Tuesday, August 19, 2014

RIP Imogen Bain

British actress Imogen Bain died in London on July 5, 2014. The daughter of actor Jessie Evans and director Donald Bain, Imogen Bain overcame childhood dyslexia to follow them on to stage, television and film. As a child actor, she played Leonard Rossiter’s daughter in Peter Everett’s ‘The Baby’s Name Being Kitchener’ for the BBC’s Thirty-Minute Theatre in 1973. Her film career began in the gritty 1982 drama “Scrubbers”. Other notable appearances included Hollywood blockbusters “Robin Hood – Prince of Thieves” (1991), “The Phantom of the Opera” (2004), and Steven Berkoff’s 1994 adaptation of “Decadence”. She appeared in a 1993 western episode of British TV’s ‘Red Dwarf’ as Lola called Gunmen of the Apocalypse.

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