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||August 24, 2006
||December 13, 1917
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||Sydney, New South Wales, AU
RATE AND COMMENT
As a schoolgirl, was encouraged in her poetry writing by John Masefield, then poet laureate of England
Discovered performing in little theater group by Ken Hall, producer and director for Cinesound Studios
Feature film debut in "It Isn't Done"
Left Australia for Hollywood after outbreak of WWII
Appeared in five MGM films, the last being King Vidor's "An American Romance" (1944)
Acted in several films for Hal B. Wallis' production company at Paramount
Began prize-winning career as an oil painter
Researched, narrated, and co-produced (with first husband Edmond Angelo) "Ann Richards in the U.S.S.R.", filmed on a 50,000 mile tour
Appeared in Australian documentary "Don't Call Me Girlie"