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Isabel Dean

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Birth name Isabel Hodgkinson
Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 29 may 1918 at Aldridge (United-kingdom)
Death 27 july 1997 (at 79 years) at Wandsworth (United-kingdom)

Isabel Dean (29 May 1918 – 27 July 1997) was an English film and television actress. Born as Isabel Hodgkinson in Aldridge, Staffordshire, she studied painting at Birmingham Art School. In 1937, she joined the Cheltenham Repertory Company as a scenic artist. She was soon involved in acting with some small parts.


In 1953, Dean married William Fairchild; the couple had two daughters, Caroline and Angela. The marriage was later dissolved.

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Filmography of Isabel Dean (15 films)

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Five Days One Summer, 1h36
Directed by Fred Zinnemann
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Sports films
Actors Sean Connery, Lambert Wilson, Betsy Brantley, Isabel Dean, Gérard Buhr, Anna Massey
Roles Kate's Mother
Rating61% 3.0510153.0510153.0510153.0510153.051015
It is the story of an illicit romance, set in the Swiss Alps. Connery plays Douglas, a middle-aged Scottish doctor on vacation in the Alps in 1932 with a young woman, Kate (Betsy Brantley), whom he introduces as his wife. Douglas has brought Kate to the Alps for a mountain climbing trip. Douglas and Kate are absorbed with a psychological melancholy. Through flashbacks, it is revealed that Kate has been in love with Douglas since she was a little girl and that she seduced him away from another woman. The flashbacks also reveal that Kate is not his wife, but his niece. But then, in their mountain retreat, climbing guide Johann (Lambert Wilson) appears and he develops an attraction for Kate.
Rough Cut
Rough Cut (1980)
, 1h52
Directed by Don Siegel, Robert Ellis Miller, Peter Hunt
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy, Comedy thriller, Romantic comedy, Action, Adventure, Crime, Romance
Themes Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Burt Reynolds, Lesley-Anne Down, David Niven, Timothy West, Joss Ackland, Patrick Magee
Roles Mrs. Willis
Rating56% 2.8073152.8073152.8073152.8073152.807315
Jewel thief Jack Rhodes, a.k.a. "Jack of Diamonds," is masterminding a heist of $30 million worth of uncut gems. He also has his eye on lovely Gillian Bromley, who becomes a part of the gang he is forming to pull off the daring robbery. Chief Inspector Cyril Willis from Scotland Yard, however, is blackmailing Gillian, threatening her with prosecution on another theft if she doesn't cooperate in helping him bag the elusive Rhodes, the last jewel in his crown before the Chief Inspector formally retires from duty.
Ransom (1975)
, 1h29
Directed by Casper Wrede
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Films about terrorism, Transport films, Aviation films
Actors Sean Connery, Ian McShane, Isabel Dean, James Maxwell, William Fox, Colin Prockter
Roles Mrs. Palmer
Rating57% 2.851722.851722.851722.851722.85172
A small group of terrorists have seized the British ambassador to the fictitious country of "Scandinavia", and are holding him hostage in his residence. Scandinavia's head of security, Col. Nils Tahlvik (Sean Connery), wants to take an uncompromising position, but he is overruled by the governments of both Scandinavia and Britain, who insist that all of the terrorists' demands be met.
Catch Me a Spy, 1h34
Directed by Dick Clement
Origin France
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Action, Spy
Themes Spy films, Political films
Actors Kirk Douglas, Marlène Jobert, Trevor Howard, Tom Courtenay, Patrick Mower, Bernadette Lafont
Roles Celia
Rating53% 2.6746652.6746652.6746652.6746652.674665
A young British schoolteacher heads to the Eastern Bloc to try to locate her husband who has gone missing, and soon turns out to have been detained by Soviet intelligence as a spy.
A Man Could Get Killed, 1h37
Directed by Ronald Neame, Cliff Owen
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Spy
Themes Spy films
Actors James Garner, Melina Mercouri, Sandra Dee, Anthony Franciosa, Robert Coote, Roland Culver
Roles Miss Bannister
Rating62% 3.1476453.1476453.1476453.1476453.147645
A search is on for stolen diamonds and a government agent has been killed trying to recover them. When an unsuspecting William Beddoes arrives in Lisbon on behalf of an American bank, he is mistaken for the dead agent's replacement.
A High Wind in Jamaica, 1h43
Directed by Alexander Mackendrick
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Swashbuckler, Action, Adventure
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Pirate films
Actors Anthony Quinn, James Coburn, Lila Kedrova, Dennis Price, Nigel Davenport, Gert Fröbe
