|Birthname||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)|
|Astrology data||17°33' 18°46 Asc. 24°58'|
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.
Frank Clifford quotes Joan Revill for data from her.
- Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 95)
- Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (Theatre and musical film)