Person    | Female  Born 24/10/1882  Died 9/6/1976

Dame Sybil Thorndike

Categories: Cinema, Theatre

Born Gainsborough, Lincolnshire. Actor. 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.

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Dame Sybil Thorndike

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Dame Sybil Thorndike

English Heritage Dame Sybil Thorndike, 1882-1976, actress, lived here, 1921-...

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Saville Theatre - Saint Joan

George Bernard Shaw wrote his play Saint Joan with Thorndike in mind, and thi...

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