Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Dinah Sheridan Biography (1920-)
Born September 17, 1920, in Hampstead Garden Suburb, England; daughter of James Archer and Lisa Charlotte (Everth) Mec; married Jimmy Hanley (divorced); married John Davis (divorced); married John Herivale. Addresses: AGENT--John Mahoney, 30 Chalfont Court, Baker Street, London NW1, England.
Favorite roles: "Those in costume."
- Birth Details
- September 17, 1920
- Hampstead Garden Suburb, England
- STAGE DEBUT--Rosamund (understudy), Where the Rainbow Ends, Empire Theatre, Holborn, U.K., 1932.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
- Rose Craig, Let's All Go Down the Strand, Phoenix Theatre, London, 1967.
- Isobel Keith, A Boston Story, Duchess Theatre, London, 1968.
- Celia Pilgrim, Out of the Question, St. Martin's Theatre, London, 1969.
- Katie Weiner, A Touch of Purple, Thorndike Theatre, Leatherhead, U.K., 1972.
- title role, Move Over Mrs. Markham, Vaudeville Theatre, London, 1972.
- Countess of Chell, The Card, Queen's Theatre, London, 1973.
- Stacey Harrison, The Gentle Hook, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford, U.K.,then Piccadilly Theatre, London, both 1974.
- Katharine Dougherty, The Pleasure of His Company, Phoenix Theatre, 1976.
- Susan Clifton, In the Red, Whitehall Theatre, London, 1977.
- Letitia Blacklock, A Murder Is Announced, Vaudeville Theatre, 1977.
- Appeared as Wendy, Peter Pan, 1934, then as Peter, 1936.
- Also appeared in repertory, 1940-42.
Credits; MAJOR TOURS
- Half Life, U.K cities and Toronto, ON, Canada, 1978.
Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES
- Killy Hugon, Behind Your Back, Paramount, 1937.
- Helen Hardcastle, Father Steps Out, RKO, 1937.
- Dinah Shaw, Landslide, Paramount, 1937.
- Moria Flaherty, Irish and Proud of It, Guaranteed, 1938.
- Betty Hawkins, Merely Mr. Hawkins, RKO, 1938.
- Joan Barrymore, Full Speed Ahead, General Films Distributors, 1939.
- Evie, Salute John Citizen, Anglo-American, 1942.
- Mary Pemberton, Get Cracking, Columbia, 1943.
- Stella White, For You Alone, Butchers Film Service, 1945.
- Jill Masterick, Query, Anglo-American, 1945.
- Pepper, 29 Ocacia Avenue, Oxford, 1945, released in the United States asThe Facts of Love, 1949.
- Jill Masterick, Murder in Reverse, Four Continents, 1946.
- Eileen Hannay, The Hills of Donegal, Butchers Film Service, 1947.
- Steve Temple, Calling Paul Temple, Nettleford, 1948.
- title role, The Story of Shirley Yorke, Butchers Film Service, 1948.
- Valerie Merryman, Dark Secret, Butchers Film Service, 1949.
- Jane Huggett, The Huggetts Abroad, General Films Distributors, 1949.
- Patricia Dale, Blackout, Eros, 1950.
- Linda, No Trace, Eros, 1950.
- Steve Temple, Paul Temple's Triumph, Butchers Film Service, 1951.
- Jess Peel, Breaking the Sound Barrier (also known as The Sound Barrier),BLPA, 1952.
- Mary Payton, Ivory Hunter (also known as Where No Vultures Fly and The Ivory Hunters), Universal, 1952.
- Eve Canyon, Appointment in London, British Lion, 1953.
- Wendy McKim, Genevieve, Universal, 1953.
- Grace Marston, The Great Gilbert and Sullivan (also known as The Story ofGilbert and Sullivan), United Artists, 1953.
- Mother, The Railway Children, EMI/Universal, 1971.
- Lady Amanda Ridgeley, The Mirror Crack'd, Associated Film Distribution, 1980.
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