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Hy Hazell (1919–1970)

Vivacious, uncommonly beautiful Hyacinth Hazel O'Higgins (aka Hazell) was a star entertainer of British revues and musical theatre. Called 'Britain's answer to Betty Grable', she was described as having 'the longest legs in show business'. She was also blessed with an excellent singing voice and seemingly boundless energy. Educated at Mountview,... See full bio »


(age 50) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Celia Celia
Theatre Night Dixie Collins
The Franchise Affair Mrs. Chadwick


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 1970 Every Home Should Have One
Mrs. Kaplan
 1969 The ITV Play (TV Series)
Mrs. Trapez
- The Beggar's Opera (1969) ... Mrs. Trapez
 1967 The Brian Rix Theatre of Laughter (TV Mini-Series)
Gladys Thrippleton
- Money for Jam (1967) ... Gladys Thrippleton
 1966 The Bed-Sit Girl (TV Series)
- Episode #2.6 (1966) ... Liz
- Episode #2.5 (1966) ... Liz
- Episode #2.4 (1966) ... Liz
- Episode #2.3 (1966) ... Liz
- Episode #2.2 (1966) ... Liz
 1964 Laughter from the Whitehall (TV Series)
Lydia Gilbey
- One Wild Oat (1964) ... Lydia Gilbey
 1962 What Every Woman Wants
Jean Goodwin
 1962 The Cheaters (TV Series)
Jane Rigney
- A Flash in the Sky (1962) ... Jane Rigney
 1961 Five Golden Hours
Lady Guest
 1960 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
- Square Dance (1960) ... Anne
 1960 Knight Errant Limited (TV Series)
Helga Nardur
- The Double Deception (1960) ... Helga Nardur
 1960 Trouble with Eve
Louise Kingston
 1958 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Dixie Collins
- Expresso Bongo (1958) ... Dixie Collins
 1958 The Whole Truth
American Woman
 1958 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
- The Mail Van Murder (1958) ... Carla
 1957 The Mail Van Murder (Short)
 1957 Light Fingers
Cynthia Lacey
 1957 Life at Stake
 1957 Celia (TV Mini-Series)
 1956 Anastasia
Blonde Lady (uncredited)
 1956 Up in the World
 1956 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Miss Hardy
- The Common Man (1956) ... Miss Hardy
 1955 Stolen Assignment
Jenny Drew
 1953 Forces' Sweetheart
Judy James
 1953 The Yellow Balloon
 1952 The Night Won't Talk
Theodora Castle
 1951 The Franchise Affair
Mrs. Chadwick
 1950 Dance Hall
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1950 The Body Said No!
 1949 Celia
 1949 Paper Orchid
Stella Mason
 1948 Just William's Luck
Gloria Gaye
 1947 Meet Me at Dawn
1st Girl in Restaurant
 1943 My Learned Friend
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1943 The Dummy Talks
Maya (as Derna Hazell)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Self (6 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Robert Anderson's play, "Tea and Sympathy", at the Comedy Theatre in London, England with Elizabeth Sellars, Aubrey Woods and Keith Baxter in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Derna Hazell


5' 6½" (1.69 m)

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