Joan Hickson (Performer) | Playbill

Joan Hickson


She is best known, however, for the role she earned at age 78: Agatha Christie's pesky, matronly sleuth, Miss Marple, in the popular BBC series seen widely in the U.S. on the A&E cable channel. Her mannish looks and arched eyebrows in the series made her an indelible presence. She played the role until she was 90.

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  • Also Known As: Joan Hickson
  • Death: Oct 17, 1998


Drama Desk Award
1979 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Nominee
Tony Award
1979 Best Featured Actress in a Play Winner

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