|Born||12 August 1924|
Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England
|Died||6 September 2013 (aged 89)|
Little Maplestead, Essex, England
Barbara Hicks (12 August 1924 – 6 September 2013) was an English film actress. She appeared in Terry Gilliam's 1985 cult film Brazil and Merchant Ivory Productions's 1992 Bafta award-winning Howards End.
Hicks was born in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, and lived at Little Maplestead, Essex. She was educated at Adcote School, Shropshire. After training at the Webber Douglas School of Dramatic Art, she made her first appearance on stage in 1948 at the Royal Court, Liverpool in Leo Marks’ Written for a Lady, which transferred to the Garrick Theatre, and became her West End debut.
She was married for 40 years to Lieutenant Colonel Peter Taylor (25 January 1913 – 26 March 2010). He was an outstanding front line commander who won two MCs in Italy in 1944.
Hicks appeared in Happy Birthday, Sir Larry, a National Theatre birthday tribute to Laurence Olivier, on 31 May 1987 in the presence of Olivier.
She was the mother of actor Giles Taylor.
|1954||Conflict of Wings||Mrs. Thompson|
|1956||Sailor Beware!||Little Girl's Mother|
|1958||I Was Monty's Double||Hester|
|Nowhere to Go||Agnes the maid||uncredited|
|1959||Operation Bullshine||Sergeant Merrifield|
|1960||A Touch of Larceny||Miss Price||uncredited|
|1961||His and Hers||Woman|
|Hand in Hand||Miss Roberts|
|A Matter of WHO||Margery||uncredited|
|Petticoat Pirates||Physical Training Instructor|
|1963||Doctor in Distress||Health Farm Receptionist||uncredited|
|The Third Secret||Police Secretary|
|1968||The Charge of the Light Brigade||Mrs. Duberly's maid|
|1978||Death on the Nile||Village schoolmistress||uncredited|
|1980||The Wildcats of St Trinian's||Miss Coke|
|1981||Memoirs of a Survivor||Woman on Waste Ground|
|1982||Evil Under the Sun||Flewitt's Secretary|
|Britannia Hospital||Miss Tinker: Administration|
|A Shocking Accident||Aunt Joyce|
|1983||Dombey and Son||Mrs. Pipchin|
|1985||Brazil||Mrs. Alma Terrain|
|Morons from Outer Space||Stenographer|
|Cover Her Face||Miss Molpass|
|1986||The Murder at the Vicarage||Miss Hartnell|
|1988||We Think the World of You||Residents Assoc. Lady 1|
|1992||Howards End||Miss Avery|
|Orlando||Second Older Woman|
|The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side||Miss Hartnell|
|1994||The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes||Emily Garrideb|
|1997||Remember Me?||Elderly sister|
|FairyTale: A True Story||City Woman|
|2000||Up at the Villa||Lulu Good||final film role|