Iris Hoey

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Iris Hoey
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Iris Hoey
Born(1885-07-17)17 July 1885
Died13 May 1979(1979-05-13) (aged 93)

Iris Hoey (17 July 1885 – 13 May 1979) was a British actress in the first half of the twentieth century, both on stage and in movies. [1] [2] [3] She married twice, first to Max Leeds, then the actor Cyril Raymond but divorced on both occasions. [4] [5]


Iris Hoey (left), Lilias Waldegrave and Weedon Grossmith in Baby Mine, Criterion Theatre, 1911 Weedon Grossmith, Iris Hoey and Lilias Waldegrave in Baby Mine 1911.jpg
Iris Hoey (left), Lilias Waldegrave and Weedon Grossmith in Baby Mine, Criterion Theatre, 1911

On the 4 December 1923, with Cyril Raymond she had a son, John North Blagrave Raymond, who was born in Bristol; later journalist and literary editor of the New Statesman . [6] [7]

In 1934 she appeared in the West End in the play Mary Read .

British actress Iris Hoey when small child wearing sailor suit Iris Hoey child.jpg
British actress Iris Hoey when small child wearing sailor suit


1922 East Lynne Isabel CarlyleShort
1922Tense Moments with Great AuthorsIsabel Carlyle(segment "East Lynne")
1931 Her Reputation Dultitia Sloane
1934 Those Were the Days Agatha Poskett
1935 Royal Cavalcade WaitressUncredited
1936 Living Dangerously Lady Annesley
1936 One in a Million Mrs. Fenwick
1936 A Star Fell from Heaven Frau Heinmeyer
1936 The Tenth Man Lady Etchingham
1936 The Limping Man Mrs. Paget
1937 The Perfect Crime Mrs. Pennypacker
1937 Let's Make a Night of It Laura Boydell
1938 Jane Steps Out Mrs. Wilton
1938 Edgar Wallace's The Terror Mrs. Elvery
1938 Pygmalion Ysabel Social Reporter
1940 The Midas Touch Ellie Morgan
1940 Just William Mrs. Brown
1949 Poet's Pub Lady Keith
1950 The Girl Who Couldn't Quite Janet

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