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Moira Shearer (1926–2006)

Moira was born the daughter of Harold V. King in Dunfermline, Scotland. She was educated at Dunfermline High School, Ndola in Zambia (formerly Northern Rhodesia) and Bearsden Academy, Scotland. She received her professional training at the Mayfair School and The Nicholas Legat Studio. She made her debut in the International Ballet with 1941 and ... See full bio »

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 1987 A Simple Man (TV Movie)
 1961 Black Tights
 1960 Peeping Tom
 1955 The Man Who Loved Redheads
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 1953 The Story of Three Loves
Paula Woodward (segment "The Jealous Lover")
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 1985 That's Dancing! (Documentary) (performer: "The Ballet of the Red Shoes")
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 2006 Film 2015 (TV Series) (dedicatee - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 6 February 2006 (2006) ... (dedicatee)
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 2010 Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff (Documentary)
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 1972 The Eurovision Song Contest (TV Special)
Herself - Host
 1970 The Dick Cavett Show (TV Series)
- Episode #4.33 (1970) ... Herself
- Episode #4.22 (1970) ... Herself
 1959 The Election Results (TV Movie)
 1957 Contact (TV Series)
Herself - Interviewee
- Episode #1.4 (1957) ... Herself - Interviewee
 1951 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
- Episode #4.18 (1951) ... Herself
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 1990 The Tales of Helpmann (Documentary)
 1985 That's Dancing! (Documentary)
Herself (clip from "The Red Shoes")
 1958 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
- Episode #11.39 (1958) ... Herself

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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in George Bernard Shaw's play, "Major Barbara," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England, in an Bristol Old Vic Company production with Derek Godfrey, Joseph O'Conor, Peter O'Toole, Alan Dobie, Edward Hardwicke and Phyllida Law in the cast. Moody was director. See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 4 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Lady Kennedy


5' 5" (1.65 m)

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If I am dubious about films and film people; the film industry has only itself to blame. See more »


Later was a book reviewer for the "Daily Journal". See more »

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