She acted in Noel Coward's play, "Present Laughter," at the Vaudeville Theatre (West End) in London, England with Donald Sinden, Gwen Watford, and Polly Adams in the cast.
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Miss Dinah Sheridan
5' 6" (1.68 m)
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[on Lionel Jeffries
and The Railway Children
(1970)] He asked me to meet him for lunch. I had my fingers crossed under the table the whole time, hoping he would make a firm offer. We were already on the set when Lionel confessed that he had also had his fingers crossed, hoping I would agree to do it!
Sir John Davis, Managing Director of the Rank Organisation, proposed to Dinah on the condition that she give up acting. She accepted and retired just as stardom hit with the film Genevieve
(1953). The strain of her lost career put too much of a strain on their marriage and they divorced 11 years later.