Marsh, Jean (1934–)

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Marsh, Jean (1934–)

English stage, tv and screen actress and writer. Born Jean Lyndsay Torren Marsh, July 1, 1934, in London, England; m. Jon Pertwee (div.).

Made stage debut in English rep; made NY debut in John Gielgud's production of Much Ado About Nothing, remaining for the 3-year run; returning to London, appeared in "Dr. Who"; co-created and starred as Rose in "Upstairs, Downstairs" (1971–75), co-created "The House of Elliot" (1991), and was a regular on "9 to 5" (1982–83); films include The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone, Jane Eyre, Frenzy, The Eagle Has Landed, The Changeling, Return to Oz and Willow.