Moira Shearer

Moira Shearer

Birth
Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
Death 31 Jan 2006 (aged 80)
Oxford, City of Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
Burial Durisdeer, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
Memorial ID 13202082 · View Source
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Ballerina, Actress. She starred in the film "The Red Shoes" in 1948, inspiring thousands of young girls to study ballet. Born in Dunfermline, Scotland, she began ballet lessons at age 6, was invited to join the Sadler Wells ballet company of London at age 16, and became it's prima ballerina at age 26. She died of undisclosed causes at Oxford, England.

Bio by: Kelly Whyte


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Kelly Whyte
  • Added: 1 Feb 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 13202082
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Moira Shearer (17 Jan 1926–31 Jan 2006), Find a Grave Memorial no. 13202082, citing Durisdeer Parish Churchyard, Durisdeer, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland ; Maintained by Find A Grave .