English movie stars died in 1953

Here are 2 famous actresses from England died in 1953:

Mary Mannering

Mary Mannering (April 29, 1876 London-January 21, 1953) was an English actor.

She was born Lilian Mary Haymes in London, England. She began her acting career as a child and became a successful stage actress in the UK and the United States. Mannering is best known for her portrayal of Peter Pan in the play of the same name. She also appeared in silent films in the 1910s and was one of the first actors to use the "British accent" in American films. Mannering retired from acting in the 1920s and lived in the United States until her death in 1953.

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Lily Brayton

Lily Brayton (June 23, 1876 United Kingdom-April 30, 1953 Dawlish) also known as Elizabeth "Lily" Brayton was an English actor.

She was born in Sidcup, Kent, and began her acting career in 1898. She quickly rose to prominence as a leading lady in the West End, starring in productions such as "The Taming of the Shrew" and "A Midsummer Night's Dream." Brayton was also a co-founder of the Everyman Theatre in Hampstead, which was known for its productions of Shakespearean plays.

In addition to her stage work, Brayton appeared in several silent films in the 1910s and 1920s, including "The Royal Oak" and "The Cardinal's Conspiracy." She was known for her graceful and elegant performances, and her popularity helped to establish her as one of the most prominent actresses of her time.

Brayton retired from acting in the late 1920s and spent the rest of her life working as a writer and stage director. She passed away in Dawlish, Devon, in 1953 at the age of 76.

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