Joanna David

Joanna David

Highest Rated: 84% Letters From Baghdad (2017)

Lowest Rated: 30% Rogue Trader (1999)

Birthday: Jan 17, 1947

Birthplace: Not Available

Father went bankrupt when she was ten, leading the family to lose all their possessions. Won a scholarship to the Elmhurst Ballet School at 13, but failed to get into the Royal Ballet School years later. Danced on stage in The Ocean Revue with Roy Hudd in Clacton-on-Sea, inspiring her to enroll at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in the 1960's. Adopted the stage name David, taken from her mother's first name, Davida. Big break was the BBC's Sense and Sensibility in 1971, after which she worked prolifically in costume dramas. Played Francesca Annis's daughter in Lillie in 1978, although she is only eighteen months younger. Underwent brain surgery in 1993 to correct a congenital malformation. Acted with daughter Emilia in Pride and Prejudice in 1995. Married Edward Fox in 2004 after 33 years of living together. Is a patron of the Pancreatic Cancer Action charity. Is vice-president of the Theatrical Guild. Contracted Ménière's disease in 2008. Has been friends with Downton Abbey co-star Dame Maggie Smith for over four decades. Is a trustee of the National Brain Appeal, the charity dedicated to the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London. Is a member of the RADA Council.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet Kat and the Band Gran 2020
84% Letters From Baghdad Janet Courtney $0.4M 2017
46% You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger Alan's Mother $3.3M 2010
No Score Yet These Foolish Things Mrs Bannock 2007
No Score Yet Prendimi l'anima (The Soul Keeper) Actor 2002
36% Cotton Mary Mrs Smythe 2000
30% Rogue Trader Mrs. Baring 1999
No Score Yet The Mill on the Floss Sophy Deane 1997
No Score Yet Secret Friends Kate 1992
No Score Yet Comrades Mrs. Frampton 1989
No Score Yet First Among Equals Actor 1986
No Score Yet Anna Karenina Dolly Oblonsky 1985
No Score Yet Murders at Lynch Cross Actor 1985
No Score Yet War & Peace Sonya 1973
No Score Yet The Last of the Mohicans Actor 1971
No Score Yet School for Unclaimed Girls Actor 1969
50% Sympathy for the Devil (One Plus One) Actor 1968

TV

Credit
83% The Living and the Dead
2016
Victoria Appleby 2016
86% Downton Abbey
2011-2016
Duchess of Yeovil 2014
No Score Yet Miss Marple
2004-2013
2014
No Score Yet Masterpiece
1971-2014
Mrs. Gardiner Mrs. Heron Grace Ritchie Duchess of Yeovil Lady Pomona Longestaffe Sophy Deane Mrs. Stanbury 2014
2005
2002
1997
1996
No Score Yet Foyle's War
2002-2015
Wendy Powell 2004
2003
No Score Yet Mystery!
1980-2007
Hartley Mme. Gastin Susan Wendy Powell Emma Appearing 2004
2001
1994
1992
1989
1984
No Score Yet Inspector Morse
1987-2000
Susan
No Score Yet Midsomer Murders
Amy Lyddiard
No Score Yet The Way We Live Now
2001-2002
Mrs. Pomona Longestaffe

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