|Born||Feb 23, 1892|
|Died||Dec 7, 1995|
|Age||Died at 103|
|Top Roles||Mrs. Sowerberry, Mrs. Staggers, May, Customer, Mrs. Blake|
|Top Genres||Comedy, Drama, Crime, War, Romance, Thriller/Suspense|
|Top Topics||World War II, Based on Play, Detectives|
|Top Collaborators||Stanley Holloway, Felix Aylmer, Ken Annakin (Director), Dandy Nichols|
|Shares birthday with||Victor Fleming, Norman Taurog, Peter Fonda see more..|
Kathleen Harrison Overview:
Character actress, Kathleen Harrison, was born on Feb 23, 1892 in Blackburn, England. Harrison died at the age of 103 on Dec 7, 1995 in London, England .
Diminutive British character actress with plaintive face (and voice to match) and tight, dark, curly hair. Seen as cockney girlfriends and maids through the thirties, she developed into a popular supporting player, then, with Holiday Camp (1947) unexpectedly became a major star of the British cinema for ten years. Extended her star run with a hit TV series in the sixties called Mrs. Thursday. One of very few actors to pass their 100th birthday.(Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Film Character Actors: an Illustrated Directory).
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Paula's Cinema Club, Outspoken & Freckled, and Once Upon A Screen are hosting their annual What a Character! Blogathon on December 4th. It is the 10th anniversary of this highly anticipated event! Thank you, Paula, Kellee, and Aurora.February 23, 1892 - December 7, 1995"Go out i... Read full article
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Kathleen Harrison Quotes:
Mr. Jingle: Watch his looks... his whispers. He'll sit next to her at table. He'll flatter her and cut you.
Rachel Wardle: Cut me?
Mr. Jingle: Dead... you'll see for yourself.
Rachel Wardle: I will indeed!
Mr. Jingle: You'll cast him out?
Rachel Wardle: I will!
Rachel Wardle: You'll take another?
Rachel Wardle: Yes!
Mr. Jingle: You shall. I shall be that man! A worship from first... devoted slave... in a torment... sleepless nights... fortune of my own...
[examines the jewel on her finger]
Mr. Jingle: love you for yourself... death do us part... dare I hope.
Rachel Wardle: Oh, Mr. Jingle.
[she faints in his arms]
Kaney: That's the last time I'll ever try to make coffee in a strange house!
Nigel Hartley: I'm sorry there should be this sort of atmosphere. After all, we're only ships that pass in the night.
Broughton: Hmmm. Do you want a drink, or will you pass now?
Aga Ben Dragore: [as the romantic Kaney is making tea for the household] Six cups? That's just... just four too many.
[Grabbing her hand]
Aga Ben Dragore: Eh?
Kaney: Tell me about Egypt. Have you ever seen a shiek?
Aga Ben Dragore: [Imperiously folding his arms a la Valentino] I am one!
Kaney: [Shocked] What?
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