Liz Smith (I) (1921–2016)

Actress
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KNOWN FOR 
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) | The Royle Family (1998-2006) | A Private Function (1984)
AWARDS 
Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination More »
BORN 
Dec 11, 1921 (died Dec 24, 2016)

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Past Film & Video (41 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (96 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The TunnelThe Tunnel (TV Series) Harriet Stone (2 episodes, 2013)  Less 2013 2
  • Primary photo for Common GroundCommon Ground (TV Series) Colin's Mum (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
    • Colin (Feb 25, 2013) Colin's Mum  Less
  • Primary photo for The Antiques Rogue ShowThe Antiques Rogue Show (TV Movie) Olive Greenhalgh  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Lark Rise to CandlefordLark Rise to Candleford (TV Series) Zillah (10 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008 10
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  • Primary photo for The AbbeyThe Abbey (TV Movie) Elsie  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Royle FamilyThe Royle Family (TV Series) Norma Speakman (11 episodes, 1998)  Less 1998–2006 11
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  • Primary photo for Imperium: NeroImperium: Nero (TV Movie) Soothsayer  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Between the SheetsBetween the Sheets (TV Mini-series) Audrey Delany (6 episodes, 2003)  Less 2003 6
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  • Primary photo for DoctorsDoctors (TV Series) Agatha Clifford (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for The BillThe Bill (TV Series) Harriet 'Tatsie' Wright / Edna Finch / Mrs. West / Maggie (5 episodes, 1984)  Less 1984–2002 5
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  • Primary photo for A Good ThiefA Good Thief (TV Movie) Lizzie  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Trial & RetributionTrial & Retribution (TV Series) Mrs. Dorothy Norton (2 episodes, 2002)  Less 2002 2
  • Primary photo for The Life and Adventures of Nicholas NicklebyThe Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (TV Movie) Peg Sliderskew  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for A Christmas CarolA Christmas Carol (TV Movie) Joyce  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Donovan QuickDonovan Quick (TV Movie) Granny  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for City CentralCity Central (TV Series) Megan Roberts (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for Animated Tales of the WorldAnimated Tales of the World (TV Series) Third Aunt (1 episode)  Less 2000–  1
  • Primary photo for The Queen's NoseThe Queen's Nose (TV Series) Grandma (7 episodes, 1996)  Less 1996–1999 7
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  • Primary photo for A Christmas CarolA Christmas Carol (TV Movie) Mrs. Dilber  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Oliver TwistOliver Twist (TV Mini-series) Sally (2 episodes, 1999)  Less 1999 2
  • Primary photo for 2point4 Children2point4 Children (TV Series) Bette / Aunt Belle / Bette and Belle (12 episodes, 1991)  Less 1991–1999 12
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  • Primary photo for Ruth Rendell MysteriesRuth Rendell Mysteries (TV Series) Lena Finn (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for Alice in WonderlandAlice in Wonderland (TV Movie) Miss Lory  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for The Canterbury TalesThe Canterbury Tales (TV Series) The Hag (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for PiratesPirates (TV Series) Gran (Abigail Blood)  Less 1994–1997
  • Primary photo for KaraokeKaraoke (TV Mini-series) Mrs.Baglin / Mrs. Baglin (3 episodes, 1996)  Less 1996 3
    • Friday (May 19, 1996) Mrs.Baglin  Less
    • Wednesday (May 5, 1996) Mrs. Baglin  Less
    • Tuesday (Apr 28, 1996) Mrs. Baglin  Less
  • Primary photo for The Vicar of DibleyThe Vicar of Dibley (TV Series) Letitia Cropley (7 episodes, 1994)  Less 1994–1996 7
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  • Primary photo for CasualtyCasualty (TV Series) Tillie (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for Crapston VillasCrapston Villas (TV Series) Delia  Less 1995– 
  • Primary photo for Screen OneScreen One (TV Series) Mrs. Thompson (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for Takin' Over the AsylumTakin' Over the Asylum (TV Mini-series) Harriet (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for New VoicesNew Voices (TV Series) Nana (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for Without WallsWithout Walls (TV Series) Maid (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for CluedoCluedo (TV Series) Mrs. White (6 episodes, 1993)  Less 1993 6
