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Baroness Marcia Matilda Falkender FALKENDER

Baroness Marcia Matilda Falkender FALKENDER, Member of the House of Lords. Commander of the Order of the British Empire, 1970.


  • FALKENDER, Baroness Marcia Matilda Falkender was born on March 10, 1932 in Long Buckby, United Kingdom. Daughter of Harry Field and Dorothy Field (née Cowley).

  • Education

    • High School for Girls, Northampton. Queen Mary College, London University, Bachelor of Arts, history, 1954. Spoken languages: French.


    • Private Secretary to General Secretary, Labour Party, 1954-1956. Private and Political Secretary to Harold Wilson, 1956-1983. Member, Film Industry Working Party, 1975.

      Member, Film Indistry Action Committee, since 1977. House of Lords, since 1974. Professional career: member, Terry Film Committee, 1974-1976.

      International Action Committee on the Film Industry, 1976-1985. The British Screen Advisory Committee, since 1983. Director, Peckham Building Society, 1986-1991.

      Director, South London Investment Corporation, 1986. Lay governor, Queen Mary and Westfield College, London University, since 1987. Chairman, Can Vasback Productions, 1989-1991.

      Columnist, Mail on Sunday, 1983-1988.


    Party affiliation: Labour Party


    Church of England.


    Clubs: Reform Club.



    Recreations: film. New Age, gardening. Film industry.


    • [{"type":"father","name":"Harry Field"},{"type":"mother","name":"Dorothy Field (née Cowley)"},{"type":"spouse","name":"George Edmund Charles Williams"}]
    • father: Harry Field
    • mother: Dorothy Field (née Cowley)
    • spouse: George Edmund Charles Williams
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    Born March 10, 1932