Gabrielle Drake

Gabrielle Drake


Gabrielle Drake was born on Mar 30, 1944 in British India [now Pakistan]. Gabrielle Drake's big-screen debut came with The Man Outside directed by Samuel Gallu in 1967. Gabrielle Drake is known for The Inspector Lynley Mysteries directed by Richard Laxton, Nathaniel Parker stars as Thomas Lynley and Sharon Small as Barbara Havers. The upcoming new tvshow Gabrielle Drake plays is The Inspector Lynley Mysteries - Season 4 which will be released on Mar 11, 2001.

Gabrielle Drake was born March 30, 1944 in Lahore, Pakistan. Her father worked in an import/export company or as an engineer and she spent her first 8 years travelling around Burma, India, and the Orient. The family returned to England when Gabrielle was eight years old, after which they moved back near Stratford-upon-Avon. She was educated at Wycombe Abbey School for Girls in High Wycombe. After leaving school, she spent some time in Paris as an au pair girl looking after a family with four children. She then trained for several years at the Royal Academy for Dramatic Arts, then she joined a group of other recently graduated students to form the Everyman Theatre in Liverpool.Gabrielle stayed at the Everyman for three years and then became the youngest acting member during the reopening season of the famed Malvern Theatre Company. Afterwards she joined the Birmingham Repertory Company and perfected her craft at Manchester's Royal Exchange, the Bristol Old Vic, the New Shakespeare Company and The Young Vic in productions as diverse as "The Cherry Orchard", "Titus Andronicus", "A Phoenix Too Frequent" and "Comedy of Errors".Gabrielle made her television debut in Intrigue (1966) and then guested in "The Hidden Tiger", an episode of Chapeau melon et bottes de cuir (1961). She went on to appear in guest roles on Coronation Street (1960), Le Saint (1962), Les champions (1968), Journey to the Unknown (1968), and Virgin of the Secret Service (1968) before landing the role of Lt. Gay Ellis in Gerry Anderson's Alerte dans l'espace (1970). Then she made her feature film debut co-starring in Double jeu (1969), and also appeared in Chambres communicantes (1970).After completing work on UFO, she appeared in a series of sex comedy films such as Une fille dans ma soupe (1970), Caresses Intimes (1972), Au Pair Girls (1972) and Maris en quête de sensations (1972), but was also much seen on television, in particular as Jill Hammond in The Brothers (1972) which made her a household name.

  • Birthday

    Mar 30, 1944
  • Place of Birth

    Lahore, Punjab, British India [now Pakistan]
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