Imelda Anne Crawford (22 November 1920 – 17 October 1956) was a British film actress, born in Palestine of a Scottish father and an English mother, and brought up in Edinburgh.
Imelda Anne Crawford
22 November 1920
|Died||17 October 1956 (aged 35)|
St Pancras, London, England
|Resting place||St Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Kensal Green|
|Spouse||Wallace Douglas (1953–1956; her death)|
A contemporary of Margaret Lockwood and Phyllis Calvert, Crawford is best remembered for her roles in women's pictures of the 1940s, such as Millions Like Us (1943), Two Thousand Women (1944) and They Were Sisters (1945).
She married Wallace Douglas in 1953 and died of leukemia in London in 1956, aged 35. The Times, on 18 October 1956, reported that she was playing in Agatha Christie's The Spider's Web, at London's Savoy Theatre, when she became ill. Also, that after acting in a stage production of The Gift, about a scientist blinded by an accident, she added a codicil to her will leaving her eyes to the International Eye Bank.
|1938||Prison Without Bars|
|1942||They Flew Alone||ATA Girl||AKA, Wings and the Woman|
|1943||The Peterville Diamond||Teri Mortimer|
|1943||Millions Like Us||Jennifer Knowles|
|1943||The Dark Tower||Mary|
|1943||The Night Invader||Karen Lindley|
|1944||The Hundred Pound Window||Joan Draper|
|1944||Two Thousand Women||Margaret Long|
|1945||They Were Sisters||Vera Sargeant|
|1947||The Master of Bankdam||Anne Pickersgill|
|1947||Night Beat||Julie Kendall|
|1948||Daughter of Darkness||Bess Stanforth|
|1948||The Blind Goddess||Helen Brasted|
|1948||It's Hard to Be Good||Mary Leighton|
|1950||Tony Draws a Horse||Clare Fleming|
|1950||Trio||Mrs. Ramsey||Segment: "Mr. Know-All"|
|1951||Thunder on the Hill||Isabel Jeffreys|
|1953||Street Corner||Susan||AKA, Both Sides of the Law|
|1953||Knights of the Round Table||Morgan le Fay|
|1954||Mad About Men||Barbara Davenport|
|1946||After Dinner||Laina Penrose||TV film|
|1948||Reunion||Sophy Ross||TV film|
|1949||Lady Audley's Secret||Alicia Audley||TV film|
|1950–51||Repertory Theatre||Theresa, Margaret Fuller||Episodes: "The Gambler", "Let Them Be Sea Captains"|
|1953||Strictly Personal||Diana Wilson||TV series|
|1954||Douglas Fairbanks Presents||Laura Barrie||Episode: "Pattern for Glory"|
|1954||The Six Proud Walkers||Polly Arden||TV series|
|1954||Out of Bounds||Sophie Garnett||TV short|
|1954–55||Sunday Night Theatre||Jill Manning, Stella Tabret, Carol Lindsay||Episodes: "Waiting for Gillian", "The Sacred Flame", "The Leader of the House"|
|1955||The Mulberry Accelerator||Polly Arden||TV series (six episodes, continuing the story of TV-family The Walkers, first appearing in 'The Six Proud Walkers').|
|1956||Opportunity Murder||Vera Lewis||TV series|
- ^ "Search Results for Overseas / Unknown records".
- ^ "Search Results for England & Wales Deaths 1837-2007".
- ^ "ANNE CRAWFORD. WES". The Canberra Times. Australian Capital Territory, Australia. 19 October 1956. p. 20. Retrieved 15 June 2020 – via Trove.