Beatrice Josephine Campbell
31 July 1922
County Down, Northern Ireland
|Died||10 May 1979 (aged 56)|
London, England, UK
(m. 1939; died 1942)
After a distinguished London stage career, Campbell entered film in the mid-1940s. She received positive notices internationally for her performances in Silent Dust (1949) and Last Holiday (1950), with Alec Guinness, which remains her best-known role.
Her father, John Campbell, was the resident Magistrate of The Custody Court, Belfast.
Campbell was married twice. Her first marriage was to Squadron Leader Michael Robert MacClancy of No. 226 Squadron RAF, who died aged 22, on 12 April 1942 at RAF Hemswell when his aircraft crash landed. A Roman Catholic from Dublin and an alumnus of Belvedere College, he was the son of Michael MacClancy, M.R.C.V.S., and Nancy MacClancy, of Raheny.  Her second marriage was to actor Nigel Patrick in 1951. They remained married until her death in 1979.
|1946||Wanted for Murder||Muriel||Uncredited|
|1946||The Laughing Lady|
|1947||Meet Me at Dawn||Margot|
|1947||The Hangman Waits||Usherette|
|1948||My Brother Jonathan||Edie Martyn|
|1948||Things Happen at Night||Joyce Prescott|
|1949||Silent Dust||Joan Rawley|
|1950||No Place for Jennifer||Paula|
|1950||Last Holiday||Sheila Rockingham|
|1950||The Mudlark||Lady Emily Prior|
|1951||Laughter in Paradise||Lucille Grayson|
|1951||The House in the Square||Kate Pettigrew|
|1953||Grand National Night||Joyce Penrose|
|1953||The Master of Ballantrae||Lady Alison|
|1955||Cockleshell Heroes||Mrs. Ruddock|
- "Beatrice Campbell". British Film Institute. Retrieved 7 April 2020.
- T. M. P. (30 December 1949). "British Import Based on Play". The New York Times. Retrieved 7 April 2020.
- Crowther, Bosley (14 November 1950). "'Last Holiday,' Written by J.B. Priestley, Stars Alec Guinness as Man Doomed to Die". The New York Times. Retrieved 7 April 2020.
- "Squadron Leader (Pilot) MacCLANCY, MICHAEL ROBERT". Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Retrieved 7 April 2020.
- Murphy, Oliver (26 April 2005). "Belvederians who died in The Second World War 1939-1945: Michael Robert MacClancy". WW2 People's War. BBC. Retrieved 7 April 2020.