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Wendy Barrie

Born Apr 18, 1912

Wendy Barrie was a British actress who worked in British and American films.

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1912 Birth Born on April 18, 1912.


1932 20 Years Old She began her acting life in English theatre then in 1932 made her screen debut in the film Threads, which was based upon a play.
1933 21 Years Old Barrie went on to make a number of motion pictures for London Films under the Korda brothers, Alexander and Zoltan, the best known of which is 1933's The Private Life of Henry VIII, which starred Charles Laughton, Robert Donat, Merle Oberon, and Elsa Lanchester. … Read More
1934 22 Years Old In 1934, she appeared in Freedom of the Seas and was contracted by Fox Film Corporation for a film directed by Scott Darling that was made in Britain. … Read More
1936 24 Years Old Loaned to MGM, Barrie starred opposite James Stewart in the 1936 film Speed.
1939 27 Years Old In 1939 she starred with Richard Greene and Basil Rathbone in the 20th Century Fox version of The Hound of the Baskervilles and with Lucille Ball in RKO's Five Came Back. … Read More


1942 30 Years Old Barrie, who became a naturalized American citizen in 1942, died in Englewood, New Jersey in 1978, aged 65, following a stroke that had left her debilitated for several years. … Read More
1948 36 Years Old 1 More Event
With the dawn of television, near the end of the decade, Barrie turned to roles in that medium. During 1948 and 1949 she hosted a DuMont Television Network comedy for children featuring a cowboy puppet called The Adventures of Oky Doky. … Read More


1954 42 Years Old She made her final motion picture in 1954.


1978 66 Years Old Died on February 2, 1978.
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