Gladys Cooper

Gladys Cooper

Lewisham, London Borough of Lewisham, Greater London, England
Death 17 Nov 1971 (aged 82)
Henley-on-Thames, South Oxfordshire District, Oxfordshire, England
Burial Hampstead, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England
Plot Near the fence opposite the funeral chapels.
Memorial ID 6502786 · View Source
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Actress. She began her career as a chorus-girl line dancer, made her stage début in 1905 at age 17 and became one of the United Kingdoms most renowned performers. DuringWorld War I, she was the British troops' most popular pin-up girl and appeared on Broadway in the 1930s. She appeared in many British one-reeler films and made her first feature Hollywood film in a supporting role debut in "Rebecca" (1940). Appearing in over fifty films, her other credits included "The Black Cat" (1941), "Now Voyager" (1941), "The White Cliffs of Dover" (1943), "The Green Year" (1946), "The Pirate" (1948), "Thunder on the Hill" (1951), "My Fair Lady" (1964) and "A Nice Girl Like Me" (1969). She was nominated three times for the Best Supporting Actress Academy Award and died from pneumonia at the age of 82.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Find a Grave Memorial 6502786
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