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Overview (3)

Born in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, UK
Died in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA  (complications following a fall)
Birth NameWalter Stott

Mini Bio (1)

Angela Morley was born on March 10, 1924 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England as Walter Stott. She is known for her work on The Slipper and the Rose: The Story of Cinderella (1976), The Little Prince (1974) and Watership Down (1978). She was married to Christine Parker and Beryl Stott. She died on January 14, 2009 in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA.

Spouse (2)

Christine Parker (1970 - 14 January 2009) (his death)
Beryl Stott (? - 1968) (her death) (2 children)

Trivia (6)

Had a sex change operation in 1972.
Former principal saxophonist with the Oscar Rabin band and the Geraldo orchestra in the 1940s.
Conductor of the BBC Radio Orchestra in the 1970s.
In 1970, while still Wally Stott, he married Christine Parker and despite the sex change to become Angela Morley in 1972, they remained together, a close and devoted couple until Angela's death almost thirty-seven years later.
Living in Scottsdale, Arizona since 1994, and before that Los Angeles since 1980. [April 2006]
In 1974, Angela Morley became the first openly transgender person to be nominated for an Academy Award, when she was nominated for one in the category of Best Music, Original Song Score/Adaptation for The Little Prince (1974), a nomination shared with Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe, and Douglas Gamley.

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