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Beatrice Lillie

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Beatrice Gladys "Bea" Lillie was an actress and comedic performer. Following her 1920 marriage to Sir Robert Peel in England, she was known in private life as Lady Peel. Sheridan Morley noted in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography that "Lillie's great talents were the arched eyebrow, the curled lip, the fluttering eyelid, the tilted chin, the ability to suggest, even in apparently innocent material, the possible double entendre".… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1894 Birth Born on May 29, 1894.

TWENTIES

1914 20 Years Old Eventually, her mother, Lucie, took the girls to London, England where she made her West End debut in the 1914 Not Likely. … Read More
1920 26 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Following her 1920 marriage to Sir Robert Peel in England, she was known in private life as Lady Peel. … Read More

THIRTIES

1924 30 Years Old In her revues, she utilized sketches, songs, and parody that won her lavish praise from the New York Times after her 1924 New York debut. … Read More
1926 32 Years Old In 1926 she returned to New York city to perform. … Read More

FIFTIES

1948 54 Years Old In 1948, while touring in the show Inside USA, she met singer/actor John Philip Huck, almost three decades younger, who became her friend and companion. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1989 95 Years Old Beatrice Lillie died on January 20, 1989, which was also the date of her wedding anniversary, at Henley-on-Thames. … Read More
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