NORMA COHEN by Leszek Halasa
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601 International House (6th Floor), 223 Regent Street, Mayfair, London W1B 2QD
Phone: 020-7060 4975
Height:4'11" (149cm)
Weight:6st. (38kg)
Playing Age:61 - 70 years
Appearance:Eastern European, Hispanic, Latin American, Mediterranean, White
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Short
Voice Character:Engaging
Voice Quality:Warm


Norma Cohen stars as eccentric landlady Mrs Ellis in upcoming comedy feature film THE FITZROY: premiere as official selection for London Sci-Fi Film Festival: Stratford Picture House, Saturday, April 29th, 2017. trailers:

Film Stage Corporate Television Commercial Voice Over Radio Further Credits
2017, Film, Manicaly Laughing Cat Lady, DION, UWL, Kristaps Lejins
2017, Film, Nancy Atkinson, Gigabyte, Central Film School, Elliott Byrne
2017, Film, Mrs Ellis, The Fitzroy, Dresden Pictures, Andrew Harmer
2014, Film, Spanish Widow, El Funeral De Victor Abano, Freya Berry/Chris Thomas
2013, Film, Elsie, Bertie, The Budgie, Freshcut Media, Rick Frier
2013, Film, La Mama, La Mama, NFTS: Beaconsfield, Kevin Muyolo
2013, Film, Orthodox Jewish Secretary, Say A Little Prayer For Me, London Film School, Ido Zeevi
2012, Film, Jane, As Old As You Feel, London Film School, Stephen Kenny
2012, Film, Katerina, Listen, Unfurling Films, David Rothschild
2012, Film, Joan, Marriage Of Inconvenience, Inventome, Katerina Curtis
2012, Film, Mrs Levy, Reflection, MET, Anirudh Ganapathy
2012, Film, Mrs Harry - Lead Role (Dementia Sufferer), Where Is Harry?, Krakow Film Lab, Malwina Sworczuk
2011, Film, Miss Sophie, Dinner For One, MET, Susannah Bragg
2011, Film, Mother Teresa, Got It, Pulse Films, Jamie Roberts
2011, Film, Prudence - A Bohemian, Windy Day, Royal Holloway, Agnes Zubyte
2010, Film, Ant's Mum (of Ant and Dec), Fan To Friend, Ravensbourne Film College, Hannah Perry
2010, Film, Amalia, obsessive Italian housewife, Genova 1960, Josh Sawley Productions, Josh Sawley
2010, Film, Cleaner, Mercy, Springs Media Production, Nana Obiri Yeboah
2010, Film, Molly - Star of Silent Horror Movies, The Stanville Beast, FilmDirecting4Women, Ruth Torjussen
2009, Film, Nettie Barnshaw, Seeking Refuge, St Pancras Church Crypt, Charlotte Emily Young
2008, Film, Investigative, BNP-style journalist, Handling the Media, GMB Union, Dave Wilde
2008, Film, Mrs Mustafa: Turkish mother, Parkinson's Awareness: NHS, Creation Video, Mark Slocombe
2008, Film, Rachel (mother), The Day I Met My Mother, Stuart Wolpert Productions, Stuart Wolpert
2003, Film, Mrs Grumble, Whodunnit?, Ming Wong Productions, Ming Wong
2002, Film, Alien, Twenty Eight Days Later, 28 Days Later Ltd, Danny Boyle
1998, Feature Film, Mother, Whose Daughter Next?, Barnados, Jeremy Wootliff
1996, Feature Film, Nanny Buttoncap, Fairy Tale - A True Story, Columbia Pictures, Charles Sturridge
2018, Stage, Cabaret Performer/Posh Woman/Minister to the Tsar, The Rasputin Show, Southwark Playhouse, Georgina Sowerby/Richard Williams
2018, Stage, Voice of 98 year old Eric Sanders, Austrian Cultural Forum, Nicola Burnett Smith
2017, Stage, Jasmine, Place To Be: The Launderette, Anima/Rosemary Branch, Henry C. Krempel
2017, Stage, The Reader, BAFTA, Nichola Burnett Smith
2017, Stage, Grandmother Gitel, Gone For A Burton, JW3, Jake Murray
2017, Stage, 76 yr old Rika, Hi-Lo Productions/Yvonne Arnaud/Epsom Playhouse, UPSTAIRS AT THE GATEHOUSE, HIGHGATE, Gail Louw
