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Moira Shearer (Moira Shearer King)

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Biography

Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, UK
Moira was born the daughter of Harold V. King in Dunfermline, Scotland. She was educated at Dunfermline High School, Ndola in Zambia (formerly Northern Rhodesia) and Bearsden Academy, Scotland. She received her professional training at the Mayfair School and The Nicholas Legat Studio. She made her debut in the International Ballet with 1941 and then danced at Sadler's Wells in 1942. From 1942 to 1952 she danced all the major classic roles and a full repertoire of revivals and new ballets. Her first ballet role was "Sleeping Beauty" at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden in 1946. Read more...

Actor

Character: Victoria Page

The Red Shoes 1948

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Character: Stella / Olympia

The Tales of Hoffmann 1951

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Character: Paula Woodward

The Story of Three Loves 1953

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Character: Sylvia / Daphne / Olga / Colette

The Man Who Loved Redheads 1955

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