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Kay Hammond (I) (1909–1980)


Delightful, sophisticated English actress, daughter of the distinguished thespian Sir Guy Standing. Kay trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London and was taught elocution by Mrs. Patrick Campbell. She made her theatrical debut in "Tilly of Bloomsbury" in 1927. Within just a few years, she had established herself as a regular on the ... See full bio »

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Known For

Blithe Spirit
Blithe Spirit Elvira Condomine
(1945)
Yes, Madam
Yes, Madam Pansy Beresford
(1933)
Jeannie
Jeannie Margaret
(1941)
Pygmalion
Pygmalion Eliza Doolittle
(1954)

Filmography

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 1961 Five Golden Hours
Martha
 1959 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Louise Yeyder
- Gilt and Gingerbread (1959) ... Louise Yeyder
 1957 Sergeant Preston of the Yukon (TV Series)
Anna Nelson
- Three Men in Black (1957) ... Anna Nelson
 1955 ITV Opening Night at the Guildhall (TV Movie)
Amanda Prynne
 1955 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Saleswoman
- Mink Coat (1955) ... Saleswoman
 1954 Pygmalion (TV Movie)
Eliza Doolittle
 1953 Henry V (TV Movie)
Princess Katherine
 1948 Call of the Blood
Dr. Anne Lester
 1945 Blithe Spirit
Elvira Condomine
 1941 Jeannie
Margaret
 1936 Two on a Doorstep
Jill Day
 1934 Bypass to Happiness
Dinah
 1933 Britannia of Billingsgate
Pearl Bolton
 1933 The Umbrella
Mabel
 1933 Sleeping Car
Simone
 1933 Bitter Sweet
Gussi
 1933 Yes, Madam
Pansy Beresford
 1932 The Third String
Hebe Tucker
 1932 Sally Bishop
Janet Hallard
 1932 Money Means Nothing
Angel
 1932 Nine Till Six
Beatrice
 1932 A Night Like This
Mimi - Cocktail Shaker (uncredited)
 1931 Out of the Blue
Angela Tucker
 1931 Venetian Nights
Helen
 1931 Almost a Divorce
Maisie
 1931 Night in Montmartre
Margot
 1931 Fascination
Kay
 1930 Children of Chance
Joyce
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in William Congreve's play, "The Way of the World", at the Savile Theatre in London, England with Sir John Clements, Margaretta Scott, Dame Margaret Rutherford OBE and Rosalind Knight in the cast. See more »

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Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Mother of John Standing. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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