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Irene Vanbrugh (1872–1949)

Irene Vanbrugh was born on December 2, 1872 in Exeter, Devon, England as Irene Barnes. She was an actress, known for Knight Without Armor (1937), The Rise of Catherine the Great (1934) and Wings of the Morning (1937). She was married to Dion Boucicault Jr.. She died on November 30, 1949 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 76) in London, England, UK

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 1946 I Want to Be an Actor (TV Movie)
The Adjudicator
 1945 A Yank in London
Mrs. Catchpole (as Dame Irene Vanbrugh)
 1944 It Happened One Sunday
Mrs. Bellamy
 1937 Knight Without Armor
Duchess of Zorin
 1937 Wings of the Morning
Old Marie
 1935 Escape Me Never
Lady Helen McClean
 1934 The Way of Youth
Mme. Bonnard
 1934 Youthful Folly
Lady Wilmington
 1934 Girls Will Be Boys
Princess of Ehrenstein
 1934 The Rise of Catherine the Great
Princess Anhalt-Zerbst
 1933 Head of the Family
Mrs. Powis-Porter
 1917 Masks and Faces
Peg Woffington
 1916 The Real Thing at Last (Short)
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She acted in Ferenc Molnar's play, "The Swan", at the St. James's Theatre in London, England with Edna Best, Herbert Marshall, Henrietta Watson, Colin Clive, Margaret Watson and Basil Loder in the cast. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Dame Irene Vanbrugh
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Distinguished theatrical actress, on stage from August 1888. Her father was the Dean of Exeter. A star of the West End, Vanbrugh came to be regarded as one of Britain's foremost dramatic performers in plays by Ibsen and playwrights Arthur Wing Pinero and J.M. Barrie, both of whom she was able to count among her friends. See more »

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Sagittarius

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