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Penelope Wilton

English actress
Wilton in Stockholm, November 2013

Dame Penelope Alice Wilton DBE (born 3 June 1946) is a British actress. On television, she is best known for her roles in Ever Decreasing Circles (1984–1989) and Downton Abbey. She appeared in the TV film Half Broken Things in 2007. She also played the recurring role of Harriet Jones in Doctor Who (2005–08).

Wilton's movie appearances include Clockwise (1986), Cry Freedom (1987), Shaun of the Dead (2004), Match Point (2005), Pride & Prejudice (2005), The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011) and The BFG (2016).

Wilton was born in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England. She has been married twice. She has a daughter, Alice (born 1977), with actor Daniel Massey.[1]

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  1. "Obituary: Daniel Massey". The Independent. 28 March 1998. Retrieved 6 January 2017.

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