Laye, Evelyn

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Name
Laye, Evelyn Gender: F
Elsie Evelyn Lay
born on 10 July 1900 at 07:30 (= 07:30 AM )
Place London, England, 51n30, 0w10
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Clifford
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 17°33' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 18°46 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 24°58'



Evelyn Laye
photo: Allan warren, license gfdl

Biography

English theatre and musical film actress, who was active on the London light opera stage.

Among her successes during the 1920s were Phi-Phi (1922), Madame Pompadour (1923), The Dollar Princess, Blue Eyes (1928) and Lilac Time. She made her Broadway debut in 1929 in the American première of Noël Coward's Bitter Sweet and appeared in several early Hollywood film musicals. She continued acting in pantomimes such as The Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella. After the Second World War, she had less success.

Laye died in a nursing home in Pimlico, Central London from respiratory failure on 17 February 1996, aged 95.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Other Death 17 February 1996 (Respiratory failure, aged 95)
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Source Notes

Frank Clifford quotes Joan Revill for data from her.

Categories

  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 95)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (Theatre and musical film)