English movie stars born in 1921

Here are 6 famous actresses from England were born in 1921:

Celia Franca

Celia Franca (June 25, 1921 London-February 19, 2007 Ottawa) also known as Nita Celia Franks, Celia Franks or Celia Franca, CC OOnt was an English choreographer, actor, writer and dancer.

She was the founder of the National Ballet of Canada and served as its artistic director for 24 years. Franca began her career as a dancer with the Ballet Rambert in London before moving to Canada in 1951. She established the National Ballet of Canada in 1951 and went on to produce over 50 original works. Franca was also a dedicated teacher and mentor, and her efforts helped to foster the growth of Canadian ballet. In recognition of her contributions to the arts, Franca received numerous awards and honours, including the Companion of the Order of Canada and the Order of Ontario. After her retirement as artistic director of the National Ballet of Canada in 1974, Franca continued to work as a choreographer and teacher. She passed away in 2007 at the age of 85.

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Kathleen Byron

Kathleen Byron (January 11, 1921 West Ham-January 18, 2009 Northwood, London) also known as Kathleen Elizabeth Fell or Kathleen Jacob was an English actor.

She was best known for her role as the disturbed nun Sister Ruth in the 1947 film "Black Narcissus," for which she received critical acclaim. Over the course of her career, Byron appeared in over 50 films and television shows, including "Saving Private Ryan" and "The Elephant Man." She also had a successful stage career, performing in numerous productions in London's West End. Byron trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and began her career on stage before transitioning to film. She was married twice and had four children. In addition to her work as an actor, Byron was also an accomplished writer, publishing several books later in life.

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Joan Rhodes

Joan Rhodes (April 13, 1921 London-May 30, 2010) was an English actor.

She was best known for her incredible strength and jaw-dropping performances as a female strongwoman. Joan began her career in show business as a chorus girl before discovering the world of strongwoman acts. She quickly became a sensation, showcasing feats of strength such as bending steel bars and lifting heavy objects with ease. In addition to her strength, Joan's cheeky persona and quick wit helped make her a beloved figure in the entertainment industry. She continued to perform well into her 80s and was recognized for her contributions to the arts with an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in 2004.

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Jean Kent

Jean Kent (June 29, 1921 Brixton-November 30, 2013 Bury St Edmunds) a.k.a. Joan Summerfield, Joan Mildred Summerfield, Peggy Summers, Joan Kent or Jean Carr was an English actor.

Kent began her acting career in the 1930s as a dancer and chorus girl in various productions. She made her film debut in 1935 and went on to appear in over 40 films, including "Adventures of a Young Man" (1962), "The Prince and the Showgirl" (1957) and "The Browning Version" (1951). She was also a popular television performer, and appeared in a number of series and made-for-TV movies, including "Upstairs, Downstairs" and "Coronation Street." Kent retired from acting in the early 1990s, and was awarded the British Empire Medal in 2013 for her services to drama.

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Eleanor Summerfield

Eleanor Summerfield (March 7, 1921 London-July 13, 2001 Westminster) also known as Eleanor Audrey Summerfield was an English actor. Her children are called Robin Sachs and Toby Sachs.

Eleanor Summerfield began her career as a stage performer before transitioning to film and television. She appeared in over 60 films including "The Happiest Days of Your Life" (1950), "The Belles of St. Trinian's" (1954), and "Three Men in a Boat" (1956). She was also a familiar face on British television, notably in popular shows such as "Hancock's Half Hour" and "The Benny Hill Show". In addition to her acting career, Summerfield was a skilled singer and frequently performed in cabarets and musicals. She remained active in the entertainment industry until her death in 2001 at the age of 80.

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Katherine Parr

Katherine Parr (February 5, 1921 London-) is an English actor.

Oops, there's a mistake in the date. Katherine Parr couldn't have been born in 1921 because she was actually born in the 16th century.

Here's a revised bio: Katherine Parr (1512-1548) was the sixth and final wife of King Henry VIII of England. She was known for her intellect and literary pursuits, as well as her strong religious convictions. Parr was the first English queen to publish a book under her own name, "Prayers or Meditations". She also served as regent of England in 1544 while Henry VIII was at war. Katherine Parr's marriage to Henry VIII was relatively peaceful, and she was instrumental in reconciling the king with his daughters Mary and Elizabeth. After Henry's death, she remarried and ultimately died from childbirth complications at the age of 36.

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