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Anna Neagle (Florence Marjorie Robertson)

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Biography

Forest Gate, Essex, England, UK
Dame Anna Neagle, the endearingly popular British star during WWII, was born Florence Marjorie Robertson and began dancing as a professional in chorus lines at age 14. She starred with actor Jack Buchanan in the musical "Stand Up and Sing" in the West End and earned her big break when producer/director Herbert Wilcox, who had caught the show purposely to consider Buchanan for an upcoming film, was also taken (and smitten) by Anna, casting her as well in the process. Thus began one of the most exclusive and successful partnerships in the British cinema. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Irene O'Dare

Irene 1940

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Character: Sunny O'Sullivan

Sunny 1941

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Character: Susan Trenchard

Forever and a Day 1943

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Character: Lady Patricia Fairfax

I Live in Grosvenor Square 1945

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Character: Eileen Grahame

Maytime in Mayfair 1949

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Character: Carole Beaumont / Lillian Grey / Nell Gwynn / Queen Victoria

Lilacs in the Spring 1954

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Character: Matron Eleanor Hammond

No Time for Tears 1957

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Character: Frances Baring

The Lady Is a Square 1959

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Character: Odette Sanson / Marie / Lise

Odette 1950

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Character: Nurse Edith Cavell

Nurse Edith Cavell 1939

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Character: Fanny Soane

Tales of the Unexpected 1979

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