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Rachel Gurney Biography ((?)-2001)
Born March 5, in Eton, England; daughter of Samuel Gurney and Irene (Scharrer) Lubbock; married Denys Rhodes (divorced). Addresses: AGENT--c/o London Management, 235 Regent Street, London W1, England.
- Birth Details
- March 5,
- Eton, England
- Death Details
- November 24, 2001
- Holt, Norfolk, England
- LONDON DEBUT--Lynne Hartley, The Guinea Pig, Criterion Theatre, 1946.
- OFF-BROADWAY DEBUT--Mrs. Clandon, You Never Can Tell, Roundabout Theatre,New York City, 1977.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
- Lady Katherine, The Sleeping Clergyman, Criterion Theatre, London, 1947.
- Thea, Black Chiffon, Westminster Theatre, London, 1949.
- Mabel, First Person Singular, Mrs. Pless, The Trap, both Duke of York's Theatre, London, 1952.
- Alice, The Voysey Inheritance, Arts Theatre, London, 1952.
- Mrs. George Lamb, Caro William, Embassy Theatre, London, 1952.
- Valerie Carrington, Carrington VC, Westminster Theatre, 1953.
- Avice Brunton, The Bombshell, Westminster Theatre, 1954.
- Oliva, The Chalk Garden, Haymarket Theatre, London, 1956.
- Hilary, The Grass Is Greener, St. Martin's Theatre, London, 1959.
- Lady Chiltern, An Ideal Husband, Piccadilly Theatre, London, 1966.
- Lady Chavender, On the Rocks, Dublin Festival, Dublin, Ireland, 1969.
- Freda Caplan, Dangerous Corner, Arnaud Theatre, Guildford, U.K., 1974.
- Mrs. Darling, Peter Pan, Palladium Theatre, London, 1975.
- Lady Chiltern, An Ideal Husband, O'Keefe Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada, 1976.
- Hesione Hushabye, Heartbreak House, McCarter Theatre, Princeton, NJ, 1979.
- Lady Britomart, Major Barbara, Circle in the Square, New York City, 1980.
- Her Ladyship, The Dresser, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City, 1983.
- Sara, Breaking the Code, Neil Simon Theatre, New York City, 1987.
- Also appeared in Rain on the Just, Bristol Old Vic Theatre, Bristol, U.K., 1950; in a season of one-act plays by Bernard Shaw, Arts Theatre, 1951; andas Mrs. Prentice, What the Butler Saw, Academy Festival, Lake Forest, IL.
Credits; MAJOR TOURS
- Lady Chavender, On the Rocks, U.K. cities, 1969.
- Freda Caplan, Dangerous Corner, U.K. cities, 1974.
- Also toured India and Ceylon for the British Council in a program of Shakespeare's plays, 1958.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES; SERIES
- Lady Marjorie Bellamy, Upstairs, Downstairs, PBS.
- MINI-SERIES Grand Duchess Victoria, Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna, NBC,1987.
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