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Elizabeth Spriggs

Wednesday, 18th September 1929 - Wednesday, 2nd July 2008
Buxton
England


British character actress best known for her first notable role as the Fat Lady in the painting that guarded the entrance to Gryffindor House in Harry Potter & the Sorcerer's Stone (2001). Spriggs made frequent appearances as a supporting actress in nearly 100 episodes of English TV drama and comedy series, including Midsomer Murders, Doctor Who, Tomorrow People, HBO's Tales from the Crypt, and most recently Jane & Prudence. She died in London, England on July 2, 2008.


Spider's Web
1960
Work Is a 4-Letter Word
Mrs. Murray
1967
Three into Two Won't Go
Marcia
1969
Unsuitable Job for a Woman
Miss Markland
1981
Lady Chatterley's Lover
Lady Eva
1981
Cold Room
Frau Hoffman
1984
Those Glory, Glory Days
Mistress
1984
Going Undercover
Mrs. Van Der Reuter
1988
Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit
May
1989
Impromptu
Baroness Lagensey
1991
Anglo Saxon Attitudes
1992
Advocate
Madame Langlois
1993
Middlemarch
Mrs. Cadwallader
1994
Sense and Sensibility
Mrs Jennings
1995
Secret Agent
Winnie's Mother
1996
Paradise Road
Mrs. Roberts
1997
Alice in Wonderland
Duchess
1999
Christmas Carol
Mrs Riggs
1999
Victoria & Albert
"The Rivals" Cast Member
2001
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
The Fat Lady
2001
Shackleton
Janet Stancombe Wills
2002
Is Anybody There?
Prudence
2008

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BBC Plays
Able's Will
77
BBC Plays
The Dybbuk
80
BBC Plays
The Wings Of A Dove
79
BBC Plays
Julius Caesar
79
BBC Plays
Fothergill
81
BBC Plays
Kindness Of Mrs
81
BBC Plays
Frost In May
82
BBC Plays
Our Winnie
82
BBC Plays
The Spider's Web
82
BBC Plays
Merry Wives Of Windsor
82
Glittering Prizes
Glit
76
Festival
Lysistrata
Lampito
01/15/1964
Theatre 625
All's Well That Ends Well
06/03/1968
Black and Blue
Rust
Eleanor
09/04/1973
Play for Today
Leeds United
10/31/1974
BBC Shakespeare
Julius Caesar
Calpurnia
02/11/1975
Play for Today
Love Letters On Blue Paper
03/02/1976
Play of the Week
Able's Will
10/05/1977
By Alan Bennett ... Six Plays
Afternoon Off
Miss Beckinsale
02/03/1979
Play of the Month
The Wings of the Dove
Maud Lowder
04/08/1979
Fox
King Billy
Connie Fox
03/10/1980
Fox
Pugilism Not Vandalism
Connie Fox
03/24/1980
Fox
It's All Them Psychia-Whatever-You-Call-It Books He Reads
Connie Fox
03/31/1980
Fox
Shim-Me-Sha-Wabble
Connie Fox
04/07/1980
Fox
Stick or Twist
Connie Fox
04/14/1980
Fox
The Perfect Scapegoat Syndrome
Connie Fox
04/21/1980
Fox
If It's Good Enough for New Orleans
It's Good Enough for Clapham

