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N. C. Hunter

(1908—1971)

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Edith Evans

Edith Evans  

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(1888–1976)English actress; made DBE in 1946. After beginning her career with William Poel and then touring with Ellen Terry, she established herself in the 1920s as a distinguished London ...
Frith Banbury

Frith Banbury  

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(1912–2008),English actor, manager, and director, who made his first appearance on the stage in 1933, and played a wide variety of parts, both in straight plays and revues, before ...
Googie Withers

Googie Withers  

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(1917–2011),English actress, born in India, who studied for the stage under Italia Conti and made her début in the children's play The Windmill Man (1929) by Frederick Bowyer. She ...
Irene Worth

Irene Worth  

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(1916–2002)American actress. Worth made her professional debut in 1942 in Escape Me Never. In 1944 she left New York for London, where she spent the next 30 years, in ...
Jessica Tandy

Jessica Tandy  

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(b. London, 7 June 1909; d. Easton, Connecticut, 11 Sept. 1994)Actress who made her London debut in 1927 and her New York debut three years later. Before moving permanently ...
John Gielgud

John Gielgud  

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(1904–2000), actor and director.A grandnephew of Ellen Terry, the slightly arch, musical‐voiced actor first appeared in New York in 1928 as the Grand Duke Alexander in The Patriot. However ...
Michael Redgrave

Michael Redgrave  

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(1908–85)English actor. At the Old Vic he played Orlando to Edith Evans's Rosalind in As You Like It (1936) and Laertes to Olivier's Hamlet (1937). In contemporary plays his ...
Ralph Richardson

Ralph Richardson  

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(1902–83), actor.The excellent, if somewhat stiffly mannered English performer made his American debut as Mercutio and the Chorus in Katharine Cornell's Romeo and Juliet in 1935. He returned in ...
Saville Theatre

Saville Theatre  

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London, in Shaftesbury Avenue, seating 1,250 on three tiers. It opened in 1931 with a series of musical plays, and the theatre continued to house musical comedy and revue until ...
Sybil Thorndike

Sybil Thorndike  

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(1882–1976)English actress who worked first with Ben Greet's company, and then at the Gaiety Theatre, Manchester. There she married Lewis Casson in 1908, and acted, often under his direction ...
Vanessa Redgrave

Vanessa Redgrave  

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(1937– )British actress, who is known for both her films and her political activity.The daughter of Sir Michael Redgrave, whose own parents were actors, Vanessa Redgrave trained at the Central School ...
Wendy Hiller

Wendy Hiller  

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(b. Bramhall, Cheshire, 15 Aug. 1912)Actress. A student at the Manchester Repertory Theatre, where she made her acting debut in 1930, she first appeared in the West End as ...

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