Estelle Kohler

Born in South Africa, actress Estelle Kohler is best known for her work on English TV in the 1970’s, especially a lead role in the third season of The Main Chance. Her main career was on the stage though, especially with The Royal Shakespeare Company.

She was born 28 March 1940.


1968: The Admirable Crichton (play) as Lady Agatha
1971: Public Eye: Slip Home in the Dark as Barbara Pitt
1971: Shakespeare’s Island (Documentary) as Herself
1972: The Main Chance (Series) as Hilary Nash/Main
1976: The Lively Arts – Magazine show featuring a segment from the play The Late Bourgeois World in which Estelle played Liz.
1976: Flight of the Heron (Serial) as Alison Grant
1976: The Mind Beyond: The Daedalus Equations as Mary Stannage
1978: BBC Play of the Month: The Beaux Stratagem as Mrs Sullen
1981: Screenplay: Paradise is Closing Down as Anna
1981: BBC Television Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night’s Dream as Hippolyta
1985: Mr Palfrey of Westminster: Freedom from Longing as Martina
1986: Death is Part of the Process (TV Movie) as Margie Slater
1999: The Winter’s Tale (Play) as Paulina

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