Rosemary Leach

D.O.B: Dec 18, 1935 | Much Wenlock, Shropshire, England

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Rosemary Leach (born 18 December 1935) is a British stage, television and film actress and singer.

Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Rosemary Leach (born 18 December 1935) is a British stage, television and film actress and singer. She was born at Much Wenlock, Shropshire. Her parents were teachers related to Edmund Leach. She attended grammar school and RADA. After appearing in repertory theatres and the Old Vic she became well known to UK TV viewers between 1965-69 for playing Susan Wheldon, the mistress of building tycoon John Wilder (Patrick Wymark) in the TV boardroom drama The Power Game. Subsequently she became a familiar face on British television. In 1973, she played Aldonza/Dulcinea in the BBC production of Don Quixote (retitled The Adventures of Don Quixote), starring Rex Harrison and Frank Finlay. In 1981 she played Emilia opposite Bob Hoskinss Iago in the BBC Shakespeares production of Othello. In 1982 she played Aunt Fenny in The Jewel in the Crown. Rosemary played a leading role as smitten Joan Plumleigh-Bruce in the six part ITV 1987 production of The Charmer (TV series) which starred Nigel Havers. In 1987, she was nominated for BAFTAs Best Supporting Actress for A Room with a View (1985).