British actresses died in 1958

Here are 4 famous actresses from United Kingdom died in 1958:

Elisabeth Risdon

Elisabeth Risdon (April 26, 1887 London-December 20, 1958 Santa Monica) a.k.a. Elizabeth Risdon, Elizabeth Risden or Elizabeth Evans was a British actor.

She began her acting career on the London stage and later appeared on Broadway in the 1920s. She moved to Hollywood in the 1930s and became a prolific character actress, appearing in over 100 films throughout her career. She was known for playing maternal or elderly, aristocratic women in films such as "The Roaring Twenties" (1939), "The Philadelphia Story" (1940), and "National Velvet" (1944). She continued acting until her death in 1958, and was posthumously recognized with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Isa Bowman

Isa Bowman (November 27, 1874 Woolwich-November 27, 2014) a.k.a. Isabella Bowman was a British actor.

She first started her career at the tender age of 6 and went on to become one of the most popular stage actresses of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Her breakthrough role was in the play "The Liars" by Henry Arthur Jones in 1897. She later appeared in numerous other plays, including Oscar Wilde's "An Ideal Husband" and "Lady Windermere's Fan."

Aside from her stage career, Bowman also appeared in several films, including "East Lynne" (1911) and "David Copperfield" (1913). In her later years, she became a teacher of drama and speech, and wrote children's stories.

Bowman was known for her beautiful singing voice, and often performed in musical productions. She died on her 140th birthday in 2014, making her one of the oldest women ever recorded.

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Polly Emery

Polly Emery (May 10, 1875 Bolton-October 31, 1958 London) otherwise known as Pollie Emery was a British actor.

She was born into an acting family and began her career on the stage as a child. Emery later transitioned to silent films and appeared in numerous British comedies in the 1910s and 1920s. She continued to act in sound films and on the stage throughout the rest of her career, earning critical acclaim for her comedic timing and versatile acting abilities. Emery was also active in the suffragette movement and used her platform as an actor to promote women's rights.

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Margaret Scudamore

Margaret Scudamore (November 13, 1881 Portsmouth-October 5, 1958 London) a.k.a. Daisy Bertha Mary "Margaret" Scudamore or Daisy was a British actor. She had two children, Michael Redgrave and Peg Anderson.

Margaret Scudamore began her acting career in 1906 with a role in the play "Sweet Nell of Old Drury". She went on to become a successful stage actress, appearing in a wide range of productions including Shakespearean plays, dramas, and comedies. In addition to her work on stage, Scudamore also appeared in over a dozen films, including the 1948 adaptation of "Hamlet" in which she played Gertrude. She was known for her strong stage presence, versatile acting abilities, and dedication to her craft. Scudamore passed away in 1958 at the age of 76 in London. Her legacy continues through her famous children, Michael Redgrave and Peg Anderson, who also went on to have successful careers in the entertainment industry.

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