Ursula Howells (Ursula Howells)

Ursula Howells

Actress. She was born in London and died in Perworth (England). Her 50-year career began on stage in the West End, where she made her debut in 1945. Later, she entered in cinema in 1950, with the drama Flesh and Blood. During the 1950s, she appeared in The Constant Husband (1955) and The Long Arm (1956) with Jack Hawkins. The 1960s saw her starring in several popular British horror films, notably Dr Terror’s House of Horrors (1965) and Mumsy, Nanny, Sonny and Girly (1969), a cult film among horror aficionados. Her appearance in The Forsyte Saga established Ursula Howells as a regular in television comedy and drama, ranging from Father Dear Father (1968-73) to A Rather English Marriage. She also is remembered for her role as Lettie Blacklock in A Murder is Announced (1985), one of Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple stories. She also made regular appearances in Bergerac, Lovejoy, Heartbeat and Midsomer Murders. She also appeared as Kitty Cazalet in The Cazalets (2001). (bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni)  Family links:  Spouse:  Anthony Pelissier (1912 – 1988)* *Calculated relationship


  • September, 17, 1922


  • October, 10, 2005


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