Rachel Roberts

Rachel Roberts
1927 - 1980

Rachel Roberts  Welsh Actress


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Rachel Roberts was previously married to Rex Harrison (1962 - 1971) and Alan Dobie.


Welsh Actress Rachel Roberts was born on 20th September, 1927 in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, Wales, UK and passed away on 26th Nov 1980 Los Angeles, California USA aged 53. She is most remembered for This Sporting Life. Her zodiac sign is Virgo.

Rachel Roberts is a member of the following lists: BAFTA winners (people), Drama Desk Award winners and Alumni of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.


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Married2 9 years, 1 month 7 years, 6 months 6 years
Total2 9 years, 1 month 7 years, 6 months 6 years


First Name Rachel
Last Name Roberts
Full Name at Birth Rachel Roberts
Alternative Name Rachel Roberts
Age 53 (age at death) years
Birthday 20th September, 1927
Birthplace Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, Wales, UK
Died 26th November, 1980
Place of Death Los Angeles, California USA
Cause of Death Drug overdose (died after ingesting a lethal cocktail consisting of lye, alkali and barbiturates mixed with alcohol)
Buried Cremated, Ashes scattered
Height 5' 5" (165 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality Welsh
Occupation Text Actress | Soundtrack
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame This Sporting Life
Year(s) Active 1953–1980
Official Websites www.rottentomatoes.com/celebrity/rachel_roberts/, www.allmovie.com/artist/rachel-roberts-p60655

Rachel Roberts (20 September 1927 – 26 November 1980) was a Welsh actress. She is best remembered for her screen performances as the older mistress of the central male character in Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960) and This Sporting Life (1963). For both films, she won the BAFTA Award for Best British Actress. She was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for This Sporting Life. Her other notable film appearances included Murder on the Orient Express (1974), Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975) and Yanks (1979).

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Rachel Roberts53 VirgoActress
Rex Harrison82 PiscesActor
Alan Dobie89 GeminiActor


The Wall1982Regina KowalskaTV Movie
Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen1981Mrs. DangersMovie
The Hostage Tower1980SonyaTV Movie
When a Stranger Calls1979Dr. MonkMovie
Yanks1979Mrs. Clarrie MoretonMovie
The Old Crowd1979PaulineTV Movie
3 by Cheever1979Mrs. HenleinTV Show
Foul Play1978Gerda CasswellMovie
The Wilds of Ten Thousand Islands1978Clara MooneyTV Movie
A Circle of Children1977HelgaTV Movie
Family1976Angela BrownTV Show
The Tony Randall Show1976Mrs. Bonnie McClellen, Mrs. McClellanTV Show
Picnic at Hanging Rock1975Mrs. AppleyardMovie
Murder on the Orient Express1974HildegardeMovie
Great Expectations1974Mrs. Gargery, Mrs. JoeTV Movie
Alpha Beta1973Nora ElliotMovie
O Lucky Man!1973Gloria Rowe, Madame Paillard, Mrs. RichardsMovie
Baffled!1973Mrs. FarradayTV Movie
The Belstone Fox1973Cathie SmithMovie
Doctors' Wives1971Della RandolphMovie
Wild Rovers1971MaybellMovie
The Reckoning1970Joyce EglingtonMovie
Play for Today1970OlwenTV Show
Marcus Welby, M.D.1969Dr. Victoria ThorsonTV Show
Night Gallery1969Rebecca Brigham (segment "Certain Shadows on the Wall")TV Show
Destiny of a Spy1969Megan ThomasTV Movie
A Flea in Her Ear1968Suzanne de CastilianMovie
A Touch of Venus1968NadineTV Show
ITV Playhouse1967TV Show
Blithe Spirit1966Ruth CondomineTV Movie
Out of the Unknown1965Anna PrestonTV Show
Thirty-Minute Theatre1965Gladys TaylorTV Show
This Sporting Life1963Mrs. HammondMovie
The Eleventh Hour1962Mary NewellTV Show
Girl on Approval1961Anne HowlandMovie
Saturday Night and Sunday Morning1960BrendaMovie
On Trial1960Mrs. RogersonTV Show
BBC Sunday-Night Play1960Mrs. Holyoake, StellaTV Show
Our Man in Havana1959Prostitute (uncredited)Movie
Our Mutual Friend1958Lizzie HexamTV Show
The Firm of Girdlestone1958Mrs. ScullyTV Show
Yvette1958Yvette GuilbertTV Movie
The Good Companions1957Elsie & Effie LongstaffMovie
Theatre Night1957Ann PattenTV Show
ITV Play of the Week1955Lady Emma HamiltonTV Show
ITV Television Playhouse1955LizzieTV Show
Young and Willing1954Pat, pregnant inmateMovie
Shop Spoiled1954MaggieMovie
The Limping Man1953BarmaidMovie
Valley of Song1953Bessie LewisMovie
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre1950Catherine Bailey, Sally FraserTV Show
Happy Ever AfterJoanna BulstrodeTV Show
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