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Encyclopedia > Shirley Anne Field

Shirley Anne Field (June 27, 1936) is a British actress who has performed on the stage and both films & TV. is the 178th day of the year (179th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ...

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Biography

Shirley Anne Field (real name Shirley Broomfield) was born in Bolton, Lancashire. She and her brother were brought up in the Edgworth Childrens Home and Orphange[1] because their mother was unable to care for them. Initially, she modelled in glamour photographs for magazines, including Reveille and Titbits. For the larger local government district, see Metropolitan Borough of Bolton. ... Lancashire is a non-metropolitan county of historic origin in the North West of England, bounded to the west by the Irish Sea. ... Edgworth is a small village located north east of North Turton between Broadhead Brook on the west (expanded artificially to form the Wayoh reservoir) and Quarlton Brook in the south east. ... Reveille was a popular British newspaper during the Second World War[1] and Post War Years. ... Tit-Bits was a British weekly magazine founded by George Newnes in 1881. ...


Her first appearance in a film was as an extra in "Simon and Laura" 1955. She was chosen by Lawrence Olivier to play the prime female role in "The Entertainer", 1960. During the 1970s she spent some time on the stage before returning to films and many TV appearances in the 1980s & 1990s. This article is about motion pictures. ... Laurence Olivier, as photographed in 1939 by Carl Van Vechten Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier, OM (May 22, 1907 – July 11, 1989) was an English actor and director, esteemed by many as the greatest actor of the 20th century. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, also called The Seventies. ... The 1980s refers to the years from 1980 to 1989. ... For the band, see 1990s (band). ...


She has written a biography entitled "A Time for Love".


Films include

  • Simon and Laura - 1955
  • The Flesh is Weak - 1957 - as Susan
  • Once More with Feeeling - 1960 - as Angela Hopper
  • Peeping Tom - 1960 - as Diane Ashley
  • The Entertainer - 1960 - as Tina Lapford
  • Saturday Night - Sunday Morning - 1960 - as Doreen
  • The Damned - 1963 - as Joan
  • Doctor in Clover - 1966 - as Nurse Bancroft
  • Alfie - 1966 - as Carla
  • My Beautiful Launderette - 1986 - as Rachel
  • Shag - 1989 - as Mrs Clatterback
  • Hear My Song - 1991 - as Cathleen Doyle

Peeping Tom is a 1960 psychological thriller film by the British film director Michael Powell. ... The Entertainer was a 1960 film which told the story of a failing stage performer who tried to keep his career going even as his personal life fell apart. ... Saturday Night and Sunday Morning is a 1960 film adaptation of the novel of the same name by Alan Sillitoe. ... This article is about the 1963 movie. ... Alfie is a 1966 film starring Michael Caine. ... My Beautiful Laundrette is a 1985 film directed by Stephen Frears. ... Shag is a 1989 film starring Bridget Fonda, Phoebe Cates, Annabeth Gish, Jeff Yagher and Scott Coffey. ... Hear My Song is a 1991 film, written by the actors Peter Chelsom (who directed) and Adrian Dunbar (who plays the lead), based on the true story of legendary Irish tenor, Josef Locke. ...

TV Appearance include

Santa Barbara was an American soap opera which ran on NBC for 213 episodes from July 30, 1984 to January 15, 1993. ... Monarch of the Glen was a television drama, produced by Ecosse Films for BBC Scotland and originally broadcast on BBC One in the United Kingdom. ... Where the Heart Is was a British television drama series set in the fictional town Skelthwaite. ... This article is about the British TV series. ... Dalziel and Pascoe is a popular British television crime drama based on the Dalziel and Pascoe books by Reginald Hill, which was first broadcast in March 1996. ... Categories: Television stubs | Crime television series ... Windsor Davies as Oliver Smallbridge and Donald Sinden as Simon Peel Never the Twain was a British sitcom produced by Thames Television, created by Johnnie Mortimer and starring Windsor Davies as Oliver Smallbridge and Donald Sinden as Simon Peel. ... Upstairs, Downstairs was a BAFTA and Emmy award-winning British drama set in a large townhouse in Edwardian London that depicted the lives of the servants downstairs and their masters upstairs. It ran on ITV for five series from 1971 to 1975. ...

References

  • "Halliwell's Who's Who in the Movies" - published by Harper-Collins, 1981 - ISBN 0-06-093507-3
  • "The Film Encyclopedia" by Ephraim Katz - published by Collins - ISBN 0-06-074214-3
  • Shirley Anne Field at the Internet Movie Database

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ONE of Shirley Anne Field's earliest memories of the theatre is being taken to the Christmas pantomime in Bolton, aged five.
Shirley Anne was born in the East End of London, the third of four children of lorry driver Ernest Broomfield and his wife, Ivy.
Shirley Anne was working as a secretary when she was spotted by a talent scout and became one of the top models of her day.
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