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Stephanie Beacham is a Actor British born on 28 february 1947 at Barnet (United-kingdom)

Stephanie Beacham

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Birth name Stephanie Beacham
Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 28 february 1947 (72 years) at Barnet (United-kingdom)

Stephanie Beacham (born 28 February 1947) is an English television, radio, film and theatre actress.

Beacham began appearing on British television in 1967 and made her big screen debut in the 1970 film The Games, before starring opposite Marlon Brando in the 1971 film The Nightcomers. In the 1980s, she became well-known on British television in the BBC series Tenko (1981–82) and the ITV series Connie (1985), before going on to play Sable Colby in the US television series The Colbys (1985–87) and in the final season of Dynasty (1988–89). For her role in the NBC sitcom Sister Kate (1989-90), she received a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actress in a Comedy Series. In the 2000s, she had high-profile roles as Phyllida Oswyn in Bad Girls (2003-06) and as Martha Fraser in Coronation Street (2009). In 2010, she starred as Maria Callas in a UK touring production of the play Master Class. Her other films include Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972), Schizo (1976), Troop Beverly Hills (1989) Unconditional Love (2002) and the upcoming Wild Oats (2015).


Beacham is partially deaf, having been born with no hearing in her right ear and 80% hearing in her left ear

Beacham married actor John McEnery in 1973; the couple divorced in 1979. They have two daughters, Phoebe and Chloe.

Beacham was successfully treated for skin cancer in 2009. She had a recurrence of the disease in 2011 but has again recovered.

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Filmography of Stephanie Beacham (21 films)

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Wild Oats
Wild Oats (2016)

