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Prunella Scales

Highest Rated:   100% Second Best (1994)
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Birthplace:   Sutton Abinger, Surrey, England, UK
Best known for her role in Fawlty Towers. Became the assistant stage manager of the Old Vic Theatre in London in 1951 before acting. Has appeared in Radio 4 sitcoms including After Henry, Smelling of Roses and Ladies of Letters. Appeared in Tesco adverts throughout the 90s. Appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 1992 Birthday Honours List. Published her biography "Prunella" in 2005. Is an ambassador of SOS Children's Villages charity.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
9% Horrid Henry: The Movie
  • Great Aunt Greta
$2.6M 2013
No Score Yet Station Jim
  • Queen Victoria
2001
No Score Yet Beauty
  • Actor
2001
No Score Yet The Ghost of Greville Lodge
  • Actor
2000
No Score Yet Mad Cows
  • Dr. Minny Stinkler
1999
38% Stiff Upper Lips
  • Aunt Agnes Ivory
1998
No Score Yet Breaking The Code
  • Sara Turing
1997
88% Jane Austen's Emma
  • Miss Bates
1996
36% An Awfully Big Adventure
  • Rose Lipman
1995
60% Wolf
  • Maude
1994
100% Second Best
  • Margery
1994
No Score Yet The Rector's Wife
  • Marjorie Richardson
1994
No Score Yet Freddie as F.R.O.7
  • Queens
1992
94% Howards End
  • Aunt Juley
$0.2M 1992
No Score Yet Question of Attribution
  • H.M.Q.
1992
No Score Yet Consuming Passions
  • Ethel
1988
No Score Yet A Chorus of Disapproval
  • Hannah Ap Llewellyn
1988
No Score Yet The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne
  • Moira O'Neill
1988
No Score Yet The Wicked Lady
  • Lady Kingsclere
1983
No Score Yet The Merry Wives of Windsor
  • Mistress Page
1982
0% The Hound of the Baskervilles
  • Glynis
1980
69% The Boys from Brazil
  • Mrs. Harrington
1978
No Score Yet The Littlest Horse Thieves
  • Mrs. Sandman
1976
No Score Yet Country Matters
  • Actor
1972
No Score Yet Waltz of the Toreadors (The Amorous General)
  • Estella
1962
100% Room at the Top
  • Actor
1959
90% Hobson's Choice
  • Vicky Hobson
1953

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Great Canal Journeys
2014-2018
  • Host
  • 2018
No Score Yet Miss Marple
2004-2013
  • Actor
  • 2009
No Score Yet Masterpiece
1971-2014
  • Miss Bates Queen Elizabeth II Mrs. Mackenzie
  • 2009
  • 1997
No Score Yet Midsomer Murders
  • Eleanor Bunsall Eleanor Brunsall
  • 2006
  • 1999
100% Fawlty Towers
1975-1979
  • Sybil Fawlty
No Score Yet The Big Knights
2000
  • Queen Melissa
No Score Yet The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends
1992-1995
  • Actor
  • Voice

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