Judith Amanda "Judy" Geeson (born 10 September 1948) is an English actor.Judith Amanda "Judy" Geeson (born 10 September 1948) is an English actor.
Geeson was born in Arundel, Sussex, England on 10 September 1948. She came from a middle class family; her father edited the National Coal Board magazine. Her sister, Sally Geeson, is also an actress and is known for her roles in British television situation comedies in the 1970s. Geeson attended Corona Stage Academy, making her stage debut in 1957
Her first major film appearance was as wayward teenager Pamela Dare in To Sir, with Love in 1967 alongside Sidney Poitier and popular singer Lulu. In the same year, she appeared inBerserk!. She became well known as a result of a regular role in the BBC early-evening soap opera, The Newcomers. She also had a major role in the popular 1970s costume dramaPoldark as Caroline Penvenen Enys.
Her other notable films include Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush (1967), Prudence and the Pill, 10 Rillington Place, Doomwatch and Brannigan. In the TV series Danger UXB, she played the female lead, Susan Mount, opposite Anthony Andrews and had the lead role of Fulvia in Sci-Fi series Star Maidens.
In 1984, Geeson left London for Los Angeles where she decided to stay. Among other roles she appeared regularly on hit US sitcom Mad About You as the neighbour from Hell, Maggie Conway. She also played the role of Sandrine in the Star Trek Voyager episodes "Twisted" and "The Cloud".
Having always had an interest in antiques, for ten years she ran her own antique store, Blanche & Co, on West 3rd Street in Beverly Hills, in addition accepting occasional acting roles. The store closed in December, 2009.
After appearing in a number of horror films throughout the 70s and 80s, including "Inseminoid", "It Happened at Nightmare Inn", and "Dominique", Geeson has returned to the horror genre for 2012s "The Lords of Salem" directed by Rob Zombie. The film also marks her return to the screen following a nine-year absence.
In the 1970s she lived with the set designer Sean Kenny, until his death in 1973. She was then linked with actor Barry Evans, who starred with her previously in Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush. She was married to the actor Kristoffer Tabori from 1985 until 1989.