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Avril Elgar

Actress

Born - 1 April 1932, Halifax, Yorkshire, England
Died - 17 September 2021

Small, toothsome, fair-haired, long-necked English character actress of considerable versatility. Born Avril Williams, she was soon in demand for a wide range of theatrical roles. Films, squeezed in between TV and theatre roles, included Room at the Top (1958), She Always Gets Their Man (1962), Ladies Who Do (1963), Spring and Port Wine (1969), Total Eclipse (1973), The Medusa Touch (1978), Betrayal (1982), Thirteen at Dinner (1985) and Wilde (1997), her last, although she continued acting until 2011. She married actor/director James Maxwell, who died in 1995.