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  • Primary photo for LovejoyLovejoy (TV Series) Florence (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for The Young Indiana Jones ChroniclesThe Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (TV Series) Delfina (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for Making OutMaking Out (TV Series) Muriel (2 episodes, 1990)  Less 1990–1991 2
  • Primary photo for PerformancePerformance (TV Series) Anyula (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991 1
    • Nona (Oct 19, 1991) Anyula  Less
  • Primary photo for BottomBottom (TV Series) Fortune Teller (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991 1
  • Primary photo for El C.I.D.El C.I.D. (TV Series) Mildred (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991 1
  • Primary photo for DunrulinDunrulin (TV Movie) Mrs. Trodd  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for A Bit of Fry and LaurieA Bit of Fry and Laurie (TV Series) Woman Returning Suits (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
    • Episode #2.4 (Mar 30, 1990) Woman Returning Suits  Less
  • Primary photo for Screen TwoScreen Two (TV Series) Agent / Gran / Mrs. Slatterthwaite (3 episodes, 1987)  Less 1987–1990 3
  • Primary photo for All ChangeAll Change (TV Series) Aunt Mary (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
  • Primary photo for SinglesSingles (TV Series) Mrs. Phelps (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
  • Primary photo for Young Charlie ChaplinYoung Charlie Chaplin (TV Series) Mrs. Greenwood (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
  • Primary photo for Valentine ParkValentine Park (TV Series) Mrs. Giles (12 episodes, 1987)  Less 1987–1988 12
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  • Primary photo for All in Good FaithAll in Good Faith (TV Series) Annie Freeman (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988 1
  • Primary photo for Jake's JourneyJake's Journey (TV Movie) Witch  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for When We Are MarriedWhen We Are Married (TV Movie) Mrs Northrop  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for BustBust (TV Series) Brenda Walsh (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for Worlds BeyondWorlds Beyond (TV Series) Mrs. Watts (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for Imaginary FriendsImaginary Friends (TV Mini-series) Milly Munger (3 episodes, 1987)  Less 1987 3
  • Primary photo for The Life and Loves of a She-DevilThe Life and Loves of a She-Devil (TV Mini-series) Mrs. Fisher (3 episodes, 1986)  Less 1986 3
  • Primary photo for King & CastleKing & Castle (TV Series) Mrs. Chalmers (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
    • Friends (Sep 24, 1986) Mrs. Chalmers  Less
  • Primary photo for HaremHarem (TV Movie) Mrs. Pendleton  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for RainbowRainbow (TV Series) Auntie Liz (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for Mann's Best FriendsMann's Best Friends (TV Series) Mrs. Anstruther (4 episodes, 1985)  Less 1985 4
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  • Primary photo for Russ Abbot's Saturday MadhouseRuss Abbot's Saturday Madhouse (TV Series) Actress  Less 1980–1985
  • Primary photo for A Christmas CarolA Christmas Carol (TV Movie) Mrs. Dilber  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The Lenny Henry ShowThe Lenny Henry Show (TV Series) Actress (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for Now and ThenNow and Then (TV Series) Gran (13 episodes, 1983)  Less 1983–1984 13
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  • Primary photo for One by OneOne by One (TV Series) Gran Turner (9 episodes, 1984)  Less 1984 9
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  • Primary photo for Partners in CrimePartners in Crime (TV Series) Hannah Macpherson (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for The All Electric Amusement ArcadeThe All Electric Amusement Arcade (TV Series) Gran (7 episodes, 1983)  Less 1983 7
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  • Primary photo for Mr. RightMr. Right (TV Series) Gran  Less 1983– 
  • Primary photo for Separate TablesSeparate Tables (TV Movie) Miss Meacham  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for In Loving MemoryIn Loving Memory (TV Series) Hilda Pardoe (2 episodes, 1980)  Less 1980–1982 2
  • Primary photo for Russian Night... 1941Russian Night... 1941 (TV Movie) Frosya  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The Gentle TouchThe Gentle Touch (TV Series) Edna Slater (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for A Chance to Sit DownA Chance to Sit Down (TV Series) Mrs. Barker (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for The Other 'ArfThe Other 'Arf (TV Series) Nora (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for Play for TodayPlay for Today (TV Series) Elfie / Keith's Granny / Mrs. Oxfam / Mrs. Pritchett / Mrs. Matthews / Mrs. Thornley (7 episodes, 1973)  Less 1973–1980 7
