She acted in Joseph Kesselring's play, "Arsenic and Old Lace," at the Vaudeville Theatre in London, England with Athene Seyler, Derek Farr, Muriel Pavlow, Neil McCarthy, Desmond Walter-Ellis, and Lewis Casson in the cast.
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Dame Sybil Thorndike | Dame Sybil Thorndyke
5' 4¾" (1.65 m)
Did You Know?
[on her husband] Divorce, never! Murder, often!
Both she and husband Sir Lewis Casson
took a keen interest in politics and were supporters of the Popular Front government in Spain during the Spanish Civil War, which was fighting against the Nazi-supported forces of Francisco Franco
. She joined Emma Goldman, Rebecca West
, Fenner Brockway
and C.E.M. Joad
in establishing the Committee to Aid Homeless Spanish Women and Children. Both she and Lewis...