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Born in Williton, Somerset, England, UK
Died in Guernsey, Channel Islands, UK  (following a stroke)
Birth NameMary Biddulph
Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Mary Barclay was born on July 20, 1916 in Williton, Somerset, England as Mary Biddulph. She was an actress, known for BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950), A Touch of Class (1973) and Alexander Graham Bell (1965). She was married to David Taylor and Richard Barclay. She died on February 19, 2008 in Guernsey, Channel Islands, UK.

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David Taylor (1987 - 19 February 2008) ( her death)
Richard Barclay (1940 - 1985) ( his death)

Trivia (2)

After World War II, she and her husband Richard Barclay emigrated to Canada, where she landed her first film role in "Sins of the Fathers". The couple returned to Britain in 1956, where she continued her stage, film, and television appearances.
She excelled in classics at Cambridge University. After she was turned down by the Civil Service Board, she lived in London with actor/songwriter Ivor Novello's mother, who taught her to sing and play piano. She later enrolled in the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

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