2016, Stage, Ditsy seaside bookshop manager, Dylis, London Theatre Workshop, Ray Rackham
2016, Stage, Lydia (terrified scrabble player), Waiting For The Q, Tristan Bates, Jenny Foxwell
2016, Stage, Sleuth/Performer, The Wardrobe Project, Graeae/Visible Theatre, Rachel Grunwald
2016, Stage, Greta, Yarning, Birmingham MAC, Trevor Pitt
2015, Stage, Annabella, Man Walking, White Bear Theatre, Jon Gillett
2014, Stage, Various Roles, Who Do We Think We Are?, Southwark Playhouse/Northern Stage/Visible, Sue Lefton
2014, Stage, Hazel, Dusk, Epping Forest, Oliver Lamford/Catherine Willmore
2014, Stage, Ensemble Actor, Visible Theatre Ensemble, Royal Festival Hall
2014, Stage, Liverpudlian Teenager/Campaigning Mother/others, Who do we think we are?, Southwark Playhouse/Visible, Sue Lefton
2013, Stage, Ensemble Actor, Visible Company Of Older Actors, National Theatre Studio, Writer: Sonja Linden, Sue Lefton
2012, Stage, Carer/Wife, Living My Life With Long Tterm Conditions, Age UK Conference, Sonja Linden
2012, Stage, Rochel, Jewish Matriach, POP, Tristan Bates Theatre, Trilby James
2012, Stage, Leie - Jewish Wife, Requiem For A Friday Night, CASA Festival, Daniel Goldman
2011, Stage, The Countess, The Queen Of Spades, Arcola Theatre, Max Hoehn
2011, Stage, Win: Historian, Estate Queen, Without Planning Permission Fluxx, Chris Johnston
2010, Stage, Betsy Pollock MP, Building, Crow Theatre, Natasha Campbell
2010, Stage, Richenda, Does It Come With Ketchup?, Theatre Royal, Stratford East
2010, Stage, Echo - Political Prisoner, Echo,, Mark Butcher
2010, Stage, Myrtle (Cockney Grandmother), The 9.21 To Shrub Hill, Waxwing Theatre/New Diorama, Ed Bartram
2009, Stage, Richenda: Elderly Knitter, Does It Come With Ketchup?, Rosemary Branch Theatre, Nora Connolly
2009, Stage, Compere, Issy Postill Quartet, Mike Collins
2007, Stage, Judy, Goys and Gals, Soho Theatre, Julia Pascal
2007, Stage, Compere, Jonathan G. Quartet, Rosemary Branch
2006, Stage, Nella, That's Up To You, Comrade/Jewish Book Week, Norma Cohen
2005, Stage, Highland Fling & Sand Dance, Chalkwell Ladies Drum'n Bass League, Vibe Bar, Brick Lane, Lorraine Bowen
2005, Stage, Compère, Issy Postill Quarlet, Pizza On The Park, Michael Collins
2002, Stage, Mme Cohen, Oyvey Fung Shway!, Ship Of Fools, Chris Quinn
2002, Stage, Various women, Pinter Revue Sketches, Rosemany Branch, Gari Jones
2001, Stage, Vanilla, Speak Up, Utopia Productions, Frances Rifkin
2000, Stage, Yolande, Clean Sweep, Ship Of Fools, Ellis Linders
1998, Stage, Don Abade, Olimpo, Bonito & Compri/Gate Theatre, Eduardo Bonito
1998, Stage, Madame Fanfulla, Sympathetic Magic, Ship Of Fools/King's Head, Ellis Linders
1997, Stage, Mama Aliah, A Night At The Shopping Mall, New End Theatre, Lucy Pitman-Wallace
1997, Stage, Lily, Any Port In The Storm, Pep Productions, Penny Casdagli
1986, Stage, Dolores Ibarruri - La Pasionaria, The Spanish Play, Pascal Theatre Company/Place Theatre, Julia Pascal
1982, Stage, Dick Whittington's Cat, Dick Whittington, Shaw Theatre, George Layton
1981, Stage, Jane, One For The Road, Century Theatre/Tour, Paul Gibson
1980, Stage, Cabaret Artist, Appearing Live - A Nuclear Cabaret, Cunning Stunts/Tricycle Theatre, Iris Walton
1980, Stage, Alexei Sayle's Mother, The Last Cabaret, Albany Empire, John Burrows
1978, Stage, Dolly Walker, Sir Is Winning, Pirate Jenny, Kate Phelps/Maggie Ford
1978, Stage, Vanilla: School for Clowns, Liverpool Everyman Theatre
1977, Stage, Armchair & Express Train, The Incredible Johnnie Banger, Unicorn Theatre, Nick Barter