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  • Primary photo for BernieBernie (TV Series) Actress (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for HazellHazell (TV Series) Mrs. Scroop (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for I Didn't Know You CaredI Didn't Know You Cared (TV Series) Mrs Brandon / Mrs. Brandon (27 episodes, 1975)  Less 1975–1979 27
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  • Primary photo for Within These WallsWithin These Walls (TV Series) Tottie Dowd (2 episodes, 1978)  Less 1978 2
  • Primary photo for The Duchess of Duke StreetThe Duchess of Duke Street (TV Mini-series) Nanny (2 episodes, 1977)  Less 1977 2
  • Primary photo for Ripping YarnsRipping Yarns (TV Series) Mrs. Bag (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for Nicholas NicklebyNicholas Nickleby (TV Mini-series) Peg Sliderskew (2 episodes, 1977)  Less 1977 2
  • Primary photo for The Hunchback of Notre DameThe Hunchback of Notre Dame (TV Movie) La Falourdel  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The Fortune HuntersThe Fortune Hunters (TV Movie) Mrs. Eady  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Crown CourtCrown Court (TV Series) Kitty Ross / Mrs. Fowkes (3 episodes, 1974)  Less 1974–1976 3
  • Primary photo for Emmerdale FarmEmmerdale Farm (TV Series) Hilda Semple (4 episodes, 1975)  Less 1975 4
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  • Primary photo for It's a Lovely Day TomorrowIt's a Lovely Day Tomorrow (TV Movie) Vi Bell  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The Dick Emery ShowThe Dick Emery Show (TV Series) Actress (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for The SweeneyThe Sweeney (TV Series) Mrs. Davies, Landlady (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
    • Hit and Run (Sep 29, 1975) Mrs. Davies, Landlady  Less
  • Primary photo for David CopperfieldDavid Copperfield (TV Mini-series) Mrs. Heep (3 episodes, 1974)  Less 1974 3
  • Primary photo for Second City FirstsSecond City Firsts (TV Series) Mrs. Murphy (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for South RidingSouth Riding (TV Mini-series) Nellie Huggins (2 episodes, 1974)  Less 1974 2
  • Primary photo for No, HonestlyNo, Honestly (TV Series) May (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for Bootsie and SnudgeBootsie and Snudge (TV Series) Mrs. Partridge (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for Village HallVillage Hall (TV Series) Mrs. Whalley (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for Seven Faces of WomanSeven Faces of Woman (TV Series) Madge (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for Bedtime StoriesBedtime Stories (TV Series) Miss Long (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for Last of the Summer WineLast of the Summer Wine (TV Series) Housekeeper (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
Self (34 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for TV Greats: Our Favourites from the NorthTV Greats: Our Favourites from the North (TV Movie) Herself  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Sitcom Does...Sitcom Does... (TV Mini-series) Herself (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The Royle Family: Behind the SofaThe Royle Family: Behind the Sofa (TV Movie) Herself / Norma Speakman  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The All Star Impressions ShowThe All Star Impressions Show (TV Movie) Herself / Queen Elizabeth II  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Liz Smith's Summer CruiseLiz Smith's Summer Cruise (TV Movie) Herself  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Mark Lawson Talks to...Mark Lawson Talks to... (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for A Taste of My LifeA Taste of My Life (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The Graham Norton ShowThe Graham Norton Show (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007–2008
  • Primary photo for The Alan Titchmarsh ShowThe Alan Titchmarsh Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The Paul O'Grady ShowThe Paul O'Grady Show (TV Series) Herself / Smee (7 episodes, 2004)  Less 2004–2007
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  • Primary photo for This MorningThis Morning (TV Series) Herself (4 episodes, 2003)  Less 2003–2007
