Ruth Cracknell

Actress, Soundtrack

Actress, Soundtrack


Ruth Cracknell was born on July 6, 1925 in Maitland, New South Wales, Australia as Ruth Winifred Cracknell. She was an actress, known for Mother and Son (1984), The Night, the Prowler (1978) and Lilian's Story (1996). She was married to Eric Phillips. She died on May 13, 2002 in Sydney, New South Wales.
Birth date
1925-07-06
Death date
2002-05-13
Awards
4 wins & 2 nominations.

Known For


Mother and Son
Mother and Son
Maggie Beare (1984-1994)
The Night, the Prowler
The Night, the Prowler
Doris Bannister (1978)
Lilian's Story
Lilian's Story
Lilian Singer (1996)
Smiley Gets a Gun
Smiley Gets a Gun
Mrs. Gaspen (1958)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ActressDas Scree
(Short) Narrator (voice)
2004
ActressJoey
Sylvia Vanderberg
1997
ActressLilian's Story
Lilian Singer
1996
ActressSpider & Rose
Rose Dougherty
1994
ActressMother and Son
(TV Series) Maggie Beare - The Ring Cycle (1994) ... Maggie Beare - The Promise (1994) ... Maggie Beare - The Lamingtons (1994) ... Maggie Beare - The Caravan (1994) ... Maggie Beare - The Family Feud (1994) ... Maggie Beare Show all 42 episodes
1984-1994
ActressThe Importance of Being Earnest
(TV Movie) Lady Bracknell
1992
ActressKokoda Crescent
Alice
1989
ActressEmerald City
Elaine Ross
1988
ActressThe Nights Belong to the Novelist: Elizabeth Jolley, Australian Writer1987
ActressFrontier
(TV Mini-Series) - Part Three: 1860-1938 (1987) ... (voice) - Part Two: 1830-1860 (1987) ... (voice) - Part One: 1770-1835 (1987) ... (voice)
1987
ActressStraße zur Hölle
(TV Mini-Series) Mrs. Spencer - Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Mrs. Spencer - Episode #1.1 (1986) ... Mrs. Spencer
1986
ActressA Country Practice
(TV Series) Maisie Davis - Man's Best Friend: Part 2 (1984) ... Maisie Davis - Man's Best Friend: Part 1 (1984) ... Maisie Davis
1984
ActressMolly
Mrs. Reach
1983
ActressThe Dismissal
(TV Mini-Series) Margaret Whitlam - Episode #1.3 (1983) ... Margaret Whitlam - Episode #1.2 (1983) ... Margaret Whitlam - Episode #1.1 (1983) ... Margaret Whitlam
1983
ActressIsland Trader
(TV Movie)
1982
ActressSpring & Fall
(TV Series) Jess - Perfect Company (1982) ... Jess
1982
ActressThe Best of Friends
Iris
1982
ActressGolden Soak
(TV Mini-Series) Prophesy - Episode #1.6 (1979) ... Prophesy - Episode #1.5 (1979) ... Prophesy - Episode #1.4 (1979) ... Prophesy - Episode #1.3 (1979) ... Prophesy - Episode #1.2 (1979) ... Prophesy Show all 6 episodes
1979
ActressThe Night, the Prowler
Doris Bannister
1978
ActressThe Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith
Mrs. Heather Newby
1978
ActressYoung Ramsay
(TV Series) Hazel Barton - The Mystery of the Bora Hills (1977) ... Hazel Barton
1977
ActressThe Singer and the Dancer
Mrs. Bilson
1977
ActressThat Lady from Peking
Fortune Teller
1975
ActressBen Hall
(TV Series) Ma Walsh - The Pursued (1975) ... Ma Walsh - The Legacy (1975) ... Ma Walsh - The Attack (1975) ... Ma Walsh - A Greater Love (1975) ... Ma Walsh - Yellowback (1975) ... Ma Walsh Show all 11 episodes
1975
ActressMac and Merle
(TV Series) (1974)
1974
ActressSieben kleine Australier
