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Overview (2)

Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Died in Romney Marsh, Kent, England, UK

Mini Bio (1)

Victoria Hopper was a popular film and stage actress who appeared in a dozen films between 1933 and 1948. She was a protégé of the director and producer Basil Dean and led a long stage career.

Amongst the highlights of her screen career were the leading role in Lorna Doone (1934) and Laburnum Grove (1936). She died in January 2007 aged 97.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Huw Nathan

Family (1)

Spouse Peter Walter (1951 - 1993)  (his death)
Basil Dean (August 1934 - 1939)  (divorced)

Trivia (2)

Petite, blond leading lady in films for Associated Talking Pictures in the mid-1930's. First discovered during a production at the Webber-Douglas School production of the play "Martine" by Sidney Carroll, who moved the entire production to the Ambassadors Theatre (1933) London. It was after witnessing her performance in the title role that Ivor Novello recommended Victoria Hopper to Film and Theatre director Dasil Dean.
Although she was born in Canada she was raised in the Dunston area of Newcastle Upon Tyne.

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