Florence Desmond Poster


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Overview (4)

Born in Islington, London, England, UK
Died in Guildford, Surrey, England, UK
Birth NameFlorence Elizabeth Dawson
Height 5' 3½" (1.61 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Florence Desmond was born on May 31, 1905 in Islington, London, England as Florence Elizabeth Dawson. She was an actress, known for Sally in Our Alley (1931), Some Girls Do (1969) and Gay Love (1934). She was married to Charles Hughesdon and Tom Campbell Black. She died on January 16, 1993 in Guildford, Surrey, England.

Spouse (2)

Charles Hughesdon (23 September 1937 - 16 January 1993) (her death) (1 child)
Tom Campbell Black (1935 - 1936) (his death)

Trivia (3)

Also an impersonator of famous stars
Sister of the comedy acrobat Fred Desmond from the "Desmond and Marks" double act
British dancer and cabaret star, on stage from the age of ten. A gifted impersonator, capable of playing multiple roles during a performance. Considerably more prolific on stage and radio than on screen. Toured army camps with ENSA during World War II. Retired in 1953.

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