Dora Bryan Net Worth

Dora Bryan Net Worth is
$10 Million

Dora Bryan Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Dora Bryan was born on February 7, 1923 in Southport, Lancashire, England as Dora May Broadbent. She was an actress, known for A Taste of Honey (1961), Mirrormask (2005) and Apartment Zero (1988). She was married to Bill Lawton. She died on July 23, 2014 in Hove, East Sussex, England.

Full NameDora Bryan
Date Of BirthFebruary 7, 1923, Parbold, United Kingdom
DiedJuly 23, 2014, Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
Place Of BirthSouthport, Lancashire, England, UK
Height5' 3" (1.6 m)
ProfessionActress, Soundtrack
SpouseBill Lawton (m. 1954–2008)
AwardsLaurence Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, BAFTA Award for Best British Actress
AlbumsShow Boat
MoviesA Taste of Honey, MirrorMask, Apartment Zero, The Great St Trinian's Train Robbery, The Cockleshell Heroes, Carry On Sergeant, Hands of the Ripper, Old Mother Riley Meets the Vampire, The Blue Lamp, The Sandwich Man, Two a Penny, Desert Mice, You Lucky People, The Green Man, Mad About Men, The Falle...
TV ShowsLast of the Summer Wine, Absolutely Fabulous, On the Up, According To Dora, Before the Fringe
Star SignAquarius
1Twice played the mother in a mother and daughter role with Anne Reid, both times for Victoria Wood and despite being only 12 years older than Reid. The first time was in 1986 in a sketch for an episode of Victoria Wood: As Seen on TV. The second time was in 1998 in an episode of Dinnerladies.
2Was the younger of two children of the director of a cotton mill.
3At the age of 12, she made her stage debut in a pantomime in Manchester. At 15 she joined Oldham Repertory as an assistant stage manager and remained with the company for four years, by which time she had graduated to playing juvenile leads.
4Achieved international recognition as the domineering alcoholic mother of Rita Tushingham in "A Taste of Honey".
5At one time ran a hotel in Brighton, which she later converted into a block of flats.
6Was several times hospitalised after nervous breakdowns caused by repeated miscarriages.
7She first appeared on stage, in a pantomime in Manchester, when she was 12. She worked with Ensa, the armed forces' entertainment body, during World War II.
8She chose the stage surname "Bryant" after the popular brand of matches Bryant and May but had to change it to "Bryan" after a theatre mis-spelled her chosen name in a theatre programme.
9Brighton, East Sussex, UK: Now 90 Dora is the subject of a major exhibition @ Grange Museum, Rottingdean, East Sussex Sep 2013 - Apr 2014. On display is her Best Actress Academy Award for her 1961 film A Taste of Honey. [September 2013]
10Retired in 2006.
11Gave up smoking in 1985.
12She has done a lot of charity work to help homeless and sick animals.
13She was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1996 Queen's Birthday Honours List for her services to drama.
14She was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 1995 (1994 season) for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance in "The Birthday Party".


The Great St. Trinian's Train Robbery1966Amber Spottiswood
Six of the Best1965TV SeriesOlive Taplow
Happily Ever After1961-1964TV SeriesDora Morgan
The Dickie Henderson Show1962-1963TV Series
A Taste of Honey1961Helen
The Night We Got the Bird1961Julie Skidmore
Alice Through the Looking Box1960TV MovieQueen
Follow That Horse!1960Miss Bradstock
Educating Archie1959TV Series
Desert Mice1959Gay Bennett
After Hours1959TV Series
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre1958-1959TV SeriesViolet Watkins / Mabel Middy / Mabel
Operation Bullshine1959Pvt. Cox
Rendezvous1959TV Series
Theatre Night1957-1958TV SeriesJulie Skidmore
Carry on Sergeant1958Norah
The Man Who Wouldn't Talk1958Telephonist
Small Hotel1957
My Wife's Sister1956TV SeriesDora (eps 1-4)
The Green Man1956Lily
Child in the House1956Cassie
You Lucky People1955Sgt. Hortense Tipp
The Cockleshell Heroes1955Myrtle
The Water Gipsies1955TV MovieLily Bell
Lilli Palmer Theatre1955TV SeriesRosie, later Mrs. Bunce
See How They Run1955Isa
As Long as They're Happy1955May
Simon and Laura1955TV MovieJanet Honeyman
Mad About Men1954Berengaria
Shop Spoiled1954Customer
Chance Meeting1954Switchboard Operator (uncredited)
You Know What Sailors Are1954Gladys
Fast and Loose1954Mary Rawlings, the maid
The Intruder1953Dora Bee
The Fake1953Barmaid
Both Sides of the Law1953Prostitute at Police Station
The Real Thing1953ShortDora
Twilight Women1952Olga
The Globe Revue1952TV Movie
The Ringer1952Mrs. Hackett
Made in Heaven1952Ethel Jenkins
Miss Robin Hood1952Pearl
Glory at Sea1952Glad Flanagan
Time, Gentlemen, Please!1952Peggy Stebbins
Vampire Over London1952Tilly
13 East Street1952Valerie
Whispering Smith Investigates1952La Fosse
High Treason1951Mrs. Bowers
Bikini Baby1951Lady in charge of publicity
No Highway in the Sky1951Rosie, Barmaid (uncredited)
Scarlet Thread1951Maggie
Circle of Danger1951Bubbles Fitzgerald
The Quiet Woman1951Elsie
Files from Scotland Yard1951Minnie Robinson
Something in the City1950Waitress
Traveller's Joy1950Eva
No Trace1950Maisie Phelps
The Blue Lamp1950Maisie
The Cure for Love1949Jenny Jenkins
The Interrupted Journey1949Waitress
Don't Ever Leave Me1949Beautician (uncredited)
Adam and Evalyn1949Blonde Sales Assistant (uncredited)
Now Barabbas1949Winnie
The Perfect Woman1949Model in shop
Once Upon a Dream1949Barmaid
No Room at the Inn1948Spiv's Girlfriend (uncredited)
The Fallen Idol1948Rose
Odd Man Out1947Girl in Telephone Kiosk (uncredited)
Gone to the Dogs2006ShortRose
Last of the Summer Wine2000-2005TV SeriesRoz Ros
Someone in Particular2005Short
Mirrormask2005Aunt Nan
Catterick2004TV SeriesMrs. Trethrewick
An Angel for May2002TV MovieEvelyn
Holby City2002TV SeriesBetty Wheeler
Bernard's Watch2001TV SeriesMarjorie Bell
Absolutely Fabulous1996-2001TV SeriesDolly / Millie
Doctors2000TV SeriesLily Anderson
Safe as Houses2000TV MovieMrs. Hyams
Hippies1999TV SeriesDame Nelly Fletcher
Dinnerladies1998TV SeriesConnie
Absolutely Fabulous: Absolutely Not!1997VideoMillie
Moving Story1995TV SeriesMaureen Stevens
Performance1995TV SeriesBosom Lady
Boon1995TV SeriesSimone, a Forger
Mother's Ruin1994TV SeriesKitty Flitcroft / Kitty Flintcroft
Cats' Eyes1994TV SeriesDora (1994)
Heartbeat1993TV SeriesJane Thompson
Frank Stubbs Promotes1993TV SeriesMolly Bramley
Casualty1992TV SeriesHester Blewett
Virtual Murder1992TV SeriesMrs. Mim
On the Up1990TV SeriesTony's Mum
Apartment Zero1988Margaret McKinney
Victoria Wood: As Seen on TV1986TV SeriesPam's Mum
Foxy Lady1984TV SeriesAda Breeze
Triangle1983TV SeriesWoman
Charles Dickens' World of Christmas1974TV Movie
Up the Front1972Cora Crumpington
Both Ends Meet1972TV SeriesDora Page
Hands of the Ripper1971Mrs. Golding
ITV Saturday Night Theatre1970TV SeriesBunty
The Coward Revue1969TV Movie
Red Peppers1969TV MovieLily Pepper
Two a Penny1967Ruby Hopkins
Before the Fringe1967TV Series
The Sandwich Man1966Mrs. De Vere


