Nicola Pagett

Nicola Pagett: ‘Upstairs Downstairs’ actor who entertained millions

Nicola Pagett, who has died of a brain tumour aged 75, soared to stardom in the television period drama Upstairs Downstairs as Elizabeth, a Conservative politician’s headstrong, rebellious daughter bringing her passionately held socialist beliefs and tortured love to the Bellamy household of 165 Eaton Place, in London’s posh Belgravia district.The drama, following the lives of a wealthy family and their servants in the first three decades of the 20th century, gripped up to 300 million viewers in 50 countries over five series between 1971 and 1975, and won seven Emmy Awards in the US.Pagett, keen to take other roles,...
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Nicola Pagett, Upstairs, Downstairs star who excelled on stage and wrote about her manic depression – obituary

Nicola Pagett, who has died from a brain tumour aged 75, was the feline beauty with saucer eyes whose roles included Elizabeth Bellamy in the popular ITV 1970s costume drama Upstairs, Downstairs, the title role of Anna Karenina in the BBC’s 10-episode epic of 1977 and the promiscuous Liz Badger in the ITV comedy series A Bit of a Do (1989), co-starring David Jason.

Upstairs, Downstairs actress Nicola Pagett dies aged 75

Actress Nicola Pagett has died aged 75 after being diagnosed with a brain tumour, her family has confirmed. Pagett was best known for playing Elizabeth Bellamy, the rebellious daughter of Richard and Lady Marjorie, in 1970s TV series Upstairs, Downstairs. Performances in Harold Pinter plays, notably 1985's Old Times, also...
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Nicola Pagett, Actress in 'Upstairs, Downstairs,' Dies at 75

She also starred as Anna Karenina and in Pinter plays and appeared in films including 'There's a Girl in My Soup' and 'An Awfully Big Adventure.'. Nicola Pagett, who portrayed the rebellious daughter Elizabeth Bellamy on the acclaimed 1970s British miniseries Upstairs, Downstairs, died Wednesday of complications from a brain tumor, The Guardian reported. She was 75.