Frances de la Tour



Place of birth:

Bovingdon, Hertfordshire, England, UK:


Frances de la Tour is an English television, stage and film actress, known for her role as Miss Ruth Jones in the television sitcom "Rising Damp" from 1974 until 1978; Madame Olympe Maxime in "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" (2005) and "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1" (2010) and Mrs. Lintott in Alan Bennett's "The History Boys". She is a Tony Award winner and three-time Olivier Award winner.

Film Credits

Dolittle (2020)
as Dragon (voice)
The Highway Rat (2019)
as The Rabbit (voice)
Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)
as Aunt Imogene (uncredited)
The Lady in the Van (2015)
as Ursula Vaughan Williams
Miss You Already (2015)
as Jill the Wigmaker
Mr. Holmes (2015)
as Madame Schirmer
Survivor (2015)
as Sally
Into the Woods (2014)
as Giant
National Theatre Live: Fifty Years on Stage (2013)
as Kay
Trap for Cinderella (2013)
as Aunt Elinor
National Theatre Live: People (2013)
Suspension of Disbelief (2012)
as Nesta
Private Peaceful (2012)
as Grandma Wolf
Hugo (2011)
as Madame Emilie
The Nutcracker (2010)
as The Rat Queen / Frau Eva
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)
as Madame Olympe Maxime
National Theatre Live: The Habit of Art (2010)
Alice in Wonderland (2010)
as Aunt Imogene
The Book of Eli (2010)
as Martha
The History Boys (2006)
as Mrs. Lintott
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
as Madame Olympe Maxime
The Cherry Orchard (1999)
as Charlotte Ivanovna
The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling (1997)
Genghis Cohn (1994)
as Dr. Helga Feuchtwanger
Genghis Cohn (1994)
as Dr. Helga Feuchtwanger, Psychiatrist
Bejewelled (1991)
Strike It Rich (1990)
Murder with Mirrors (1985)
as Miss Bellaver
Rising Damp (1980)
as Miss Jones
Wombling Free (1977)
as Julia Frogmorton
To the Devil a Daughter (1976)
as Salvation Army Major
All Good Men (1974)
Right To Work March (1972)
as Elizabeth I
Our Miss Fred (1972)
as Miss Lockhart
Every Home Should Have One (1970)
as Maud Crape
Enola Holmes ()