Day 113 – Caroline Blakiston
Caroline Blakiston played Mon Montha in Return fo the Jedi. She was the first actress to play this role. Blakiston has been working as an actress for over fifty years and she’s not letting her age (85) slow her down.
Early in her career Blakiston appeared in three episodes of the 1961-1967 series The Avengers. Most of her work has been on television – she has appeared on dozens of series, mini-series, and TV movies over the years. She is probably best known for playing Lady Patience Hardacre on the 1983-1990 series Brass. More recently she played Aunt Agatha on the TV series Poldark (2015-2017).
Here’s Carolin Blakiston talking about her role on Poldark. have no fear, she is still playing women who are forces to be reckoned with.
Start from the beginning of the 365 Days of Star Wars Women project on the January Page.