British actresses died in 1973

Here are 7 famous actresses from United Kingdom died in 1973:

Ursula Jeans

Ursula Jeans (May 5, 1906 Shimla-April 21, 1973 London) also known as Ursula Jean McMinn was a British actor.

Jeans started her acting career in 1929 with a role in a stage play called "Journey's End". She went on to feature in a number of British films including "The Love Lottery" (1954) and "The Blue Lamp" (1950). Her television appearances were equally impressive and included roles in successful British shows such as "The Avengers" and "Z-Cars". Apart from her acting, Jeans was also known for her work as a radio broadcaster during World War II. She married a fellow actor, Roger Livesey, in 1937 and the two remained together until Livesey's death in 1976, three years after Jeans' passing.

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Violet Hopson

Violet Hopson (December 16, 1887 Port Augusta-July 21, 1973 Kensington) a.k.a. Elma Kate Victoria Karkeek, Elma Kate Victoria Hopson or Elma Kate Worster was a British actor. Her children are called Nicholas Worster and Jessica Worster.

Violet Hopson began her acting career on stage, before moving on to silent films in the early 1900s. She appeared in over 80 films throughout her career, including popular titles such as "The Man in Grey" (1943) and "The House of the Arrow" (1940). Hopson was also a screenwriter, and worked on the 1923 film "The Strangler's Cord". In addition to her work in film, Hopson was also a successful novelist, with several published works including "A Bachelor Husband" and "A Professional Lover". She was married to fellow actor Gerald Ames, and the couple appeared in several films together. Hopson retired from acting in the 1940s, but continued to write until her death in 1973.

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Nora Nicholson

Nora Nicholson (December 7, 1892 Royal Leamington Spa-September 18, 1973 London) was a British actor.

She started her acting career in 1913 with a minor role in the film "The Nun". Nicholson went on to appear in numerous British films throughout the 1930s and 1940s, including "The Citadel" (1938), "The Prime Minister" (1941), and "Great Expectations" (1946). In addition to her film work, she also had a successful stage career, performing with the Royal Shakespeare Company and appearing in West End productions. Nicholson was known for her versatile range, playing a wide variety of characters over the course of her career. She continued to work in film and theatre until her death in 1973.

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Mary Merrall

Mary Merrall (January 5, 1890 Liverpool-August 31, 1973 London) also known as Elsie Lloyd or Mary Morrall was a British actor.

She started her acting career in the 1920s and appeared in various stage productions. In the 1930s, she began working in films, often appearing in supporting roles. Merrall is best known for her roles in several Alfred Hitchcock films, including "The 39 Steps" and "Young and Innocent". She continued to act in films and on television throughout the 1950s and 1960s. She was also a talented singer and performed in several music halls in her early career. Merrall was married to actor Arthur Hambling and they had one daughter together. She passed away in 1973 at the age of 83.

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Jean Ross

Jean Ross (November 27, 2014-November 27, 1973 Richmond, London) was a British actor.

She was born in Germany to parents who were both of Jewish descent. At the age of two, she moved to England with her parents to escape Nazi persecution. Jean Ross is best known for her role in the film "The Third Man" (1949), in which she played the character of Anna Schmidt. She began her acting career in the theatre and later transitioned to film. She also appeared in several other films, including "So Well Remembered" (1947) and "The Long Dark Hall" (1951). In addition to her acting, Jean Ross was also a singer and was known for her performances in cabarets and nightclubs. She was married to the actor and playwright Bernard Braden. Jean Ross passed away in her home in Richmond upon Thames at the age of 59.

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Hilda Plowright

Hilda Plowright (November 29, 1890 Swaffham-October 9, 1973 San Diego) was a British actor.

She began her acting career in London's West End and appeared in a number of successful plays, including "The Importance of Being Earnest" and "The School for Scandal." Plowright also appeared in several films, including "The Prime Minister" and "The Water Gipsies." She later moved to the United States and continued her acting career on Broadway, appearing in productions such as "The Male Animal" and "The First Gentleman." In addition to her theatrical work, Plowright was also a writer and published a book of memoirs, "The Fifth Wall," in 1960.

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Helena Gloag

Helena Gloag (February 23, 1909 Scotland-June 15, 1973 United Kingdom) a.k.a. Helena Cloag was a British actor.

She was best known for her stage and television performances, appearing in productions such as "The Mousetrap" and "Doctor Who". Gloag began her acting career in the 1930s and went on to have a successful career in both theatre and television. She also appeared in several films, including "The Happiest Days of Your Life" and "The Ugly Duckling". In addition to her acting work, Gloag was a talented linguist and could speak several languages fluently, including German and Spanish. She continued to work in the entertainment industry until her death in 1973 at the age of 64.

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