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Anna Neagle (1904–1986)


Dame Anna Neagle, the endearingly popular British star during WWII, was born Florence Marjorie Robertson and began dancing as a professional in chorus lines at age 14. She starred with actor Jack Buchanan in the musical "Stand Up and Sing" in the West End and earned her big break when producer/director Herbert Wilcox, who had caught the show ... See full bio »

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Known For

Odette
Odette Odette Sanson / Marie / Lise
(1950)
Victoria the Great
Victoria the Great Queen Victoria
(1937)
Irene
Irene Irene O'Dare
(1940)
Nurse Edith Cavell
Nurse Edith Cavell Nurse Edith Cavell
(1939)

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 1959 The Lady Is a Square
Frances Baring
 1958 The Man Who Wouldn't Talk
Mary Randall, Q.C.
 1957 No Time for Tears
Matron Eleanor Hammond
 1956 Teenage Bad Girl
Valerie Carr
 1955 King's Rhapsody
Marta Karillos
 1954 Let's Make Up
Carole Beaumont / Lillian Grey / Nell Gwynn / ...
 1952 Derby Day
Lady Helen Forbes
 1950 Odette
Odette Sanson / Marie / Lise
 1948 Elizabeth of Ladymead
Beth in 1854 / Elizabeth in 1903 / Betty in 1919 / ...
 1948 Spring in Park Lane
Judy Howard
 1946 Piccadilly Incident
Diana Fraser
 1943 Yellow Canary
Sally Maitland
 1943 Forever and a Day
Susan Trenchard
 1941 Sunny
Sunny O'Sullivan
 1937 Backstage
Marjorie Kaye
 1936 The Show Goes On
Pat
 1935 Peg of Old Drury
Peg Woffington
 1934 Runaway Queen
Queen Nadina
 1933 The Little Damozel
Julie Alardy
 1932 The Flag Lieutenant
Hermione Wynne
 1932 Magic Night
Viki
 1930 Should a Doctor Tell?
Muriel Ashton
 1930 The Chinese Bungalow
Charlotte
 1930 School for Scandal
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1929 Those Who Love
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "As You Like It," at the Open Air Theatre in Regents Park, London, England with Jack Hawkins CBE, John Drinkwater, Leslie French, Nigel Playfair, Robert Eddison, and Margaretta Scott in the cast. Sir Robert Atkins was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | 17 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dame Anna Neagle

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Personal Quote:

[Asked in a 1985 interview if her films had a feminist point of view] "Instinctively, yes, not consciously. I feel very strongly for women's emancipation. Now it's accepted, of course, but at the time some of the characters I played lived, it wasn't accepted.

Trivia:

She was awarded the DBE (Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1969 Queen's Birthday Honours List for her services to drama. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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