Judy Kelly

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Judy Kelly
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Born
Julie Aileen Kelly

1 November 1913
Died22 October 1991 (aged 77)
OccupationActress
Years active1928–54

Julie Aileen Kelly (1 November 1913 – 22 October 1991), known professionally as Judy Kelly, was an Australian-born British actress. [1] She arrived in Britain in 1932 after winning a competition organised by the Australian British Empire Films, which included 3 months tuition at the British International Studios at Elstree. [2] She appeared in a number of films for British International Pictures during the 1930s. She was sometimes cast as a love interest for the comedian Leslie Fuller, and also appeared alongside the musical stars Gene Gerrard and Stanley Lupino.

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She appeared in the 1941 stage musical Lady Behave . Other wartime stage roles include Vernon Sylvaine's Women Aren't Angels and Warn That Man .

Her final film was a supporting role in the comedy Warning to Wantons in 1949. [3]

Partial filmography

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References

  1. "Judy Kelly". BFI. Archived from the original on 14 October 2013. Retrieved 2 April 2010.
  2. British Pathé. "Elstree ... Here I Come! Aka Elstree ... Here I Am!". britishpathe.com.
  3. "A Warning to Wantons (1949) - Donald B. Wilson - Cast and Crew - AllMovie". AllMovie.