1977, Stage, Annie - Market Gardener, Yoga Class, Monstrous Regiment, Caroline Eves
1976, Stage, Wyn (Killer), Peter Flannery's Last Resort, Sidewalk Theatre, John Caird
2017, Corporate, Quirky Glamorous Grandma, TUI, Indy 8, Jason McGuigan
2016, Corporate, Osteoporosis & Diabetes Patient, Life Like Interaction, Milan, Giulio Tavernesi
2015, Corporate, Active Hiker Grandma, Diamond Challenge: Duke of Edinburgh's Award, Agile Films, Orlando Pedretti
2015, Corporate, Support Group Leader, HIV, Gilead, Producer Fiona Watson
2015, Corporate, Sharp New York Art Dealer, Frederic Aranda/Fine Art Bourse, Guy Harris
2015, Corporate, Irate Passenger, Morecambe & Wise Sketch, MTR Crossrail/J9 Imaging, Mark Wesley
2015, Corporate, Irate Passenger, MTR Crossrail, Mark Wesley
2015, Corporate, Ann (Patient), Virtual Mannequin, Emotive, Neil Kumar
2015, Corporate, Cheery Patient, Virtual Mannequin, Emotive, Neil Kumar
2014, Corporate, Faded Eccentric in a Seedy Bar, Paloma Faith: A Perfect Contradiction, Somesuch and Co, Paul Gore
2013, Corporate, COPD Sufferer Paul, Talking Heads Video - Northwest Ambulance Service, Business Activation Theatre, Pual Gilmour
2013, Corporate, Psychiatrist, That's English, Series for Spain, Gill Williams
2012, Corporate, Italian Matriach, M & S, Media Zoo, Peter Ashcroft
2012, Corporate, Cheery Bus Passenger, Unilever, Mother, Anthony Austen
2010, Corporate, Older Hoilday Tripper, Expedia Mood, Casual Films, Will McGregor
2010, Corporate, Charity Worker/Scout Leader, Functional Maths and English (series), Juice Moving Images/Pearson Publishers, Guy Hawkins
2009, Corporate, Investigative Journalist - 2008-2009, Handling The Media, GMB Union, Dave Wilde
2008, Corporate, Journalist, Facing The Media, WEA, Yaron Lapid
2008, Corporate, Turkish Mum, Parkinson's Awareness: NHS, Creation Video, Mark Slocombe
2004, Corporate, Roleplay For Customer Liason Training, Pensioners:Actors Mean Business, Dept Employment & Pensions
2003, Corporate, Banker, Free Man's Friend:Rise & Fall of Investment Banks, Lessons Learned, Tim Parkman
2003, Corporate, Market Trader/Secretary, Money Laundering, Adrian Taylor Productions
1999, Corporate, Eccentric Viewer, Ice, BBC Television, Sarah Barnett
1998, Corporate, Rita, NHS:The Future Issue, Alternative Media, Gerard Brown
2014, Television, Muriel, Comedy Pilot, Funky Tivi, Jerome Rehioui
2013, Television, Psychiatrist, That's English!, Wildside Productions/Spanish TV, Gill Williams
2012, Television, Intrepid Pensioner on Mobility Scooter, The Chronicles Of Professor Elemental, Petworth House, Benjamin Field
2011, Television, Cheerleader, Odd One In, Zeppotron, Steve Smith
2011, Television, Miss Higgins - a busybody, That's English, Hightown Productions/Spanish TV, Benjamin Field
2001, Television, Brum and the Golden Loo, Ragdoll For BBC Television, Chris Bernard
2001, Television, Brum and the River Races, Ragdoll For BBC Television, Chris Bernard
Television, Rosie The Cleaner, Dick Whittington, ETV
Television, The Cleaner, Get Off Me: The World of Noble & Silver, Chrysalis/E4, Paul Thomas
Television, Cinema Usherette, Lenny Henry Show, BBC Television, Geoff Posner
Television, Beatrice, Much Ado About Nothing, BBC Training Department
Television, Dancing Bumble Bee, New Cabaret, HTV, John Head
Television, Emma Goldman, Romance & Heroines, Channel 4/Co-Option
Television, Mum, Tuckers Luck, BBC Television, Margie Barbour
Television, Psychiatric Patient, We're Not Mad, We're Angry, Channel 4/Eleventh Hour
