Naomi Chance

Naomi Chance (born Naomi Freeman, December 1927 – 18 March 2003) was an English film and television actress.[1][2] Chance was at one time married to the film director Guy Hamilton.[3] She appeared in many television shows, including The Plane Makers, (Joyce Pender); five times in Compact, (Harriet Stone); once in each of the 1970s television shows, The Sweeney, (Miss. Fay Mayhew); Within These Walls, (Jean Betts); The Hanged Man; (Jane Cowley), and many others, from the 1950s onwards.

Naomi Chance
Actress Naomi Chance.jpg
BornDecember 1927
Died18 March 2003 (aged 75)
Spouse(s)Guy Hamilton (1953 - before 1964)


Year Title Role Notes
1950 Night and the City Nightclub Hostess Uncredited
1952 Wings of Danger Avril Talbot
1952 It Started in Paradise Primrose, the model Uncredited
1952 The Gambler and the Lady Lady Susan Willens
1953 Top of the Form Northern Woman On Station Uncredited
1953 Blood Orange Gina, a model
1953 The Saint's Girl Friday Carol Denby
1953 Strange Stories Young woman
1954 Dangerous Voyage Joan Drew
1954 The End of the Road Molly
1956 A Touch of the Sun Miss Caroline Lovejoy
1957 Suspended Alibi Diana
1957 Confess, Killer Edna Farson with Leo McKern
1958 The Man Inside Jane Leighton
1959 Operation Bullshine Subaltern Godfrey A.T.S.
1960 The Trials of Oscar Wilde Lillie Langtry
1964 The Comedy Man Minor Role
1965 He Who Rides a Tiger Lady Cleveland

Personal lifeEdit

Chance married director Guy Hamilton in 1953; they later divorced (Hamilton remarried in 1964).[4][5]

Her second husband was a retired naval surgeon, with whom she lived in Devon.


  1. ^ "Naomi Chance". BFI. Archived from the original on 23 October 2012. Retrieved 28 April 2011.
  2. ^ Hal Erickson. "The Saint's Girl Friday". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Archived from the original on 30 January 2013.
  3. ^ "Overview for Guy Hamilton". Turner Classic Movies.
  4. ^ "Guy Hamilton obituary". 21 April 2016.
  5. ^ — McFarlane, B. (2020, January 09). Hamilton, (Mervyn Ian) Guy (1922–2016), film director. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

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