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Carol Coombe (1911–1966)

Carol Coombe was born on September 20, 1911 in Perth, Western Australia, Australia as Gwendoline Carol Akhurst Coombe. She was an actress, known for The Man Without a Face (1935), Double Bluff (1933) and Help Yourself (1932). She was married to Guiseppe Lopez and Ronald Armstrong-Jones. She died on October 4, 1966 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. See full bio »


(age 55) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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 1962 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Margaret Nolan
- Time to Kill (1962) ... Margaret Nolan
 1962 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Mrs. Thistleton
- The Mortimer Touch (1962) ... Mrs. Thistleton
 1946 Woman to Woman
Sylvia's Secretary
 1935 Straight from the Heart
Mrs. Haines
 1934 The Man Who Reclaimed His Head
Clerk (uncredited)
 1934 Great Expectations (unconfirmed)
 1933 My Lucky Star
 1933 Double Bluff (Short)
Mrs. Shaw
 1932 The Rasp (Short)
Dora Masterson
 1932 The Strangler
Billie Southgate
 1932 Help Yourself
 1931 The Ghost Train
Elsie Bryant

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She acted in S.I. Hsiung's play, "Lady Precious Stream", at the Little Theatre in John Street, London, England by the People's National Theatre with Louise Hampton, Fabia Drake, Wilfred Fletcher, Roger Livesey, Charles Lefeaux, Edith Sharpe, Esme Percy, Mabel Constanduros, Viola Lyel, Clifford Bartlett and Andrew Leigh in the ... See more »

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Signed to a seven-year contract by Universal. She was set to star as Estella in Great Expectations (1934) before Jane Wyatt was cast. She seems to have appeared in the film in some other, uncredited capacity. She broke her contract and returned to London after four months to resume theater roles. See more »

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