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Born: 19 June 1865 Died: 29 May 1948

Country of origin: United Kingdom

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Ben Webster


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Description: She made her first major Hollywood film appearance, recreating her stage role in the film Night Must Fall (1937), which also starred Robert Montgomery and Rosalind Russell, and received a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. This led to several supporting roles in films including that of the 'vanishing lady', "Miss Froy", in Alfred Hitchcock's The Lady Vanishes (1938). She moved permanently to the USA (although she never became a U.S. citizen) in 1939 and appeared both on stage and in Hollywood films where she usually played wealthy dowagers. It was one such part, as "Lady Beldon" ... (more)
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Rating:
7.5
397 Watched
2. Suspicion (1941)
Rating:
7.3
340 Watched
3. Gaslight (1944)
Rating:
7.7
242 Watched
4. Mrs. Miniver (1942)
Rating:
7.4
109 Watched
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6.5
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"DAME MAY WHITTY19 June 1865 Appearances: 2The Lady Vanishes (1938)MISS FROYSuspicion (1941)MRS. McLAIDLAW"



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