Anna Palk

Anna Palk is a rather lovely leading lady of the 1960’s and 1970’s. Mostly guest appearances in well known shows throughout the 1960’s but secured her best known role in 1969 in The Main Chance. She also made appearances in two cult horror movies The Nightcomers and Horror on Snape Island.

Anna was born 23 October 1941 in Looe, Cornwall, she sadly died young at the age of 48 from cancer on 1 July 1990.


1962: BBC Sunday Night Play: To Whom it May Concern as May
1962: No Hiding Place: The Girl in the Rain as Lucy
1963: It Happened Like This: The Hidden Witness as Marjorie
1963: Suspense: The Patch Card as Pamela
1963: Z Cars: A La Carte as Jenny Middleton
1963: ITV Television Playhouse: Girl in the Office as Ann Price
1963: Comedy Playhouse: The Bachelor Girls as Joan Hunter
1964: Sergeant Cork: The Case of the Hangman’s Noose as Virginia Palmer
1964: ITV Play of the Week: Celebration Dinner as Judy
1964: The Indian Tales of Rudyard Kipling: The Rescue of Pluffles as Minnie Threegan
1964: The Indian Tales of Rudyard Kipling: Three and an Extra as Minnie Threegan
1964: The Count of Monte Cristo (Series) as Valentine de Villefort
1965: Present Laughter (Play) as Daphne Stillington
1966: Major Barbara (Play) as Sarah
1967: Mickey Dunne: The Tar Baby as Raine Fitzgill
1967: Witch Hunt (Series) as Nancy Jones
1968: ITV Playhouse: Camille 68 as Henrietta
1968: Thirty-Minute Theatre: Pleasant Dreams, Fernando as Sally
1969-1972: The Main Chance (Series) as Sarah Courtney
1971: Comedy Playhouse: It’s Awfully Bad For Your Eyes Darling – Pilot as Virginia Walker
1971: Jason King: Wanna Buy A Television Series as Michele Andre
1971: The Persuaders: The Time and the Place as Marie
1972: Spy Trap: Who Among Us? as Mrs Anderson
1972: The Protectors: A King of Wild Justice as Kate Linderman
1973: Dolly: The Other Lady as Miss Nellie Phaeton
1974: ITV Playhouse: The Couch as Kate
1974: Affairs of the Heart: Bessie as Kitty Westgate
1976: ITV Sunday Night Drama: Now is Too Late as Christine
1977: The New Avengers: Hostage as Suzy
1981: Bognor: Unbecoming Habits as Lena Strudwick
1983: Storyboard: Secrets as Sally Longstreet


1962: Play It Cool as Ann Bryant
1964: The Earth Dies Screaming as Lorna Brenard
1965: The Skull as Maid
1966: Fahrenheit 451 as Jackie (Anna was uncredited in this movie)
1966: The Frozen Dead as Jean Norberg
1968: The Tomcat as Girl in cinema
1971: The Nightcomers as New Governess
1972: Horror on Snape island as Nora

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