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Vilma Hollingbery (born 21 July 1932) is a British actress. She has appeared in many TV programmes and films since the 1960s, and is known for her appearances as Claudia Wren in Psychoville, and has also appeared in A Touch of Frost, the 1980 film Babylon, Doctor Who and The Bill, in which she has appeared six times as different characters.

Vilma Hollingberry
Born (1932-07-21) 21 July 1932 (age 87)
OccupationFilm / television actress
Spouse(s)Michael Napier Brown

She was married to the actor and director Michael Napier Brown until his death in August 2016.


Year Title Role Notes
1967 Champion House Mim Royston Episode: "Sonata for a Solo Fiddle"
1976 BBC2 Playhouse Mrs. Smith Episode: "The Mind Beyond: Meriel, the Ghost Girl"
1977 Secret Army Neighbour Episode: "Growing Up"
1978 The Sweeney Anne Monk Episode: "Money, Money, Money"
1981 When the Boat Comes In Mrs. Dawson Episode: "Oh, My Charming Billy Boy"
1988 The Management Mrs. Crusty
1989 The River Aunt Betty
1989 The Bill Hazel Davison Episode: "Traffic"
1991 The Bill Dorothy Strong Episode: "832 Receiving"
1992 Maigret Landlady Episode: "Maigret and the Burglar's Wife"
1992 Waiting for God Esme Sutherland Episode: "Harvey's Fiancee"
1992 Sitting Pretty Kitty Unknown episodes
1995 London Bridge Winnie Brown
1995 A Touch of Frost Jeanette Conrad Episode: "Appropriate Adults"
2001 Gimme Gimme Gimme Sister Brian May Episode: "Lollipop Man"
2003 Grass Rose 5 episodes
2003 The Bill Louisa Episode: #104
2004 Coupling Mrs. M Episode: "The Naked Living Room"
2005 Doctor Who Mrs. Harcourt Episode: "The Doctor Dances"
2005 The Bill Mrs. Coley Episode: #320
2006 Doctors Rose Connolly Episode: "Dying Happy: Parts 1 & 2"
2007 The Bill Lena Jones Episode: "Killer on the Run"
2009–2011 Psychoville Claudia Wren Episodes: #6-#14
2011, 2014 Not Going Out Betty Episodes: "Fireworks" / The Wedding
2013-14 Derek Elsie
2013 Doc Martin Mrs. Eddy Episode: "Nobody Likes Me"
2015 Inside No. 9 Caller Episode: "Cold Comfort"
Year Film Role Notes
1980 Babylon Lady in street
1995 The Young Poisoner's Handbook Aunty Panty

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