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Deborah Kerr

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Kerr in 1973, by Allan Warren

Source: Wikipedia

Deborah Kerr CBE (/kɑr/; born Deborah Jane Kerr-Trimmer; 30 September 1921 – 16 October 2007) was a Scottish-born film, theatre and television actress. During her career, she won a Golden Globe for her performance as Anna Leonowens in the motion picture The King and I and the Sarah Siddons Award for her performance as "Laura Reynolds" in the play Tea and Sympathy (a role she originated on Broadway). She was also a three-time winner of the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress.

Fact file

  • Born: Deborah Jane Kerr-Trimmer 30 September 1921 Helensburgh, Scotland, UK
  • Died: 16 October 2007 (aged 86) Botesdale, Suffolk, England, UK
  • Resting place: St Mary's Church, Redgrave
  • Occupation: Actress
  • Years active: 1940–1986
  • Spouse(s): Anthony Bartley (married 1945, divorced 1959) Peter Viertel (married 1960–2007; her death)
  • Children: Melanie Jane Bartley (born 1947) Francesca Ann Bartley (born 1951) Christine Viertel (stepdaughter)

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Variety, 2016-07-25 15:51:46
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West End's From Here to Eternity to Shutter at Shaftesbury Theatre
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The world premiere production of Tim Rice, Stuart Brayson and Bill Oakes's musical From Here to Eternity, based on James Jones's 1951 debut novel that's best known for the 1953 Oscar-winning film that starred Burt Lancaster, Frank Sinatra, Montgomery Clift, Ernest Borgnine, Deborah Kerr and Donna Reed, will close March ...

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