Avice Landone
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Avice Spitta

(1910-09-01)1 September 1910
Died12 June 1976(1976-06-12) (aged 65)
Years active1947–1972
Spouse(s)Bruno Barnabe (1940–1976; her death)

Avice Landone (1 September 1910 – 12 June 1976) was an English actress who appeared in British television and film.[2]

She was born in Quetta, British India, and made her screen debut in the 1948 film My Brother Jonathon. From 1961 she co-starred with Peggy Mount in the ITV sitcom Winning Widows. Between 1970 and 1972 she played Margaret Brown in the television series Man at the Top.[3][4]

She was married to the actor Bruno Barnabe (1905–1998).[5] She retired from acting in 1972 and died in 1976, aged 65, from undisclosed causes.[6][7]


Year Title Role Notes
1948 My Brother Jonathon Mrs. Martyn
1950 Guilt Is My Shadow Eva
1951 The Franchise Affair Mrs. Wynn
1951 Laughter in Paradise Shopper at Swan & Edgar Uncredited
1951 White Corridors Sister Jenkins
1952 Something Money Can't Buy Maternity Sister Uncredited
1953 Personal Affair 1st Gossip Uncredited
1953 Operation Diplomat Mrs. Terry
1953 Love in Pawn Mrs. Trusslove
1953 Escape by Night Mrs. Weston
1954 The Embezzler Miss Ackroyd
1954 Thought to Kill Maud
1955 An Alligator Named Daisy Mrs. Weston
1955 Windfall Mary Lee
1956 My Teenage Daughter Barbara
1956 Reach for the Sky Douglas Bader's Mother
1956 Eyewitness Night Sister
1957 True as a Turtle Valerie Partridge
1958 Rx Murder Mrs. Motlock
1958 Carve Her Name With Pride Vera Atkins
1958 The Wind Cannot Read Second Nurse
1958 A Cry from the Streets Rachel
1958 The 39 Steps Louisa Uncredited
1960 Operation Cupid Mrs. Mountjoy
1961 Five Golden Hours Beatrice
1962 Gaolbreak Mrs. Wallis
1964 This Is My Street Lily
1964 The Leather Boys Reggie's Mother
1964 Nothing But the Best Mrs. Horton
1969 Two Gentlemen Sharing Mrs. Pater - Roddy's Mother
1971 The Blood on Satan's Claw Isobel Banham
1972 The Adventures of Barry McKenzie Mrs. Gort (final film role)

Selected theatre roles


  1. ^ "Search Results for England & Wales Deaths 1837-2007".
  2. ^ "Avice Landone movies, photos, movie reviews, filmography, and biography". AllMovie.
  3. ^ "Man at the Top: Complete Series 2 DVD". MovieMail.
  4. ^ "It's all Perfectly True (1970)". BFI. Archived from the original on 18 February 2015.
  5. ^ "Avice Landone (1910 - 1976) - Find A Grave Memorial". Find a Grave.
  6. ^ "Avice Landone". BFI. Archived from the original on 17 August 2008.
  7. ^ "Avice Landone". IMDb.