Roles Mrs. Thornton
Rating67% 3.3944253.3944253.3944253.3944253.394425
A hurricane hits the isle of Jamaica in 1870. The Thorntons (Nigel Davenport and Isabel Dean), parents of five children, feel it is time to send the children to England for a more civilized upbringing and education.
Light in the Piazza, 1h42
Directed by Julius J. Epstein, Arthur Freed, Guy Green
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Olivia de Havilland, Rossano Brazzi, Yvette Mimieux, George Hamilton, Barry Sullivan, Isabel Dean
Roles Miss Hawtree
Rating69% 3.494273.494273.494273.494273.49427
While taking a summer holiday in Florence with her mother Meg, 26-year-old Clara meets and falls in love with a young Italian named Fabrizio Naccarelli, played by George Hamilton. Fabrizio is blinded by his love for Clara and believes her mental disability to be simple naivety. Meg tries to explain her daughter's condition to Fabrizio's father but the opportunity never seems to be right. Fabrizio's family are taken with Clara and her simple remarks are taken as evidence of her innocence.
Virgin Island, 1h24
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors John Cassavetes, Virginia Maskell, Sidney Poitier, Isabel Dean, Ian Fleming, Colin Gordon
Roles Mrs Lomax
Rating67% 3.364643.364643.364643.364643.36464
A British woman marries an American writer in spite of her family's disapproval and goes to live with him on a tropical island.
Davy (1958)
, 1h23
Directed by Michael Relph
Origin United-kingdom
Actors Harry Secombe, Alexander Knox, Bill Owen, Ron Randell, Joan Sims, George Relph
Rating59% 2.980462.980462.980462.980462.98046
A young entertainer is conflicted over the chance of a big break. He has to decide whether to remain with his family's music hall act or to go solo. An audition scene at Covent Garden includes an especially fine rendition of Puccini's Nessun Dorma by Secombe, who, while known mainly as a comedian, had a fine tenor voice, and Mozart's Voi Che Sapete performend by Adele Leigh.
Out of the Clouds, 1h28
Directed by Basil Dearden
Origin United-kingdom
Themes Transport films, Aviation films
Actors Anthony Steel, Robert Beatty, James Robertson Justice, Eunyce Gayson, Isabel Dean, Gordon Harker
Roles Mrs Malcolm
Rating56% 2.83012.83012.83012.83012.8301
During a day at an airport in London, many complications arise, involving both passengers and airline crew members. Pilot Gus Randall (Anthony Steel) is a compulsive gambler who is caught up in a smuggling ring as well as a love triangle; Nick Millbourne (Robert Beatty) is the chief duty officer who wants to get back in the sky and vies with Gus for the attention of stewardess Penny Henson (Eunice Gayson); and passengers Bill Steiner (David Knight) and German Leah Rosch (Margo Lorenz) cross paths on opposite journeys; after their flights are grounded by bad weather, they fall in love. Nick and Penny also find happiness together.
The Story of Gilbert and Sullivan
Directed by Sidney Gilliat
Origin United-kingdom
Themes Films about music and musicians
Actors Robert Morley, Maurice Evans, Eileen Herlie, Martyn Green, Peter Finch, Dinah Sheridan
Roles Mrs. Gilbert
Rating71% 3.5669753.5669753.5669753.5669753.566975
The young composer Arthur Sullivan is encouraged by his friends and fiancée, Grace, to pursue the creation of "serious" works, such as his cantata The Prodigal Son, but he is pleased by the acclaim that he receives for the music to the short comic opera Trial by Jury, a collaboration with dramatist W. S. Gilbert. Grace leaves him, telling him that he is wasting his musical gifts on triviality, foreshadowing criticism from the musical establishment that will follow Sullivan for the rest of his career.
The Woman's Angle
Directed by Leslie Arliss
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Edward Underdown, Cathy O'Donnell, Lois Maxwell, Claude Farell, Anthony Nicholls, Isabel Dean
Roles Isobel Mansell

Story of three love affairs of man who belongs to celebrated family of musicians, culminating in divorce and his final discovery of happiness.
The Passionate Friends, 1h35
Directed by David Lean, George Pollock
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Ann Todd, Claude Rains, Trevor Howard, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Betty Ann Davies, Isabel Dean
Rating75% 3.7942353.7942353.7942353.7942353.794235
The story is told through episodes of memories by the woman (Mary, played by Ann Todd) while on holiday in Switzerland waiting for her banker husband Howard (Claude Rains) to join her from his business. It has been nine years since they have been on holiday, but also nine years since she last talked to the man she is in love with (Steven, played by Trevor Howard), who unknowing to her has been booked into the adjoining room.