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Margaret Rutherford

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Margaret Rutherford

Person  Female  Born 11/5/1892  Died 22/5/1972

Categories: Theatre, Cinema

Stage and film actress. Born Margaret Taylor Rutherford in Balham. She was well into her thirties before she started acting, but rapidly established herself as a much sought after character actress. Most famously she played the part of Madame Arcati in Noel Coward's 'Blithe Spirit', both on stage and film, and appeared as Agatha Christie's Miss Marple in four films. Created a Dame in 1967. While living at Henley she would swim in the Thames to ease her depression. Lived for a time in Old Hall, South Grove, Highgate, at the same time as Rumer Godden was there, in separate flats. Rutherford died in the Chalfont and Gerrards Cross Hospital, Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire.

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Margaret Rutherford

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Margaret Rutherford - Balham

Margaret Rutherford, 1892 - 1972, theatre and film actress born and raised he...

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Margaret Rutherford - Wimbledon

Dame Margaret Rutherford, 1892 - 1972, actress, lived here, 1895 - 1920. Engl...

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