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Hazel Douglas (2 November 1923 – 8 September 2016) was an English actress. She portrayed Bathilda Bagshot in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1.

Hazel Douglas
Born
Hazel Smith

(1923-11-02)2 November 1923
London, England
Died8 September 2016(2016-09-08) (aged 92)
OccupationActress
Years active1947–2016
Spouse(s)
Peter Sawford
(m. 1949; died 1991)

Her credits stretch back to the early days of television, and include Sunday Night Theatre, The Worst Week of My Life, Eyes Down, The IT Crowd, Gavin & Stacey, Run Fatboy Run, Casualty, The Royal, Asylum, The Bill, Where the Heart Is, Gimme Gimme Gimme, The Hunger Games, At Home with the Braithwaites, The Liver Birds and Vicious.

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Recent workEdit

In 2009, she played the role of Mrs Harries, the mother of Josephine Tewson in the radio drama, Leaves in Autumn by Susan Casanove, a Wireless Theatre Company production.[1] In 2010, she appeared as Peggy Lowe in the Jo Brand BBC2 comedy Getting On.[citation needed] She also has the minor role of Maureen Bright in the BBC soap opera, Doctors in 2011. In 2013 she appeared in the British sitcom Vicious starring Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi as Mildred, Stuart's (Jacobi) mother. Most recently, Douglas portrayed Edna Locke in an episode of the 2014 detective drama Suspects.

Personal lifeEdit

Douglas was born Hazel Smith in London. She served in the Royal Navy, where she met her husband, Peter Sawford; they married in 1949 and remained together until his death in 1991.[2]

She died on 8 September 2016 at the age of 92.[2]

Partial filmographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Leaves in Autumn" Archived 28 November 2009 at the Wayback Machine at Wireless Theatre Company web site
  2. ^ a b Taylor, Brian (11 October 2016). "Hazel Douglas obituary". The Guardian. Retrieved 1 June 2019.

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