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Parker, Margaret Annette McCrie Johnston, (Margaret Johnston)free

Born 10 Aug. 1914; d of James and Emily Dalrymple Johnston; m 1946, Albert E. W. Parker (d 1974); died 29 June 2002

actress

Education

North Sydney and Neutral Bay High School; Sydney University, Australia

Career

Student, RADA; studied with Dr Stefan Hock; in repertory and acted as understudies. Plays: Murder without Crime, 1943; Fifth Column, 1944; Last of Summer, 1944; Time of Your Life, 1946; Shouting Dies, 1946; Barretts of Wimpole Street, 1947; Always Afternoon, 1949; Summer and Smoke, 1950; Second Threshold, 1951; The Dark is Light Enough, 1954; Sugar in the Morning, 1959; The Ring of Truth, 1959; Masterpiece, 1961. Stratford Memorial Theatre, 1956 season: Othello, The Merchant of Venice, Measure for Measure; Chichester Festival Theatre, 1966 Season: Lady Macbeth. Films include: Rake’s Progress, 1945; Man About the House, 1946; Portrait of Clare, 1949; Magic Box, 1951; Knave of Hearts, 1953; Touch and Go, 1955; Night of the Eagle, 1962; Nose on her Face; Life at the Top, 1965; Psychopath, 1966; Sebastian, 1968. Television plays