Edie Martin

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Edie Martin (born January 1, 1880 in London , England , † February 24, 1964 , ibid) was a British actress .

life and career

Edith Martin made her theatrical debut at the age of six in the play Alice , and in the following decades she worked as a stage actress on London stages. However, she did not make her first film appearance until 1931, when she was already over 50 years old. Over the next 30 years she starred in 65 British films, including minor roles in classics such as Mysterious Inheritance and Oliver Twist . Edie Martin was often used in the role of the quirky old man. The Ealing Studios hired her for several of their films, such as The Man in the White Suit and Ladykillers , each alongside Alec Guinness . Her only television appearance was in two episodes of the series Dixons of Dock Green . Martin, who was married to Felix W. Pitt, died in 1964 at the age of 84 in her native London.

Filmography (selection)

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