Jump to: Overview (2) | Mini Bio (1) | Spouse (1) | Trivia (4)

Overview (2)

Date of Birth 9 March 1873Ramsgate, Kent, England, UK
Date of Death 17 September 1948London, England, UK  (heart attack)

Mini Bio (1)

Lilian Braithwaite was born on March 9, 1873 in Ramsgate, Kent, England. She was an actress, known for The World's Desire (1915), General Post (1920) and Because (1918). She was married to Gerald Lawrence. She died on September 17, 1948 in London, England.

Spouse (1)

Gerald Lawrence (? - 17 September 1948) (her death) (1 child)

Trivia (4)

Mother of actress Joyce Carey.
Dame Lilian Braithwaite was essentially a theatre actress who made few films. Played Ivor Novello's mother in Hitchcock's "Downhill", but few of her other films are of note. Only made one film after 1932 - "A Man About the House". Knighted as a Dame Commander of the British Empire (D.B.E.) by the King for her services to the arts.
She was awarded Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the King's Honours List for her services to drama.
A clergyman's daughter, on stage from 1900.

See also

Other Works | Publicity Listings | Official Sites | Contact Info

Contribute to This Page