Mary Millar
Actress, singer
Mary Millar
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.
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Bowls round-up: All the action from a busy week across Dacorum
Hemel Today - almost 2 years
See how your local team got on as Dacorum’s bowlers experienced mixed fortunes on the greens. > Kitcheners Kitcheners entertained Hazells on Saturday in a five triples mixed match which they won 93-77. Highest triples for Kitcheners was Jan Perry, Richard Tipton and Micky Woodman. On Sunday, 30 bowlers took part in the Alf Bunn Trophy. Winners were Peter Taylor, Alan Doydge and Jenny Tipton, with Steve Davis,Yvonne Coe and Megan Graffham finishing as runners-up. > Potten End A large number of Potten End members competed for the Fred Hawley Trophy in memory of one of the club’s past coaches. In a lively atmosphere with plenty of close competition, Lesley Wilson eventually emerged victorious. The following day, the club’s two veterans’ league teams began their series of matches with mixed fortunes. The red team secured an easy win over Owls by 45 shots to 25, but the blue team went down narrowly to Herts by 33 shots to 36. In their friendly match against Pavilion, Po ...
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Rocky Mountain Cable Association To Rise On New Year's Day - Multichannel News
Google News - over 5 years
... while offering professional and entertaining networking opportunities that strengthen business relationships and enrich its membership and sponsorship base, according to Mary Millar, president of the board of directors for CTAM Rocky Mountains and
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Miracle Place Opens - Bayshore Broadcasting News Centre
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Captain Mary Millar of the Wiarton Salvation Army helped form the vision for this project as she saw a huge need for affordable housing in the area. She says there were many obstacles to overcome -- including funding shortages, land availability and
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Beeston Village News & Events - we 17 June 2011 - AboutMyArea
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Readings were from 1 Corinthians 12 - "Spiritual Gifts" and this was read by Mary Millar and the Old Testament reading was from Numbers 11 and this was given by Alan Richardson. Chris said that nowadays when he celebrates his birthday it is in a more
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Flat tire redux - Boone County Journal
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For more than an hour I chatted with Mary Millar, the Maple Hill Vintage Store's owner, while sitting in one of the white wicker chairs on the sidewalk outside her shop and sipping a cup of her homebrew coffee. Mary raved about a recipe for a Whiskey
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Beeston Village News & Events - we 3 June 2011 - AboutMyArea
Google News - over 5 years
Sonia Butler read from 1 Thessalonians, Chapter 4 - "Living to please God" and Mary Millar continued the reading from 2 Thessalonians, Chapter 2 - "The Man of lawlessness". Glynne spoke about the recent prophecy that the world would end on 21 May 2011
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This week's real estate transactions - Charleston Post Courier
Google News - almost 6 years
David S. and Jill Mary Millar sold Unit 10F, 330 Concord St., Dockside to Marga F. Massey for $975000. Four Amigos Limited Partnership sold Unit 105, 1 King St., Fort Sumter House to Blase A. and Catherine Carabello for $1.3 million
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88-year-old pensioner targeted in house break in - Derry Today
Google News - almost 6 years
Foreglen pensioner Mary Millar looking through her belongings after a break in this week. (1305JB130) pic. Joe Boland An 88-year-old Foreglen woman has been left badly shaken after thieves targeted her home and ransacked it
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1998
    Age 61
    In February 1998, Millar left the show because of deteriorating health.
    More Details Hide Details Irene Mary Wetton was born in Doncaster, England, on 26 July 1936 to Horace and Irene (née Mellor) Wetton, both music hall singers. Millar intended to become a stable hand, because of her love of animals, but she decided to pursue a stage career. She toured the country with her parents, who had an act called Sweethearts in Harmony.
    In January 1998, Millar was diagnosed with ovarian cancer and underwent chemotherapy.
    More Details Hide Details A month before her death, when asked what she would do when she arrived at heaven's door, Millar said, "Rehearse for a part in the Angelic choir, darling." She died on 10 November, at the age of 62, in Brockley, London, with her husband and daughter at her bedside. She was cremated at Golders Green Crematorium. An episode of Keeping Up Appearances was broadcast on BBC One the following week and dedicated to her. Also: BBC2 productions of The Mikado, Tipitu and Iolanthe.
  • 1997
    Age 60
    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.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1986
    Age 49
    In 1986, Millar originated the role of Madame Giry in Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical The Phantom of the Opera.
    More Details Hide Details She played the role for four years and her voice appears on the original cast album.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1969
    Age 32
    In 1969, she played the title role in the musical Ann Veronica, based on H. G. Wells' novel.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1962
    Age 25
    Millar had one daughter, Lucy Frame (born 1972), by her marriage to Rafael D. Frame, which began in 1962 and ended in 1998 with her death.
    More Details Hide Details She was a practising Christian.
    She began her West End career in 1962 as Cloris in Lock Up Your Daughters.
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  • 1960
    Age 23
    In 1960, Millar travelled to New York to understudy Julie Andrews in Camelot.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1953
    Age 16
    Millar made her first television appearance in 1953, aged 17, in Those Were the Days.
    More Details Hide Details She also made appearances on The Dick Emery Show and The Stanley Baxter Show. Millar gained acclaim for her part in Keeping Up Appearances as Rose, replacing Shirley Stelfox for Series 2 in 1991 as Stelfox had prior commitments to Making Out. Rose was a popular character in the sitcom, with a flair for drama and a fancy for married men. Millar remained with the series through to its conclusion in 1995.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1936
    Born
    Born on July 26, 1936.
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