Drinkwater's Bird In Hand in Dundee, 1939Daughter of composer Herbert Howells, Howells studied at St. Paul's Girl School where her father was the music director.  From the early 1940's through the early 1950's, Howells travelled Europe as a stage performer, making her London debut in 1945 at the Embassy Theatre.  She took her first trip to America in 1951 to be the star of Springtime for Henry  (1951) which turned out to be her only American Broadway performance.  Nonetheless, she gained special notoriety from her work and soon began receiving film roles.  In high demand for her classic esteem and her luscious English accent, Howells appeared in Young and Willing (1954), The Gilded Cage (1955) and 80,000 Suspects (1963). The 1960's through the 1970's was a period of mainly television appearances for Howells, and she continued the same thread into the 80's and 90's as she began to appear less and less on screen.  Remarkably, however, since the start of her on screen career in 1946, Howells worked consistently until 2001 when she filmed her last show, Midsomer Murders.  She is also commended for founding the Herbert Howells Society in honor of her father.
Film Credits | show moreshow less
2001 Midsomer Murders (Performer), 1998 The Tichborne Claimant (Performer), 1995 Class Act (Performer), 1995 She's Out (Performer), 1992 Jewels (Performer), 1992 Downtown Lagos (Performer), 1985 Bulman (Performer), 1984 The Cold Room (Performer), 1982 The Barchester Chronicles (Performer), 1975 Upstairs, Downstairs (Performer), 1975 Ten from the Twenties (Performer), 1974 Fall of Eagles (Performer), 1971 Cousin Bette (Performer), 1968 Assignment K (Performer), 1968 Man in a Suitcase (Performer), 1967 Torture Garden (Performer), 1967 The Informer (Performer), 1967 All Gas and Gaiters (Performer), 1964 Crane (Performer), 1964 A Choice of Coward (Performer), 1963 80,000 Suspects (Performer), 1963 Dixon of Dock Green (Performer), 1963 The Sicilians (Performer), 1956-1960 ITV Television Playhouse (Performer), 1959 Mine Own e_xecutioner (Performer), 1950-1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (Performer), 1957 Account Rendered (Performer), 1956 Keep It Clean (Performer), 1955 The Gilded Cage (Performer), 1954 Gravelhanger (Performer), 1953 The Blakes Slept Here (Performer), 1952 The Man with the Gun (Performer), 1952 I Believe in You (Performer), 1951 Flesh & Blood (Performer), 1956 Theatre Royal (Performer), 1956 The Third Key (Performer), 1993-1997 Casualty (Performer), 1994 Lovejoy (Performer), 1992-1993 The Good Guys (Performer), 1985-1991 Bergerac (Performer), 1981 Sunday Night Thriller (Performer), 1980 BBC2 Playhouse (Performer), 1969 Crossplot (Performer), 1966 Love Story (Performer), 1966 The Liars (Performer), 1965 The Wednesday Thriller (Performer), 1964 The Hidden Truth (Performer), 1955 Track the Man Down (Performer), 1955 Terminus (Performer), 1955 Handcuffs, London (Performer), 1952 Without the Prince (Performer), 1970 Girly (Performer), 1998 A Rather English Marriage (Performer), 1995 Heartbeat (Performer), 1994 Under the Hammer (Performer), 1985 Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: A Murder Is Announced (Performer), 1981 Goodbye Darling (Performer), 1978 Father, Dear Father in Australia (Performer), 1978 Play for Today (Performer), 1974-1977 Crown Court (Performer), 1977 Hard Times (Performer), 1976 ITV Sunday Night Drama (Performer), 1974 Whodunnit (Performer), 1974 Late Night Theatre (Performer), 1973 Ooh La La! (Performer), 1957-1972 Armchair Theatre (Performer), 1969 Judge Dee (Performer), 1967 Half Hour Story (Performer), 1959-1967 No Hiding Place (Performer), 1967 The Forsyte Saga (Performer), 1966 Emergency-Ward 10 (Performer), 1963 The Human Jungle (Performer), 1961 Kraft Mystery Theater (Performer), 1952 Back to Methuselah (Performer), 1949 The Queen of Spades (Performer), 1948 King Lear (Performer), 1961 Kraft Mystery Theater (Other), 1962 Death and the Sky Above (Performer), 1957 The Fighting Wildcats (Performer), 1973 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (Performer), 1955 Marriage a la Mode (Performer), 2001 The Cazalets (Performer), 1995 Dangerfield (Performer), 1994 Just William (Performer), 1994 A Pinch of Snuff (Performer), 1992 The Mixer (Performer), 1990 Alleyn Mysteries (Performer), 1986 Screen Two (Performer), 1982 Something in Disguise (Performer), 1980 A Question of Guilt (Performer), 1976-1978 The Many Wives of Patrick (Performer), 1973 Father Dear Father (Performer), 1973 Special Branch (Performer), 1968-1973 Father Dear Father (Performer), 1972 Kate (Performer), 1970 Ryan International (Performer), 1969 The Root of All Evil (Performer), 1968 Thirty-Minute Theatre (Performer), 1959-1967 ITV Play of the Week (Performer), 1965 Six Shades of Black (Performer), 1965 Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (Performer), 1963 The Madhouse on Castle Street (Performer), 1960 Theatre 70 (Performer), 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (Performer), 1960 Interpol Calling (Performer), 1957 Joyous Errand (Performer), 1956 London Playhouse (Performer), 1955 They Can't Hang Me (Performer), 1952 The Cocktail Party (Performer), 1946 Frieda (Performer), 1985 Star Quality: Bon Voyage (Performer), 1954 Sherlock Holmes (Performer), 1953 The Horse's Mouth (Performer), 1955 Rheingold Theatre (Performer), 1954 Patrol Car (Performer), 1954 Young and Willing (Performer)
Theater Credits
Springtime for Henry - Performer (March 14, 1951 - April 28, 1951)

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