Connie Fox
04/28/1980
Fox
Fox: Big 'F' - Family
Connie Fox
05/05/1980
Fox
Just an Iron Monkey
Connie Fox
05/12/1980
Fox
Just Another Villain in a Cheap Suit
Connie Fox
05/19/1980
Fox
Oh Dear - Oh Dear - Oh Dear!
Connie Fox
05/26/1980
Fox
The Family... and the Future
Connie Fox
06/02/1980
Play for Today
The Cause
02/03/1981
Shine on Harvey Moon
Hail the Conquering Hero
Nan
01/08/1982
Shine on Harvey Moon
Getting to Know You
Nan
01/15/1982
Shine on Harvey Moon
Who's Afraid of Virginia Flake?
Nan
01/22/1982
Shine on Harvey Moon
Sweet F.A.
Nan
01/29/1982
Shine on Harvey Moon
The Rough with the Smooth
Nan
02/05/1982
Shine on Harvey Moon
A Christmas Truce
Nan
02/12/1982
Shine on Harvey Moon
Getting Results
Nan
09/10/1982
Shine on Harvey Moon
A Deal with the Devil
Nan
09/17/1982
Shine on Harvey Moon
In Sickness and in Health
Nan
09/24/1982
Shine on Harvey Moon
The Party Line
Nan
10/01/1982
Shine on Harvey Moon
The Course of True Love
Nan
10/08/1982
Shine on Harvey Moon
Safe as Houses
Nan
10/15/1982
Play for Today
Intensive Care
11/09/1982
Shine on Harvey Moon
Goodnight Sweetheart
Nan
06/01/1984
Shine on Harvey Moon
Pick Yourself Up, Dust Yourself Down And...
Nan
06/08/1984
Shine on Harvey Moon
Sisters and Brothers
Nan
06/15/1984
Shine on Harvey Moon
I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Out of My Hair
Nan
06/22/1984
Shine on Harvey Moon
Sentimental Journey
Nan
06/29/1984
Shine on Harvey Moon
Goodnight Vienna
Nan
07/06/1984
Shine on Harvey Moon
Baby It's Cold Outside
Nan
07/13/1984
Shine on Harvey Moon
Fools Rush In
Nan
07/20/1984
Shine on Harvey Moon
Spring Will Be a Little Late This Year
Nan
07/27/1984
Shine on Harvey Moon
Kind Hearts and Coronets
Nan
07/05/1985
Shine on Harvey Moon
Anything Goes...
Nan
07/12/1985
Shine on Harvey Moon
Mud Sticks....
Nan
07/19/1985
Shine on Harvey Moon
Love Is Blind
Nan
07/26/1985
Shine on Harvey Moon
Lover, Come Back to Me
Nan
08/02/1985
Shine on Harvey Moon
All, or Nothing at All
Nan
08/09/1985
Shine on Harvey Moon
We're in the Money
Nan
08/16/1985
Shine on Harvey Moon
Love and Marriage
Nan
08/23/1985
Doctor Who
Paradise Towers
Tabby
10/05/1987
Doctor Who
Paradise Towers: Part 2
Tabby
10/12/1987
Doctor Who
Paradise Towers: Part 3
Tabby
10/19/1987
Indiana Jones Chronicles
Austria, March 1917
Schultz
09/21/1992
Ruth Rendell Mysteries
The Mouse in the Corner: Part One
Eva Peterlee
10/18/1992
Sherlock Holmes
The Last Vampyre
Mrs. Mason
01/27/1993
Martin Chuzzlewit
Episode Three
Mrs. Gamp
11/21/1994
Martin Chuzzlewit
Episode Four
Mrs. Gamp
11/28/1994
Martin Chuzzlewit
Episode Six
Mrs. Gamp
12/12/1994
Shine on Harvey Moon
Episode #5.1
Nan
04/23/1995
Shine on Harvey Moon
Episode #5.2
Nan
04/30/1995
Shine on Harvey Moon
Episode #5.3
Nan
05/07/1995
Shine on Harvey Moon
Episode #5.4
Nan
05/14/1995
Shine on Harvey Moon
Episode #5.5
Nan
05/21/1995
Shine on Harvey Moon
Episode #5.6
Nan
05/28/1995
Shine on Harvey Moon
Episode #5.7
Nan
07/14/1995
Shine on Harvey Moon
Episode #5.8
Nan
07/21/1995
Shine on Harvey Moon
Episode #5.9
Nan
07/28/1995
Shine on Harvey Moon
Episode #5.10
Nan
08/04/1995
Shine on Harvey Moon
Episode #5.11
Nan
08/11/1995
Shine on Harvey Moon
Episode #5.12
Nan
08/18/1995
Midsomer Murders
The Killings at Badger's Drift
Iris Rainbird
03/23/1997
Midsomer Murders
Dead Letters
Ursula Gooding
02/26/2006
Agatha Christie's Poirot
Taken at the Flood
Mrs Leadbetter
04/02/2006




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