Dame Sybil Thorndike
Person Female Born 24/10/1882 Died 9/6/1976
Born Gainsborough, Lincolnshire. Actress. George Bernard Shaw wrote his play Saint Joan with her in mind. Created Dame of the British Empire in 1931. She was married to the actor Sir Lewis Casson. Died at her flat at 98 Swan Court, Chelsea. Buried in Westminster Abbey.