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Violet Vanbrugh (1867–1942)

Violet Vanbrugh was born on June 11, 1867 in Exeter, England. She was an actress, known for Pygmalion (1938), Henry VIII (1911) and Captivation (1931). She was married to Arthur Bourchier. She died on November 10, 1942 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 75) in London, England, UK

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Pygmalion Ambassadress
Henry VIII
Henry VIII Queen Katharine
Captivation Lady Froster
Joy Ride
Joy Ride Jennie the Duchess


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 1939 Young Man's Fancy (uncredited)
 1938 Pygmalion
 1935 Joy Ride
Jennie the Duchess
 1931 Captivation
Lady Froster
 1911 Henry VIII (Short)
Queen Katharine

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She acted in the Shakespeare Birthday Festival at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Alec Clunes, Rachel Kempson, Basil Coleman, Henry Baynton, Morland Graham, Jill Esmond, Irene Vanbrugh, Gyles Isham, Stephen Murray, George Hayes, Lawrence Baskomb, Malcolm Keen, Leo Genn, Stuart Burge, Michael Gough, Dorothy Green, ... See more »

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Older sister of actress Irene Vanbrugh. See more »

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