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  • Primary photo for The British Academy Television AwardsThe British Academy Television Awards (TV Movie) Herself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Friday Night with Jonathan RossFriday Night with Jonathan Ross (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Loose WomenLoose Women (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The Heaven and Earth ShowThe Heaven and Earth Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Behind the Scenes: Big Trouble in Little WallopBehind the Scenes: Big Trouble in Little Wallop (Video) Herself / Mrs. Parker (uncredited)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Keeping Mum: Big Trouble in Little WallopKeeping Mum: Big Trouble in Little Wallop (Video) Herself / Mrs. Parker (uncredited)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Singing from the Heart: The Story of Treorchy Male ChoirSinging from the Heart: The Story of Treorchy Male Choir (Video) Herself  Less 2005 £6K
  • Primary photo for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: Designer ChocolateCharlie and the Chocolate Factory: Designer Chocolate (Video) Herself  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: Different Faces, Different FlavorsCharlie and the Chocolate Factory: Different Faces, Different Flavors (Video) Herself  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Today with Des and MelToday with Des and Mel (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 2003)  Less 2003–2004
  • Primary photo for V Graham NortonV Graham Norton (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Blankety BlankBlankety Blank (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 1998)  Less 1998–2001
  • Primary photo for It's Only TV... But I Like ItIt's Only TV... But I Like It (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Unforgettable Les DawsonThe Unforgettable Les Dawson (TV Movie) Herself - Actress  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for So Graham NortonSo Graham Norton (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for An Audience with Ronnie CorbettAn Audience with Ronnie Corbett (TV Special) Herself - Audience Member (uncredited)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for A Benefit Celebration: A Tribute to Angela LansburyA Benefit Celebration: A Tribute to Angela Lansbury (TV Movie) Herself - Performer  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Bottom FluffBottom Fluff (Video) Herself  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for An Evening with Lily SavageAn Evening with Lily Savage (TV Movie) Herself - Audience Member  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for That's ShowbusinessThat's Showbusiness (TV Series) Herself - Panelist (2 episodes, 1995)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for An Audience with Bob MonkhouseAn Audience with Bob Monkhouse (TV Special) Herself - Audience Member (uncredited)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for You and MeYou and Me (TV Series) Herself - Presenter (1986)  Less 1974–1992
  • Primary photo for WoganWogan (TV Series) Herself - Guest (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990
Archive Footage (12 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for 2016: Famous Faces We've Lost2016: Famous Faces We've Lost (Video) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for British Sitcom: 60 Years of Laughing at OurselvesBritish Sitcom: 60 Years of Laughing at Ourselves (TV Movie) Letitia Cropley (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Britain's Best Loved SitcomsBritain's Best Loved Sitcoms (TV Series) Norma Speakman / Letitia Cropley (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
    • Episode #1.2 (2015) Norma Speakman / Letitia Cropley (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Greatest Christmas Comedy MomentsThe Greatest Christmas Comedy Moments (TV Movie) Norma Speakman (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for 50 Greatest Comedy Catchphrases50 Greatest Comedy Catchphrases (TV Movie) Norma Speakman (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The Comedy ChristmasThe Comedy Christmas (TV Movie) Norma Speakman (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Story of DibleyThe Story of Dibley (TV Movie) Letitia Cropley (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Espionage EscapadesThe Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Espionage Escapades (Video) Delfina (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The Real Vicars of DibleyThe Real Vicars of Dibley (TV Movie) Letitia Cropley (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The JuryThe Jury (TV Mini-series) Norma Speakman (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
    • Episode #1.2 (Feb 24, 2002) Norma Speakman (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Trail of the Pink PantherTrail of the Pink Panther Martha Balls (archive footage)  Less 1982 $6MM $9.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for ArenaArena (TV Series) Mrs. Thornley / Pat's Mother (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982
    • Mike Leigh Making Plays (Sep 4, 1982) Mrs. Thornley / Pat's Mother (archive footage)  Less

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