Ann Bell

Ann Bell

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1938-04-29 (83 years old) · Gender: Female · Place of Birth: Wallasey, Cheshire, England, UK

25 Movies · 28 TV shows

Biography.

Ann Forrest Bell (born 29 April 1938) is a British actress, best known for playing war internee Marion Jefferson in the BBC Second World War drama series Tenko (1981–84).She was born in Wallasey, Cheshire, the daughter of John Forrest Bell and Marjorie (née Byrom) Bell, and educated at Birkenhead High School. She played the title role in a BBC adaptation of Jane Eyre (1963) in addition to many guest roles on television, including Edgar Wallace Mysteries, Gideon's Way, The Avengers, The Sentimental Agent, The Saint, Armchair Theatre, For Whom the Bell Tolls (1965), Danger Man, The Baron, Mystery and Imagination, The Troubleshooters, Callan, Journey to the Unknown, Sherlock Holmes (the 1968 episode "The Sign of Four" with Peter Cushing), Department S, The Lost Boys, Enemy at the Door, Shoestring, Tumbledown, Blackeyes, Inspector Morse, Agatha Christie's Poirot, Midsomer Murders, Casualty, Holby City, The Forsyte Saga (2002 miniseries), The Bill and Waking the Dead. In 1968 she appeared in the Dennis Potter play Shaggy Dog, part of The Company of Five, a London Weekend Television anthology series of six plays featuring the same five actors.She was married to character actor Robert Lang from 1971 until his death in 2004. The couple had two children. Bell appeared on screen with Lang in Tenko Reunion, in which he played Teddy Forster-Brown. They also appeared together in an episode of Heartbeat ("Bread and Circuses", 2002).In 2010, Bell featured in the Doctor Who audio drama A Thousand Tiny Wings as well as the 2012 audio play Night of the Stormcrow which also featured her Tenko castmate Louise Jameson.

Movies & TV shows.

25 Movies · 28 TV shows
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Lucan

Lucan

3.5
2013
The nanny of the Lucan family was found dead. The 7th Earl of Lucan vanished. The foundations of the British ruling class have been damaged by the scandal.
Amicus: House of Horrors

Amicus: House of Horrors

2012
For the first time on DVD, the Alpha Archives Collection proudly presents a two part feature length documentary celebrating the history of the Amicus Productions film company. Founded in the early 196...
Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman

Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman

2005
One of Britain's most prolific executioners hid his identity as a grocery deliveryman. When his ambition to be the best inadvertently exposes his gruesome secret, he becomes a minor celebrity and face...
TV
The Forsyte Saga

The Forsyte Saga

5.17
2002
The Forsyte family was upwardly mobile at the turn of the 20th century.
Up at the Villa

Up at the Villa

2000
In this tale of death, seduction, blackmail and theft among British and Americans in Florence in the turbulent days before World War II, superficial people are revealed and changed by circumstance or ...
The Land Girls

The Land Girls

1998
The Women's Land Army recruited women to work on British farms during World War II. Three "land girls" of different social background - quiet, young hairdresser Prue, and Cambridge graduate Ag - becom...
TV
The Ice House

The Ice House

1997
Ten years after her husband went missing, a corpse is found in an ice house. To the delight of the villagers, the police seem determined to accuse Phoebe.
TV
Midsomer Murders

Midsomer Murders

6
1997
The Midsomer community is shattered by violent crimes, suspects are placed under suspicion, and it is up to a veteran DCI and his young sergeant to eliminate the innocent and pursue the guilty.
The Woman In White

The Woman In White

1997
Based upon Wilkie Collins Victorian mystery, the gothic tale tells of a pair of half sisters whose lives end up caught in a grand conspiracy revolving around a mentally ill woman dressed in white. As ...
When Saturday Comes

When Saturday Comes

1996
Jimmy is from a town where there are only two options: work down the pit or in a factory. Jimmy wants to become a professional footballer. Jimmy was faced with a bitter and unsupportive father, hard d...
TV
Anna Lee

