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Also Known As: Elsie Evelyn Lay Died: February 17, 1996
Born: July 10, 1900 Cause of Death: natural causes
Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession: actor, singer

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British-born Evelyn Laye was an accomplished actress who appeared in many Hollywood films throughout her Hollywood career. In 1918, she made her West End debut in "The Beauty Spot." In 1992, she made a farewell tour in Britain. In 1929, she played the lead in "Bitter Sweet," singing "I'll See You Again," which became her signature. Laye began her career with a role in "Blood Fiend" (1967) with Christopher Lee. She went on to act in the comedy "Say Hello to Yesterday" (1970) with Jean Simmons. Later in her career, Laye appeared in "The Woman He Loved" (CBS, 1987-88). Laye was married to Frank Lawton. Laye passed away in February 1996 at the age of 96.

British-born Evelyn Laye was an accomplished actress who appeared in many Hollywood films throughout her Hollywood career. In 1918, she made her West End debut in "The Beauty Spot." In 1992, she made a farewell tour in Britain. In 1929, she played the lead in "Bitter Sweet," singing "I'll See You Again," which became her signature. Laye began her career with a role in "Blood Fiend" (1967) with Christopher Lee. She went on to act in the comedy "Say Hello to Yesterday" (1970) with Jean Simmons. Later in her career, Laye appeared in "The Woman He Loved" (CBS, 1987-88). Laye was married to Frank Lawton. Laye passed away in February 1996 at the age of 96.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Woman He Loved, The (1988) Lady Cunard
2.
 Say Hello to Yesterday (1971) Woman's mother
3.
 Blood Fiend (1967) Madame Angèle
4.
5.
 The Night Is Young (1935) Lisl Gluck
6.
 Princess Charming (1935) Princess Charming
7.
 Evensong (1934) Irela, also known as Maggie O'Neil
8.
 Waltz Time (1933) Rosalinde
9.
 One Heavenly Night (1931) Lilli
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1923:
Stage debut was her first big success in "The Merry Widow"
1929:
Played the lead in "Bitter Sweet," singing "I'll See You Again," which became her signature
1992:
Made a farewell tour in Britain

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husband:
Sonnie Hale. Actor. Divorced.
husband:
Frank Lawton. Actor. Married until his death in 1969.

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