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Nancy Burne was born in London, England. She was half Scottish, half Irish and made her professional debut as the Princess, the leading child's part in "The Windmill Man". She had two climbs to leading roles on the West End stage, and both of them included the job of understudying June, the first time in "Clowns In Clover" and the second time in "Over The Page". In 1932 she was espied by film scouts in the revue "Ballyhoo", and very soon after she was given her first screen role - the lead opposite Stanley Lupino in "Facing the Music". Read more... film in 1939, and died in 1954 aged just 41 years old.