British actresses died in 2004

Here are 6 famous actresses from United Kingdom died in 2004:

Judy Campbell

Judy Campbell (May 31, 1916 Grantham-June 6, 2004 London) a.k.a. Judy Gambel or Judith Mary Gamble was a British actor and playwright. She had three children, Jane Birkin, Andrew Birkin and Linda Mary Birkin.

Campbell began her acting career in the 1930s and went on to take on a number of roles in British theatre. Some of her most notable performances were in the plays, "Dear Octopus" and "The Happy Hypocrite". In addition to her work in theatre, Campbell appeared in a number of films, including "This Man is News" and "Murder She Said". She was also a talented playwright, and wrote a number of successful plays throughout her career.

In her personal life, Campbell was briefly married to Lieutenant Peter Finch, with whom she had a son, before marrying Birkin in 1945. She and Birkin remained married until his death in 1991. In addition to her children with Birkin, Campbell was stepmother to musician John Barry, who was Birkin's son from a previous relationship.

Towards the end of her life, Campbell suffered from Alzheimer's disease and died in London in 2004 at the age of 88.

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Alicia Markova

Alicia Markova (December 1, 1910 London-December 2, 2004 Bath) also known as Lilian Alicia Marks, Lilian Alice Marks or Dame Alicia Markova was a British choreographer, actor and ballet dancer.

Markova was one of the most renowned and influential ballet dancers of the 20th century, having been one of the founding members of the Vic-Wells Ballet (later known as the Royal Ballet) and the American Ballet Theatre. She was known for her outstanding technique, her grace and ethereal quality in performance, and her flawless execution of classical ballets such as "Giselle" and "Swan Lake". In addition to her numerous performances, Markova also made significant contributions to ballet choreography, creating works such as "Solitaire" and "Daphnis and Chloe". She became the first British ballerina to be made a Dame and continued to teach and perform well into her 70s. Markova left a lasting legacy on the world of ballet and helped to inspire generations of dancers.

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Margo McLennan

Margo McLennan (February 8, 1938 Peckham-July 28, 2004 Colgate, West Sussex) also known as Eileen Marguerite McMenemy, Margo Mayne, Margo McMenemy or Margo Lady McLennan was a British actor.

She was born in Peckham, London in February 1938. McLennan began her career as an actor in the early 1960s, appearing in various stage productions before transitioned to screen work. She made her TV debut in an episode of "The Saint" in 1963 and went on to appear in several popular British shows throughout the 1960s and 1970s, including "Z-Cars", "The Avengers", and "Department S".

In addition to her work in television, McLennan also appeared in several films throughout her career, such as "The Deep Blue Sea" (1955) and "The Looking Glass War" (1969). McLennan was also a regular on radio programs and worked as a voiceover artist.

McLennan's personal life was just as interesting as her professional one. She was married three times, first to the actor Edwin Richfield, then to the television producer Verity Lambert, and finally to the musician Peter Knight. She was also a close friend of legendary author Roald Dahl and was said to have been an inspiration for one of his characters.

Margo McLennan passed away on July 28, 2004, at the age of 66 in Colgate, West Sussex. She left behind a legacy of memorable performances and colorful anecdotes.

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Virginia North

Virginia North (January 1, 1945 London-June 5, 2004 East Sussex) also known as Virginia North, Lady White, Virginia, Lady White or Virginia Anne Northrop was a British actor and model. She had one child, Lucas White.

Virginia North started her career as a model before making a successful transition to acting. She worked with famous photographers such as David Bailey and Terry O'Neill, and appeared in international ad campaigns. Her acting career included roles in several films and TV shows, including the James Bond film "The Spy Who Loved Me" and the TV series "The Avengers" and "The Saint." In addition to her work in the entertainment industry, Virginia was also involved in humanitarian efforts and served as a trustee of the charity ActionAid UK. She passed away at the age of 59 due to cancer.

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Hilda Fenemore

Hilda Fenemore (April 22, 1914 St Pancras, London-April 13, 2004 Watford) also known as Hilda Fennemore, Hilda Fennimore or Hilda Lilian Fenemore was a British actor.

She initially started her career in theatre, working with renowned theatre companies such as the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Old Vic. Fenemore also appeared in a number of BBC TV series in the 1950s and 1960s, including "The Adventures of Robin Hood," "The Saint," and "The Avengers."

Her film roles include "Hell Drivers" (1957) and "The Assassination Bureau" (1969). She was also a regular on the radio program "The Archers" for several years.

Fenemore was married to fellow actor Manning Wilson, and they had one son together.

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Elsa Buchanan

Elsa Buchanan (December 22, 1908 London-January 17, 2004 Childs Wickham) also known as Elsie Winifred Buchanan Tinker was a British actor.

She made her stage debut in 1926 and went on to appear in several theatrical productions in London's West End. In the 1930s, she began to work in British films, often playing the role of the leading lady. Buchanan also appeared on British television in the 1950s and 1960s, working on popular shows like The Adventures of Robin Hood and The Saint. During her career, she worked alongside many well-known actors, including Laurence Olivier and John Gielgud. Buchanan was also a respected acting teacher, and many of her students went on to achieve success in the entertainment industry. She continued acting well into her 80s, appearing in her last film in 1990.

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