Person    | Female  Born 20/10/1904  Died 3/6/1986

Anna Neagle

Categories: Cinema, Theatre

Actor. Born Florence Marjorie Robertson in Forest Gate, Essex. After appearing in the chorus of several revues, she changed her name and had her first significant film part in 'Goodnight Vienna' in 1932. This was directd by Herbert Wilcox, whom she married in 1943. Many of her roles portrayed real-life people including Nell Gwynne, Queen Victoria, Florence Nightingale, Amy Johnson and the Special Operations Executive undercover agent, Odette Sansom. Created a D.B.E. in 1969. Died at the Clare House nursing home, Oakcroft Road, West Byfleet, Surrey.

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Anna Neagle

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Anna Neagle and Herbert Wilcox

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