British actresses died in 1997

Here are 5 famous actresses from United Kingdom died in 1997:

Debbie Linden

Debbie Linden (February 22, 1961 Glasgow-October 5, 1997 Kingston upon Thames) was a British actor and model.

She was best known for her role in the 1980s British TV series "Robin of Sherwood". Prior to her acting career, Linden worked as a model and gained national attention for being the face of the British tabloid newspaper "The Sun" in the late 1970s. She also appeared in several music videos for artists such as Rod Stewart and Duran Duran. In addition to her work in the entertainment industry, Linden was a devoted animal rights activist and worked with various animal rights organizations throughout her life. She passed away at the age of 36 after battling cancer.

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Ellen Pollock

Ellen Pollock (June 29, 1902 Heidelberg-March 29, 1997 London) also known as Ellen Pollack was a British actor.

She was born in Heidelberg, Germany to Russian-Jewish parents who immigrated to England when she was a child. Pollock began her career in entertainment playing small roles in film and theater productions. She made her film debut in the 1933 movie "Red Wagon" and went on to appear in several films throughout the 1930s and 1940s including "The Spy in Black" (1939) and "The Day Will Dawn" (1942).

In addition to her work in film, Pollock also had a successful career on stage, appearing in productions such as "Julius Caesar" and "The Tempest" among others. She was known for her versatility and ability to play a wide range of characters.

Pollock continued to work in the entertainment industry well into her 80s, making her last onscreen appearance in the 1990 film "Mountains of the Moon." She was married to fellow actor George Relph from 1937 until his death in 1960.

Pollock passed away in London in 1997 at the age of 94.

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Rosalyn Boulter

Rosalyn Boulter (February 1, 1917 Burton-upon-Trent-March 6, 1997 Santa Barbara) was a British actor.

She began her acting career in the 1940s and became well known for her performances on stage, screen and radio. Boulter's notable film credits include "Sons and Lovers" (1960), "The Mouse on the Moon" (1963) and "The Family Way" (1966). She also appeared in several television shows such as "Z Cars", "The Avengers" and "The Dukes of Hazzard". Boulter was a versatile actor who was highly regarded for her ability to play both comedic and dramatic roles. In addition to her acting work, she was a dedicated activist for various causes including animal rights and environmentalism.

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Genine Graham

Genine Graham (December 9, 1926 London-May 11, 1997 London) also known as Genie Graham was a British actor.

She began her career in the 1940s and became known for her roles in British film and television productions. Graham appeared in popular shows such as "Dixon of Dock Green" and "The Onedin Line". She also received critical acclaim for her performances in films such as "The Deep Blue Sea" and "The Day the Earth Caught Fire". Graham was a versatile actress who could easily transition between dramatic and comedic roles. In addition to her acting career, she was also a skilled painter and her artwork was exhibited in several galleries. Despite being a talented actress, she often faced typecasting and struggled to find substantial roles in her later years. Graham passed away in 1997 at the age of 70.

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Joan Rice

Joan Rice (February 3, 1930 West Derby-January 1, 1997 Maidenhead) was a British actor.

She was best known for her performances in popular films such as "The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men" (1952), "His Majesty O'Keefe" (1954), and "The Gamma People" (1956). Rice began her acting career with a few uncredited roles in films, but soon gained attention for her talent and was cast in lead roles. She was known for her charming and beautiful persona and was often compared to legendary actor Audrey Hepburn.

Rice's career spanned over two decades during which she appeared in several successful films and television shows. She also made appearances on stage, most notably in the West End production of "A Hatful of Rain" in 1956. Rice retired from acting in the 1960s, but remained a popular figure and was often invited as a guest on TV shows.

Throughout her career, Rice faced personal struggles, including a battle with alcoholism. She eventually overcame her addiction and became an advocate for addiction recovery programs. Rice passed away in 1997 in Maidenhead, England, leaving behind a legacy as one of Britain's most beloved actors of the mid-twentieth century.

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