Mary Millar

Actress + Singer
Born Jul 26, 1936

Mary Millar was a British actress best remembered for her role as Rose in the BBC sitcom Keeping Up Appearances. She was born Mary Wetton in Doncaster, Yorkshire Millar began her career in 1962 in Lock Up Your Daughters. In 1969, she played the title role in the musical Ann Veronica, based on the novel by H. G. Wells. Millar gained acclaim for her part in Keeping Up Appearances as Rose #2, replacing Shirley Stelfox for Series 2 in 1991.… Read More

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1936 Birth Born on July 26, 1936.


1953 16 Years Old Millar made her first television appearance in 1953, aged 17, in Those Were the Days. … Read More


1960 23 Years Old In 1960, Millar travelled to New York to understudy Julie Andrews in Camelot.
1962 25 Years Old 1 More Event
She began her West End career in 1962 as Cloris in Lock Up Your Daughters.


1969 32 Years Old In 1969, she played the title role in the musical Ann Veronica, based on H. G. Wells' novel.


1986 49 Years Old In 1986, Millar originated the role of Madame Giry in Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical The Phantom of the Opera. … Read More


1997 60 Years Old From 1997 to 1998, she played Mrs Potts in the London production of Beauty and the Beast, and appeared on the cast album composed by Alan Menken with lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice.
In January 1998, Millar was diagnosed with ovarian cancer and underwent chemotherapy. … Read More
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