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 Imogen Hassall

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Imogen Hassall

  • Birth 25 Aug 1942 Surrey, England
  • Death 16 Nov 1980 Greater London, England
  • Burial Wimbledon, London Borough of Merton, Greater London, England
  • Memorial ID 20195548

Actress. Known as "The Countess of Cleavage" or "The Queen of the Premieres",names which were given to her due to her habit of appearing at film premieres in revealing dresses. During the 1960s and early 1970s, she was an international B-movie starlet and starred in "When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth" (1969), "Incense for the Damned" (1970) and "Carry On Loving" (1970). She was famed for her celebrity appearances rather than for her acting skills, and was often a favourite object for the British tabloid newspapers. In later years her acting work began to ebb away and she worked in a London bar. She was found dead of an Tuinal overdose by a friend at her Wimbledon home, and her death was ruled a suicide.

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  • Originally Created by: Butterfly
  • Added: 1 Jul 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20195548
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Imogen Hassall (25 Aug 1942–16 Nov 1980), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20195548, citing Gap Road Cemetery, Wimbledon, London Borough of Merton, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .