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Maroussia Frank

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Physical details

Gender: Female

Eye colour: Blue

Hair colour: Greying

Hair length: Short

Playing age: 60 - 75 years

Actual age: 77

Height: 5ft 6ins

Weight: 70kg

Build: Medium

Location: London

Nationality type: European

Appearance: White


After RADA, Maroussia Frank went on a TIE tour, and spent three years at the Worthing and Oxford reps as ASM/small parts before joining the RSC in 1960, playing small parts (again!), and understudying. Here she met and married Ian Richardson, and worked only sporadically as an actress, becoming principally his secretary/PA, although during this time she also appeared in several epidodes of ‘Dr Finlay’s Casebook’, ‘Moonstrike’ and ‘The Moonstone’, and was in Peter Brook’s ‘Marat/Sade’ both on stage (Aldwych and Broadway) and on film. Latterly she understudied Diana Rigg, Janet Suzman and Vanessa Redgrave in the Australian/Canadian tours of ‘The Hollow Crown’.

After Ian’s death in 2007, she appeared in ‘The Last Confession, as Sister Vincenza (Chichester, Tour, Haymarket), and then plays at Chichester, the Orange Tree, and the Jermyn St Theatre. (See credits)

Marousia can be seen playing Agnes in a short film here:


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2017 Fedosia, The Last Ones , Upstart , Anthony Biggs
2016 Miss Clarence, Blue Heart , Tobacco Factory/Orange Tree , David Mercatali
2014 Mrs. Higgins, Pygmalion , Enigma Productions , Stephen Willis
2012 Nurse Guiness, Heartbreak House , Chichester Festival Theatre , Richard Clifford
2011 Evelyn, Looking for Vi , In Company , Julia St. John
2010 Various, The Vagina Monologues , Amnesty Int. , Clayton Doherty
2011 Agnes, The Parachute Ball , Dominion Pictures Ltd , Peter Boothby
2010 Returning Officer, Midsomer Murders , Bentley , Peter Smith
2009 Jenny, Midsomer Murders , Bentley
Stage Tour
2007 Sister Vicenza, The Last Confession , Chichester, Haymarket, Tour , David Jones


Accents & Dialects

Cockney, Heightened RP*, Scottish, Russian, Northern, Southern Irish, French*, RP*, Standard USA



Other skills

Video, Classical Verse


RADA - 2 years