Heywood, Jean 1921–

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Heywood, Jean 1921–


Original name, Jean Murray; born July 15, 1921, in Blyth, Northumberland, England.

Career: Actress.


Television Appearances; Series:

Midwife, War and Peace, BBC-2, 1972–73, PBS, beginning c. 1972.

Bella Seaton, When the Boat Comes In, BBC, 1976–77.

Dolly (mother), The Brothers MacGregor, Independent Television (England), 1985.

Martha, Cover Her Face, Anglia Television, 1985, broadcast as Dalgliesh: Cover Her Face on Mystery!, PBS, 1987.

Mrs. Alton (housekeeper), All Creatures Great and Small (also known as All Creatures Great & Small), BBC and Arts and Entertainment, 1990.

Specials, BBC, 1991.

Woman in market, Our Friends in the North, BBC, 1996.

Kitty Hilton, Brookside, Channel 4 (England), 2000–2001.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Mary Malone, Boys from the Blackstuff, BBC, 1980.

Kate Robertson, A Family Man, BBC, 1984.

Mrs. Penistan, Wolf to the Slaughter (also known as Ruth Rendell Mysteries: Wolf to the Slaughter), TVS, 1987.

Gran, White Peak Farm, BBC, 1988.

Amy, The Glass Virgin (also known as Catherine Cookson's "The Glass Virgin"), Tyne Tees Television, 1995.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Sopha, Red Monarch, [Great Britain], 1983.

Sakharov's secretary, Sakharov, HBO, 1984.

Edith Cross, Missing Persons, Yorkshire Television, 1990.

Doe, White Goods, [Great Britain], 1994.

Penny Armstrong, Trip Trap, BBC, 1996.

Flo, The Last Musketeer, [Great Britain], 2000.

Ethel Broughton, Flesh and Blood, BBC, 2002.

Jeannie James, Dad, BBC, 2005.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Mrs. Brown, "Land of Green Ginger," Play for Today, BBC, 1973.

Mrs. Kay, "Our Day Out," Play for Today, BBC, 1978.

Old woman, A Star for My Son, 1979.

Mrs. Alton, All Creatures Great and Small: Brotherly Love (also known as All Creatures Great & Small: Brotherly Love), BBC and Arts and Entertainment, 1990.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Mrs. Lane, "First Offenders," Dixon of Dock Green, BBC, 1972.

Margaret Walford, "Question in the House," Dixon of Dock Green, BBC, 1974.

Vera, "A Mattress on Wheels," Open All Hours, BBC, 1976.

Phyllis Acaster, Emmerdale Farm (also known as Emmerdale), Yorkshire Television, 1978.

Mrs. Boseman, "Signing On," Shelley, Independent Television (England), 1981.

Alice Kirby, Coronation Street (also known as Corrie, Florizel Street, and Where No Bird Sings), Independent Television, 1983, also broadcast on CBC.

Lillian, "Don't Tell Mother," No Place Like Home, BBC, 1984.

Lilian Hubbard, "The Hit List," A Very Peculiar Practice, BBC, 1986.

Edith Paget, "Sleeping Murder" (also known as "Miss Marple: Sleeping Murder"), Miss Marple (also known as Agatha Christie's "Miss Marple" and Ag-atha Christie's "Miss Marple," Series III), BBC, Arts and Entertainment, and Seven Network (Australia), 1987.

Alice, Yesterday's Dreams, Central Independent Television (England), 1987 (multiple episodes).

Mrs. Grady, "Charity," Casualty, BBC, 1989.

Margaret, Freddie and Max, Independent Television, 1990 (multiple episodes).

Sarah Ellis, "At the End of the Day," Spender, BBC, 1992.

Aunt Dahlia Travers, "Arrested in a Night Club," Jeeves and Wooster (also known as Jeeves and Wooster, Series III), Granada Television, 1993, broadcast on Masterpiece Theatre (also known as ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre and Mobil Masterpiece Theatre), PBS.

Granny, "Fly on the Walls," KYTV, BBC, 1993.

Edith Whitmore, "Stitching the Surface," Casualty, BBC, 1995.

Edna Sturgess, "To Have and to Hold," Peak Practice, Independent Television, 1995.

Hilda Openshaw, "We're All Allies, Really," Heartbeat (also known as Classic Heartbeat), Independent Television, 1995.

Granny, "I Tell You It's Burt Reynolds," Paul Merton in Galton and Simpson's …, Independent Television, 1997.

Old lady, "Giving Trouble," Out of Sight, Independent Television, 1997.

Olive Walters, "Love Me Tender," A Touch of Frost, Independent Television, 1997.

Sally Hart, Family Affairs, Channel 5 (England), 1997.

Mrs. Raison, "Silence Has Got Rhythm, Too," Dangerfield, BBC, 1998.

Enid Weston, "Digging for Dirt," Hetty Wainthropp Investigates (also known as Hetty Wainthropp Investigates, Series 4), 1998, broadcast on Mystery!, PBS, 2000.

Beryl Otley, "Hearts and Minds," Peak Practice, Independent Television, 1999.

Cat Pee Rita, "Learning the Game," Where the Heart Is, Independent Television, 1999.

Rose Ward, "A Dying Wish," Doctors, BBC, 2001.

Tessie Banks, "Hold My Hand," Where the Heart Is, Independent Television, 2002.

Rose Taylor, "First Love," Down to Earth, BBC, 2004.

Maddy Clarke, "Pleasant Surprises," Holby City (also known as Holby), BBC, 2005.

Appeared as Florence McGee, Leave It to Charlie, Independent Television.

Film Appearances:

I Bring You Frankincense (short film), BBC/Crucial Films, 1997.

Mrs. Comet, Il mio West (also known as Gunslinger's Revenge and My West), Cecchi Gori Distribuzione, 1998.

Grandmother, Billy Elliot (also known as Dancer), USA Films, 2000.