Peggy Thorpe-Bates (11 August 1914 – 26 December 1989) was an English actress who appeared in the first three series of Rumpole of the Bailey as Rumpole's fearsome wife Hilda. She also appeared in numerous other supporting roles on both stage and screen.
|Born||11 August 1914|
|Died||26 December 1989 (aged 75)|
She attended Heathfield School, the Cone School of Dancing and RADA, then appeared in repertory theatre in Birmingham, Bristol, Harrogate and with the BBC Repertory Company. Her film appearances included Georgy Girl and Mosquito Squadron. On television she had recurring roles in Timeslip and Return of the Saint. She also guest starred in Mrs Thursday, Tales of the Unexpected, and The Young Ones.
|1960||Peeping Tom||Mrs. Partridge||Uncredited|
|1962||In the Doghouse||Mrs. Muswell|
|1966||Georgy Girl||Hospital Sister|
|1969||A Touch of Love||Mrs. Stacey|
|Mosquito Squadron||Mrs. Scott|
|1979||The Saint and the Brave Goose||Mrs. Cloonan||Edited episodes from Return of the Saint|
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