Muriel Pavlow

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Muriel Pavlow
Actress Muriel Pavlowat the Globe Theatre, London during 1945. D24344 (cropped).jpg
Muriel Pavlow at the Globe Theatre in 1945
BornMuriel Lilian Pavlow
(1921-06-27) 27 June 1921 (age 97)
Lewisham, South East London, England
Years active1934–2009
Spouse(s)Derek Farr (1947–1986; his death)

Muriel Lilian Pavlow (born 27 June 1921 in Lewisham, South East London)[1] is an English actress.[2] Her mother was French and her father was Russian.

Career[change | change source]

Pavlow began work as a child actress with John Gielgud and the Royal Shakespeare Company in the 1930s.

Pavlow's roles include the Maltese girl Maria in Malta Story (1953),[3] where she played alongside Alec Guinness; Joy, the girlfriend of Simon Sparrow, in Doctor in the House (1954); Thelma Bader, the wife of the Second World War fighter pilot Douglas Bader (played by fellow Doctor in the House cast member Kenneth More) in Reach for the Sky (1956); and the daughter of an irascible curmudgeon (played by fellow Doctor in the House cast member, James Robertson Justice) in Murder, She Said (1961).[4]

Pavlow retired in 2009.

Personal life[change | change source]

Pavlow was born in Lewisham, East London, England. She was married to the actor Derek Farr from 1947 until his death in 1986.

Filmography[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  2. "Muriel Pavlow". BFI.

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