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Barbara Leigh-Hunt is a Actor British born on 14 december 1935 at Bath (United-kingdom)

Barbara Leigh-Hunt

Barbara Leigh-Hunt
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Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 14 december 1935 (84 years) at Bath (United-kingdom)
Awards Laurence Olivier Award

Barbara Leigh-Hunt (born 14 December 1935 in Bath, Somerset) is a British actress who has appeared on stage, film, television and radio.

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Jiří Trnka
Jiří Trnka
(1 films)
Martin Rosen
Martin Rosen
(1 films)
Alec McCowen
Alec McCowen
(2 films)
Gabriel Byrne
Gabriel Byrne
(2 films)
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Filmography of Barbara Leigh-Hunt (16 films)

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Vanity Fair, 2h22
Directed by Mira Nair
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama, Romantic drama, Romance
Themes Films about children, Political films, Napoleonic Wars films, French Revolution films
Actors Reese Witherspoon, Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, James Purefoy, Angelica Mandy, Gabriel Byrne, Eileen Atkins
Roles Lady Bareacres
Rating61% 3.097443.097443.097443.097443.09744
1802, London. The mysterious Lord Steyne (Gabriel Byrne) goes to a painter's studio where he has agreed to buy a painting of a young woman. The young Rebecca "Becky" Sharp (Angelica Mandy), then a girl of ten, insists on having ten guineas, instead of four guineas, as the price of the painting. The painter explains that the model in the painting is Becky's mother, the painter's late wife. Steyne agrees to pay the higher amount and leaves with the painting. The young Becky is seen moving to Miss Pinkerton's Academy for Young Ladies after her father's death.
Bertie and Elizabeth, 1h38
Directed by Giles Foster
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical, Romance
Themes Political films, Films about royalty
Actors James Wilby, Juliet Aubrey, Alan Bates, David Burke, Dolly Wells, Charles Edwards
Roles Lady Mabel Airlie
Rating71% 3.582943.582943.582943.582943.58294
The film begins with the initial meeting between the then Duke of York and Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon and then moves on through their courtship, marriage, succession to the throne after the abdication of Edward VIII, and World War II.
The Martins, 1h27
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Lee Evans, Kathy Burke, Linda Bassett, Mark Strong, Paddy Considine, Frank Finlay
Roles Mrs Heath
Rating55% 2.754142.754142.754142.754142.75414
Out of work scrounger Robert Martin lives with his dysfunctional family who are long suffering wife Angie, accident prone son Little Bob who is bullied at school even by his teacher who Robert brandishes a gun at also... and pregnant teenage of 14 daughter Katie in a shabby house in Hatfield next door to the Galleria shopping centre above the A1 about 25 miles north of London. Competition addict Robert dreams of winning a holiday for his family to a dream island that turns out to be Isle Of Man and when he gets to the final few for a dream holiday but fails to win a competition in which he feels cheated out of, he flips and first goes to the editors office with a gun and steals his suit, then to an ice cream shop with his family and steals a parrot from a pet shop for Little Bob's birthday, he then tracks down the elderly winners, threatens them with a gun, ties them up in the cellar and steals their tickets. The police find them tied up. Upon arriving, Angie finds out Robert has cheated on her with their next door neighbour however the family enjoy the holiday. However, the Police catch up with Martin, he's convicted and goes to jail. He is later released to find his family life has improved since he was released from jail.
Billy Elliot, 1h51
Directed by Stephen Daldry
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Musical
Themes Dance films, Films about children, Films about families, Films about music and musicians, Films about the labor movement, La précarité, Musical films, Political films
Actors Jamie Bell, Julie Walters, Gary Lewis, Jamie Draven, Jean Heywood, Stuart Wells
Roles Vice-Principal
Rating76% 3.8488653.8488653.8488653.8488653.848865
The film is set in the fictional County Durham mining town of Everington Village during the 1984-85 UK miners' strike, and centres on the character of 11-year-old Billy Elliot, his love of dance, and his hopes of becoming a professional ballet dancer. Billy lives with his widowed father, Jackie, and older brother, Tony, both coal miners out on strike (the latter being the union leader), and also his maternal grandmother, who probably has Alzheimer's disease and once aspired to be a professional dancer. Billy's mother, Jenny, died on 2 December 1983, aged 38.
Keep the Aspidistra Flying, 1h41
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Actors Richard E. Grant, Helena Bonham Carter, Bill Wallis, Jim Carter, Julian Wadham, Harriet Walter
Roles Mrs. Wisbeach
Rating63% 3.1987853.1987853.1987853.1987853.198785
Gordon Comstock (Grant), is a successful copywriter at a flourishing advertising firm in 1930s London. His girlfriend and co-worker, Rosemary (Bonham Carter), fears he may never settle down with her when he suddenly disavows his money-based lifestyle and quits his job for the artistic satisfaction of writing poetry.
Pride and Prejudice (1995 TV series), 5h27
Directed by Simon Langton
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Historical, Romance
Actors Jennifer Ehle, Colin Firth, Julia Sawalha, Alison Steadman, Benjamin Whitrow, Susannah Harker
Roles Catherine Darcy
Rating87% 4.399224.399224.399224.399224.39922
Episode 1 – Mr Charles Bingley, a rich man from the north of England, settles down at Netherfield estate near Meryton village in Hertfordshire for the autumn. Mrs Bennet, unlike her husband, is excited at the prospect of marrying off one of her five daughters (Jane, Elizabeth, Mary, Kitty, and Lydia) to the newcomer. Bingley takes an immediate liking to Jane at a local country-dance, while his best friend Mr Darcy, rumoured to be twice as rich, refuses to stand up with anyone including Elizabeth. Elizabeth's poor impression of his character is confirmed at a later gathering at Lucas Lodge and she and Darcy verbally clash on the two nights she spends at Netherfield caring for the sick Jane.
Paper Mask
Paper Mask (1990)

