Peggy Ashcroft

Peggy Ashcroft
Real name: Dame Edith Margaret Emily Ashcroft
Birthdate: December 22, 1907
Date of death: June 14, 1991
Age: 83 years
Country: United Kingdom United Kingdom
Horoscope: Capricorn


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Peggy Ashcroft Nominations & Awards

Academy Awards

 - Best Supporting Actress WINNER

Golden Globes Awards

 - Best Supporting Actress WINNER
 - Best Actress in a Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for TV NOMINATED


 - Best Leading Actress WINNER
 - Best Leading Actress TV - Drama WINNER
 - Best Leading Actress TV - Drama WINNER
 - Best actress on TV WINNER
 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED
 - Best actress on TV NOMINATED
 - Best actress on TV NOMINATED
 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED
 - Best actress on TV NOMINATED
 - Best British Actress NOMINATED


 - Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV NOMINATED
 - Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or TV Movie NOMINATED

Boston Society of Film Critics

 - Best Supporting Actress WINNER

Los Angeles Film Critics Association

 - Best Supporting Actress WINNER

New York Film Critics Circle

 - Best Leading Actress WINNER

 - Best Leading Actress WINNER
Dame Edith Margaret Emily Ashcroft was an British. She has won an Academy Awards, an Golden Globes Awards and four BAFTA Awards. She's known for A Passage to India (1984), The Nun's Story (1959), Sunday and Bloody Sunday (1971).

All Movies of Peggy Ashcroft

  • Madame Sousatzka
    Bengali-speaking Sushila Sen, her husband and son, Manek, relocate from India to London, England and begin their lives as immigrants. Tragically, Mr. Sen passes away, leaving Sushila to struggle with everyday living and looking af...
    United Kingdom  1988
  • The Jewel in the Crown (TV Miniseries)
    A fifteen-hour adaptation of four novels by Paul Scott, collectively known as the "Raj Quartet," which describe the final years of Great Britain's colonial rule in India. The action begins in 1942, a time of tension as t...
    Character:  Barbie Batchelor 7 episodes, 1984
    United Kingdom  1984
  • A Passage to India
    Circa 1920, during the Indian British rule, Dr. Aziz H. Ahmed was born and brought up in India. He is proficient in English, and wears Western style clothing. He meets an old lady, Mrs. Moore, at a mosque, who asks him to accompan...
    Character: Mrs. Moore
    United Kingdom  1984
  • Cream in My Coffee (TV)
    Past and present intertwine: An elderly couple returns to the hotel where they became close when they were young and flashbacks to the earlier visit reveal the origins of both their pleasures and problems.
    United Kingdom  1980
  • Edward & Mrs. Simpson (TV)
    7x50min episodes. While still the Prince of Wales, the future Edward VIII meets the married American socialite, Wallis Simpson. Their relationship causes furor in the palace and in parliament, especially when King George V dies, M...
    United Kingdom  1978
  • The Pedestrian
    When a German businessman causes a car accident with deadly consequences, the papers start digging into his past to find scandals. What they find causes him to reevaluate his own past during WW2 when he was in Greece.
    Character: Lady Gray
    West Germany (BRD)  1973
  • Sunday, Bloody Sunday
    A Jewish doctor, Daniel Hirsh (Peter Finch) and a middle-aged woman, Alex Greville (Glenda Jackson) are both having affairs with the same male artist, Bob Elkin (Murray Head). Not only are Hirsh and Greville aware that Elkin is se...
    Character: Mrs. Greville
    United Kingdom  1971
  • Three Into Two Won't Go
    Steve Howard, a British sales executive living in Manchester, England, begins an affair with a young hitchhiker, Elle Patterson, to emotionally get away from his marriage to his wife Francis. But when Elle moves into a room in Ste...
    United Kingdom  1969
  • Secret Ceremony
    A woman and the girl she insists is her long-lost daughter are caught in a web of insanity and deception in this powerful psychological thriller.
    Character: Hannah
    United Kingdom  1968
  • The Wars of the Roses (TV)
    TV Series (1965). 11 episodes. A filmed theatre production of four of Shakespeare's historical plays condensed down into a trilogy.
    United Kingdom  1965
  • Theatre 625 (TV Series)
    TV Series (1964-1968). 5 seasons. 115 episodes.
    Character:  Rebecca West 1 episode, 1965
    United Kingdom  1964
  • The Nun's Story
    Audrey Hepburn stars in The Nun's Story as Sister Luke, postulant of a Belgian order of nuns. Though frequently disillusioned in her efforts to spread good will -- at one point she is nearly killed by a mental patient (Colleen Dew...
    Character: Mother Mathilde (Africa) (as Dame Peggy Ashcroft)
    United States  1959
  • The 39 Steps
    A man falsely suspected of killing a spy races across Scotland handcuffed to the beautiful blonde who turned him in.
    United Kingdom  1935