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Isabel Jeans (16 September 1891 – 4 September 1985) was an English stage and film actress.

She played a couple of major roles in two Alfred Hitchcock silent films, Downhill (1927) and Easy Virtue (1928), before playing a number of grande dames in Hollywood films, such as Hitchcock's Suspicion (1941) and Gigi (1958). In 1968 she played Lady Bracknell in Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest at London's Theatre Royal Haymarket, which ran for nine months to packed houses. Other members of the cast were Pauline Collins, Daniel Massey, Helen Weir, Robert Eddison and Dame Flora Robson.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Isabel Jeans (16 September 1891 – 4 September 1985) was an English stage and film actress.

She played a couple of major roles in two Alfred Hitchcock silent films, Downhill (1927) and Easy Virtue (1928), before playing a number of grande dames in Hollywood films, such as Hitchcock's Suspicion (1941) and Gigi (1958). In 1968 she played Lady Bracknell in Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest at London's Theatre Royal Haymarket, which ran for nine months to packed houses. Other members of the cast were Pauline Collins, Daniel Massey, Helen Weir, Robert Eddison and Dame Flora Robson.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Isabel Jeans, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 27

Birthday 1891-09-16

Day of Death 1985-09-04

Place of Birth London, England, UK

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1969 The Magic Christian as Dame Agnes Grand
1963 Heavens Above! as Lady Despard
1960 A Breath of Scandal as la princesse Eugénie
1958 Gigi as Aunt Alicia
1957 It Happened in Rome
1948 Elizabeth of Ladymead as Mother in 1903
1945 Great Day as Lady Mott
1942 Banana Ridge as Sue Long
1941 Suspicion as Mrs. Newsham
1939 Man About Town as Mme. Dubois
1939 Good Girls Go to Paris as Caroline Brand
1938 Hard to Get as Mrs. Henny Richards
1938 Secrets of an Actress as Miss Marian Plantagenet
1938 Garden of the Moon as Mrs. Lornay
1938 Youth Takes a Fling as Mrs. Merrivale
1938 Fools for Scandal as Lady Paula Malverton
1938 Breakdowns of 1938 as Herself
1937 Tovarich as Fermonde Dupont
1935 The Crouching Beast as The Pellegrini
1935 The Dictator as Von Eyben
1934 Rolling in Money as Duchess of Braceborough
1932 Sally Bishop as Dolly Durlacher
1929 The Return of the Rat as Zélia de Chaumet Boucheron
1928 Easy Virtue as Larita Filton
1927 Downhill as Julia
1926 The Triumph of the Rat as Zelie
1925 The Rat as Zelie de Chaumet

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