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Iris Hoey (1885–1979)

Iris Hoey was born on July 17, 1885 in London, England. She was an actress, known for Pygmalion (1938), Those Were the Days (1934) and Her Reputation (1931). She was married to Max Leeds and Cyril Raymond. She died on May 13, 1979 in London. See full bio »


(age 93) in London, England, UK
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 1949 Poet's Pub
Lady Keith
 1940 The Midas Touch
Ellie Morgan
 1938 Let's Make a Night of It
Laura Boydell
 1938 Pygmalion
Ysabel, Social Reporter
 1938 Jane Steps Out
Mrs. Wilton
 1938 The Terror
Mrs. Elvery
 1937 The Perfect Crime
Mrs. Pennypacker
 1936 The Limping Man
Mrs. Paget
 1936 The Tenth Man
Lady Etchingham
 1936 A Star Fell from Heaven
Frau Heinmeyer
 1936 Living Dangerously
Lady Annesley
 1935 Once in a Million
Mrs. Fenwick
 1935 Regal Cavalcade
Waitress (uncredited)
 1931 Her Reputation
Dultitia Sloane
 1922/I East Lynne (Short)
Isabel Carlyle

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She acted in James Bridie and Claud Gurney's play, "Mary Read-Dragoon and Pirate," at His Majesty's Theatre in London, England with Robert Donat, Flora Robson, Claude Allister, Beatrice Wilson, Betty Hardy, Wilfrid Walter, Marie Dainton, Charles Farrell, John Turnbull, Evan Thomas, and George Benson in the cast. Tyrone Guthrie ... See more »

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British leading lady of the Edwardian stage, trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Began her theatrical career in 1903.

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