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Jean Anderson (12 December 1907 – 1 April 2001) was an English actress born in Eastbourne, Sussex. She is best remembered for her television roles as hard-faced matriarch Mary Hammond in the 1970s BBC drama The Brothers and as rebellious aristocrat Lady Jocelyn "Joss" Holbrook in the 1980s Second World War series Tenko .
She is also notable for playing the role of the Mother in The Railway Children in two separate BBC adaptations in 1951 and 1957.
Other TV credits include: Police Surgeon, Maigret, The Odd Man, The Man in Room 17, The Borderers, Paul Temple, Codename, Oil Strike North, Miss Marple, Inspector Morse, Keeping Up Appearances and Hetty Wainthropp Investigates.
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