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Nationalité Royaume-uni
Naissance 29 juillet 1903 à Heidelberg (Allemagne)
Mort 29 mars 1997 (à 93 ans) à Londres (Royaume-uni)

Ellen Pollock (29 June 1902 – 29 March 1997) was a British character actress, mainly appeared on stage in London's West End. She also appeared in several films and TV productions.

A devotee of Bernard Shaw, she was president of the Shaw Society from 1949. In their obituary, the Independent wrote "Pollock is believed to have played, in a career spanning 72 years, more Shavian heroines than anyone else. She directed London seasons of his plays; and it was during the London premiere of one of his lesser-known works - Far Fetched Fables (Watergate, 1950) - that she announced Shaw's death from the stage."

Pollock's dedication to acting began as a seven-year-old, when she saw Sarah Bernhardt on stage; she knew then that she wanted to be an actress herself. Pollock was also a theatre director and a teacher of drama at RADA and Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art; and her varied television work included several appearances in The Forsyte Saga for the BBC.

She outlived both husbands, Captain Leslie Hancock and the artist James Proudfoot. She had one child with Captain Hancock. Pollock was the subject of TV's This Is Your Life in 1992.

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Filmographie de Ellen Pollock (34 films)

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La griffe de Frankenstein, 1h25
Origine Royaume-uni
Genres Science-fiction, Comédie, Comédie horrifique, Horreur
Thèmes Maladie, Comédie de science-fiction, Zombie, Épidémie, Comédie horrifique, Film catastrophe
Acteurs Robin Askwith, Michael Gough, Dennis Price, Ellen Pollock, Richard Gordon, Colin Skeaping
Rôle Olga ("Aunt Harris")
Note53% 2.6526352.6526352.6526352.6526352.652635
Déprimé et fatigué, Jason Jones, un parolier et manager d’un petit groupe de rock, décide de prendre un peu l’air à Brittlehurst Manor, un sanatorium recommandé par une agence de voyages douteuse et situé dans la province anglaise. Durant le trajet dans le train, il fait la connaissance de Judy Peters, une jeune fille qui se rend également dans la clinique pour rendre visite à sa tante, l'assistante du docteur Christian Storm, l'inventeur d'un procédé anti-dépression. À leur arrivée, ils remarquent que tous les pensionnaires ont le regard vide et qu'ils n'ont aucune émotion. Ils comprennent rapidement que le docteur Storm lobotomise ses patients pour les zombifier et les transformer en esclaves asservis à sa seule volonté.
Finders Keepers, 1h34
Réalisé par Sidney Hayers
Origine Royaume-uni
Genres Comédie, Musical
Acteurs Cliff Richard, Robert Morley, Peggy Mount, Graham Stark, John Le Mesurier, Ellen Pollock
Rôle Grandma
Note53% 2.68942.68942.68942.68942.6894
Cliff and The Shadows travel to a Spanish town for a gig. When they arrive they are puzzled to find the area empty. They find out that a small bomb has accidentally been dropped on the town and the villagers have fled in panic that it will go off. The boys decide to find the bomb and restore peace in the village, with some musical numbers along the way.
La Fleur de l'âge, 1h44
Réalisé par John Guillermin
Origine France
Genres Drame
Acteurs Melvyn Douglas, Dean Stockwell, Patricia Gozzi, Gunnel Lindblom, Peter Sallis, Ellen Pollock
Rôle Landlady
Note71% 3.590573.590573.590573.590573.59057
Agnes, a lonely teenage girl, and her father befriend an escaped convict, named Joseph, who arrives at their farmhouse in Brittany, France. When Joseph develops an attraction to Agnes, her father threatens to break up their relationship.
So Evil, So Young, 1h17
Réalisé par Godfrey Grayson
Origine Royaume-uni
Genres Drame
Acteurs Jill Ireland, Ellen Pollock, Joan Haythorne, John Longden, Olive McFarland, Colin Tapley
Rôle Miss Smith
Note52% 2.6060952.6060952.6060952.6060952.606095
Lucy (Jocelyn Britton) and Claire (Bernice Swanson) are at a house where Lucy used to work. The two of them hack into the safe behind a picture. Inside are several jewels. Claire warns Lucy to leave, but Lucy says that the home-owners are on vacation and the butler is the only one at home; however, he is at the back of house. She says that they have all the time in the world. However, a few seconds later the butler walks in on them. He sees Lucy and recognizes her, but does not see Claire; Claire whacks him on the head with something, knocking him out.
Something in the City, 1h16
Réalisé par Maclean Rogers
Origine Royaume-uni
Genres Comédie
Acteurs Richard Hearne, Garry Marsh, Ellen Pollock, Bill Shine, Dora Bryan, Molly Weir
Rôle Mrs. Holley
Note63% 3.1701753.1701753.1701753.1701753.170175
Mr Ningle has been living a lie for seven years by pretending to still be commuting to his financial services job in the City of London from which he had been sacked. Every day he journeys in and changes into the costume of his alter ego an artist who sells painting in Trafalgar Square. His life is thrown into turmoil when his dual personality is nearly discovered by the father of his daughter's fiancée, and a series of misunderstandings lead to the mistaken belief that Ningle has been murdered by "Arty the artist" leading to a massive manhunt.
La Perle noire, 1h30
Réalisé par Lance Comfort
Origine Royaume-uni
Genres Drame, Historique, Policier
Acteurs Margaret Lockwood, Ian Hunter, Barry K. Barnes, Anne Crawford, Beatrice Varley, Louise Hampton
Rôle McKelvey's Housekeeper
Note67% 3.381723.381723.381723.381723.38172
Jeune mariée, Bedelia Carrington (Margaret Lockwood) passe une belle lune de miel à Monte-Carlo avec son nouveau mari Charlie Carrington (Ian Hunter). Cependant, un jeune artiste cultivé, Ben Chaney (Barry K. Barnes), commence à sonder son passé avec une étrange curiosité pour elle. Chaney est, en réalité, un détective privé qui soupçonne Bedelia d’avoir, dans le passé, assassiné trois autres maris pour toucher l'argent de l'assurance.
Kiss the Bride Goodbye, 1h29
Réalisé par Paul L. Stein
Origine Royaume-uni
Genres Comédie, Comédie romantique, Romance
Acteurs Patricia Medina, Jimmy Hanley, Marie Lohr, Frederick Leister, Jean Simmons, Ellen Pollock
Rôle Gladys Dodd
Note56% 2.8001252.8001252.8001252.8001252.800125
Factory girl Joan Dodd (Medina) and Jack Fowler (Hanley) are in love and expect to marry in due course. When Jack is called up for war service however, Joan's socially-ambitious mother (Ellen Pollock) seizes the chance to meddle in her daughter's life by encouraging the attentions of Joan's older boss Adolphus Pickering (Claud Allister), who is infatuated with her. Pickering proposes marriage, and under pressure from her mother, Joan accepts.