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Judy Parfitt is a Actor British born on 7 november 1935 at Sheffield (United-kingdom)

Judy Parfitt

Judy Parfitt
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Birth name Judy Catherine Claire Parfitt
Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 7 november 1935 (83 years) at Sheffield (United-kingdom)

Judy Parfitt (born 7 November 1935) is a BAFTA-nominated English theatre, film and television actress who began her career on stage in 1954.

Best films

Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)
(Actress)

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Madonna
Madonna
(1 films)
Andy Tennant
Andy Tennant
(1 films)
Peter O'Toole
Peter O'Toole
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David S. Ward
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Filmography of Judy Parfitt (22 films)

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Actress

W.E.
W.E. (2011)
, 1h55
Directed by Madonna
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Historical, Romance
Actors Abbie Cornish, James D'Arcy, Andrea Riseborough, Oscar Isaac, Richard Coyle, David Harbour
Roles Queen Mary
Rating62% 3.148093.148093.148093.148093.14809
Wally Winthrop (Abbie Cornish) is a lonely housewife, living in 1998 in New York City. She is neglected by her doctor husband, William Winthrop (Richard Coyle) and finds solace in the love story of King Edward VIII (James D'Arcy) and his lover, Wallis Simpson (Andrea Riseborough). Wally travels to the Sotheby's auction of the Windsor Estate, showcasing items used by Wallis and Edward in their lifetime, and reminisces about their relationship.
The Moth Diaries, 1h25
Directed by Mary Harron
Genres Horror
Themes Films about sexuality, Films about suicide, LGBT-related films, Vampires in film, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Sarah Bolger, Lily Cole, Sarah Gadon, Scott Speedman, Judy Parfitt, Laurence Hamelin
Roles Miss Rood
Rating49% 2.453442.453442.453442.453442.45344
At an exclusive boarding school for girls, Rebecca (Sarah Bolger), a sixteen-year-old teenage girl, records her most intimate thoughts in a diary. Two years ago, Rebecca's father, a gloomy poet, committed suicide by slitting his wrists. Her mother transferred Rebecca to the school, hoping to help her daughter escape the dark memories of her father's death. With the help of her best friend and roommate, Lucy (Sarah Gadon), and many other girls, Rebecca soon recovered.
Dean Spanley, 1h40
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Fantasy, Adventure
Themes Films about religion
Actors Jeremy Northam, Peter O'Toole, Sam Neill, Bryan Brown, Judy Parfitt, Dudley Sutton
Roles Mr. Brimley
Rating71% 3.598113.598113.598113.598113.59811
The screenplay is an adaptation of fantasy author Lord Dunsany's My Talks with Dean Spanley, a 14-chapter novella published in 1936. It is set in Edwardian England.
Asylum
Asylum (2005)
, 1h39
Directed by David Mackenzie
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Romance
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about suicide, Films about psychiatry, Films set in psychiatric hospitals
Actors Natasha Richardson, Marton Csokas, Ian McKellen, Sean Harris, Dai Bradley, Hugh Bonneville
Roles Brenda Raphael
Rating60% 3.0494753.0494753.0494753.0494753.049475
Asylum is set in Britain in the early 1950s. It tells the story of Stella Raphael (Natasha Richardson), the bored and unfulfilled wife of Max (Hugh Bonneville), a psychiatrist working at a remote mental asylum. Stella starts a passionate affair with Edgar (Marton Csokas), one of the patients. Edgar is particularly dangerous, having gruesomely murdered his wife in a jealous rage.
The Aryan Couple, 2h
Directed by John Daly
Genres Drama, War, Historical
Themes Films about religion, Political films, Films about Jews and Judaism
Actors Martin Landau, Judy Parfitt, Kenny Doughty, Caroline Carver, Danny Webb, Christopher Fulford
Roles Rachel Krauzenberg
Rating63% 3.1986353.1986353.1986353.1986353.198635
Joseph Krauzenberg (Martin Landau) is a very wealthy Hungarian Jewish industrial tycoon whose fortune is mirrored in the great palaces he owns. However, by 1944 his important businesses are needed by the Nazis and Hitler's 'Final Solution' is sweeping through Europe.
Death on the Nile, 1h40
Directed by Andrew Wilson
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Crime
Themes Films set in Africa
