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Dandy Nichols

1907-05-21 Fulham, London, England, UK

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From Wikipedia Dandy Nichols (21 May 1907 – 6 February 1986) was an English actress most noted for her role as Else Garnett, the long-suffering wife of the racially bigoted and misogynistic character Alf Garnett in the BBC sitcom Till Death Us Do Part. She appeared in numerous films, which included Carry On Doctor, Ladies Who Do, The Holly and the Ivy, The Vikings, the Beatles' film Help!, Georgy Girl, Doctor in Clover, The Birthday Party, The Bed Sitting Room, O Lucky Man!, Confessions of a Window Cleaner and Britannia Hospital amongst others. After finding fame in Till Death Do Us Part, Nichols found work in television, notably playing opposite Alastair Sim in William Trevor's production of The Generals Day. She made appearances in Flint, The Tea Ladies and Bergerac. Onstage, she appeared in Ben Travers's comedy Plunder, as well as playing alongside Sir Ralph Richardson and Sir John Gielgud in David Storey's Home, in both London and on Broadway.


Britannia Hospital Florrie: The Workers 1982-05-27
Kate the Good Neighbour Mrs. Druce 1980-03-06
Design for Living Miss Hodge 1979-05-06
Three for All Henrietta 1975-05-01
Confessions of a Window Cleaner Mrs. Lea 1974-01-01
The Death of Glory Marjorie 1973-09-11
O Lucky Man! Tea Lady / Neighbour 1973-03-25
The General's Day 1972-11-20
Home Marjorie 1972-01-06
The Alf Garnett Saga Else Garnett 1972-08-30
Erste Liebe Prinzessin Zasekina 1970-10-07
The Bed Sitting Room Mrs Ethel Shroake 1969-06-01
Till Death Us Do Part Else Garnett 1969-01-01
The Birthday Party Meg Bowles 1968-12-09
Carry On Doctor Mrs. Roper 1967-12-02
How I Won the War 1st Old Lady 1967-10-18
Doctor in Clover Patient with Kidney Stones 1966-03-08
Georgy Girl Hospital Nurse 1966-08-04
The Stable Door 1966-06-01
The Early Bird Woman Flooded by Milk 1965-11-30
The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders Orphanage Superintendant 1965-05-26
Help! Neighbour 1965-07-29
Rotten to the Core Woman in Cemetery (Uncredited) 1965-07-14
The Leather Boys Mrs Stanley 1964-03-08
Act of Murder Maud Peterson 1964-09-01
Ladies Who Do Mrs. Merryweather 1963-11-01
Don't Talk to Strange Men Molly 1962-10-01
Crooks Anonymous Mrs. Cundall (as Dandy Nicholls) 1962-03-31
The Vikings Bridget 1958-06-11
The Strange World of Planet X Mrs. Tucker 1958-03-04
Doctor at Large Lady in Outpatients Dept. 1957-03-26
The Feminine Touch Kitchen-hand 1956-06-19
Not So Dusty 1956-02-16
Tiger in the Smoke Stall Attendant (uncredited) 1956-11-27
Yield to the Night Mrs. Price 1956-06-19
Lost Mrs. Gamble (Uncredited) 1956-01-31
The Deep Blue Sea Mrs. Elton 1955-11-01
Where There's a Will Maud Hodge 1955-03-01
Adventure in the Hopfields Mrs. Harris 1954-06-06
Mad About Men Nurse Carey's Landlady (uncredited) 1954-11-16
The Crowded Day Charwoman 1954-10-01
Time Is My Enemy Charwoman 1954-09-01
Women of Twilight Third Landlady 1953-01-16
Street Corner Mrs. Furness 1953-03-17
The Wedding of Lilli Marlene Mrs. Harris 1953-11-30
Meet Mr. Lucifer Mrs. Clarke 1953-11-30
Emergency Call Barmaid 1952-05-19
The Happy Family Ada 1952-03-30
The Holly and the Ivy Neighbour 1952-12-03
Your Witness Waitress 1950-03-06
Dance Hall Mrs. Crabtree 1950-06-08
Don't Ever Leave Me Mrs. Marshall 1949-07-19
The History of Mr. Polly Mrs. Johnson 1949-02-08
Now Barabbas Bit Part 1949-05-24
The Fallen Idol Mrs. Patterson 1948-09-30
Woman Hater Mrs. Burrell 1948-10-13
Scott of the Antarctic Caroline 1948-11-29
Here Come the Huggetts Aunt Edie Hopkins 1948-12-02