Directed by Andy Tennant
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Demi Moore, Jessica Lange, Shirley MacLaine, Billy Connolly, Alan Arkin, Santiago Segura
Roles Tammy
Rating56% 2.804712.804712.804712.804712.80471
When a woman accidentally receives a life insurance check for $5,000,000 instead of $50,000, her friend convinces her to keep the money and they both end up on a mad dash towards the Canary Islands.
The Witches Hammer, 1h31
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Science fiction, Horror
Actors Stephanie Beacham
Roles Madeline
Rating34% 1.714231.714231.714231.714231.71423
After Rebecca (Claudia Coulter) is attacked in the streets, she is awakened by agents from "Project 571". She wants to return to her husband and son, but the agents inform her that she cannot because they have "altered" her to be a genetically modified vampire. Coercing her by promising that she might see her family again, they train her into a highly skilled assassin.
Love and Other Disasters, 1h30
Directed by Alek Keshishian
Origin France
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Brittany Murphy, Santiago Cabrera, Matthew Rhys, Catherine Tate, Stephanie Beacham, Elliot Cowan
Roles Felicity Wentworth
Rating61% 3.098113.098113.098113.098113.09811
Emily "Jacks" Jackson, who spent her childhood in America, now lives and works in London, at British Vogue, and shares an apartment with her gay friend Peter Simon, a screenwriter. Afraid to be disappointed by a serious relationship, Jacks prefers to spend her free time with her friends and sleep with her ex-boyfriend, James, whom she doesn't love. Peter, who has never been in a relationship, spends too much time in his dreams and as a result cannot fall in love with a real person. It gets more complicated with the entrance of Paolo, a photography assistant for one of the photographers at Vogue. As the film develops, they come to realize their mistakes and eventually reach their happy endings.
Unconditional Love, 2h1
Directed by Paul John Hogan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Crime
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Serial killer films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Kathy Bates, Rupert Everett, Meredith Eaton, Peter Sarsgaard, Lynn Redgrave, Stephanie Beacham
Roles Harriet Fox-Smith
Rating68% 3.447333.447333.447333.447333.44733
Grace Beasley has been content with life as a housewife. One morning, Grace wins tickets to a concert by her favorite singer. Grace is ecstatic, but soon learns her husband is leaving her, and also that her son is leaving his wife. Grace arrives at the concert, only to learn it has been cancelled due to the murder of the singer. Grace decides to travel to England for the singer's funeral. She soon meets the closeted singer's former lover and they plot to secretly change his burial clothing to his beloved pink bathrobe. Grace and Dirk then leave for Chicago and track down and kill the Cross Bow Killer, who has been murdering singers. The adventure changes Grace, and she faces the problems of her marriage with a new outlook on the meaning of love.
Relative Values, 1h27
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy, Romance
Themes Films based on plays
Actors Julie Andrews, Colin Firth, William Baldwin, Edward Atterton, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Stephen Fry
Roles Elizabeth
Rating64% 3.2468653.2468653.2468653.2468653.246865
There is unrest in the upper class Marshwood house as Nigel (Edward Atterton), the Earl of Marshwood, is engaged to a film actress, Miranda Frayle. However, many disapprove because this would mean Nigel would be marrying below his class.
Wedding Bell Blues, 1h42
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Feminist films, Political films, Buddy films
Actors Illeana Douglas, Paulina Porizkova, Julie Warner, John Corbett, Jonathan Penner, Charles Martin Smith
Roles Tanya's Mother
Rating49% 2.469672.469672.469672.469672.46967
Jasmine (Illeana Douglas) is a young woman with men in and out of her apartment, Tanya (Pauline Porizkova) is about to be married, and Micki (Julie Warner) is pregnant; these three women share an apartment, but when Micki is jilted and Tanya's boyfriend does NOT pop the question, the women set out to Las Vegas in search of men who WILL marry them, on the spot.
Secrets (1992)
, 1h33
Directed by Peter H. Hunt
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about television
Actors Christopher Plummer, Stephanie Beacham, Linda Purl, Gary Collins, Ben Browder, Josie Bissett
Roles Sabina Quarles
Rating55% 2.7652752.7652752.7652752.7652752.765275
The film focuses on the cast and crew of a new TV series called Manhattan, which is shot on location in New York City. Mel Wexler is a successful producer who has become a workaholic since the death of his family in a plane crash. Trying to forget his loss, he throws himself on producing Manhattan. For the lead role, he tries to cast the feared film star Sabina Quarles, who has a reputation of being hard to work with. She initially declines, explaining she is too good for television. However, because of her past with Mel, she finally accepts the role. They soon start a relationship, but he remains suspicious of her constant visits to San Francisco. She is reluctant to explain why she is going there every month, which makes him think she has an affair.
The Wolves of Willoughby Chase, 1h32
Directed by Stuart Orme
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantasy
Themes Alternate history films, Children's films
Actors Stephanie Beacham, Mel Smith, Geraldine James, Richard O'Brien, Jane Horrocks, Jonathan Coy
Roles Letitia Slighcarp
Rating59% 2.9575052.9575052.9575052.9575052.957505
The film is set in a alternative-history version of nineteenth century England where packs of wolves roam the countryside.