A Taste of Honey1961performer: "Because He Loves Me" - uncredited


A Sense of Carol Reed2006Video documentary short special thanks


Remaking British Theater: Joan Littlewood and 'A Taste of Honey'2016Video documentary shortHelen
Hell's Kitchen2004TV SeriesHerself
Children in Need2003TV SeriesHerself
Heroes of Comedy2003TV Series documentaryHerself
Another Audience with Ken Dodd2002TV SpecialHerself - Audience Member
The Royal Variety Performance 20012001TV Special documentaryGuest Announcer
Stars and Their Lives2001TV SeriesHerself - Audience Member
The Unforgettable Frankie Howerd2000TV Movie documentaryHerself - Co-star, 'The Great St. Trinian's Train Robbery'
The Unforgettable Larry Grayson2000TV Short documentaryHerself - Actress and Friend
In the Presence of Julian Clary1998TV MovieHerself
An Invitation to Remember1994TV SeriesHerself
Pebble Mill at One1993TV SeriesHerself
World in Action1989TV Series documentaryHerself
Looks Familiar1973-1986TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Movie Memories1984TV SeriesHerself - Guest
An Audience with Kenneth Williams1983TV MovieHerself (uncredited)
This Is Your Life1976-1981TV Series documentaryHerself
Blankety Blank1979TV SeriesHerself
Those Wonderful TV Times1977-1978TV SeriesHerself
The Good Old Days1970-1978TV SeriesHerself - Performer
Night of 100 Stars1977TV SpecialHerself
It's Childsplay1976TV SeriesHerself
Look Who's Talking1975TV SeriesHerself - Interviewee
Stars on Sunday1973TV Series
Shut That Door!1972TV SeriesHerself
The Leslie Crowther Show1971TV SeriesHerself
According to Dora1968-1969TV SeriesHerself / Various
The Eamonn Andrews Show1964-1967TV SeriesHerself
Tempo1966TV SeriesHerself
Juke Box Jury1960-1965TV SeriesHerself - Panellist
Stars and Garters1965TV SeriesHerself
Bachelors Night Out1965TV SeriesHerself
The Dream Machine1964TV Movie documentaryHerself
This Is Your Life1958-1962TV Series documentaryHerself
Showtime1960TV SeriesHerself
Hello London1960DocumentaryBarmaid
Parade1960TV SeriesHerself
Laugh Line1960TV SeriesHerself
Be My Guest1959TV SeriesHerself
Alan Melville Takes You from A-Z1958TV SeriesHerself
Men, Women and Clothes1957TV SeriesHerself Modelling Fashions
The Show Parade1956TV MovieHerself
Film Fanfare1956TV SeriesHerself
Off the Record1955TV SeriesHerself
This Is Show Business1953TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

Thora Hird Tribute2011TV MovieHerself (uncredited)
Comedy Connections2006TV Series documentaryConnie
Victoria Wood: A BAFTA Tribute2005TV MovieConnie (uncredited)
Laugh with the Carry Ons1993TV Series
The Rock 'n' Roll Years1985TV SeriesHelen

Won Awards

1962BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsBest British ActressA Taste of Honey (1961)

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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