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Coral Browne (1913–1991)

Australian actress who worked primarily in Britain and specialized in superior, upper-crust sorts. Browne began her stage career in Melbourne but moved to England at the age of 21 and quickly brightened the West End with her sharp delivery and stylish sense of comedy. Her film appearances were sporadic, though she made several pictures memorable ... See full bio »

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 1987 Sparky's Magic Piano (Video) (voice)
 1984 American Dreamer
Margaret McMann
 1982 Eleanor, First Lady of the World (TV Movie)
Lady Reading
 1980 Xanadu
Female Heavenly Voice (voice)
 1979 Time Express (TV Series)
Margaret Winters
- The Death/Boxer (1979) ... Margaret Winters
- Rodeo/Cop (1979) ... Margaret Winters
- The Copy-Writer/The Figure Skater (1979) ... Margaret Winters
- Garbage Man/Doctor's Wife (1979) ... Margaret Winters
 1975 The Drowning Pool
 1973 Theatre of Blood
Miss Chloe Moon
 1972 Stage 2 (TV Series)
Mrs. Warren
 1968 The Legend of Lylah Clare
Molly Luther
 1967 The Night of the Generals
Eleanore von Seidlitz-Gabler
 1963 Tamahine
Madame Becque
 1962 Go to Blazes
 1956 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
 1956 London Playhouse (TV Series)
Amanda Pinkerton
- The Guv'nor (1956) ... Amanda Pinkerton
 1955 Simon and Laura (TV Movie)
Laura Foster
 1954 Twist of Fate
 1952 Affairs of State (TV Movie)
 1947 Kathy's Love Affair
 1946 Piccadilly Incident
Virginia Pearson
 1940 To Hell with Hitler
 1939 The Nursemaid Who Disappeared
Mabel Barnes
 1938 Yellow Sands
Emma Copplestone
 1938 We're Going to Be Rich
 1936 Guilty Melody
 1936 The Amateur Gentleman
Pauline Darville
 1935 Charing Cross Road
Lady Ruston
 1935 Line Engaged
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Other Works:

She acted in Edward Bond's play, "The Sea", at the Royal Court Theatre in London, England with Ian Holm in the cast. William Gaskill was the director. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | 1 Pictorial | See more »

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Personal Quote:

"I married Vincent Price very late in both our lives. It was chiefly because, even if Vincent can be a bit moody and frightening at times, loneliness is even more frightful. Without a husband, even an actress doesn't get invited out much". See more »


According to the biography of Coral by Barbara Angell, Coral was bisexual. Her first husband, actor Philip Pearman was gay. Among her male dalliances: Paul Robeson, Christopher Cazenove, Cecil Beaton, Michael Hordern and British spy Guy Burgess. See more »

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