Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1943-08-18 (78 years old) · Gender: Female · Place of Birth: Cape Town, South Africa
28 Movies · 6 TV shows
Jenny Runacre (born 18 August 1946) is a South African-born English actress. Her film appearances include The Passenger (1975), The Duellists (1977), Jubilee (1978), The Lady Vanishes (1979), and The Witches (1990).
Movies & TV shows.
28 Movies · 6 TV shows
The Burning Baby
On a remote island an abusive mother keeps her adult son as a baby aided by his two sadistic siblings. The intense close knit family's world is disrupted when the free living naturist wood's folk are ...
A response to Virginia Woolf's "Orlando" re-created into a new fairytale encompassing the ideas of the novel mixed with personal experience, traditional folk stories, and snippets from art and literat...
Das Spiel der Hoffnung
Follows the central character from infant innocence to an ageless teenage persona, we witness the tussle between a 'family' descending into delirium as the special relationship between an aunt and her...
Battle of Soho
Madame Jojos closed its doors in November of last year. The drag queen sub-culture is affected by gentrification. The pursuit to destroy a part of the city's heart is viewed by many as an atrocity aki...
A comedy of manners with a cast of characters eating each other. Against the backdrop of contemporary London and the international art scene, it casts an eye over the appetites and morality of some of...
The Edge of Love
When the Welsh poet Dylan Thomas and his flirtatious wife are in London, they don't expect to run into Dylan's childhood sweetheart Vera. Vera is torn between the open admiration of her new found beau...
Jubilee: A Time Less Golden
A documentary about the making of a film.
Robert was in the service of King Charles II and saved the life of someone close to him. The King's court provides a high life for someone of their position. He was ordered to marry his King's mistres...
The Grand High Witch is going to turn all children into mice at an international witch convention where a young boy and his grandmother go on vacation. Will he be a victim of the witches' plot before ...
That Englishwoman: An Account of the Life of Emily Hobhouse
Dirk de Villiers -An English woman dares to defy the might of the British Empire and champions the cause of the Boers during the Anglo-Boer War, battling to alleviate the suffering of women and childr...
Call Me Mister
Lovejoy is an antiques dealer. He has a reputation as a divvie, a person with almost supernatural powers for distinguishing exceptional items as well as distinguishing genuine antique from clever fake...
A young man discovers that not only does he have the ability to read minds, but that if he holds a camera next to his head he can transmit the thoughts he sees onto film.
She has a successful career, four close friends, and a live-in lover. She will be provided for all her needs, eventually including a baby. That is where reality begins.
Taggart is a Scottish detective television programme.The series revolves around a group of detectives initially in the Maryhill CID of Strathclyde Police, though various storylines have happened in ot...
In this acclaimed eleven-hours British television series, a man becomes involved with members of a Catholic family over the course of several years between the two world wars.
Beaty and Emory fall in love while working at the same cabaret, but their relationship isn't easy.
The Lady Vanishes
The film is a remake of Alfred Hitchcock's film. A train carrying passengers pulls out of a small town on the eve of the Second World War. When one of the passengers mysteriously disappears, the other...
Since Queen Elizabeth I visited, the landscape of Britain has changed.
As Napoleon Bonaparte rises to power in France, a rivalry erupts between two lieutenants in the French Army over a perceived insult. For over a decade, they engage in a series of duels amidst larger c...
Three Dangerous Ladies
There are three stories surrounding three dangerous ladies.
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 New Avengers
The New Avengers is a British secret agent fantasy adventure television series produced during 1976 and 1977. It is a sequel to the 1960s series, The Avengers and was developed by original series prod...
All Creatures Great and Small
James Herriot was a vet in Yorkshire during the 1940's. He is assigned to the practice of the Farnon brothers, who already have a successful business. The characters of the county, including the Farno...
David Locke is a world-weary American journalist who has been sent to cover a conflict in northern Africa, but he makes little progress with the story. Locke assumed the dead man's identity when he di...
The Sweeney was a 1970s British television police drama that focused on two members of the Flying Squad, a branch of the Metropolitan Police dedicated to tackling armed robbery and violent crime in Lo...
Son of Dracula
Due to be crowned King of the Netherworld by his mentor, Count Downe falls in love with the beautiful but human Amber and finds himself in conflict with Baron Frankenstein, who is vying for the same t...
The Final Programme
Jerry Cornelius became involved in the search for the "Final Programme" after his father's death. The programme is a design for a perfect, self-replicating human being. A group of scientists, led by t...
The MacKintosh Man
A member of British Intelligence assumes a fake criminal identity and allows himself to be caught, imprisoned, and freed in order to infiltrate a spy organization and expose a traitor; only, someone f...
The Creeping Flesh
A scientist believes that evil is a disease of the blood and that the flesh of a skeleton he brought back from New Zealand contains it in a pure form. He is afraid that his daughter will inherit this ...
The Canterbury Tales
This re-enactment of several of his stories contains snippets of his famous work.
'Dyn Amo' explores the distinction between a person's self and his projection of that self to others, and it's a horror movie that suggests how a projection can become more substantial than the self b...
Three men, married with children, are forced to rethink their lives after a common friend dies. There will be short-lived enthusiasm for regained freedom.
Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Peter O'Toole plays a prim English schoolmaster who learns to show his compassion through the help of an outgoing showgirl in this musical classic. Petula Clark and Michael Redgrave were both nominate...