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Diana Wynyard (Dorothy Isobel Cox)

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London, England, UK
One of the outstanding stage actresses of her time, Diana Wynyard will always be remembered for her unforgettable performance in the British version of the thriller Gaslight (1940) (re-made in Hollywood in 1944 with Ingrid Bergman). Starring opposite the great Anton Walbrook, she played the part of terrorized Bella Mallen (driven to the point of insanity by her evil husband) with an ethereal, haunted fragility. Diana Wynyard was educated at the Woodford School in Croydon and first appeared on the stage in London in 1925, debuting in 'Sorry, You've been Troubled' as Lady Sheridan. Read more...

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Character: Bella Mallen

Gaslight 1940

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Character: Mary Disraeli

The Prime Minister 1941

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Character: Mrs. Fleury

Island in the Sun 1957

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