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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 The Way of Youth (1934). 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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Known For

Knight Without Armor
(1937)
The Rise of Catherine the Great
The Rise of Catherine the Great Princess Anhalt-Zerbst
(1934)
The Way of Youth
The Way of Youth Madame Bonnard
(1934)
Wings of the Morning
(1937)

Filmography

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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
 1937 Wings of the Morning
Old Marie
 1935 Escape Me Never
Lady Helen McClean
 1934 Youthful Folly
Lady Wilmington
 1934 The Way of Youth
Madame Bonnard
 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)
Lady
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in W. Somerset Maugham's play, "The Land of Promise", at the Duke of York's Theatre in London, England with Godfrey Tearle and C.V. France in the cast. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Dame Irene Vanbrugh
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Trivia:

She was awarded the DBE (Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1941 King's New Year Honours List for her services to drama. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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