Phyllis Logan

Phyllis Logan

Highest Rated: 95% Secrets & Lies (1996)

Lowest Rated: 0% The Doctor and the Devils (1985)

Birthday: Jan 11, 1956

Birthplace: Paisley, Scotland, UK

Whether playing a young woman who enters a disastrous wartime love affair or a strict disciplinarian in-charge of an entire household, Phyllis Logan always imbued her characters with authenticity and verve. After launching her career on stage, the Scottish actress made the jump to British television with feature roles in made-for-TV movies and on drama series like "Play for Today" (BBC, 1970-1984) and "Shoestring" (BBC, 1979-1980). Logan finally broke out in the war drama "Another Time, Another Place" (1983), as a young housewife who falls in love with a prisoner of war; a role that earned her accolades, a string of guest roles, and provided her with the perceived gravitas to land parts on popular series like "Holby City" (BBC, 1999- ), "Hope & Glory" (BBC, 1999-2000), and "Lovejoy" (BBC, 1986-1994), as an aristocrat who helps out a rogue but loveable antiques dealer. But it was the actress' compelling portrayal of the resolute but compassionate housekeeper Mrs. Hughes on the critically-acclaimed "Downton Abbey" (ITV; PBS, 2011-16), a period drama series that highlighted the class divide between the upper-class and their servants, that made Logan a household name and gained her a slew of fans around the world.

Highest rated movies

Secrets & Lies
Misbehaviour Downton Abbey
Day of the Flowers
Shooting Fish
The Doctor and the Devils

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Last Bus Mary (Character) - 2021
85% 56% Misbehaviour Evelyn Alexander (Character) - 2020
84% 94% Downton Abbey Mrs. Hughes (Character) $96.8M 2019
58% 52% Day of the Flowers Brenda (Character) - 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Beneath the Skin DCI Grace Shilling (Character) - 2005
No Score Yet 57% Alibi Linda Brentwood (Character) - 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet Poirot: Sad Cypress Nurse Hopkins (Character) - 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sad Cypress Unknown (Character) - 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet NCS: Manhunt Inspector Anne Warwick (Character) - 2001
No Score Yet 65% All the King's Men Mary Beck (Character) - 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hope & Glory Annie Gilbert (Character) - 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet Midsomer Murders: Strangler's Wood Kate Merrill (Character) - 1997
57% 76% Shooting Fish Mrs. Ross (Character) $302.2K 1997
95% 91% Secrets & Lies Monica Purley (Character) $13.4M 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Daughters of Cain Julia Stevens (Character) - 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Silent Cries Nancy Muir (Character) - 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet Soft Top Hard Shoulder Karla (Character) - 1992
No Score Yet No Score Yet Happy Feet Dors (Character) - 1991
No Score Yet No Score Yet Goldeneye Ann Fleming (Character) - 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet And a Nightingale Sang Helen (Character) - 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet Angry Earth Mary Penrys Jones (Character) - 1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sitting Targets Alison (Character) - 1988
No Score Yet 71% The Kitchen Toto Janet Graham (Character) $15.5K 1987
No Score Yet 67% The Inquiry Claudia Procula (Character) - 1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet The McGuffin Anne (Character) - 1985
0% 38% The Doctor and the Devils Elizabeth Rock (Character) $147.1K 1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet Every Picture Tells a Story Agnes Scott (Character) - 1984
No Score Yet 71% The Chain Alison (Character) - 1984
No Score Yet No Score Yet Another Time, Another Place Janie (Character) - 1983
No Score Yet No Score Yet The White Bird Passes Unknown (Character) - 1980

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Highland Vet Narrator 2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet Entertainment Studios.TV Guest 2019
80% No Score Yet The Good Karma Hospital Maggie Smart (Character) 2019 2017
92% 64% Doctor Who Andinio (Character) 2018
86% No Score Yet Girlfriends Linda (Character) 2018
86% 93% Downton Abbey on Masterpiece Mrs. Hughes (Character) 2012-2016 2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet The View Guest 2013-2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Good Morning America Guest 2015
90% 82% Bones Sandra Zins (Guest Star) 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet Alibi Linda Brentwood (Character) 2007
No Score Yet No Score Yet Spooks Unknown (Guest Star) 2005-2006
20% No Score Yet Heartbeat Unknown (Guest Star) 2006
No Score Yet No Score Yet Murder in Suburbia Unknown (Guest Star) 2004
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Inspector Lynley Mysteries Unknown (Guest Star) 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet Holby City Muriel McKendrick (Character) 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet Invasion: Earth Unknown (Character) 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lovejoy Unknown (Character),
Unknown (Guest Star)
1991-1994 1986

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