Directed by Christopher Morahan
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Paul McGann, Amanda Donohoe, Tom Wilkinson, Frederick Treves, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Jimmy Yuill
Rating66% 3.3408753.3408753.3408753.3408753.340875
Matthew Harris is a young, lowly orderly working in a busy hospital in London who dreams of bigger and better job opportunities for himself. One evening, he witnesses a car accident outside a local pub where the driver of a car is killed after colliding head-on with a lorry. Harris learns that the man, named Simon Hennessey, was a doctor at the hospital where he works and had been applying for a residency at another hospital in Bristol. Harris takes the dead man's mail and fills out a job application and applies for the job himself under the late doctor's idenitity. After studdying medical books and getting "hands on" involvement with other patients at his hospital, Harris applies for the job and is accepted. He quits his orderly job and settles in Bristol where he, as Dr. Simon Hennessey, is assigned to a busy emergency room.
Tumbledown (1988)

Directed by Richard Eyre
Genres Drama, War, Documentary
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Political films
Actors Colin Firth, David Calder, Paul Rhys, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Sophie Thompson, Roddy Maude-Roxby
Roles Jean Lawrence
Rating73% 3.6731553.6731553.6731553.6731553.673155
The film centres on the experiences of Robert Lawrence MC (played by Colin Firth), an officer of the Scots Guards during the Falklands War of 1982. While fighting at the Battle of Mount Tumbledown, Lawrence is shot in the head by an Argentine sniper, and left paralysed on his left side. He then must learn to adjust to his new disability.
The Plague Dogs, 1h43
Directed by Martin Rosen
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Environmental films, Film d'animation mettant en scène un animal, Films about dogs, Political films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors John Hurt, Christopher Benjamin, James Bolam, Nigel Hawthorne, Warren Mitchell, Bernard Hepton
Roles Farmer's Wife (voice)
Rating77% 3.897123.897123.897123.897123.89712
Rowf (a Labrador-mix) and Snitter (a smooth fox terrier) are two of many dogs used for experimental purposes at an animal research facility in the Lake District of north-western England. Snitter has had his brain experimented upon while Rowf has been drowned and resuscitated repeatedly. One evening, Snitter squeezes under his cage and into Rowf's, where they discover his cage is unlatched. Eager to escape the tortures of life inside the facility, they explore, knocking over other cages and finally sneaking into the incinerator, where they are nearly killed before escaping.
Oh Heavenly Dog, 1h44
Directed by Joe Camp
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Fantasy, Crime
Themes Films about animals, Films about religion, Films about dogs, Children's films
Actors Chevy Chase, Jane Seymour, Omar Sharif, Robert Morley, Alan Sues, Lorenzo Music
Roles Margaret
Rating54% 2.7050452.7050452.7050452.7050452.705045
Chevy Chase plays a private investigator who is called to a job and is killed after finding a dead woman. The afterlife has not decided if he is destined for Heaven or Hell, so he is given the chance to return to Earth as a dog in order to solve the case and earn his way to Heaven.
Bequest to the Nation, 1h58
Directed by James Cellan Jones
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Historical
Actors Glenda Jackson, Peter Finch, Michael Jayston, Anthony Quayle, Margaret Leighton, Dominic Guard
Roles Catherine 'Catty' Matcham
Rating64% 3.2386653.2386653.2386653.2386653.238665
Il s'agit d'un film historique relatant les relations entre l'amiral Nelson et Lady Hamilton durant les guerres napoléoniennes.
Frenzy (1972)
, 1h56
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Serial killer films, Films about psychiatry
Actors Jon Finch, Alec McCowen, Barry Foster, Billie Whitelaw, Anna Massey, Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Roles Brenda Margaret Blaney
Rating73% 3.69813.69813.69813.69813.6981
In London, a serial killer is raping women and strangling them with neckties. Most of the film takes place in Covent Garden, which at the time was still the wholesale fruit and vegetable market district. Fairly early in the film, the audience sees that fruit merchant Robert Rusk (Barry Foster) is in fact the murderer. However, circumstantial evidence has already built up around his friend Richard Blaney (Jon Finch).
Henry VIII and His Six Wives, 2h5
Directed by Waris Hussein
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical
Themes Politique, Political films, Films about royalty
Actors Keith Michell, Charlotte Rampling, Donald Pleasence, Jane Asher, Brian Blessed, Frances Cuka
Roles Catherine Parr
Rating69% 3.4915053.4915053.4915053.4915053.491505
On his deathbed, Henry VIII reflects upon his long reign, and especially the crucial part his six marriages have played. The bulk of the film is depicted in flashback, while the elderly Henry VIII is surrounded by his family and courtiers waiting for him to die.