Sylvia Anderson (I) (1927–2016)

Writer | Actress | Sound Department
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KNOWN FOR 
Thunderbirds (1965-1966) | Space: 1999 (1975-1977) | Journey to the Far Side of the Sun (1969)
AKA 
Sylvia Thamm
BORN 
Mar 25, 1927 (died Mar 15, 2016)
HEIGHT 
5' 4" (1.63m)

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Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (10 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (22 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Thunderbirds Are GoThunderbirds Are Go (TV Series) Writer (creator: original series) ( 39 episodes, 2015–2017 ) , Great Aunt Sylvia ( 1 episode, 2015 ) , Writer (bases on an original story by) ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015–2017 39
    • Escape Proof (Apr 21, 2017) Writer (creator: original series)  Less
    • Fight or Flight (Apr 21, 2017) Writer (creator: original series)  Less
    • Weather or Not (Apr 21, 2017) Writer (creator: original series)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Thunderbirds Are MinecraftThunderbirds Are Minecraft (TV Series) In Memory Of  Less 2015– 
  • Primary photo for ThunderbirdsThunderbirds (TV Series) Lady Penelope Creighton-Ward / Elaine Wickfen / Cynthia ( 3 episodes, 2015 ) , Writer (creator) ( 2 episodes, 2015 ) , Writer (creator: Thunderbirds) ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 3
    • The Stately Homes Robberies (2015) Lady Penelope Creighton-Ward / Elaine Wickfen / Cynthia (archive footage), Writer (creator)  Less
    • The Abominable Snowman (2015) Lady Penelope Creighton-Ward (archive footage), Writer (creator: Thunderbirds)  Less
    • Introducing Thunderbirds (2015) Lady Penelope Creighton-Ward (archive footage), Writer (creator)  Less
  • Primary photo for Absolutely FabulousAbsolutely Fabulous (TV Series) Lady Penelope ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1994 1
    • Hospital (Jan 27, 1994) Lady Penelope (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for Cosmic PrincessCosmic Princess (TV Movie) Writer (creator) (uncredited)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Revenge of the Mysterons from MarsRevenge of the Mysterons from Mars (TV Movie) Linda Nolan / Receptionist (archive footage), Writer (creator)  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Captain Scarlet vs. the MysteronsCaptain Scarlet vs. the Mysterons (TV Movie) Melody Angel, Writer (creator), Writer  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Destination Moonbase-AlphaDestination Moonbase-Alpha (TV Movie) Writer (creator)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Space: 1999Space: 1999 (TV Series) Writer (series creator) ( 24 episodes, 1975–1976 ) , Producer ( 24 episodes, 1975–1976 ) , Writer (creator) ( 23 episodes, 1976–1977 ) , Writer (format creator) ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1975–1977 48
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  • Primary photo for Alien AttackAlien Attack (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer (creator)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Journey Through the Black SunJourney Through the Black Sun (TV Movie) Producer, Writer (creator)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for UFOUFO (TV Series) Writer (format) ( 26 episodes, 1970–1973 ) , Costume Designer ( 26 episodes, 1970–1973 ) , Producer ( 1 episode, 1970 ) , Writer (teleplay) ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970–1973 26
    • The Long Sleep (Mar 15, 1973) Costume Designer (fashions: Century 21), Writer (format)  Less
    • The Responsibility Seat (Mar 8, 1973) Costume Designer (fashions: Century 21), Writer (format)  Less
    • Reflections in the Water (Jul 24, 1971) Costume Designer (fashions: Century 21), Writer (format)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The ProtectorsThe Protectors (TV Series) Writer ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for The Secret ServiceThe Secret Service (TV Series) Mrs. Appleby / Anne Soames / Jackie / Telephone Voice ( 13 episodes, 1969 ) , Writer (creator) ( 13 episodes, 1969 ) , Writer (format) ( 1 episode, 1969 ) , Writer (teleplay) ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969 13
    • More Haste, Less Speed (Dec 14, 1969) Mrs. Appleby (voice), Writer (creator)  Less
    • Mayday! Mayday! (Dec 7, 1969) Actress (voice) (credit only), Writer (creator)  Less
