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Also Known As: Brenda Forbes Taylor Died: September 11, 1996
Born: January 14, 1909 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession: actor

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Jerky Boys, The (1995) Rich Woman
2.
 Man Upstairs, The (1992) Cloris
3.
 Laura Lansing Slept Here (1988) Doris
4.
 Mrs. Delafield Wants to Marry (1986) Gladys Parker
5.
 The White Cliffs of Dover (1944) Gwennie
6.
 This Above All (1942) Mae, a singer
7.
 Mrs. Miniver (1942) Gladys "Housemaid"
8.
 Miss Polly (1941) Patsy
9.
 Vigil in the Night (1940) Nora
10.
 The Perfect Gentleman (1935) Penelope
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Joined her mother in Hollywood
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Performed in seven plays at the Vine Street Theater
1927:
Began acting at the Old Vic Theater
1931:
Broadway debut when Guthrie McClintic cast her in "The Barretts of Wimpole Street" playing the role of Wilson, it became her signature role; she toured with the play
1945:
Featured in the revival of "The Barretts of Wimpole Street"
1976:
Played the role of Mrs Higgins in the revival of "My Fair Lady" on Broadway
1985:
Final Broadway appearance in "Aren't We All?" starring Rex Harrison and Claudette Colbert
1995:
Appeared in the feature "The Jerky Boys"
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husband:
Merrill Shepard. Lawyer. Married 39 years; died in 1986.

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mother:
Mary Forbes. Actor. Born 1879; died 1974.
brother:
Ralph Forbes. Actor. Born 1896; died on March 31, 1951.

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