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Dame Gladys Constance Cooper, DBE (18 December 1888 – 17 November 1971) was an English actress whose career spanned seven decades on stage, in films and on television.

Beginning on the stage as a teenager in Edwardian musical comedy and pantomime, she was starring in dramatic roles and silent films by World War I. She also became a manager of the Playhouse Theatre from 1917 to 1933, where she played many roles. Beginning in the early 1920s, Cooper was winning praise in plays by W. Somerset Maugham and others. In the 1930s, she was starring steadily both in the West End and on Broadway. Moving to Hollywood in 1940, Cooper found success in a variety of character roles; she was nominated for three Academy Awards, the last one as Mrs. Higgins in My Fair Lady (1964). Throughout the 1950s and 1960s, she mixed her stage and film careers, continuing to star on stage until her last year.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Dame Gladys Constance Cooper, DBE (18 December 1888 – 17 November 1971) was an English actress whose career spanned seven decades on stage, in films and on television.

Beginning on the stage as a teenager in Edwardian musical comedy and pantomime, she was starring in dramatic roles and silent films by World War I. She also became a manager of the Playhouse Theatre from 1917 to 1933, where she played many roles. Beginning in the early 1920s, Cooper was winning praise in plays by W. Somerset Maugham and others. In the 1930s, she was starring steadily both in the West End and on Broadway. Moving to Hollywood in 1940, Cooper found success in a variety of character roles; she was nominated for three Academy Awards, the last one as Mrs. Higgins in My Fair Lady (1964). Throughout the 1950s and 1960s, she mixed her stage and film careers, continuing to star on stage until her last year.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Gladys Cooper, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 51

Birthday 1888-12-18

Day of Death 1971-11-17

Place of Birth Chiswick, England, UK

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1971 The Persuaders! (1 episode)
1969 A Nice Girl Like Me as Aunt Mary
1967 Callan (1 episode)
1967 The Happiest Millionaire as Aunt Mary Drexel
1966 The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (1 episode)
1966 Run, Buddy, Run (1 episode)
1964 My Fair Lady as Mrs. Higgins
1964 The Rogues (30 episodes)
1963 Burke's Law (1 episode)
1963 The Outer Limits (1 episode)
1963 The List of Adrian Messenger as Mrs. Karoudjian
1962 Going My Way (1 episode)
1961 Ben Casey (1 episode)
1959 Adventures in Paradise (1 episode)
1959 The Twilight Zone (3 episodes)
1958 Separate Tables as Mrs. Railton-Bell
1958 Naked City (1 episode)
1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1 episode)
1955 The Man Who Loved Redheads as Lady Binfield
1952 At Sword's Point as Queen Anne
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame (1 episode)
1951 Thunder on the Hill as Mother Superior
1949 Madame Bovary as Madame Dupuis
1949 The Secret Garden as Mrs. Medlock
1948 The Pirate as Tante Inez
1948 Homecoming as Mrs. Kirby
1947 Green Dolphin Street as Sophie Patourel
1947 The Bishop's Wife as Mrs. Hamilton
1946 The Cockeyed Miracle as Amy Griggs
1946 Beware of Pity as Mrs. Klara Condor
1946 The Green Years as Grandma Leckie
1945 Love Letters as Beatrice Remington
1945 The Valley of Decision as Clarissa Scott
1944 Mrs. Parkington as Alice - Dutchess de Brancourt
1944 The White Cliffs of Dover as Lady Jean Ashwood
1943 The Song of Bernadette as Sister Marie Therese Vauzous
1943 Princess O'Rourke as Miss Haskell
1943 Mr. Lucky as Captain Veronica Steadman
1943 Forever and a Day as Mrs. Barringer
1942 Now, Voyager as Mrs. Henry Vale
1942 Eagle Squadron as Aunt Emmeline
1942 This Above All as Iris Cathaway
1941 The Gay Falcon as Maxine Wood
1941 The Black Cat as Myrna Hartley
1941 That Hamilton Woman as Lady Francis Nelson
1940 Kitty Foyle as Mrs. Strafford
1940 Rebecca as Beatrice Lacy
1934 The Iron Duke
1923 Bonnie Prince Charlie as Flora MacDonald
1922 The Bohemian Girl as Arlene Arnheim
1917 Masks and Faces as Mabel Vane

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