Troop Beverly Hills, 1h43
Directed by Jeff Kanew
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure
Actors Shelley Long, Craig T. Nelson, Betty Thomas, Mary Gross, Jenny Lewis, Stephanie Beacham
Roles Vicki Sprantz, Claire's mother, romance novelist, and Phyllis' friend.
Rating56% 2.8496952.8496952.8496952.8496952.849695
On the last day of school in 1988, Phyllis Nefler (Shelley Long) is a Beverly Hills wife recently separated from her husband, Freddy (Craig T. Nelson), a wealthy owner of an auto shop chain. Freddy feels Phyllis has become a self-absorbed "shopaholic" who never follows through on her commitments, and that she has drifted from the caring, imaginative personality that made him marry her. To prove him wrong, Phyllis decides to become the new den mother of their daughter, Hannah's (Jenny Lewis) unruly, leaderless local girl scout troop of Wilderness Girls. While Phyllis is boutique-hopping along Rodeo Drive, the council is overlooking her application, then approving it as they believe Phyllis has the makings of an excellent den leader. Although Phyllis severely lacks the skills found in most troop leaders, she resolves to teach the girls how to survive in "the wilds of Beverly Hills," even customizing new merit badges for her troop. One campout results in the troop getting hit by a rain squall, which Phyllis and the girls flee to the Beverly Hills Hotel. Despite her unorthodox ways, Phyllis demonstrates an unwavering commitment to the girls' well-being and acts as a surrogate mother/friend to the girls, who are often neglected by their own wealthy and distracted parents. However, during an award ceremony on a yacht, a woman gets knocked overboard and asks for a life saver and Phyllis responds which flavor. Fred remarks he was hoping to see Hannah learn a few outdoors and civil defense skills, such as first aid, and he is unsure about that under Phyllis' mentorship. Her unorthodox methods also run afoul of another scout leader, Velda Plendor (Betty Thomas), a mean-spirited, retired army nurse who runs her troop, the Culver City "Red Feathers" (of which her own daughter, Cleo (Dinah Lacey) is a member), like a military unit. Because Velda has considerable pull at the regional council level, she declares Phyllis' customized merit badges ineligible and sends her assistant troop leader, Annie Herman (Mary Gross), to infiltrate Troop Beverly Hills.
Inseminoid (1981)
, 1h33
Directed by Norman J. Warren
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Adventure, Horror
Themes Space adventure films, Pregnancy films, Films about sexuality, Rape in fiction, Films about extraterrestrial life, Rape and revenge films, Space opera, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Judy Geeson, Stephanie Beacham, Victoria Tennant, Heather Wright, Dominic Jephcott, Robert Pugh
Roles Kate
Rating36% 1.8105151.8105151.8105151.8105151.810515
On a desolate planet, a team of 12 Xeno project scientists are conducting an archaeological excavation of the ruins of an ancient civilisation. Shortly after an underground tomb network is found to contain crystals and wall inscriptions, photographer Dean White (Dominic Jephcott) is engulfed in a rock blast and left incapacitated. Deciphering the alien language in the caves, xenolinguist Mitch (Trevor Thomas) theorises that the civilisation was built on the concept of dualism: the planet orbits a binary star, and a pair of twins seems to have ruled the race that once inhabited it. Medical assistant Sharon (Heather Wright) discovers that an energy field surrounds the crystals, which causes her to deduce that a "chemical intelligence" controlled life on the planet.
House of Mortal Sin, 1h44
Directed by Pete Walker
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Horror
Themes Films about religion, Serial killer films
Actors Stephanie Beacham, Susan Penhaligon, Anthony Sharp, Norman Eshley, Sheila Keith, Bill Kerr
Roles Vanessa Welch
Rating64% 3.248863.248863.248863.248863.24886
Une jeune femme, nommée Jennifer Welch, vit une situation amoureuse compliquée car elle est amoureuse de deux hommes différents. Elle décide de se confesser au père Xavier Meldrum, qui l'écoute attentivement. Mais la jeune Jenny ne sait pas encore que le père Meldrum va tuer les deux hommes dont elle est éprise... et peut-être d'autres ?
Schizo (1976)
, 1h49
Directed by Pete Walker
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror, Slasher
Actors Lynne Frederick, John Leyton, Stephanie Beacham, John Fraser, Jack Watson, Queenie Watts
Roles Beth
Rating57% 2.8544252.8544252.8544252.8544252.854425
When figure skater Samantha Gray (Lynne Frederick) married to England's businessman Alan Falconer (John Leyton), a sinister man from her past; William Haskin (Jack Watson)started stalking her, making Samantha depressed. Then the murder start.
House of Mortal Sin, 1h44
Directed by Pete Walker
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Horror
Actors Anthony Sharp, Susan Penhaligon, Stephanie Beacham, Norman Eshley, Sheila Keith, Stewart Bevan
Roles Vanessa Welch
Rating64% 3.248863.248863.248863.248863.24886
A deranged priest takes it upon himself to punish his parishioners for their moral transgressions.
And Now the Screaming Starts!, 1h31
Directed by Roy Ward Baker
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Thriller, Horror
Actors Peter Cushing, Herbert Lom, Patrick Magee, Stephanie Beacham, Ian Ogilvy, Geoffrey Whitehead
Roles Catherine Fengriffen
Rating60% 3.00153.00153.00153.00153.0015
In 1795, two newlyweds move into the stately mansion of the husband, Charles Fengriffen (Ogilvy). The bride, Catherine Fengriffen (Beacham), falls victim to a curse placed by a wronged servant on the Fengriffen family and its descendants.