Anna Lee

1994
Anna Lee is a British television series. After a 1993 pilot, five two-hour programmes were produced in 1994. They were broadcast in the U.S. There is a cable network called A&E. The title role was pla...
TV
Heartbeat

Heartbeat

9
1992
The series was set in the 1960's in the fictional North Yorkshire village of Aidensfield.
TV
Agatha Christie's Poirot

Agatha Christie's Poirot

6.24
1989
From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first clas...
Tumbledown

Tumbledown

1988
Colin Firth plays Robert Lawrence MC, an officer of the Scots Guards, in the film. Lawrence was shot in the head and left paraplegic while fighting at the Battle of Mount Tumbledown. He has a new disa...
TV
Inspector Morse

Inspector Morse

4.83
1987
Colin Dexter wrote a series of Chief Inspector Morse novels. A large cast of notable actors and actresses, as well as John Thaw and Kevin Whately, starred in the series.
TV
Casualty

Casualty

1986
The staff and patients at Holby City Hospital's emergency department are chronicled in a drama series.
Tenko Reunion

Tenko Reunion

1985
In 1950, five years after their release from internment, the women return to Singapore for a reunion, unaware of the intrigue that is to involve them in treachery and murder.
TV
Amazing Stories

Amazing Stories

5.33
1985
The anthology series was presented by Steven Spielberg with guest appearances by many famous actors, actresses and directors.
TV
The Bill

The Bill

1984
The daily lives of the men and women at Sun Hill Police Station as they fight crime on the streets of London. From bomb threats to armed robbery and drug raids to the routine demands of policing this ...
Champions

Champions

2
1984
Bob Champion overcame cancer to win the 1981 Grand National.
TV
Tenko

Tenko

1981
Tenko, based on real-life experiences, is one of the most fondly remembered and acclaimed BBC dramas of the early 1980s. A group of women, formerly well-off ex-pats living in Singapore, are captured b...
TV
Shoestring

Shoestring

1979
Shoestring was a BBC television show set in Bristol. It featured a private detective with his own show on Radio West, the local radio station. The programme ran between 30 September 1979 and 21 Decem...
TV
The Lost Boys

The Lost Boys

1978
The story of J.M. He had a relationship with the Llewelyn-Davies family. George, Jack, Peter, Michael, and Nicholas were adopted by Barrie after he wrote PETER PAN.
The Lost Boys

The Lost Boys

1978
The story of J.M. The Llewelyn-Davies family had a relationship with him. After writing PETER PAN, Barrie adopted George, Jack, Peter, Michael, and Nicholas.
TV
Enemy at the Door

Enemy at the Door

1978
Enemy At The Door was produced by London Weekend Television. Between 1978 and 1980 a series was shown about the German occupation of the Channel Islands during the Second World War. The programme was ...
Spectre

Spectre

1977
William Sebastian is recruiting his old friend. He needs the help of Hamilton. Anitra Cyon thinks her brother is doing black arts. She says she is mentally fit. The Cyon estate is being investigated b...
The Left Overs

The Left Overs

1972
A blossoming friendship between a businessman and one of his flatmate's ex-girlfriends is challenged when she answers a phone call and inadvertently reveals to his boss that he has been fraudulently c...
The Statue

The Statue

1971
Bolt, a British linguist, develops a universal language. Bolt's celebrity is being used by an ambitious diplomat to arrange for the U.S. Bolt's achievement will be honored by a statue. A nude of Bolt ...
Uncle Vanya

Uncle Vanya

1970
Uncle Vanya is a comedy about wasted lives and lost hopes. Vanya is obsessed with his wasted years. The scholar turned out to be a fraud and he spent his life toiling for him. The new wife of the man ...
The Reckoning

The Reckoning

1970
Michael Marler, a successful business man in London, is about to make his way to the top. The death of his father brings him - after 37 years - back to his hometown Liverpool, where he is confronted w...
TV
Department S