    • School for Spies (Nov 30, 1969) Actress (voice) (credit only), Writer (creator)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Joe 90Joe 90 (TV Series) Writer (creator) ( 30 episodes, 1968–1969 ) , Mrs. Ada Harris / Sylv / Angela Davies / Stewardess / Clerk / Nurse Linda / Nurse / Mrs. Mary Rose ( 9 episodes, 1968–1969 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968–1969 30
    • The Birthday (Apr 20, 1969) Mrs. Ada Harris (voice), Writer (creator)  Less
    • Trial at Sea (Apr 13, 1969) Writer (creator)  Less
    • Test Flight (Apr 6, 1969) Writer (creator)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Captain Scarlet and the MysteronsCaptain Scarlet and the Mysterons (TV Series) Writer (format) ( 32 episodes, 1967–1968 ) , Writer (characters) ( 32 episodes, 1967–1968 ) , Vice President's Wife / Judith Chapman / Receptionist / Melody Angel / Linda Nolan / Gabrielle ( 31 episodes, 1967–1968 ) , Linda Nolan ( 1 episode, 1968 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967–1968 32
    • The Inquisition (May 14, 1968) Linda Nolan (archive footage), Writer (characters), Writer (format)  Less
    • Attack on Cloudbase (May 7, 1968) Actress (voice) (credit only), Writer (characters), Writer (format)  Less
    • Flight to Atlantica (Apr 30, 1968) Actress (voice) (credit only), Writer (characters), Writer (format)  Less
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  • Primary photo for ThunderbirdsThunderbirds (TV Series) Lady Penelope Creighton-Ward / Nicky / Nurse Nimmo / Professor Mitchell / Bingo Winner / Madeline / Telephone Operator / Maria / Chip Morrison / Lady Penelope Creighton-Ward (featured in Day of Disaster) / Make-Up Girl / Mrs. Files / Mrs. Godolphin / Air Terrainean Hostess / Parola Sands Page / Bob Williams / Fireflash Stewardess / Lady Penelope / Ma Tuttle / Blanche Carter / Tommy Carter / Tannoy / Lil / Gladys Saltzman / Air Terrainean Guide ( 32 episodes, 1965–1966 ) , Script Supervisor ( 31 episodes, 1965–1966 ) , Character Visualisation ( 26 episodes, 1965–1966 ) , Writer (created by) ( 25 episodes, 1965–1966 ) , Characters Created By ( 6 episodes, 1966 ) , Writer (creator) ( 4 episodes, 1966 ) , Writer (characters created by) ( 2 episodes, 1966 ) , Writer (teleplay by) ( 1 episode, 1965 ) , Performer ("Dangerous Game") ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1965–1966 32
    • Give or Take a Million (Nov 27, 1966) Lady Penelope Creighton-Ward / Nicky / Nurse Nimmo (voice), Characters Created By, Script Supervisor, Script Supervisor, Writer (created by) (uncredited)  Less
    • Ricochet (Oct 30, 1966) Professor Mitchell (voice), Characters Created By, Script Supervisor, Writer (created by) (uncredited)  Less
    • Lord Parker's 'Oliday (Oct 23, 1966) Lady Penelope Creighton-Ward / Bingo Winner (voice), Characters Created By, Script Supervisor, Script Supervisor, Writer (characters created by)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Des O'Connor ShowThe Des O'Connor Show (TV Series) Lady Penelope ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966 1
    • Episode #4.1 (Oct 20, 1966) Lady Penelope (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for StingrayStingray (TV Series) Characterisation Supervision ( 39 episodes, 1964–1965 ) , Dialogue Supervision ( 39 episodes, 1964–1965 ) , Script Supervision ( 36 episodes, 1964–1965 ) , Writer (created by) ( 33 episodes, 1964–1965 ) , Writer (creator) ( 5 episodes, 1965 ) , Writer (teleplay by) ( 3 episodes, 1964–1965 ) , Barry Byrne / Marina ( 2 episodes, 1964 ) , Characterization Supervisor ( 2 episodes, 1965 ) , Script Supervisor ( 1 episode, 1964 )  Less 1964–1965 39
    • Aquanaut of the Year (Jun 27, 1965) Characterisation Supervision, Dialogue Supervision, Writer (created by) (uncredited), Writer (teleplay by)  Less
    • Marineville Traitor (Jun 20, 1965) Script Supervision, Characterisation Supervision, Dialogue Supervision, Writer (created by) (uncredited)  Less
    • Hostages of the Deep (Jun 13, 1965) Script Supervision, Characterisation Supervision, Dialogue Supervision, Writer (created by) (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Fireball XL5Fireball XL5 (TV Series) Doctor Venus / Jonathan Zero / Venus / Dcotor Venus / Eleanor Zero / Aphros / Griselda the Space Spy / Alarm Service ( 39 episodes, 1962–1963 ) , Writer (creator) ( 39 episodes, 1962–1963 ) , Script Supervisor ( 4 episodes, 1962–1963 ) , Writer ( 2 episodes, 1962–1963 )  Less 1962–1963 39
