Emily Fitzroy

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Emily Fitzroy
Emily Fitzroy in Show Boat (1929).jpg
Fitzroy in Show Boat (1929)
Born(1860-05-24)24 May 1860
Died3 March 1954(1954-03-03) (aged 93)
OccupationFilm and theatre actress
Years active19131944

Emily Fitzroy (24 May 1860 – 3 March 1954) was an English theatre and film actress who eventually became an American citizen. She was at one time a leading lady in London for Sir Charles Wyndham.

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She made her film debut in 1915. Her debut in sound films came in Show Boat (1929). [1] She retired in 1944. Her last film was The White Cliffs of Dover (1944). [1]

Her Broadway credits include What the Public Wants (1922), I.O.U. (1918), Rich Man, Poor Man (1916), Lady Patricia (1912), and Just to Get Married (1912). [2]

Selected filmography

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References

  1. 1 2 Nissen, Axel (2007). Actresses of a Certain Character: Forty Familiar Hollywood Faces from the Thirties to the Fifties. McFarland. pp. 184–185. ISBN   9780786427468 . Retrieved 22 May 2018.
  2. "Emily Fitzroy". Internet Broadway Database. The Broadway League. Archived from the original on 22 May 2018. Retrieved 22 May 2018.