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Dorothy Hyson (1914–1996)

Dorothy Hyson was one of the British cinema and theatre's most gifted players. Noted for her great beauty and striking looks, the songwriters Rogers and Hart dedicated their song, "The Most Beautiful Girl in the World", to her. Her second husband, the actor Anthony Quayle, described her as "the Most Beautiful Creature I Have Ever Seen". She was ... See full bio »


(age 81) in London, England, UK

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Turkey Time Rose Adair
The Ghoul Betty Harlon
A Cup of Kindness Betty Ramsbottom


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 1946 The Importance of Being Earnest (TV Movie)
Cecily Cardew
 1941 You Will Remember
Ellaline Terriss
 1940 Spare a Copper
Jane Gray
 1940 Now You're Talking (Short)
Mrs. Hampton
 1939 L'avare (TV Movie)
Marian - in love with Cleante
 1939 The Royal Family of Broadway (TV Movie)
Gwen Cavendish
 1938 The Constant Nymph (TV Movie)
 1938 The Crooked Billet (TV Movie)
Joan Easton
 1934 Sing As We Go!
Phyllis Logan
 1934 A Cup of Kindness
Betty Ramsbottom
 1933 Turkey Time
Rose Adair
 1933 Happy
 1933 That's a Good Girl
Moya Malone
 1933 The Ghoul
Betty Harlon
 1933 The Woman in Command
Judy Marvello
 1921 Paying the Piper
Baby (uncredited)
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 1933 Happy (performer: "There Was A Poor Musician")
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 1957 Salute to Show Business (TV Special)

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Other Works:

She acted in Helen Jerome's stage adaptation of Jane Austen's novel, "Pride and Prejudice," at the St. James's Theatre in London, England with Celia Johnson, Hugh Williams, Barbara Everest, Joan Harben, Athole Stewart, John Teed, Viola Lyel, Anthony Quayle, Lyonel Watts, and Eva Moore in the cast. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Lady Quayle

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Mother, with Anthony Quayle, of son Christophe Quayle and daughters Jenny Quayle and Rosanna Astley. See more »


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