(TV Series) Martha - Yarrahappini (1973) ... Martha - What Are Fathers for Anyway? (1973) ... Martha - Tomorrow Do Thy Worst (1973) ... Martha - The Picnic (1973) ... Martha - Secrets (1973) ... Martha Show all 10 episodes
1973
ActressCatch Kandy
(TV Series) Gladys Evans - Into the Net (1973) ... Gladys Evans
1973
ActressBoney
(TV Series) Elizabeth Campbell - Boney and the Black Clansman (1973) ... Elizabeth Campbell
1973
ActressThe Cousin from Fiji
(TV Movie) Elvira Shadlett
1972
ActressDivision 4
(TV Series) Mrs. Harris - I'm Going to Smash Something Every Day (1972) ... Mrs. Harris
1972
ActressDynasty
(TV Series) Biddy - Nothing Personal (1971) ... Biddy
1971
ActressMrs Finnegan
(TV Series) Mrs. Evans - Home Sweet Home Unit (1971) ... Mrs. Evans
1971
ActressDead Men Running
(TV Series)
1971
ActressChequerboard
(TV Series) Jocasta - I Think Perhaps I Wanted to Go and Hide in the Theatre (1970) ... Jocasta
1970
ActressThe Long Arm
(TV Series) Mrs. Stevens - The Lion Was the First to Know (1970) ... Mrs. Stevens
1970
ActressThe Rovers
(TV Series) The Postmistress - Sitting Pretty (1970) ... The Postmistress
1970
ActressTilley Landed On Our Shores
(TV Movie)
1969
ActressI've Married a Bachelor
(TV Series) - Into the Breach (1969)
1969
ActressFiends of the Family
(TV Movie) Maggie
1968
ActressI'm Alright Now
(TV Series)
1967
ActressBellbird
(TV Series)
1967
ActressAustralian Playhouse
(TV Series) Miss Peach - The Lace Counter (1966) ... Miss Peach
1966
ActressSplit Level
(TV Movie)
1964
ActressSmugglers Beware
(TV Series)
1963
ActressThe Patriots
(TV Series)
1962
ActressReflections in Dark Glasses
(TV Movie)
1960
ActressSmiley Gets a Gun
Mrs. Gaspen
1958
RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackMother and Son
(TV Series) (performer - 4 episodes) - The Picnic (1986) ... (performer: "Irish Eyes", "This Old Man (Knick Knack Paddy Whack)", "If You Knew Susie") - Christmas Drinks (1986) ... (performer: "Jingle Bells", "Away In A Manger") - The Card Game (1985) ... (performer: "Two Little Girls In Blue Land") - The Aunt (1985) ... (performer: "If You Knew Susie", "Oklahoma!")
1985-1986
RoleTitleYear
SelfAustralian Story
(TV Series documentary) Self - Happy as Garry: Garry McDonald (2002) ... Self
2002
SelfWorld Series Debating
(TV Series) Self - That Elections Are a Waste of Time (1993) ... Self
1993
SelfPhotographers of Australia: Dupain, Sievers, Moore
(TV Movie documentary) Narrator
1992
SelfSammy Awards 1977
(TV Special) Self
1977
SelfCarry on Spike in Australia
(TV Special)
1972
SelfChequerboard
(TV Series) Self - The Australian Actor Is Like a Cactus Plant, He Is Living in a Desert (1970) ... Self
1970
SelfPlay School
(TV Series) Self - Cleaning - Windows (1969) ... Self - Cleaning - Streets and Cars (1969) ... Self - Trains - Breakdowns (1969) ... Self - Trains - Stations (1969) ... Self
1969
SelfRuth Cracknell
(TV Series) Self
1960
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageThe Demons Within: The Making of 'Emerald City'
(Video short)
2007
Archive footageCentury of Cinema
(TV Series documentary) Mrs. Heather Newby - Australien: 40.000 Years of Dreaming (1997) ... Mrs. Heather Newby
1997
Archive footageThe Celluloid Heroes
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self
1995