Adrianne Allen
Actress
Adrianne Allen
Adrianne Allen was an English stage actress. Most often seen in light comedy, played Sybil Chase in the original West End production of Private Lives and Elizabeth Bennet in the 1935 Broadway production of Pride and Prejudice. She appeared in several films and was the mother of Daniel and Anna Massey.
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The daughter of Canadian actor Raymond Massey and British actress Adrianne Allen, she made her West End debut at 17 in "The Reluctant Debutante." She had roles in films including "Peeping Tom" and "Frenzy." She was a stalwart of British period dramas
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Anna Massey, TV and Film Actress, Dies at 73 - New York Times
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11, 1937, into a prominent acting family: her father was the Canadian actor Raymond Massey, her mother was the British actress Adrianne Allen, and her brother Daniel also became an actor. She made her West End stage debut at 17 in “The Reluctant
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İngiliz aktris kansere yenildi - HABERTURK
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Massey'nin babası Kanadalı aktör Raymond Massey, annesi İngiliz aktris Adrianne Allen'di. Massey, tiyatro sahnelerine 17 yaşında adım attı, 1958'de aynı zamanda vaftiz babası da olan ünlü yönetmen John Ford'un “Gideon's Day” adlı filminde ilk kez
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E' morta Anna Massey - Il Sole 24 Ore
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Nata l'11 agosto 1937 a Thakeham, nel West Sussex (Inghilterra), era figlia dell'attore canadese hollywoodiano Raymond Massey e dell'attrice inglese Adrianne Allen. Anna Massey fu sposata per quattro anni, fino al 1962, con l'attore inglese Jeremy
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British actress Anna Massey dies at 73 - CBS News
Google News - over 5 years
The daughter of Canadian actor Raymond Massey and British actress Adrianne Allen, Massey was a stalwart of period dramas, appearing in television adaptations of Thomas Hardy's "Tess of the D'Urbervilles," Charles Dickens' "Oliver Twist" and many others ... - -
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actress Anna Massey dies at 73 - Sacramento Bee
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The actress was born in 1937 into a performing family - her father was Canadian actor Raymond Massey and her mother British actress Adrianne Allen. Her brother Daniel Massey also became an actor, and her godfather was director John Ford
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DVDs | Paramount's Uptown Depression
NYTimes - almost 8 years
THANKS to the busy folks at Warner Home Video, Warner Brothers' street-level view of the Great Depression has become quite familiar. The studio's Depression landscape -- empathetic views of the working-class unemployed hustling in dingy urban environments or trudging through the ruined countryside -- can be explored in considerable depth in boxed
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AT THE MOVIES
NYTimes - almost 15 years
Earnestness, Still Important Oliver Parker's new film adaptation of the classic Oscar Wilde comedy ''The Importance of Being Earnest'' finds Anna Massey returning to a familiar role, that of Miss Prism, the absent-minded governess. ''I played it in 1983 at the National Theater,'' Ms. Massey said, speaking by phone from her home in London. ''I'm a
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Daniel Massey, a Stage Actor With Great Range, Dies at 64
NYTimes - about 19 years
Daniel Massey, a stylish and versatile actor who performed with equal ease in plays by Shaw, Wilde and Pinter as well as in Broadway musicals and was for many years an important member of the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal National Theater, died on Wednesday in a London hospital. He was 64. He had been suffering from Hodgkin's disease and
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Daniel Massey's Quirks Have Made His Stage Career
NYTimes - over 20 years
WHEN THE RENOWNED German conductor Wilhelm Furtwangler walks stiffly onto the stage of the Brooks Atkinson Theater on Thursday, the opening night of the play ''Taking Sides,'' a handful of first-nighters may dimly discern, under Daniel Massey's bald pate, fierce brows and heavy jowls, the disarmingly bashful leading man of the cult Broadway musical
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Adrianne Allen, 86, A British Specialist In Light Comedies
NYTimes - over 23 years
Adrianne Allen, a winsome British actress who appeared on Broadway in the 1930's, 40's and 50's, and also acted in films, died on Tuesday in Montreux, Switzerland. She was 86 years and lived outside Montreux. The British newspaper The Independent said she had suffered from cancer and other illnesses. Miss Allen, who specialized in light comedy, won
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Timeline
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1993
    Age 86
    She died from cancer on 14 September 1993 in Montreux, Switzerland.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1958
    Age 51
    Her acting career ended in 1958.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1957
    Age 50
    She starred in more films, and appeared on British television, before returning to Broadway in 1957, where she starred alongside her daughter in The Reluctant Debutante.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1942
    Age 35
    In 1942, she played Doris, a former barmaid who married a Polish count, in the original London production of Terence Rattigan's play Flare Path.
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  • 1939
    Age 32
    Her marriage ended in divorce in 1939.
    More Details Hide Details During this time she appeared on Broadway (in Cynara and as Gladys Cooper in The Shining Hour) and in several films, most notably Merrily We Go to Hell. Following her divorce, she married an American lawyer, William Whitney.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1930
    Age 23
    Her first West End appearance followed in July 1930, where she played the role of Sibyl in Noël Coward's Private Lives.
    More Details Hide Details She had two children with Raymond Massey, Daniel and Anna, who later became actors.
  • 1929
    Age 22
    In 1929, she married Raymond Massey, after he had cast her for a part in Noël Coward's play The Rat Trap.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1926
    Age 19
    After her education in France and Germany, she trained as an actress at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, where her 1926 graduation performance caught the attention of Basil Dean, who cast her as Nina Vansittart in the Noël Coward play Easy Virtue.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1907
    Age 0
    Born on February 7, 1907.
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