    • Space Magnet (Oct 27, 1963) Doctor Venus (voice), Script Supervisor, Writer (creator)  Less
    • Sabotage (Oct 20, 1963) Doctor Venus (voice), Writer (creator)  Less
    • Hypnotic Sphere (Oct 13, 1963) Doctor Venus (voice), Script Supervisor, Writer (creator)  Less
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  • Primary photo for SupercarSupercar (TV Series) Jimmy Gibson / Freda / Aunt Heidi / Zizi / Secretary / Shopper / Miss Chevenitch / Princess Medina / Lotus Blossom / Eileen O'Farrell / Princess Caroline / Felicity Farnsworth / Switchboard Operator ( 39 episodes, 1961–1962 ) , Writer ( 13 episodes, 1962 ) , Writer ( 4 episodes, 1961 ) , Dialogue Director ( 3 episodes, 1961 ) , Dialogue Direction ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961–1962 39
    • King Kool (Apr 29, 1962) Jimmy Gibson (voice) (as Sylvia Thamm), Writer  Less
    • Transatlantic Cable (Apr 22, 1962) Jimmy Gibson / Freda (voice) (as Sylvia Thamm), Writer  Less
    • The Day That Time Stood Still (Apr 15, 1962) Jimmy Gibson / Aunt Heidi / Zizi (voice) (as Sylvia Thamm), Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Four Feather FallsFour Feather Falls (TV Series) Continuity ( 3 episodes, 1960 )  Less 1960 3
Self (17 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Sound of ITV: The Nation's Favourite Theme TunesThe Sound of ITV: The Nation's Favourite Theme Tunes (TV Movie) Herself - Co-Creator, Thunderbirds  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The One ShowThe One Show (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Reggie & Thunderbirds: No Strings AttachedReggie & Thunderbirds: No Strings Attached (TV Movie) Herself  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Filmed in SupermarionationFilmed in Supermarionation Herself - Interviewee / Lady Penelope  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for 50 Greatest Kids Shows50 Greatest Kids Shows (TV Movie) Herself  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for A Wonderland of StardustA Wonderland of Stardust (Video) Herself  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The Alan Titchmarsh ShowThe Alan Titchmarsh Show (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for All About 'Thunderbirds'All About 'Thunderbirds' (TV Movie) Herself  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Children's TV on TrialChildren's TV on Trial (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007
    • 1960s (May 28, 2007) Herself  Less
  • Primary photo for TV's Greatest CarsTV's Greatest Cars (TV Movie) Herself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Thunderbirds Are GO!: Factory of Dolls and RocketsThunderbirds Are GO!: Factory of Dolls and Rockets (Video) Herself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Thunderbirds Are GO!: History and AppealThunderbirds Are GO!: History and Appeal (Video) Self  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for This MorningThis Morning (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for I Love ChristmasI Love Christmas (TV Special) Herself  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Surprise Surprise!Surprise Surprise! (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Call My BluffCall My Bluff (TV Series) Herself ( 2 episodes, 1971 )  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for ATV TodayATV Today (TV Series) Herself - interviewee ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966
Archive Footage (3 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for 2016: We Remember Part Two2016: We Remember Part Two (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for ThunderbirdsThunderbirds (TV Series) Lady Penelope Creighton-Ward / Elaine Wickfen / Cynthia ( 3 episodes, 2015 )  Less 2015
    • The Stately Homes Robberies (2015) Lady Penelope Creighton-Ward / Elaine Wickfen / Cynthia (archive footage)  Less
    • The Abominable Snowman (2015) Lady Penelope Creighton-Ward (archive footage)  Less
    • Introducing Thunderbirds (2015) Lady Penelope Creighton-Ward (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Captain Scarlet and the MysteronsCaptain Scarlet and the Mysterons (TV Series) Linda Nolan ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968
    • The Inquisition (May 14, 1968) Linda Nolan (archive footage)  Less
Domestic gross includes USA and Canada.

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