Actors David Suchet, James Fox, JJ Feild, Emily Blunt, Judy Parfitt, Daisy Donovan
Roles Miss Van Schuyler
Rating78% 3.94593.94593.94593.94593.9459
Jacqueline De Bellefort (Emma Griffiths Malin) introduces her fiancé, Simon Doyle (JJ Feild), to her wealthy friend Linnet Ridgeway (Emily Blunt) in the hope that Linnet will give him a job. Instead, Linnet marries Simon herself and they head off for a honeymoon in Egypt (the same place where Jacqueline had planned her honeymoon with Simon). A bitter Jacqueline follows them to Egypt, appearing wherever they go.
Girl with a Pearl Earring, 1h40
Directed by Peter Webber
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography, Romance
Themes Peinture, Films about the labor movement
Actors Colin Firth, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Wilkinson, Cillian Murphy, Judy Parfitt, Alakina Mann
Roles Maria Thins
Rating68% 3.448313.448313.448313.448313.44831
Griet (Scarlett Johansson) is a shy girl living in the Dutch Republic in 1665. Her father, a Delftware painter, has recently gone blind, rendering him unable to work and putting his family in a precarious financial situation. To help matters, Griet is sent to work as a maid in the household of famed painter Johannes Vermeer (Colin Firth). Griet works hard, almost wordlessly, in the lowest position in a harsh hierarchy, doing her best despite spiteful treatment by one of Vermeer's children. While she is on a routine shopping trip outside the house, a butcher's son, Pieter (Cillian Murphy), notices Griet and falls in love with her, even though she is slow to return his affections.
EverAfter
EverAfter (1998)
, 2h1
Directed by Andy Tennant
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Themes Films about children, Politique, Films about the labor movement, Political films, Children's films, Films about royalty
Actors Drew Barrymore, Anjelica Huston, Judy Parfitt, Dougray Scott, Megan Dodds, Melanie Lynskey
Roles Queen Marie
Rating69% 3.4998853.4998853.4998853.4998853.499885
In the 19th century, a Grande Dame (Jeanne Moreau) summons The Brothers Grimm to her palace, where the brothers discuss their interpretation of the Cinderella story and notice a painting displayed in the room. The Grande Dame shows the brothers a glass slipper and tells them the story of Danielle de Barbarac, the true story of Cinderella. In 16th-century France, widower Auguste de Barbarac (Jeroen Krabbé), father of eight-year-old Danielle, marries Rodmilla de Ghent (Anjelica Huston), a wealthy baroness with two young daughters, Maguerite and Jacqueline, but he dies of a heart attack shortly afterwards. Before dying, Auguste's last words are directed to Danielle, which causes the Baroness to envy Danielle and treat her miserably for the next ten years. While Marguerite (Megan Dodds) is hostile and cruel to Danielle, Jacqueline (Melanie Lynskey) is kinder and more respectful to her, though she often stays out of the crossfires to keep the peace.
Wilde
Wilde (1997)
, 1h58
Directed by Brian Gilbert
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical
Themes Films about writers, Poésie, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Stephen Fry, Jude Law, Vanessa Redgrave, Jennifer Ehle, Michael Sheen, Judy Parfitt
Roles Lady Mount-Temple
Rating68% 3.448753.448753.448753.448753.44875
The film opens with Oscar Wilde's 1882 visit to Leadville, Colorado during his lecture tour of the United States. Despite his flamboyant personality and urbane wit, he proves to be a success with the local silver miners as he regales them with tales of Renaissance silversmith Benvenuto Cellini.
Dolores Claiborne, 2h12
Directed by Taylor Hackford
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes L'adolescence, Films about education, Films about children, Films about families, Films about sexuality, Films about the labor movement, Films about domestic violence, Films about school violence, Harcèlement au travail
Actors Kathy Bates, Jennifer Jason Leigh, David Strathairn, John C. Reilly, Judy Parfitt, Eric Bogosian
Roles Vera Donovan
Rating73% 3.698813.698813.698813.698813.69881
Dolores Claiborne (Bates) works as a domestic servant on a Maine island. The film opens with Dolores having a struggle with her elderly, paralyzed employer Vera Donovan (Judy Parfitt) in her mansion, after which Vera falls down the staircase. Dolores ransacks the kitchen and is then caught by a mailman as she stands over Vera with a rolling pin, apparently intending to kill her. Vera dies and the police begin a murder investigation.
