She acted in John Van Druten's play, "The Distaff Side," at the Streatham Hill Theatre in Streatham Hill, London, England with Martita Hunt, Dorothy Holmes-Gore, Haidee Wright, Robert Horton, and Clifford Evans in the cast. Auriol Lee was director.
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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!
Sybil and husband Sir Lewis Casson
were involved in the early days of British Equity, The Arts Council, The Old Vic, the National Theatre, Chichester Festival Theatre and, of course, the Thorndike Theatre in Leatherhead, which has since closed. Both Dame Sybil and Sir Lewis died at the ages of 93. Lewis died in May of 1969, a few months before the opening of The Thorndike Theatre in September.