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Rachel Roberts

Actress
Female
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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CHILDHOOD

1927 Birth Born on September 20, 1927.

TWENTIES

1950 22 Years Old 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

FORTIES

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

FIFTIES

1980 52 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1980, a final attempt to win Harrison back proved futile; and, impulsive and insecure, she committed suicide by taking an overdose of barbiturates and alcohol on 26 November 1980, at her home in Los Angeles. … Read More
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