British actress, Deborah Kerr, in a black and white publicity photograph

Deborah Kerr

British leading lady, usually cast in well-bred roles

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Deborah Kerr received an honorary Oscar ‘for career achievement’ in 1994.

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Major Barbara (1941)
Jenny Hill
Love on the Dole (1941)
Sally Hardcastle
Hatter’s Castle (1942)
Mary Brodie
Penn of Pennsylvania (1942)
Gulielma Maria Springett
The Day Will Dawn (1942)
Kari Alstad
The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)
Edith Hunter / Barbara Wynne / Johnny Cannon
Perfect Strangers (1945)
Cathy Wilson
I See a Dark Stranger (1946)
Bridie Quilty
Black Narcissus (1947)
Sister Clodagh
King Solomon’s Mines (1950)
Elizabeth Curtis
Quo Vadis (1951)
Lygia
The Prisoner of Zenda (1952)
Princess Flavia
Young Bess (1953)
Catherine Parr
Julius Caesar (1953)
Portia
From Here to Eternity (1953)
Karen Holmes
The End of the Affair (1955)
Sarah Miles
The King and I (1956)
Anna Leonowens
Heaven Knows, Mr Allison (1957)
Sister Angela
An Affair to Remember (1957)
Terry McKay
Bonjour Tristesse (1958)
Anne Larson
Separate Tables (1958)
Sibyl Railton-Bell
The Journey (1959)
Diana Ashmore
The Grass is Greener (1960)
Lady Hilary Rhyall
The Innocents (1961)
Miss Giddens
Casino Royale (1967)
Agent Mimi
The Arrangement (1969)
Florence Anderson
The Gypsy Moths (1969)
Elizabeth Brandon
Reunion at Fairborough (1985)
Sally Wells Grant
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Stewart Granger, famous British film star who later made his name in Hollywood, poses for a promotional photo in the mid-1940s
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