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Doreen Mantle

Last updated 23 April 2015

Doreen Mantle
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Doreen J. Mantle

Born: August 1926 (age: 94)


Doreen Mantle is a South African-born British actress who is probably best known for her role as Mrs Jean Warboys in One Foot in the Grave (1990-2000).

She played Mrs. Randall in The Sarah Jane Adventures two-part television story Eye of the Gorgon.

She has appeared in many British television series from the 1960s to the present, such as The Duchess of Duke Street, The Wild House, Chalk, Casualty, The Bill, Doctors, Holby City and Jonathan Creek. She played lollipop lady Queenie in Jam & Jerusalem (2006-2009).

Mantle has worked extensively on the stage in such productions as My Fair Lady, Keep It in the Family, The Seagull and Hamlet. She also toured Britain in Billy Liar in the role of Florence Boothroyd and performed at the National Theatre in The Voysey Inheritance.