Department S

1969
Department S is a United Kingdom spy-fi adventure series produced by ITC Entertainment. The series consists of 28 episodes which originally aired in 1969–1970. It starred Peter Wyngarde as author Jaso...
Stand by Your Screen

Stand by Your Screen

1968
A film by Alan Clarke for the 'The Company of Five' anthology series.
Shaggy Dog

Shaggy Dog

1968
Mr is a no-nonsense businessman. Wilkie is interviewing for a position with a top-of-the-line hotel chain. Wilkie is trying to complete a shaggy-dog story. His frustration leads to a breakdown. He pul...
TV
Journey to the Unknown

Journey to the Unknown

1968
The British anthology series has a fantasy, science fiction and supernatural theme and deals with normal people whose everyday situations become extraordinary. Both British and American actors were in...
TV
Callan

Callan

1967
Callan is a British television series about espionage. It was produced by ABC Weekend Television and later Thames Television and aired on the ITV network for four seasons. Edward Woodward played David...
The Shuttered Room

The Shuttered Room

1967
In a small island off the American coast, the Whateleys live in an old mill where a mysterious bloody being creates an atmosphere of horror. After her parents were killed by lightning, Agatha sent her...
To Sir, with Love

To Sir, with Love

1967
He taught a group of rambunctious white high school students from the slums of London's East End.
The Witches

The Witches

1966
Gwen took up the job of head teacher in Haddaby after a nervous breakdown. She can recuperate from the peace and tranquility there. She slowly discovers the frightening reality of village life in whic...
Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451

1966
In the future, the government will maintain control of public opinion by outlawing literature and keeping a group of enforcers to burn books. Fireman Montag is questioning the morality of his job.
TV
Mystery and Imagination

Mystery and Imagination

1966
Mystery and Imagination is a British anthology series of horror and supernatural dramas. The five series were produced by ABC and Thames Television.
TV
Gideon's Way

Gideon's Way

1965
ITC Entertainment made a British television crime series based on novels by John Creasey. The Saint TV series was made at Elstree. It starred John Gregson in the title role as Commander George Gideon ...
Dr. Terror's House of Horrors

Dr. Terror's House of Horrors

1965
A group of people board a train and are joined by a fortune teller. An architect returns to his ancestral home to find a werewolf out for revenge, a doctor discovers his new wife is a vampire, a huge ...
Stop-over Forever

Stop-over Forever

1964
When Sue Chambers learns that one of her coworkers was killed because the murderer thought he was killing her, she becomes frightened for her life. Sue is still looking into the matter and trying to l...
TV
Festival

Festival

1963
This was an hour-long UK dramatic anthology series that aired on the British Broadcasting Corporation. There were 32 episodes that were adapted from writers such as William Shakespeare and Samuel Beck...
TV
The Sentimental Agent

The Sentimental Agent

1963
The Sentimental Agent is a television drama series spin-off from Man of the World. It was produced in the United Kingdom in 1963 by Associated Television and distributed by ITC Entertainment. It stars...
TV
The Saint

The Saint

5
1962
The Saint is a modern-day Robin Hood who recovers ill-gotten wealth and redistributes it to those in need.
TV
Out of This World

Out of This World

1962
The British science fiction anthology television series Out of This World was broadcast in 1962. The actor Boris Karloff introduced each episode of the spin-off. Many of the episodes were adapted from...
The Ginger Man

The Ginger Man

1962
The often racy misadventures of Sebastian Dangerfield, a young American living in Dublin with his English wife and infant daughter and studying law at Trinity College.
A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

1959
The world's first puppet kinescope. William Shakespeare wrote a famous poetic comedy. Three worlds meet in this story: the noble world of three Athens couples, a common popular world of amateur theatr...
TV
For Whom the Bell Tolls

For Whom the Bell Tolls

The British television series For Whom the Bell Tolls is based on a novel by Ernest Hemingway. It has John Ronane, Ann Bell, and other people in it. The film was adapted for television by Giles Cooper...
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