Character actress, Muriel Aked, was born on Nov 9, 1887 in Bingley, England. Aked appeared in over 50 film roles. Aked died at the age of 67 on Mar 21, 1955 in Settle, England .
Bony-faced Muriel Aked tended to play sourpusses, easily shocked spinsters, gossipy neighbors and grasping landladies. She hit her stride in British films with the coming of sound, trooping on and off in handfuls of scene-stealing cameos, noticeably in Rome Express, Trouble, and The Happiest Days of Your Life. She also played a running leading role, through 26 years, in the four screen versions of that old comedy chestnut, A Sister to Assist 'Er.(Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Film Stars).
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