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Joan Cross (1900–1993)

Joan Cross was born on September 7, 1900 in London, England. She is known for her work on The Beggar's Opera (1953), The Case of the Smiling Widow (1957) and Face the Music (1967). She died on December 12, 1993 in Aldeburgh, Suffolk, England. See full bio »

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Known For

The Beggar's Opera
The Beggar's Opera Singing voice
The Case of the Smiling Widow
The Case of the Smiling Widow Maid (Nancy Morgan)
Face the Music
Face the Music Herself - Guest
La Bohème
La Bohème Herself


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 1957 The Case of the Smiling Widow (Short)
Maid (Nancy Morgan)
 1953 The Beggar's Opera
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 1969 NET Opera Theater (TV Series) (staged by - 1 episode)
- Peter Grimes (1969) ... (staged by)
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 1973 Face the Music (TV Series)
Herself - Guest
- Episode dated 16 July 1973 (1973) ... Herself - Guest
 1966 La Bohème (TV Movie)

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Other Works:

She acted in "Shakespeare's Birthday Festival," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Ben Greet, Ernest Milton, Frank Vosper, Robert Atkins, Russell Thorndike, Eric Portman, Ion Swinley, Esme Church, Beatrice Wilson, Horace Sequeira, John Laurie, Barbara Everest, Marie Ney, Hay Petrie, and Adele Dixon in the cast. ... See more »

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She was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1951 King's Honours List for her services to music.

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