Joan Young was an English actress, also known for her role as Rachel Lynde in the 1952 TV series Anne of Green Gables. Young had already played the part in the 1944 radio drama where she also provided the voice of Aunt Josephine.



Year Title Role
1937 Victoria the Great Miss Pitt
1943 The Lamp Still Burns Sister Sewerby
1944 Strawberry Roan Mrs. Dibben
1946 School for Secrets Mrs. McVitie
1947 Things Happen at Night Mrs. Venning
1948 Vice Versa Mrs. Grimstone
Easy Money Agnes Watkins
The First Gentleman Mrs. Griffiths
Good-Time Girl Mrs. Bond
The Fallen Idol Mrs. Barrow
1949 The Small Voice Potter
Cardboard Cavalier Maggie
Trottie True Mrs. True
1951 The Daughters of the Late Colonel Nurse Andrews
Hell Is Sold Out Mrs. Gertrude
The Magic Box Dragon
1952 Time, Gentlemen, Please! Mrs. Round
Anne of Green Gables Rachel Lynde
1954 Fast and Loose Mrs. Gullett
Child's Play Mrs. Chizzler
Tons of Money Benita Mullett
1955 The High-Flying Head Martha Holloway
An Alligator Named Daisy Competitor 9
All for Mary Mrs. Hackenfleuger
1956 ITV Play of the Week Mrs. Greevy
TV Reader's Digest Kitty
The Grove Family Ethel
The Unguarded Moment
1956 - 1963 Dixon of Dock Green Various Characters
1957 The Admirable Crichton Mrs. Perkins
1958 The Rough Riders Missy
Maverick Susan Granville
The Inn of the Sixth Happiness Sir Francis' cook
1959 Dial 999 Mrs. Miller
Suddenly, Last Summer Sister Feilcity
1960 Carry On, Constable Suspect
Somerset Maugham Hour
The Richest Man in the World Madame Bordet
ITV Television Playhouse Mrs. Dent
1960 - 1961 The Citadel Ida Sherington
1961 Doctor Knock Farmer's wife
1962 In the Doghouse Middle-Aged Woman
Drama 61-67 Mrs. Green
1962 - 1964 No Hiding Place Alicia Grant / Mrs. Perkins
1963 Jane Eyre Nurse
Stolen Hours
Dr. Kildare Lucy Webber
1964 Teletele Madame Darbedat
The New Interns Alice March
Danger Man Miss Burnham
Mike Mrs. Hoffpepper
1965 Dr. Finlay's Casebook Mrs. Gordon
Thursday Theatre Alice Fuller
The Wednesday Plan Edie
1965 - 1968 Z Cars Mildred Taylor / Mrs. Haines
1966 Doctor Who Catherine de Medici
Thirteen Against Fate Jaja
Big Bad Mouse Lady Chesapeake
1967 The Plank Woman in Bus Queue
1968 The Sex Game Mrs. Pargeter
1969 The Last Shot You Hear Mrs. Jowett
1970 Ours Is a Nice House Bertha Fothergill
1971 The Stanley Baxter Show
For the Love of Ada Fat Elsie
Blood from the Mummy's Tomb Mrs. Caporal
Thirty-Minute Theatre Mam
1972 Big Bad Mouse Lady Chasepeake
1972 - 1974 Sykes Various Characters
1973 Billy Liar Mrs. Pervis
1975 Shades of Greene Woman
1978 The Chiffy Kids Old Lady
1979 Salvage 1 NASA Technician
1980 All Creatures Great and Small Miss Westerman

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Actresses who portrayed Rachel Lynde
Live-action actresses
Sara Haden · Joan Young · Helene Winston · Germaine Giroux · Avis Bunnage · Madge Ryan · Patricia Hamilton
Aira Ronario · Kate Hennig · Corrine Koslo
Voice actresses
Vivienne Chatterton · Joan Young · Terézia Kronerová · Miyoko Asô · Olga Bielska · Ann Beach · Patricia Hamilton
Marianne Muellerleile · Regina Lemnitz
Stage actresses
Maud Whitmore · Sharon Dyer · Cleone Duncan · Denise Fergusson · Lorraine Foreman · Robin Craig
Marlane O'Brien · Pam Stevenson · Charlotte Moore · Nancy Beck · Susan Johnston Collins · Susan Henley
Margot Sampson · Glenda Landry
Actresses who portrayed Josephine Barry
Live-action actresses
Virginia Bedard · Charmion King · Cyrine Javier · Joan Gregson · Deborah Grover
Voice actresses
Vivienne Chatterton · Joan Young · Natsuko Kawaji · Bronisława Gerson-Dobrowolska · Barbara Adolph
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