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Madeleine Carroll

Madeleine Carroll

Born Feb 26, 1906

Edith Madeleine Carroll was an English actress, popular in the 1930s and 1940s.

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1906 Birth Born on February 26, 1906.


1928 22 Years Old Carroll made her stage debut with a touring company in The Lash. Widely recognised as one of the most beautiful women in films (she won a film beauty competition to start herself off in the business), Carroll's aristocratic blonde allure and sophisticated style were first glimpsed by film audiences in The Guns of Loos in 1928. … Read More
1935 29 Years Old Carroll attracted the attention of Alfred Hitchcock and, in 1935, starred as one of the director's earliest prototypical cool, glib, intelligent blondes in The 39 Steps based on the espionage novel by John Buchan. … Read More


1943 37 Years Old She became a naturalised citizen of the United States in 1943.


1949 43 Years Old …  She made her final film for director Otto Preminger, The Fan, adapted from Oscar Wilde's Lady Windermere's Fan, in 1949. … Read More


1987 82 Years Old Madeleine Carroll died on 2 October 1987 from pancreatic cancer in Marbella, Spain aged 81, exactly one week after her The Prisoner of Zenda co-star Mary Astor died. … Read More
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