Nancy O'Neil

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Nancy O'Neil
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Born25 August 1907
Died5 March 1995 (1995-03-06) (aged 87)
Other namesNancy Smith
Alma mater RADA
Occupation(s) Film actress
Stage actress
Years active1934 – 1962 (film)
Spouse(s)Dermot Trench
(m.1938–1984; his death)

Nancy O'Neil (born Nancy Muriel Smith; 25 August 1907 [1] - 5 March 1995) was an Australian-born British actress. [2] [3] [4]


Partial filmography

1934 Jack Ahoy Patricia Fraser
1934 The Secret of the Loch Angela Heggie
1934 Sometimes Good Millie Tarrant
1934 Something Always Happens Cynthia Hatch
1934 Crazy People Nanda Macdonald
1935 Brewster's Millions Cynthia
1935 Hello, Sweetheart Helen Taylor
1935Butter and Egg Man
1936 Twelve Good Men Ann
1936 The Brown Wallet Eleanor
1936 Educated Evans Mary
1936 Head Office Margaret
1937 Fifty-Shilling Boxer Moira Regan
1937 The Angelus June Rowland
1937 There Was a Young Man Barbara Blake
1937 East of Ludgate Hill
1938 Darts Are Trumps Mary Drake
1940 Garrison Follies Sally Richards
1943 Somewhere in Civvies Mary Randle
1943 Headline Molly Dean
1949 Once a Jolly Swagman 2nd SecretaryUncredited
1953 The Titfield Thunderbolt Mrs. Blakeworth
1962 Solo for Sparrow Miss MartinFinal film role


  1. Heathcote Pursuit (6 November 2020). "Nancy O'Neil (1907–1995) – Forgotten Australian Actors". Retrieved 25 March 2022.
  2. "Nancy O'Neil". Archived from the original on 3 October 2015. Retrieved 12 June 2018.
  3. "OBITUARY: Nancy O'Neil". . 17 March 1995.
  4. "OSCAR ASCHE AS MOVIE DIRECTOR". The Herald. No. 17, 761. Victoria, Australia. 19 April 1934. p. 30. Retrieved 24 April 2018 via National Library of Australia.

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