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Rosemary Leach

British actress

Rosemary Leach is ...


Born 18 December 1935 in Much Wenlock
Died 21 October 2017 in London
Age 81 years, 10 months

Sex or gender female
Country of citizenship United Kingdom
Occupation actor

About Rosemary Leach

Rosemary Leach was a British actress known for her versatile performances on stage, television, and film. Born on December 18, 1935, in Much Wenlock, Shropshire, Leach began her acting career in the 1950s and went on to become one of the most respected and accomplished actresses of her generation.

Leach's early stage work included roles in productions of Shakespeare's plays, such as "Hamlet" and "Macbeth," as well as contemporary dramas like John Osborne's "Look Back in Anger." She also appeared in several television dramas, including the popular series "The Forsyte Saga" and "The Onedin Line."

In the 1970s, Leach began to focus more on film work, appearing in a number of acclaimed movies, including "A Room with a View," "That'll Be the Day," and "The French Lieutenant's Woman." She also continued to work in television, earning critical praise for her performances in dramas like "The Jewel in the Crown" and "The Good Soldier."

Throughout her career, Leach was known for her ability to bring depth and nuance to her characters, whether playing a tragic heroine or a comedic supporting player. Her talent and dedication to her craft earned her numerous awards and accolades, including a BAFTA nomination for her role in the 1983 film "That'll Be the Day."

Leach continued to work in film, television, and theater well into her later years, appearing in productions like "The Importance of Being Earnest" and "The Lady in the Van." She passed away on October 21, 2017, at the age of 81, leaving behind a legacy of exceptional performances and a lasting impact on the world of British acting.


- "Rosemary Leach obituary." The Guardian.

- "Rosemary Leach, actress – obituary." The Telegraph.

- "Rosemary Leach." IMDb.

About Death

Leach died in a London hospital, aged 81, following a short but undisclosed illness.

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