Margaret Noel Hood
25 December 1909
|Died||15 October 1979 69) (aged|
|Spouse(s)||Charles Oliver (m. 1938–1979)|
Margaret Noel Hood (25 December 1909 – 15 October 1979) was a British actress.She was married to the Irish-born actor Charles Oliver.
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