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Evelyn Laye (1900–1996)

London-born Evelyn Laye, daughter of actor parents, was already treading the boards at the age of two. Her father managed the Palace Theatre in Brighton and this was where Evelyn first made a name for herself. A seasoned stage performer by the age of fifteen, she graduated to the London West End three years later in a small part in "The Beauty ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 95) in London, England, UK

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Known For

One Heavenly Night
(1931)
Evensong
Evensong Madame Irela (Maggie O'Neil)
(1934)
Alexandra
Alexandra Princess Elaine
(1934)
The Night Is Young
The Night Is Young Elizabeth Katherine Anne 'Lisl' Gluck
(1935)

Filmography

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 1988 Sun Child (TV Movie)
Mrs. Whicker
 1988 The Woman He Loved (TV Movie)
Lady Cunard
 1987 My Family and Other Animals (TV Series)
Mrs. Kralefsky
- Episode #1.8 (1987) ... Mrs. Kralefsky
 1985 Storyboard (TV Series)
Dowager Lady Brompton
- Ladies in Charge (1985) ... Dowager Lady Brompton
 1984 Love and Marriage (TV Series)
Mother
- Home Is the Sailor (1984) ... Mother
 1983 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Mrs. Standing
- Clerical Error (1983) ... Mrs. Standing
 1983 Number 10 (TV Mini-Series)
Lady Chesterfield
- Dizzy (1983) ... Lady Chesterfield
 1982 All for Love (TV Series)
Mother
- A Bit of Singing and Dancing (1982) ... Mother
 1980 Never Never Land
Millie
 1971 Say Hello to Yesterday
Woman's mother
 1970 Love, I Think
Cynthia Pitman
 1967 Blood Fiend
Madame Angelique
 1957-1960 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Lady Dodo Fitzadam / Lady Marlowe
- The Amorous Prawn (1960) ... Lady Dodo Fitzadam
- Silver Wedding (1957) ... Lady Marlowe
 1958 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
 1935 The Night Is Young
Elizabeth Katherine Anne 'Lisl' Gluck
 1934 Evensong
Madame Irela (Maggie O'Neil)
 1931 One Heavenly Night
Lilli
 1927 The Luck of the Navy
Cynthia Eden
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Gustav Kerker and CMS McLellan's musical, "The Belle of New York," in a Rodney Ackland production at the London Coliseum in London, England with Billy Tasker, Billy Danvers, and Enid Stamp Taylor in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 4 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »
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Trivia:

Published her autobiography 'Boo To My Friends' in 1958. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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