Joan Maude biography

Joan Maude

Actor, Film actor

1908 – 1998

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Who was Joan Maude?

Joan Maude was an English actress, active from the 1920s to the 1950s. She is probably best known for playing the Chief Recorder in the 1946 Powell and Pressburger film A Matter of Life and Death.

The daughter of actors Charles Maude and Nancy Price, Maude's great grandmother on her father's side was the singer Jenny Lind, known as the "Swedish Nightingale". Maude was a cousin of the actor-manager Cyril Maude.

Maud married firstly journalist Frank Waters, with whom she had a daughter. In 1956 she married Oliver Woods. She was the writer, producer, and production designer on All Hallowe'en.

Her mother, an author as well as an actress, published a book Behind the night-light: the by-world of a child of three in 1912 recording 'faithfully' the beasts and animals Joan imagined as a 3 year old.

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Born
Jan 16, 1908
Rickmansworth
Also known as
  • Joan Maud
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Nationality
  • England
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Died
Sep 28, 1998
Lewes

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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