Rachel Roberts

Born Sep 20, 1927

Rachel Roberts was a Welsh actress noted for her fervour and passion; Roberts is best remembered for her forthright screen performances in two key films of the 1960s, Saturday Night and Sunday Morning and This Sporting Life, in both of which she played the older mistress of the central male character. In Australia, she is remembered for her performance as Mrs Appleyard in Peter Weir's Picnic at Hanging Rock.… Read More

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1927 Birth Born on September 20, 1927.


1950 22 Years Old Roberts was born in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, Wales. After a Baptist upbringing (against which she rebelled), followed by study at the University of Wales and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, she began working with a repertory company in Swansea in 1950. … Read More


1975 47 Years Old …  Devastated by their divorce, she moved to Hollywood in 1975 and tried to forget the relationship.


1980 53 Years Old In 1980, a final attempt to win Harrison back proved futile, and, impulsive and insecure, she died by suicide on 26 November 1980, at her home in Los Angeles. … Read More
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