Florence Desmond

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Florence Desmond


b. Florence Elizabeth Dawson, 31 May 1905, London, England, d. 16 January 1993, Guildford, Surrey, England. The sister of Fred Desmond, a knockabout music hall comedian, Florence played many stage and screen roles, usually in light comedies, musicals and revues. She had a special gift for impersonation and would play multiple roles in some productions. One of impresario Charles B. Cochrane's ‘girls' she was in several of his productions including two written by Noël Coward, On W... Read more

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