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Gertrude Lawrence (1898–1952)


Gertrude Lawrence was born on July 4, 1898 in London, England as Gertrude Alexandria Dagmar Lawrence-Klasen. She was an actress, known for Lord Camber's Ladies (1932), Rembrandt (1936) and The Glass Menagerie (1950). She was married to Richard Aldrich and Francis Gordon-Howley. She died on September 6, 1952 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Lord Camber's Ladies Lady Camber
(1932)
Rembrandt Geertje Dirx
(1936)
The Glass Menagerie Amanda Wingfield
(1950)
Mimi Mimi
(1935)

Filmography

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 1950-1951 The Prudential Family Playhouse (TV Series)
Lydia Kenyon / Marion Froude
- Skylark (1951) ... Lydia Kenyon
- Biography (1950) ... Marion Froude
 1950 The Glass Menagerie
Amanda Wingfield
 1948 Great Catherine (TV Movie)
Catherine the Great
 1943 Stage Door Canteen
Gertrude Lawrence (uncredited)
 1938 Susan and God (TV Movie)
Susan Trexel
 1936 Men Are Not Gods
Barbara Halford
 1936 Rembrandt
Geertje Dirx
 1935 Mimi
Mimi
 1933 No Funny Business
Yvonne
 1932 Lord Camber's Ladies
Lady Camber
 1932 Aren't We All?
Margot
 1929 Battle of Paris
Georgie
 1929 Early Mourning (Short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Moss Hart, Ira Gershwin, and Kurt Weill's musical, "Lady in the Dark," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 3 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 4 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »
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Trivia:

The Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II New York City Broadway stage hit musical property, also as a film musical, "The King and I", would not have occurred without Gertrude Lawrence's interest in creating a musical property for herself. In 1950, theatrical attorney Fanny Holtzmann was looking for a part for her client, veteran leading lady Gertrude Lawrence. Fanny Holtzmann realized the ... See more »

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