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Laura Smithson (1878–1963)

Laura Smithson was born on February 14, 1878 in Stockton-on-Tees, England as Laura Ann Smithson. She was an actress, known for The Ghost Train (1937), A Broken Romance (1929) and South Riding (1938). She died on December 20, 1963 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 85) in London, England, UK

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The Ghost Train Miss Bourne
A Broken Romance Lalla Watkins
South Riding Mrs. Brimsley
Men Are Not Gods Katherine


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 1938 The Dear Departed (TV Short)
Mrs. Slater
 1938 I See Ice (uncredited)
 1938 South Riding
Mrs. Brimsley
 1937 The Ghost Train (TV Short)
Miss Bourne
 1937 The Cavalier of the Streets
Mrs. Rudd
 1936 Men Are Not Gods
 1936 Rembrandt
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1931 Other People's Sins
Tragedian's wife (uncredited)
 1929 A Broken Romance
Lalla Watkins

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She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Romeo & Juliet," at the Open Air Theatre in Regents Park, London, England with Griffith Jones, Margaretta Scott, Eric Dance, Henry Baynton, Leslie French, Hubert Gregg MBE, Terence De Marney, Sir Ben Greet, Sydney Bromley, Michael Martin-Harvey, and Greer Garson in the cast. Sir Robert ... See more »

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Father: James Smithson; Mother: Margaret Ann Chalder.

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