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Margaret Rutherford (Margaret Taylor Rutherford)

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Biography

Balham, London, England, UK
One is always at pains to locate a reference to Margaret Rutherford which does not characterize her as either jut-chinned, eccentric or both. But such, taken together, made for the charm of the woman. The combination of those most mundane of attributes has led some to suggest that she was made for the role of Agatha Christie's indomitable sleuth, Jane Marple, whom Rutherford portrayed in four films between 1961 and 1964 plus in an uncredited film cameo in The Alphabet Murders (1965). Rutherford began her acting career first as a student at London's Old Vic, debuting on stage in 1925. Read more...

Actor

Character: Rowena Ventnor

The Demi-Paradise 1943

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Character: Lady Christabel Beauclerk

English Without Tears 1944

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Character: Professor Hatton-Jones

Passport to Pimlico 1949

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Character: Lady Pond

The Magic Box 1951

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Character: Prudence Croquet

An Alligator Named Daisy 1955

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Character: Miss Gaulswallow

A Countess from Hong Kong 1967

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Character: Grand Duchess Gloriana XIII

The Mouse on the Moon 1963

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Character: The Duchess of Brighton

The V.I.P.s 1963

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