English movie stars died in 1962

Here are 2 famous actresses from England died in 1962:

Lily Elsie

Lily Elsie (April 8, 1886 Armley-December 16, 1962 London) was an English singer and actor.

She began her career in a touring production of "A Gaiety Girl" in 1900 and went on to become one of the most popular actresses of the Edwardian Era. Elsie was known for her beauty, poise, and soprano voice. She starred in several successful productions in London's West End, including "The Merry Widow" and "The Dollar Princess." Elsie's image was often used in advertising campaigns, and she was even the inspiration for the character of Elsie in the comic strip "The Perils of Pauline." After retiring from the stage in 1918, she lived a private life, only making rare appearances at various events throughout the years.

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Tempe Pigott

Tempe Pigott (February 2, 1884 London-October 6, 1962 Woodland Hills) otherwise known as Tempe Piggott or Miss Tempe Pigett was an English actor.

She began her career in the theater in the early 1900s and later transitioned to film in the 1920s. Pigott appeared in over 40 films, including the 1925 version of "The Phantom of the Opera" and the 1932 film "Freaks". She often portrayed elderly matrons or eccentric characters. Some of her notable film credits include "Grand Hotel" (1932), "The Awful Truth" (1937), and "The Son of Kong" (1933). Pigott retired from acting in the early 1950s and lived out the rest of her life in Woodland Hills, California where she died in 1962 at the age of 78.

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