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Nora Swinburne (24 July 1902 - 1 May 2000) was a British actress, born Leonora Mary Johnson in Bath, Somerset, daughter of Henry Swinburne Johnson and his wife Leonora Tamar (née Brain).

She married English character actor Francis Lister in 1924, actor Edward Ashley-Cooper in 1934, and actor Esmond Knight in 1946. Her stepdaughter is the actress Rosalind Knight.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Nora Swinburne (24 July 1902 - 1 May 2000) was a British actress, born Leonora Mary Johnson in Bath, Somerset, daughter of Henry Swinburne Johnson and his wife Leonora Tamar (née Brain).

She married English character actor Francis Lister in 1924, actor Edward Ashley-Cooper in 1934, and actor Esmond Knight in 1946. Her stepdaughter is the actress Rosalind Knight.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Nora Swinburne, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 46

Birthday 1902-07-24

Day of Death 2000-05-01

Place of Birth Bath, Somerset, England, UK [now Bath and North East Somerset, England, UK]

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Also Known As

  • Norah Swinburne
  • Elinore Johnson

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1974 Fall of Eagles (1 episode)
1972 Dead of Night (1 episode)
1969 Anne of the Thousand Days as Lady Kingston
1968 Interlude as Mary
1960 Conspiracy of Hearts as Sister Tia
1958 The Strange Awakening as Mrs. Friend
1956 Helen of Troy as Hecuba
1955 The End of the Affair as Mme Bertram
1954 Betrayed as The Scarf's Mother
1951 Quo Vadis as Pomponia
1951 The River as The Mother
1950 My Daughter Joy as Ava Constantin
1949 Christopher Columbus as Joanna de Torres
1949 Landfall as Admiral's Wife
1949 The Bad Lord Byron as Lady Jersey
1949 Marry Me as Enid Lawson
1949 Fools Rush In as Angela Dickson
1948 Quartet as Mrs. Evie Katherine Peregrine
1948 The Blind Goddess as Lady Dearing
1948 Good-Time Girl as Miss Mills
1947 Jassy as Mrs. Hatton
1946 They Knew Mr Knight as Celia Blake
1944 Fanny by Gaslight as Mary Hopwood
1943 Dear Octopus as Edna
1943 The Man in Grey as Mrs. Fitzherbert
1942 They Flew Alone as ATA Commandant
1941 The Farmer's Wife as Araminta Grey
1940 It Happened to One Man as Alice Quair
1938 The Citadel as Mrs. Thornton
1936 Scotland Yard Commands as Lady Anne
1935 Lend Me Your Husband as Virgie Green
1933 Perfect Understanding as Lady Stephanie Fitzmaurice
1932 Mr. Bill the Conqueror as Diana Trenchard
1932 White Face as Inez Landor
1932 A Voice Said Goodnight as Joan Creighton
1931 A Man of Mayfair as Elaine Barclay
1931 These Charming People as Julia Berridge
1931 Potiphar's Wife as Lady Diana Bromford
1930 Caste as Esther Eccles
1930 The Royal Four-Flusher
1930 Alf's Button as Lady Isobel Fitzpeter
1924 His Grace Gives Notice as Cynthia Bannock
1924 The Unwanted as Joyce Mannering
1922 Allein im Urwald as Lydia Gyldendal
1921 The Autumn of Pride as Peggy Naylor
1921 The Fortune of Christina McNab as Christina McNab

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