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Date of Birth 12 February 1870Hoxton, London, England, UK
Date of Death 7 October 1922Golders Green, London, England, UK  (heart and kidney failure)
Birth NameMatilda Alice Victoria Wood

Mini Bio (1)

Marie Lloyd was born on February 12, 1870 in Hoxton, London, England as Matilda Alice Victoria Wood. She was an actress, known for The Man Who Made Good (1917), Animated Portrait: Miss Marie Lloyd (1898) and Marie Lloyd's Little Joke (1909). She was married to Bernard Dillon, Alexander Hurley and Percy Courteney. She died on October 7, 1922 in Golders Green, London.

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Bernard Dillon (21 February 1914 - 7 October 1922) (her death)
Alexander Hurley (27 October 1906 - 6 December 1913) (his death)
Percy Courteney (12 November 1887 - 22 May 1905) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (7)

Sister of stage actress Grace Lloyd and Alice Lloyd.
Although a big star, she joined the pickets in the music hall strike of 1907. When a third-rate singer tried to cross the picket line, Lloyd said "let her through girls, she'll close the music hall faster than we can". The singer was Belle Elmore, later murdered by her husband, Dr Crippen.
Married Bernard Dillon in Fenruary 1914 in the British Consulate, Portland, Oregon. She and Dillon had been denied access to the US a few months earlier because of "lewd and lascivious conduct" - they lived together. (She had only separated from her 2nd husband in 1910, they never divorced)
Mother of Marie Lloyd, (who was usually billed as Marie Lloyd Jr.) (1888-1967).
She was stranded in Cleveland, Ohio during the "White Hurricane Storm" in November 1913. She spent Sunday night on the train to Cincinatti but it never left outside Cleveland. She returned to the Statler Hotel where she stayed until the tracks were cleared for rail travel.
Great aunt of Ian Munro.
Was portrayed by Jessie Wallace in Miss Marie Lloyd (2007).

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