Family & Companions
British actress Rosalie Crutchley played a variety of strong roles in Hollywood cinema. In 1938, she began her career with a season at the Liverpool Playhouse. Early on in her acting career, Crutchley landed roles in various films, including "Quo Vadis" (1951), the romance "Malta Story" (1953) with Alec Guinness and "Flame and the Flesh" (1954). She also appeared in the drama "The Spanish Gardener" (1956) with Dirk Bogarde, "A Tale of Two Cities" (1958) with Dirk Bogarde and the dramatic adaptation "The Nun's Story" (1959) with Audrey Hepburn. She continued to work steadily in film throughout the seventies, appearing in the Anna Calder-Marshall historical romance "Wuthering Heights" (1970), the Andrew Keir horror flick "Blood From the Mummy's Tomb" (1971) and the thriller "Who Slew Auntie Roo?" (1971) with Shelley Winters. She also appeared in "Man of La Mancha" (1972) with Peter O'Toole. Toward the end of her career, she tackled roles in the dramatic period piece "A World Apart" (1988) with Barbara Hershey, the drama "She's Been Away" (1990) with Peggy Ashcroft and the Derek Jacobi drama "The Fool" (1991). Crutchley last appeared in "The Killings at Badger's Drift" (1997-98). Crutchley passed away in July 1997 at the age of 77.
Cast (Feature Film)
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
Began her career with a season at the Liverpool Playhouse
London debut as Angelica in "Love for Love"
Feature debut in "Take My Life"
American debut as the heroine in "The Heart of the Matter" on Broadway