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Dorothy Hyson (1914–1996)

Dorothy Hyson was one of the British cinema and theatre's most gifted players. Noted for her great beauty and striking looks, the songwriters Rogers and Hart dedicated their song, "The Most Beautiful Girl in the World", to her. Her second husband, the actor Anthony Quayle, described her as "the Most Beautiful Creature I Have Ever Seen". She was ... See full bio »


(age 81) in London, England, UK
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Known For

The Ghoul
The Ghoul Betty Harlon
Spare a Copper
Spare a Copper Jane Gray
The Crooked Billet
Sing As We Go!
Sing As We Go! Phyllis Logan


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 1941 You Will Remember
Ellaline Terriss
 1940 Spare a Copper
Jane Gray
 1940 Now You're Talking (Short)
Mrs. Hampton
 1939 L'avare (TV Movie)
Marian - in love with Cleante
 1938 The Constant Nymph (TV Movie)
 1938 The Crooked Billet (TV Movie)
 1934 Sing As We Go!
Phyllis Logan
 1933 Turkey Time
Rose Adair
 1933 Happy
 1933 That's a Good Girl
Moya Malone
 1933 The Ghoul
Betty Harlon
 1933 The Woman in Command
Judy Marvello
 1921 Paying the Piper
Baby (uncredited)
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 1933 Happy (performer: "There Was A Poor Musician")
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 1957 Salute to Show Business (TV Movie)

Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "A Midsummer's Night Dream," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Harry Andrews, Edward Chapman, Robert Helpmann, and John Mills in the cast. Tyrone Guthrie was director. See more »

Alternate Names:

Lady Quayle

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Daughter of Dorothy Dickson. See more »


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