British movie actresses deceased in Respiratory failure

Here are 2 famous actresses from United Kingdom died in Respiratory failure:

Evelyn Laye

Evelyn Laye (July 10, 1900 Bloomsbury-February 17, 1996 London) also known as Elsie Evelyn Lay or evelyn_laye was a British actor.

Laye was born to a theatrical family and began performing on stage at a young age. She made her West End debut as a chorus girl in 1915 and soon became a leading lady in musical comedies. She also appeared in several films and was one of the first British actresses to have a successful career in Hollywood. During World War II, she entertained troops and worked for the British Red Cross. Laye was known for her beautiful singing voice and appeared in numerous operettas and musicals throughout her career. She was also a novelist and wrote several books, including her autobiography, "And The World Goes Round". Laye was awarded the CBE in 1979 for her contributions to the performing arts.

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Paddi Edwards

Paddi Edwards (December 9, 1931 England-October 18, 1999 Encino) otherwise known as Paddy Edwards or Patti Edwards was a British actor and voice actor.

Edwards had a prolific career in the entertainment industry and was known for her distinctive raspy voice. She appeared in numerous films, television shows, and stage productions throughout her career, but is perhaps best known for her voice work in animated films. Edwards provided the voices for several memorable characters in Disney films, including Flotsam and Jetsam in "The Little Mermaid," the Gargoyle Laverne in "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," and the singing busts in "The Haunted Mansion." She also lent her voice to a variety of other animated shows and films, including "Batman: The Animated Series" and "The Simpsons." Edwards passed away in 1999 at the age of 67.

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