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|Also Known As:||Died:||November 13, 1998|
|Born:||April 14, 1917||Cause of Death:||heart attack|
|Birth Place:||United Kingdom||Profession:||Cast ...|
RATE AND COMMENT
Stage debut in "Ball at the Savoy"
Feature film debut at age 16 in "Eyes of Fate"
Moved to Hollywood for one year
Co-starred as Colin Clive's wife in James Whale's classic "The Bride of Frankenstein"
Cast as the exotic Helena Landless in "The Mystery of Edwin Drood"
Delivered a memorable performance as Estella in David Lean's film version of "Great Expectations"
Featured in "Kind Hearts and Coronets"
Retired from acting when she married British politician John Profumo
Last stage appearance as Anna in the stage musical "The King and I" in London
Final film, "Lovers, Happy Lovers!/Knave of Hearts"
Stood by her husband during a sex scandal which forced his resignation
Portrayed by actress Deborah Grant in the film "Scandal"
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