2018, Commercial, Mediterranean Grandma, Walker's Crisps, AMVBBDO, Ben Gregor
2018, Commercial, Edna Italian-American body double, New York Bagel Company, Park Village, Nick Carman
2018, Commercial, Neighbour, Legal & General Over 50s Life Insurance, Jackie Oudney
2018, Commercial, Bench Pressing Wife Agatha, House Simple, Minds Eye, Brad Lubin
2018, Commercial, The Mother, Young Fathers, Stink Films, Salomon Ligthelm
2017, Commercial, Quirky, Glam Grandma, Leisure Brand, Indy 8, Jason McGuigan
2014, Commercial, Oral B for Christmas, Tantrum, Stephen Pipe
2013, Commercial, Tasered Tea lady, Paddy Power, Rattling Stick, Andy McLeod
2012, Commercial, Glamorous Grandmother, Billy Boy Condoms, Love Films, Dan Sully
2012, Commercial, Surreal Dog Walker, Future Is Dave, UKTV/Red Bee Media, Chris Balmond
2012, Commercial, Second Witch 'Macbeth', Olympics/Mexico, RSA Films, Felipe Fernandez del Paso
2002, Commercial, Housewife, AOL, Mortimer, Whittaker, O'Sullivan, Jimmy Quiggley
2002, Commercial, Dancing Cleaner, Music Live Jubilee, BBC Television, Fatima Andrade
1998, Commercial, Hands, Ecover
1997, Commercial, Flying Granny, Instant Lottery, Saatchi And Saatchi, Steve Lowe
1995, Commercial, Deli Customer, Pepperami, Bare Boards Productions, Ken Lidster
Voice Over
2014, Voice Over, Golders Green Ma, Fade To Blackout, Ben Bazell
2013, Voice Over, Grandmother, Olympia Mobile Phones, Germany, Patrick Gather
2012, Voice Over, Cheery, re-animated wife, Tired Of Swimming, Anna Eijsbouts
2010, Voice Over, Granny/Spoof Pitch, BBH Ad. Agency
2003, Voice Over, Mother, A Lot For Nothing, Sergio Escudero Productions
2001, Voice Over, Matron, Breaking Through, Mind Citizens, Frances Rifkin
1998, Voice Over, Israeli/Arab/Rumanian/German Voices, Witness: Events Of Our Time, 21st Century Film, Ashley Siddaway
1998, Voice Over, Various international voices, Witness:Events Of Our Time, 21st Century Film, Ellis Elias
2005, Radio, Betty, Liverpool Mother, That's Up To You, Comrade, Broadly Entertainments
2002, Radio, Ida-New York Dental Patient, Teeth, BBC Training, David Hunter
1986, Radio, Farmer's Wife, Avalanche Of Cows, Alfred Bradley
1986, Radio, Gypsy/Child, The First Time, Alfred Bradley
1985, Radio, Luverpudlian Policewoman, Kewpie Doll, Alfred Bradley
Radio, Ida (New Yorker), Teeth, BBC Training, David Hunter
Radio, Betty Levy, That's Up To You, Comrade, Broadley Entertainments, Norma Cohen
Radio, The First Time/Kewpie Doll/Avalanche of Cows, BBC Radio 4, Alfred Bradley
Further Credits
2014, Music Video, Paloma Faith, Somesuch
2013, Still Photography, Getty Close Up Photo Shoot, Dolding Productions, Nick Dolding


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
Cockney, Italian, Liverpool*, Northern, RP*
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, French, German
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Aerobics, Ballet, Ballroom Dancing*, Cabaret Dancing*, Choreography*, Contemporary Dance*, Flamenco, Folk Dancing*, Greek Dancing, Highland Dancing*, Jazz Dancing, Jive*, Latin American*, National Dancing*, Period Dancing*, Tap
Performance:Clown, Compere, Stand-up Comic
(* = highly skilled)
Tai Chi*, Yoga*
Other Skills:Mime



Movement & Dance Teacher/Devising/Drama Workshop/Leader/Journalist/Role Play/Presenting

Member of The Script Readers Equity play reading group: Theatre Royal, Stratford East.

Original member of Friends Road Show.

Created VITAL SPARKS: to run Interview & Presentation Skills workshops.