Daphne R. Courtenay-Hicks
28 June 1916
Pretoria, South Africa
|Spouse(s)|| Hugh McDermott |
(m. 1936; div. 19??)
Daphne R. Courtenay-Hicks (born 28 June 1916), better known as Daphne Courtney, is a South African actress, who performed in B-movie British "quota quickies" during the 1930s and 1940s. She had a supporting role in at least one French film, Le battalion du ciel, directed by Alexander Esway. She also had a stage career, and stage credits include the first British performance of The Man Who Came to Dinner (17 Nov 1941) – pre-dating its London debut by three weeks – in which she appeared with her husband  the Scottish actor Hugh McDermott. 
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