Celia Johnson

Actress

Actress


Celia Johnson was an English actress, once nominated for an Academy Award. Johnson was born in the town of Richmond, Surrey in 1908. Richmond was incorporated into Greater London in 1965, as part of an administrative reform. Celia's parents were John Robert Johnson and Ethel Griffiths. Neither of them was involved in show business. In 1916, 8-...
Birth date
1908-12-18
Death date
1982-04-26
Awards
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 4 nominations.

Known For


Brief Encounter
Brief Encounter
Laura Jesson (1945)
This Happy Breed
This Happy Breed
Ethel Gibbons (1944)
The Captain's Paradise
The Captain's Paradise
Maud St. James (1953)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ActressNumber 10
(TV Mini-Series) Mrs. Gladstone - Old Glad Eyes (1983) ... Mrs. Gladstone
1983
ActressNanny
(TV Series) Nanny Broughton - Comings and Goings (1982) ... Nanny Broughton
1982
ActressCelebrity Playhouse
(TV Series) Mrs. Callifer - The Potting Shed (1981) ... Mrs. Callifer
1981
ActressAll's Well That Ends Well
(TV Movie) Countess of Rousillon
1981
ActressStaying On
(TV Movie) Lucy Smalley
1980
ActressThe Hostage Tower
(TV Movie) Mrs. Wheeler
1980
ActressMatilda's England
(TV Series) Mrs. Ashburton - The Tennis Court (1979) ... Mrs. Ashburton
1979
ActressLes Miserables
(TV Movie) Sister Simplice
1978
ActressRomeo & Juliet
(TV Movie) Nurse
1978
ActressCentre Play
(TV Series) La Comtesse de Chemaille - The Emperor's New Hat (1977) ... La Comtesse de Chemaille
1977
ActressDame of Sark
(TV Movie) Dame Sibyl Mary Hathaway
1976
ActressITV Sunday Night Drama
(TV Series) Mary-Ann - The Nicest Man in the World (1976) ... Mary-Ann
1976
ActressOmnibus
(TV Series documentary) Ellen Edgeworth - Family Scenes: Ivy Compton - The Burne Household (1975) ... Ellen Edgeworth
1975
ActressLloyd George Knew My Father
(TV Movie) Lady Sheila Boothroyd
1975
ActressITV Playhouse
(TV Series) Miss Hobbish - Love Affair (1974) ... Miss Hobbish
1974
ActressPlay for Today
(TV Series) Mrs. Palfrey - Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont (1973) ... Mrs. Palfrey
1973
ActressBBC Play of the Month
(TV Series) Madame Ranyevskaya / Eloise / Sheila / ... - The Cherry Orchard (1971) ... Madame Ranyevskaya - The Marquise (1969) ... Eloise - Relatively Speaking (1969) ... Sheila - Hay Fever (1968) ... Judith Bliss - Ghosts (1968) ... Mrs. Alving
1968-1971
ActressThe Wednesday Play
(TV Series) Countess Isabel von Reger - The Cellar and the Almond Tree (1970) ... Countess Isabel von Reger
1970
ActressThe Choice
(TV Movie)
1969
ActressThe Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
Miss Mackay
1969
ActressJackanory
(TV Series) Storyteller - Baboushka (1967) ... Storyteller - Babar and Father Christmas (1967) ... Storyteller - Babar at Home (1967) ... Storyteller - Babar the King (1967) ... Storyteller - Babar's Travels (1967) ... Storyteller Show all 6 episodes
1967
ActressRelatively Speaking
(TV Movie) Sheila
1967
ActressITV Play of the Week
(TV Series) Lady Fanny Nelson / Helen / Alida Slade - Nelson: A Study in Miniature (1966) ... Lady Fanny Nelson - Helen and Edward and Henry (1965) ... Helen - Three Roads to Rome (1963) ... Alida Slade
1963-1966
ActressTheatre Night
(TV Series) Isobel Cherry - Flowering Cherry (1958) ... Isobel Cherry
1958
ActressThe Good Companions
Miss Trant
1957
ActressBBC Sunday-Night Theatre
(TV Series) Leslie Crosbie - The Letter (1956) ... Leslie Crosbie
1956
ActressThe Reluctant Debutante
(TV Movie) Sheila Broadbent
1955
ActressA Kid for Two Farthings
Joanna
1955
ActressIt's Never Too Late
(TV Movie) Laura Hammond
1954
ActressThe Captain's Paradise
Maud St. James
1953
ActressThe Holly and the Ivy
Jenny Gregory
1952
ActressCelanese Theatre
(TV Series) - The Distaff Side (1952)
1952
ActressI Believe in You
Matty
1952
ActressStudio One in Hollywood
(TV Series) Mary Otis - A Bolt of Lightning (1951) ... Mary Otis (as Elizabeth Johnson)
1951
ActressLux Video Theatre
(TV Series) Jeannie - A Matter of Life (1951) ... Jeannie (as Elizabeth Johnson)
1951
ActressThe Astonished Heart
Barbara Faber
1950
ActressBrief Encounter
Laura Jesson
1945
ActressThis Happy Breed
Ethel Gibbons
1944
ActressDear Octopus
Cynthia
1943
ActressWe Serve
(Short) Cargill
1942
ActressIn Which We Serve
Mrs. Alix Kinross
1942
ActressA Letter from Home
(Short) English Mother
1941
ActressA Night at the Hardcastles
(TV Movie) Miss Hardcastle
1939
RoleTitleYear
ThanksMrs. Palfrey at the Claremont
(dedicatee)
2005
RoleTitleYear
SelfThe Theatre Quiz
(TV Series) Self - Panellist - Episode #1.7 (1981) ... Self - Panellist
1981
SelfLooks Familiar
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Episode dated 5 May 1981 (1981) ... Self - Guest
1981
SelfJoyce Grenfell 1910-1979
(TV Movie documentary) Self / Narrator
1980
SelfOmnibus
(TV Series documentary) Self - Jane Austen (1975) ... Self
1975
SelfThe Book Programme
(TV Series documentary) Self - Episode #3.8 (1975) ... Self
1975
SelfA Birthday Gala Tribute Noel Coward
(TV Special) Self - Performer
1970
SelfCall My Bluff
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.1 (1965) ... Self
1965
SelfAsk Me Another
(TV Series) Self - Screen - Episode dated 16 June 1958 (1958) ... Self - Screen
1958
SelfSalute to Show Business
(TV Special) Self
1957
SelfAlan Melville Takes You from A-Z
(TV Series) Self - J (1957) ... Self
1957
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageGreat British Railway Journeys
(TV Series documentary) Laura Jesson - Windermere to Carnforth (2016) ... Laura Jesson (uncredited)
2016
Archive footageLast Tango in Halifax
(TV Series) Laura Jesson - Episode #3.3 (2015) ... Laura Jesson (uncredited)
2015
Archive footagePerry and Croft: Made in Britain
(TV Series documentary) Laura Jesson - Birds and Bees (2014) ... Laura Jesson (uncredited)
2014
Archive footageGreat Railway Journeys
(TV Series documentary) Laura Jesson - Crewe to Crewe (1996) ... Laura Jesson (uncredited)
1996
Archive footageThe Book Programme
(TV Series documentary) Self - Episode #3.36 (1976) ... Self
1976