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Gudrun Ure (born 12 March 1926) is a Scottish actress, most famous for her portrayal of the title character in Super Gran.[1]

Gudrun Ure
Born (1926-03-12) 12 March 1926 (age 92)
Campsie, Stirlingshire, Scotland
Years active 1951 - present

Ure was born in Campsie, Stirlingshire. She starred in Orson Welles' 1951 stage production of Othello as Desdemona. She also starred in the pilot of a series called Life After Life, written by Yes Minister creator Jonathan Lynn. No further episodes, however, were made. She has also appeared in The 10th Kingdom as Mrs Murray, the wife of Tony Lewis' tyrannical boss and owner of their apartment building, T-Bag and the Pearls of Wisdom, Midsomer Murders, Casualty and The Crow Road.

Her radio acting credits include the part of Joan Danbury, the mother of Inspector Gwen Danbury in the eponymous police drama by Sue Rodwell broadcast on BBC Radio 4 between 2008 and 2010. In a set of Encyclopædia Britannica-produced educational films about William Shakespeare's Macbeth, Ure played the role of Lady Macbeth.

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  1. ^ Evans, Jeff (1995). The Guinness Television Encyclopedia. Guinness Publishing Ltd. p. 506. ISBN 0-85112-744-4. 

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