Heavy Weather
Directed by Jack Gold
Genres Comedy
Actors Judy Parfitt, Richard Briers, Peter O'Toole, David Bamber, Rebecca Lacey, Richard Johnson
Roles Lady Constance Keeble
Rating71% 3.566253.566253.566253.566253.56625
Though abridged for a 90-minute film, Heavy Weather followed closely the novel of 1933, the fourth in the Blandings series. Many of the familiar elements of the Blandings books were present: the wish of Lord Emsworth's nephew, Ronnie Fish, to marry a chorus girl, Sue Brown; the concern of Emsworth's sisters, the imperious Lady Constance Keeble and Ronnie's mother Lady Julia Fish, to ensure that the reminiscences of their other brother, the Hon. Galahad Threepwood, were not published; Galahad's protectiveness towards Miss Brown, the daughter of his long lost love Dolly Henderson; the sustained efforts of the publisher Lord Tilbury (a character probably based on Lord Northcliffe) to gain possession of the reminiscences; Lord Emsworth's determination that his prize Berkshire pig, the Empress of Blandings, should win the silver medal in the fat pigs class at the Shrewsbury agricultural show; Lord Emsworth's employment of a private detective, P. Frobisher Pilbeam, to protect the Empress and his rivalry with his neighbour, Sir Gregory Parsloe, of Matchingham Hall, who had not only his own designs on the fat pigs class, but, as a prospective Parliamentary candidate, an interest in suppressing Galahad's reminiscences; and the employment as Lord Emsworth's secretary of Monty Bodkin, who, as with most holders of that office, had an ulterior motive (in this instance, the need to hold down paid employment for a year in order to be considered suitable to marry one Gertrude Butterwick).
King Ralph
King Ralph (1991)
, 1h37
Directed by David S. Ward
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors John Goodman, Peter O'Toole, John Hurt, Camille Coduri, Richard Griffiths, Leslie Phillips
Roles Queen Katherine
Rating52% 2.6011552.6011552.6011552.6011552.601155
The entire House of Wyndham (based on the House of Windsor), the ruling family of the United Kingdom in the film, is electrocuted in a freak accident while posing for a family photograph, after a cable becomes wet during a storm. The British government immediately begins a search led by courtier and royal private secretary Sir Cedric Willingham to look for any surviving heirs to whom to pass the crown. A researcher finally locates a living heir named Ralph Jones, an American rock and roll musician.
Getting It Right, 1h42
Directed by Randal Kleiser
Origin United-kingdom
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Films about virginity
Actors Jesse Birdsall, Jane Horrocks, Helena Bonham Carter, Bryan Pringle, Lynn Redgrave, John Gielgud
Roles Lady Stella Munday
Rating64% 3.247783.247783.247783.247783.24778
The film concerns the late coming of age of protagonist Gavin Lamb (Birdsall), a painfully shy 31-year-old virgin still living at home with his parents and who works as a hairdresser in a West End salon. The socially awkward Gavin forges sudden romantic connections with three very different women: a sultry millionairess (Redgrave), an idiosyncratic recluse (Bonham Carter), and a single mother (Horrocks) who is a junior hairdresser at his salon.
Maurice
Maurice (1987)
, 2h20
Directed by James Ivory
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors James Wilby, Hugh Grant, Rupert Graves, Ben Kingsley, Denholm Elliott, Simon Callow
Roles Mrs. Durham
Rating76% 3.8485253.8485253.8485253.8485253.848525
During a trip to a windswept beach, Maurice Hall, an 11-year-old schoolboy, receives instructions about the "sacred mysteries" of sex from his teacher, who wants to explain to the fatherless boy the changes he would experience in puberty.
The Chain
The Chain (1984)
, 1h40
Directed by Jack Gold
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy
Actors Denis Lawson, Phyllis Logan, Maurice Denham, Nigel Hawthorne, David Troughton, Anna Massey
Roles Deidre
Rating71% 3.570453.570453.570453.570453.57045
The Chain tells the story of seven households that comprise a circular property chain, and various moving company employees who are tasked with assisting each household in their move. It follows the trials and tribulations, from trivial to profound, each household and mover (who are each guilty of one of the seven deadly sins) endures during the moving process.