Vera Lindsay

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Vera Lindsay (née Poliakoff; [1] 27 November 1911 15 June 1992) was a British Shakespearean actress.



Vera Lindsay performed at The Old Vic during the 1930s alongside Laurence Olivier and John Gielgud, and under the direction of Michel Saint-Denis.

She also appeared in a number of early TV productions including Annajanska the Bolshevik Empress (1939), [2] Katharine and Petruchio (1939), [3] The Tempest (1939), [4] Twelfth Night (1939) [5] and Spellbound (1941) [6]

Personal life

Lindsay was daughter of Vladimir Poliakoff. She was married to:

Selected filmography

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  2. Annajanska the Bolshevik Empress in Internet Movie Database
  3. Katharine and Petruchio in Internet Movie Database
  4. The Tempest in Internet Movie Database
  5. Twelfth Night in Internet Movie Database
  6. Spellbound in Internet Movie Database
  7. Stephen Barry (obituary) The Guardian, London, 9 November 2000
  8. John Russell, Art Critic for The Times, Dies at 89, Accessed 24 December 2022.